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My First Million
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The Hustle presents - My First Million. A podcast where we brainstorm new business ideas based on trends & opportunities we see in the market. Sometimes we have famous guests, and they do it with us.

Episodes
  • 2022 / 12 / 6
    Controversies, Disrupting High End Real Estate, And The Best Way To Use Twitter

    Episode 392: Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) talk about all the controversies... FTX drug use, Liver King admits to steroid use, and the curious case of Katie Haun. Plus, disrupting the...

  • 2022 / 12 / 1
    Mind-Blowing AI Tools, 2023 Goals, & Money Making Arbitrage Schemes

    Episode 391: Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) talk about their new favorite AI tool, how to make money from arbitrage, goal setting for 2023, and more. ----- Links: * Character.AI * Adept *...

  • 2022 / 11 / 29
    The Business of Strip Clubs, Black Friday Boycott, and Three Twitter Scenarios

    Episode 390: Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) talk about Eric Langan and his foray into owning strip clubs, why we should boycott Black Friday, three Twitter scenarios, how to fly on a private...

  • 2022 / 11 / 24
    Five Ways To Make Money, Vice Businesses, Fan Fiction And More

    Episode 389: Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) talk about five ways to make money, successful vice businesses, profitable fan fiction, Billy of the Week and more. ----- Links: * Sam's Tweet *...

  • 2022 / 11 / 22
    Bryan Johnson: How He Is Getting Biologically Younger, Selling His Company for $800 Million, and More

    Episode 388: Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) talk to Bryan Johnson (@bryan_johnson) about starting Braintree - which he sold for hundreds of millions - and is his current businesses as...

  • 2022 / 11 / 18
    Framework Friday: Easy Choices, Hard Life. Hard Choices, Easy Life.

    Episode #387: Shaan Puri (@shaanvp) and Andrew Wilkinson (@awilkinson) discuss the idea that making hard choices, doing hard things, can actually make life easier. ----- Links: * Influence, Robert Cialdini *...

  • 2022 / 11 / 17
    Andrew Wilkinson: The Hardest And Easiest Businesses To Start

    Episode 386: Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) talk to Andrew Wilkinson (@awilkinson) - entrepreneur and co-founder of Tiny - about learning to be a successful entrepreneur in less than a...

  • 2022 / 11 / 15
    Reaction To The Collapse of FTX and Sam Bankman-Fried

    Episode 385: Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) react to the failure of the cryptocurrency trading firm FTX and the taking down of its CEO, Sam Bankman-Fried. ----- Links: * @AutismCapital *...

  • 2022 / 11 / 10
    Sahil Bloom: Left Private Equity To Make Millions As A Content Creator And 3 Profitable Businesses To Start Now

    Episode 384: Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) talk with entrepreneur, creator, and investor Sahil Bloom (@SahilBloom) about three business ideas that will make money now, and why he left...

  • 2022 / 11 / 8
    Amouranth: How This OnlyFans Model Built A $40 Million Business Empire

    Episode 383: Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) speak with Kaitlyn Michelle Siragusa, aka Amouranth (@Amouranth), about how she built her million dollar social media business empire and why she...

  • 2022 / 11 / 6
    October's Funniest MFM Moments

    Episode 383: The three funniest moments from MFM in October. ------ Show Notes: (00:45) - Sara's List Negotiation (05:05) - Work in tech-adjacent businesses & new-shiny syndrome (07:45) - Grit and delayed...

  • 2022 / 11 / 3
    Kevin Rose: His $100M/Year Watch Blog, Money From Digg.com, & Web3 Business

    Episode 382: Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) talk to Kevin Rose (@kevinrose), entrepreneur, founder, vc and CEO of many projects, about creating an online magazine that garners $100M/year...

  • 2022 / 11 / 1
    The Inside Story Of The Fake Twitter Employees Who Trolled The Media and 8 Profitable Side Hustles For Halloween & Christmas

    Episode 381: Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) have the inside story about the two fake Twitter employees who trolled the media, where billions are spent for Halloween, and eight side hustles...

  • 2022 / 10 / 28
    Framework Friday: The Secret to Being Lucky

    Episode #380: Shaan Puri (@shaanvp) talks about the different kinds of luck, how to put yourself in a position to be lucky, and how to mitigate different kinds of risk. To submit your question and hear...

  • 2022 / 10 / 27
    Sara's List Hostile Takeover and The App that Made $1M In Ten Days

    Episode 379: Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) talk about a hostile takeover of Sara's List and brainstorm how they're going to deal with it, the backstory of the #1 app - GAS, and much...

  • 2022 / 10 / 25
    Oculus & Anduril Founder Palmer Luckey: From Flipping iPhones On Ebay To Selling For $2Bn To Facebook

    Episode 378: Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) talk with billionaire Palmer Luckey (@PalmerLuckey), founder of Oculus and Anduril, about what he's done with his money since selling Oculus to...

  • 2022 / 10 / 20
    Shaan's Story: How I Made My First $1,000,000 By Age 31

    Episode 377: Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) talk about Shaan's business life story... while eating hot wings. ----- Links: * Do you love MFM and want to see Sam and Shaan's smiling faces?...

  • 2022 / 10 / 18
    9 Business Ideas To Profit From The 2022 A.I. Gold Rush (Using Dall-E & GPT3)

    Episode 376: Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) talk all things Artificial Intelligence: reaction to Joe Rogan's AI interview with Steve Jobs, AI in the workplace, new AI business ideas, AI...

  • 2022 / 10 / 14
    One Question Friday: How Do I Keep Relationships Healthy When I Work Long Hours?

    Episode #375: Sam Parr (@thesamparr) answers one listener's question about what they can do to keep relationships healthy when they work long hours. To submit your question and hear yourself on My First...

  • 2022 / 10 / 13
    Steph Smith On Anti-Cheat Businesses, Ethical Hackers, and 5 Business Ideas With High Demand & Low Supply

    Episode 374: In this episode Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) joins Steph Smith (@stephsmithio), host of the a16z podcast, to talk about anti-cheat businesses, ethical hacking, and inflections that create...

  • 2022 / 10 / 12
    How To Get Started With Building An Audience in 2022

    Episode 373: In this special episode of MFM, Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) joined the Demand Curve Growth Summit with Saagar Enjeti (@esaagar) of Breaking Points, to discuss how to build a loyal audience and turn...

  • 2022 / 10 / 11
    From $0 to Billionaire By Starting A Toy Factory In China - Billy Of The Week

    Episode 372: Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) talk about tips for success from the Billy of the Week, how to build an audience on YouTube and podcasts, and making millions on...

  • 2022 / 10 / 6
    Asking Billionaire Investor - Andrew Wilkinson - How To Prepare For The Economic Collapse

    Episode 371: Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) talk to billionaire investor, Andrew Wilkinson (@awilkinson), about winterizing your business and finances, taking random lunches, and why renting...

  • 2022 / 10 / 4
    Ryan Holiday Reveals How Much Best Selling Authors Make, Crazy Peter Thiel Stories & More

    Episode 370: Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) talks to best-selling author, podcaster, bookstore owner, and former marketing director for American Apparel, Ryan Holiday (@RyanHoliday), about how to make money in...

  • 2022 / 9 / 30
    Controversial Business Lessons From Napoleon, Edison & Hitler

    Episode 369: Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Producer Ben (@BenWilsonTweets) take a turn with One Question Friday... instead of a question they discuss traits of conquerors from yesterday and today. ----- Links: *...

  • 2022 / 9 / 29
    Behind The Scenes Of The Pod

    Episode 368: Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Producer Ben (@BenWilsonTweets) go behind the scenes of My First Million talking about how the pod started, how it has grown, and what it takes to build a good...

  • 2022 / 9 / 27
    How Roger Federer Became A Billionaire, Betting On Yourself, And The Figma Seed-Stage Pitch

    Episode 367: Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) talk about how Roger Federer became a billionaire, learning to bet on yourself to make more money, the Figma seed-stage pitch, and much...

  • 2022 / 9 / 23
    The Body Stack Episode: What Sam and Shaan Do To Get Healthy And How Much They Spend Doing It

    Episode 366: Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) talk about all things body: what they do to get healthy, stay healthy and how much they spend doing it. ----- Links: * When Violence Is The...

  • 2022 / 9 / 22
    "Sara's List" Update: 12 Startups Where Stock Grants Will Make You A Millionaire

    Episode 365: Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) give an update on "Sara's List." Sam Parr's wife, Sara, came up with a list of 12 established startups who had the potential to 5-10x over the...

  • 2022 / 9 / 20
    Lunch With A Billionaire, Fierce Nerds, And D2C IQ Tests

    Episode 364: Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) talk about lessons from lunch with billionaire, Dharmesh Shah, the power of fierce nerds, and the latest D2C business idea from Shaan... a D2C IQ...

  • 2022 / 9 / 16
    One Question Friday: What Does It Take To Be An Ace Public Speaker?

    Episode #363: Sam Parr (@thesamparr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) answer one listener's question about what they do to make public speaking fun/interesting. To submit your question and hear yourself on My First...

  • 2022 / 9 / 15
    The Startup Sins Of Uber, Why Scaling Is Overrated, and More

    Episode 362: Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) talk about businesses that don't scale well, but are still successful, the startup sins of Uber, how to make millions from a salaried position,...

  • 2022 / 9 / 13
    3rd Richest Man In The World, Team Zuck, and MrBeast's Best Biz

    Episode 361: Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) talk about the newly named third richest man in the world, being on team Zuckerberg, and MrBeast's best business idea. ----- Links: * Donda.org *...

  • 2022 / 9 / 9
    One Question Friday: What Random Things Are You Into Right Now?

    Episode #360: Sam Parr (@thesamparr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) answer one listener's question: What are some random things that you're really into right now? To submit your question and hear yourself on My...

  • 2022 / 9 / 8
    Robot Businesses That Will Take Over The Fast Food Industry And Showmanship

    Episode 359: Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) talk about the robotic food businesses, the importance of showmanship, and hiring a stranger to help Sam grow on TikTok. ----- Links: * Brett...

  • 2022 / 9 / 6
    The Future of AI Art Generation And How Production Companies Are So Profitable

    Episode 358: Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) talk about how production companies are so profitable, incredible AI art and generation engines. ----- Links: * Mad Realities * Hello Sunshine...

  • 2022 / 9 / 1
    Frame Breaking Businesses: From Pomegranate Juice to VPNs

    Episode 357: Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) talk about four businesses that change the way you think about what they do... from VPNs to pomegranate juice and more. ----- Links: * Unclaimed...

  • 2022 / 8 / 31
    We Hosted A "Shark Tank" For Tech Startups | My First Million Demo Day

    Episode 356: Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) with the help of Stonks.com , listen to six entrepreneurs pitch their business in hopes of getting Shaan and Sam to invest. * To watch this...

  • 2022 / 8 / 30
    Camp MFM Recap: The Real MrBeast, Kamikaze Commitment and More

    Episode 355: Sam Parr (@TheSamParr), Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and producer Ben (@BenWilsonTweets) recap Camp MFM with stories of the real MrBeast, Kamikaze commitment, and future events. ----- Links: * CampMFM *...

  • 2022 / 8 / 29
    Al Doan: $100M+ Quilt Mogul Who Bought Two Towns

    Episode 354: Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) sit down with Al Doan (@drbillnye), Co-Founder of the Missouri Quilting Company, the largest quilting company in the world that does more than...

  • 2022 / 8 / 26
    One Question Friday: What Does It Mean To "Test Your Business Ideas"?

    Episode #353: Sam Parr (@thesamparr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) answer one listener's question: What does it mean to "test your business ideas"? To submit your question and hear yourself on My First Million,...

  • 2022 / 8 / 25
    MrBeast: 'I Obsess Every Second of Every Day Until I Have a Mental Breakdown' - With Hasan Minhaj

    Episode 352: Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) sit down with YouTube sensation MrBeast, and award-winning comedian Hasan Minhaj to talk about obsession, how to win, finding your creativity,...

  • 2022 / 8 / 23
    Drunk Ideas: Only Fans For Therapy, A Secret Bookcase for your Phone, and More

    Episode 351: Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) talk drunk business ideas... some good and some bad. ----- Links: * Photo Vault app * Santa's Club * /r/popping * SlideShare * Shaan's tweet about...

  • 2022 / 8 / 19
    One Question Friday: What Questions Do You Ask Your Customers When Starting A Business?

    Episode #350: Sam Parr (@thesamparr) answers one listener's question: What questions do you ask your customers when you're starting a business? To submit your question and hear yourself on My First Million,...

  • 2022 / 8 / 18
    The New WeWork, How to Make $10M In 3 Months, and More

    Episode 349: Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) talk about WeWork founder - Adam Neumann's - next big project, how to make $10 million in three months, and more. ----- Links: * Alan Wong * Scott...

  • 2022 / 8 / 16
    Big Fish In A Small Pond, LIV Golf, And Financial Freedom

    Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) talk about the value of being a big fish in a small pond, Saudi Arabia's version of the PGA that's luring players away, what financial freedom actually means,...

  • 2022 / 8 / 11
    Virtual Study Halls, Absurd $ For Speeches, And Pushing the Boulder Uphill

    Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) talk about virtual study halls, the absurd amount of money Scott Galloway makes per speech, and what it means to push the boulder uphill when starting a...

  • 2022 / 8 / 9
    Using Shame & Rage When Setting Goals, Octopus For Breakfast Story, and Flipping Disadvantages

    Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) talk about the best goal setting steps, a crazy Jeff Bezos story, and how to flip your disadvantages in business to advantages. ----- Links: * Intro.co *...

  • 2022 / 8 / 5
    One Question Friday: How Will You Teach Your Kids To Be Entrepreneurial?

    Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) answers one listener's question: I know that your kids are still pretty young, but I wanted to know how are you going teach them to be entrepreneurial? And when are you going to...

  • 2022 / 8 / 4
    Four Ideas For AI, Twitter Empires, and Billion $ Thiel Fellowship Success Stories

    Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) talk about four ideas of what you can do with AI, Twitter empires, and some of the billion dollar companies that have come from the Thiel...