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Conversations with leading entrepreneurs, non-profit founders, award winning designers, educators, artists and everything else in between. We dig deep into their stories, have honest conversations about how they made their ideas come to life and the lessons learned along the way.

Conversations with leading entrepreneurs, non-profit founders, award winning designers, educators, artists and everything else in between. We dig deep into their stories, have honest conversations about how they made their ideas come to life and the lessons learned along the way.

Location:

United States

Description:

Conversations with leading entrepreneurs, non-profit founders, award winning designers, educators, artists and everything else in between. We dig deep into their stories, have honest conversations about how they made their ideas come to life and the lessons learned along the way.

Language:

English


Episodes

Trung Phan: Backstory, Writing in Public, Twitter Growth & Power of Memes

9/12/2022
Watch on YouTube: https://youtu.be/dytmn7fcBxo Timestamps: Subscribe & watch on YouTube: https://youtu.be/dytmn7fcBxo Links Mentioned: Trung's newsletter: https://trungphan.substack.com/Trung's Twitter: https://twitter.com/trungtphanNot Investment Advice Podcast: https://linktr.ee/notinvestmentadvice Thank you to our sponsors: Linkedin Jobs - helps you find the candidates you want to talk to, faster. Post a job for free on linkedin.com/creator JustWorks - makes it simple to hire...

Duration:01:07:33

Adrian Aoun, Forward + Sidewalk Labs // Smart Cities + The Future of Healthcare

8/15/2022
Adrian Aon is the founder & CEO of Forward. They've raised more than $225mil from the world's leading VCs to "build an insurance-free healthcare system from the ground-up”. Before that, he was the Director of Special Projects for Google's CEO & founder of Sidewalk Labs, the startup at Google tasked with re-inventing cities & sold Wavii to Google for $30mil. Watch on YouTube: https://youtu.be/IwO12HgtWqw Timestamps Subscribe & watch on YouTube: https://youtu.be/IwO12HgtWqw Thank you to...

Duration:00:57:06

Kathryn Minshew, The Muse // Future of Work, Attracting Talent + How Job Sites Make Money

7/12/2022
Kathryn Minshew is the Founder & CEO at The Muse Subscribe & watch on YouTube: https://youtu.be/ZKOgdHTnKc8 Timestamps: (00:00:00) - Intro(00:00:40) - Sponsor Break: AppSumo(00:01:19) - What Is The Muse(00:05:29) - How Big Is The Muse(00:06:46) - Pay-Per-Click vs Pay-Per-Hire Business Model(00:11:38) - Hiring Is The More Important Thing(00:16:16) - The Average Cost To Hiring People(00:22:27) -Kathryn’s View about Pallet's Approach(00:29:05) - Sponsor Break: The Economist(00:30:26) -...

Duration:00:58:18

Tiago Forte // Building a Second Brain in Practice + Sustained Behavior Change

6/23/2022
Tiago Forte is the creator of Building a Second Brain. Subscribe & watch on YouTube: https://youtu.be/h04N_6tmMeg Timestamps: https://youtu.be/h04N_6tmMeg?t=2085 Thank you to our sponsors: The Economist - full access to the topics that matter to you and original analysis as events unfold. Start your 30-day trial with The Economist today: economist.com/lab Linkedin Jobs - helps you find the candidates you want to talk to, faster. Post a job for free on linkedin.com/creator AppSumo -...

Duration:00:57:59

Sam Corcos, Levels // Metabolic Health, CGM Market & Growing A Health Tech Company

5/27/2022
Sam Corcos is the co-founder & CEO of Levels Health Subscribe & watch on YouTube: https://youtu.be/iI331lJkPm0 Timestamps: (00:00:00) Preview (00:00:34) Sponsor - AppSumo (00:01:02) Intro to Sam (00:10:23) Problems Caused by Metabolic Dysfunction (00:15:43) Current Stage of The Company (00:22:49) Alternative Business Model (00:28:47) Product Market Fit (00:39:56) Sponsor: Linkedin Jobs (00:42:17) 10x in Digital Content (00:44:34) Podcasting As A Channel (00:49:17)...

Duration:01:20:33

Colin Sapire, Beast Health + Nutribullet // Scaling To $500mil & Launching A Physical Product Business

4/28/2022
Colin Sapire is the founder of Beast Health & Nutribullet. Watch & subscribe on YouTube: https://youtu.be/lqSfvL7QHRo Timestamps: Thank you to our sponsors: AppSumo - the marketplace entrepreneurs trust to buy and sell the products that grow small businesses into name brands: https://social.appsumo.com/creatorlab Linkedin Jobs: LinkedIn Jobs helps you find the candidates you want to talk to, faster. Post a job for free on linkedin.com/creator

Duration:01:20:04

Ramon van Meer, Alpha Paw // Bootstrapping To $35mil+ Revenue, Buying vs Building + DTC Growth

12/15/2021
Ramon is a Dutch immigrant who dropped out of high school before finding an entrepreneurial path. Most recently he acquired a DTC dog ramp business (Alpha Paw) for $300k + which he's grown to $35mil+ in sales. Previously, he grew a soap opera blog to 30mil+ monthly pageviews before selling it for $9mil. In this conversation you'll learn: – why buy vs build – buying a company with little money down – growth levers to ramp up a DTC ecom business – growing through paid acquisition,...

Duration:01:36:29

Eric Jorgenson // Philosophy of Wealth + Happiness // The Almanack of Naval Ravikant

11/15/2021
In this conversation, we explore: Watch the full episode on YouTube: https://youtu.be/J7j-5sgDkxQ Timestamps: Thank you to my sponsors: AppSumo - the marketplace entrepreneurs trust to buy and sell the products that grow small businesses into name brands: https://www.appsumo.com Nord VPN - https://nordvpn.com/clab Coupon code: CLAB

Duration:02:10:51

Future Of Advertising: Google + YouTube Breakdown

8/10/2021
Bilal breaks down the secret sauce that makes Google + YouTube two of the greatest businesses of all time. We discuss the ad auction, how Google understands intent better than anyone, the future of advertising + compare YouTube, Netflix + live TV. Subscribe + listen to the full episode on "Not Investment Advice": https://linktr.ee/notinvestmentadvice Apple...

Duration:00:36:59

Mary Grove // Google For Startups + Bread and Butter Ventures

6/24/2021
Mary Grove is Managing Partner of Bread and Butter Ventures. She brings nearly two decades of leadership experience in technology, early-stage investing, and startup ecosystem growth. She began her career working on the Google IPO, and went on to lead new business development partnerships, negotiating early-stage product and technology deals worldwide. She was the founding director of Google for Startups, leading the company’s global efforts to support entrepreneurs in over 100...

Duration:01:04:37

Ryan Berckmans // Ethereum Deep Dive, Earning Yield From Staking, Exploring DeFi + Alternatives

6/10/2021
Ryan Berckmans is an ex-Amazon + fintech startup engineer. He's been involved with the Ethereum community for many years + invests in the crypto space. He recently published a bullish thesis for investing in ETH at: ethereumcashflow.com Watch on YouTube: https://youtu.be/u3IGTSBzwOk Let us know what you think on Twitter: https://twitter.com/bzaidi https://twitter.com/RyanBerckmans In this conversation you'll learn about: Timestamps: Thank you to our sponsors: AppSumo - the...

Duration:01:48:03

Crypto Crash Recap, Decentralized Social Networks + A Special Guest // Not Investment Advice

5/21/2021
Bilal Zaidi is joined by Jack Butcher, Trung Phan & Alex Cohen to discuss the latest in business, technology & memes. Listen to the full convo on "Not Investment Advice": Apple: https://pod.link/notadvicepod.apple Spotify: https://pod.link/notadvicepod.spotify YouTube: https://youtu.be/t1MmZk6aWnI Let us know what you think on Twitter: http://twitter.com/bzaidi http://twitter.com/trungtphan http://twitter.com/jackbutcher http://twitter.com/anothercohen

Duration:00:33:00

Lenny Rachitsky, Lenny's Newsletter + Ex AirBnb // Growth Engines, Early Traction + Creator Economy

5/6/2021
Lenny writes the #1 business newsletter on Substack (Lenny's Newsletter) and previously sold his company, Localmind, to Airbnb. He then spent 7yrs at Airbnb leading product + growth teams and now angel invests + works as a full-time creator. Watch + subscribe on YouTube: https://youtu.be/aogsYWWnq60 Get every episode + giveaways sent to your inbox: https://www.creatorlab.fm/subscribe/ Let us know what you think on Twitter: https://twitter.com/bzaidi​ https://twitter.com/lennysan In...

Duration:01:07:56

Anti-Life Portfolio, European Super League + Meme School + // Not Investment Advice

4/29/2021
Subscribe to "Not Investment Advice": https://pod.link/notadvicepod Watch + Subscribe on YouTube: https://youtu.be/_pqfAU92ZGw Let us know what you think on Twitter: @bzaidi @jackbutcher @trungtphan Jack Butcher, Bilal Zaidi & Trung Phan discuss the latest in business, technology & memes. Timestamps:

Duration:00:47:20

Ben Tossell, Makerpad // No Code + Paid Learning Communities

4/22/2021
Ben Tossell is the founder of Makerpad, the leading online community for No Code. His company was recently acquired by Zapier, a $5bil+ tech company. Ben is also an educator + investor in the no code space. In this conversation you'll learn about: Watch + subscribe on YouTube: https://youtu.be/ONh66pmDUwk Get every episode + giveaways sent to your inbox: https://www.creatorlab.fm/subscribe/ Let us know what you think on...

Duration:01:02:38

Trung Phan, Jack Butcher + Bilal Zaidi // Not Investment Advice

4/16/2021
Watch the full episode on YouTube: https://youtu.be/ZNFxICgbkuY Let us know what you think on Twitter: @bzaidi @jackbutcher @trungtphan This is an experimental episode w/ Trung Phan & Jack Butcher discussing the latest in business, technology & memes. Expect a raw & uncut convo, mostly filled with silly, fun banter. You'll hear us discuss: Time Stamps:

Duration:01:24:36

Kevin Chou, Rally + Kabam // Evolution Of Gaming, Crypto + The Creator Economy

4/8/2021
Kevin is the co-founder + CEO of Rally, a platform that allows creators to launch their own digital currency + build independent economies with their communities. He's also Chairman of Gen.G, an esports enterprise bridging Asia and North America. Previously, Kevin co-founded Kabam, a top mobile gaming company that grew to $400M/yr in revenue, 500+ million players and sold for nearly $1 billion. Watch + subscribe on YouTube: https://youtu.be/mlSl5q_n9xU Get every episode + giveaways sent...

Duration:01:47:31

Noah Kagan, AppSumo // Growing On YouTube + Building An 8-Figure Business

4/1/2021
Get every episode + giveaways sent to your inbox: https://www.creatorlab.fm/subscribe/ Let us know what you think on Twitter: https://twitter.com/bzaidi​ https://twitter.com/noahkagan Subscribe to Noah's YouTube channel & Podcast: https://sleek.bio/noah Watch & Subscribe on YouTube: https://youtu.be/mAnOqgH0OgA Noah Kagan is the founder of AppSumo, an 8-figure business bringing in an estimated $70mil+ in 2021. He was employee #30 at Facebook, #4 at Mint.com and his popular YouTube...

Duration:01:28:37

Alex Lieberman, Morning Brew // Building A Digital Media Empire, Growth Playbooks + A $75mil Sale

3/24/2021
Alex Lieberman is the co-founder & CEO of Morning Brew. They're a leading new media startup with over 2.7mil newsletter subscribers, making them one of the largest daily newsletters around. Alex & his co-founder sold a majority stake in the business to Insider Inc for a reported $75mil in Oct 2020. After listening to this conversation, you'll understand: Let us know what you think on Twitter: https://twitter.com/bzaidi https://twitter.com/businessbarista Watch with visuals referenced...

Duration:01:51:30

Dru Riley, Trends.vc // Meta-Trends, Paid Newsletters + Crypto

3/17/2021
Dru Riley is the founder of Trends.vc, a community + newsletter that helps 35,000 entrepreneurs discover new markets + ideas. Trends makes tens of thousands of dollars/month in subscription revenue + was ranked "Product of The Month" on Product Hunt. In this conversation you'll learn about: – the meta-trends behind what Dru writes about, the things that don't change, after studying the things that do change – democratization, positive-sum networks + fractional ownership – trends he's...

Duration:01:29:37