HTE 416: Turning a Forum into a Thriving Business | Patrick Curtis
By Jon Nastor
I wrote a book. 9,264 people bought it. You can get it free at Hack the Entrepreneur. To redeem your FREE $100 LinkedIn ad credit, go to LinkedIn.com/hack. My guest today spent the first two years out of college in investment banking and four years in private equity. During this time he launched called WallstreetOasis.com, a forum-based site for investment bankers and those who wanted to become investment bankers -- this was in 2006. He spent the first few years running the site on the side, but in 2008 he went full-time into Wallstreet Oasis. Today, he has built a core team of 10 employees and they receive over 1,000,000 visitors every month. In this conversation, we discuss monetization strategies, the loneliness of business, and the launch strategy behind a successful forum. Now, let's hack... Patrick Curtis.