#131 - The Companies We Would Buy and Fix and A Multi-Million Dollar Rapper Snack Business

My First Million

Nov 2020

49 min 46 sec

Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) discuss: - Shaan finds Internet gold in the Twitter replies from followers of Chamath () - Sam explains why Casper mattress company should be in the midwest instead of Brooklyn () - Sam thinks one company that is ripe for innovation is Subway () - the guys talk about why Western Union should switch to Crypto and modernize () - Shaan thinks CVS is another candidate ripe for modernization () - Shaan explains why Tootsie Roll should go viral () - Sam and Shaan wonder why new candy bars don’t exist () - Shaan breaks down a blog post called “Nine Charts About Why Bitcoin is Different This Time” and on if there’s substance behind Bitcoin’s recent rise () - Shaan pitches a “collaborative search engine” idea that he’s calling Figma for Browsers () - Could “Substack for video” be a thing? () - the guys find an interesting bootstrapper online named Jakob Greenfeld () Reference links: - Chamath's tweet https://twitter.com/chamath/status/1329578886556839936 - Shinola https://www.shinola.com/ - Gumspy https://gumspy.com/ - Rap Snacks http://www.rapsnacks.net/ - Rokfin https://rokfin.com/ - Why Bitcoin is different this time https://cointelegraph.com/news/this-time-is-different-10-bitcoin-charts-show-that-this-rally-isn-t-like-2017 Have you joined our private FB group yet? It's a page where people share each others million dollar ideas or what they're already working on: https://www.facebook.com/groups/ourfirstmillion.

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