#131 - The Companies We Would Buy and Fix and A Multi-Million Dollar Rapper Snack Business
By The Hustle & Shaan Puri
Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) discuss:Shaan finds Internet gold in the Twitter replies from followers of Chamath (1:45)Sam explains why Casper mattress company should be in the midwest instead of Brooklyn (3:35)Sam thinks one company that is ripe for innovation is Subway (5:25)the guys talk about why Western Union should switch to Crypto and modernize (7:10)Shaan thinks CVS is another candidate ripe for modernization (12:30)Shaan explains why Tootsie Roll should go viral (15:45)Sam and Shaan wonder why new candy bars don’t exist (22:15)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 (30:25)Shaan pitches a “collaborative search engine” idea that he’s calling Figma for Browsers (36:10)Could “Substack for video” be a thing? (42:00)the guys find an interesting bootstrapper online named Jakob Greenfeld (44:35)Reference links:Chamath's tweet https://twitter.com/chamath/status/1329578886556839936Shinola 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-2017Have 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. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.