Your First Million

By Arlan Hamilton

A podcast by Arlan Hamilton that goes behind-the-scenes and teaches you how to make your first million dollars, get your first million downloads, or find your first million customers. Arlan is the Founder and Managing Partner of Backstage Capital, has raised more than $10M, and has invested in over 100 companies led by people of color, women, and/or LGBTQ.

  1. 1.
    Gone Fishin’ - Arlan & @QueerGermanGirl
    2:02
  2. 2.
    67. Stacey Abrams (!!) on playing “spades, not chess”.
    32:23
  3. 3.
    My new 4-week investor course!
    2:14
  4. 4.
    66. Investing $ millions into immigrant-led startups w/Maria Salamanca
    33:15
  5. 5.
    Arlan & @QueerGermanGirl on Anna being “swole”, American Idol, & sound design
    41:29
  6. 6.
    65. Coolhaus Ice cream founder Natasha Case on delivering deliciousness
    31:20
  7. 7.
    64. Bitwise founders on raising $50M to become the change they’ve been looking for
    47:30
  8. 8.
    Arlan & @QueerGermanGirl on their careers, “ComicCon roles”, & balancing expectations
    36:49
  1. 9.
    63. Monique Woodard - her investment “cake” thesis & why Meghan Markle would be a great VC
    45:41
  2. 10.
    Listen in while I get my first dose of the vaccine!
    21:28
  3. 11.
    You can now invest in my investment firm - Republic.co/Backstage
    37:22
  4. 12.
    HUGE news!
    1:33
  5. 13.
    Arlan & @QueerGermanGirl on Peloton, Netflix, The Watchmen & Biden
    54:34
  6. 14.
    SPACs, Meghan Markle, & multiple fund theses among underrepresented investors w/McKeever & Chacho
    34:23
  7. 15.
    Arlan & @QueerGermanGirl on coffee, General Hospital, mask mandates, and the word (?) “sawl”
    57:51
  8. 16.
    NFTs - everything you were afraid to ask & more!
    37:11
  9. 17.
    62. Morgan DeBaun - Blavity, Afrotech, & the one thing Morgan wants Arlan to know
    35:36
  10. 18.
    Arlan & @QueerGermanGirl on Billie Eilish, Anna’s composing range, and (not) spotting celebrities
    45:21
  11. 19.
    5-months revenue earned in 2 days w/one line of code??
    25:54
  12. 20.
    Arlan & @QueerGermanGirl on ADHD, Ted Cruz, WandaVision, and handling negative feedback
    51:58
  13. 21.
    61. Abby Levy - $50M to fuel ages 60+ entrepreneurship
    39:19
  14. 22.
    Arlan & @QueerGermanGirl on Bieber, FOMO & in-home bowling allies
    39:33
  15. 23.
    My first million! + new themesong!
    30:52
  16. 24.
    Arlan & @QueerGermanGirl talk about why they never fight + Arlan’s $1M raise
    42:21
  17. 25.
    BIG announcement!
    25:58
  18. 26.
    Arlan & @QueerGermanGirl (aka her wife, Anna) talk covid etiquette
    31:47
  19. 27.
    ArlansAcademy.com special episode for YFM VIPs!
    49:50
  20. 28.
    Arlan’s Academy behind the scenes w/Tonya Evans
    21:05
  21. 29.
    MLK Day replay - Dr. Pamela Jolly
    49:37
  22. 30.
    MLK’s Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech [Oslo, 1964]
    11:59
  23. 31.
    Rachel and Arlan on Covid lockdowns in the UK and U.S.
    17:21
  24. 32.
    While wearing a mask?? O Holy Night sung by Jaime Korkos
    5:41
  25. 33.
    ASMR experiment - my new zen garden
    19:47
  26. 34.
    If you’re feeling lonely or down during the holidays...
    29:58
  27. 35.
    60. My Will Smith appearance + Diana Dimenna pt. 2
    27:05
  28. 36.
    Listen to the live webinar for Arlan’s Academy, Dec 13, 2020
    34:59
  29. 37.
    59. Mark Cuban on why he invested in Arlan & more
    41:19
  30. 38.
    58. Avery Francis - How she bootstrapped her way to $1M!
    38:55
  31. 39.
    How I earned $100,000 in 6 months
    4:01
  32. 40.
    Audio from today’s Backstage office hours
    59:51
  33. 41.
    57. Katrina Lake - Youngest women to IPO / Stitch Fix
    50:02
  34. 42.
    My Weekly Recap - Friday, Nov 20
    20:26
  35. 43.
    Special! Full audio of NEW documentary from BackstageCapital.com!
    48:37
  36. 44.
    56. Diana DiMenna - Broadway producer changing the game
    1:06:00
  37. 45.
    If you’re feeling stressed about the election...
    11:27
  38. 46.
    VOTE! + New documentary + my 40th birthday
    2:25
  39. 47.
    Nora & Thea - Unconventional VC
    1:01:36
  40. 48.
    Q&A pt.2 - Oct 3
    27:51
  41. 49.
    Q&A with Arlan - Oct 2
    18:53
  42. 50.
    Bonus: Networks vs. Networking
    13:48

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