#192 - Making Billions with Greeting Cards, How the FBI Took Down Thousands of Criminals, & Rich People (not) Paying Taxes

#192 - Making Billions with Greeting Cards, How the FBI Took Down Thousands of Criminals, & Rich People (not) Paying Taxes

By Sam Parr, Shaan Puri & The Hustle

My First Million

Friday, 18 June

Shaan (@ShaanVP) and Sam (@TheSamParr) break down the greeting card industry. They talk about digital cards and the staying power of card subscriptions, a new way to send gifts over social, and Shaan shares a story about his roots as a business operator. They discuss a subscription business for expecting mothers and Shaan shares an interesting story about the FBI. The end of the episode they talk about a little known Billy of the week. --------- * Want to be featured in a future episode? Drop your question/comment/criticism/love here: https://www.mfmpod.com/p/hotline/ * Support the pod by spreading the word, become a referrer here: https://refer.fm/million * Have you joined our private Facebook group yet? Go to https://www.facebook.com/groups/ourfirstmillion and join thousands of other entrepreneurs and founders scheming up ideas. --------- Show notes: * (1:23) Recap of episode  * (2:54) Making billions with greeting cards * (5:46) Segue: how the podcast changed Shaan's brain * (8:51) Back to greeting cards * (9:56) Making millions for decades at birthdayalarm.com * (15:54) Givingli & Hooked  * (18:39) Thoughts on the Pro Republic article * (25:28) The subscription for expecting mothers * (34:20) Outpacing the S&P with the anti-Galloway Index * (37:33) The secret FBI crackdown on criminals * (40:51) The growth of privacy focused apps * (43:20) Recapping the genius of Mike Maples * (48:35) Technology at Chick-fil-a * (54:53) McKinsey for tech consulting * (56:55) Consensys * (59:27) The Gordon Bombay of crypto * (1:04:19) The hypothetical invisible medium that permeates the universe
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