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Noah Kagan Presents on Smash Notes

Noah Kagan Presents podcast.

January 03, 2020

The #1 podcast for entrepreneurs. Learn proven strategies to start and grow a business, improve productivity, and live a happier life. Hear from top performers in all industries. Guests include entrepreneurs, CEOs, consultants, and more.



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In today’s episode, we ran out of episodes… so , our intern, asked me to answer some of your most popular questions that you think I might have an answer to. Also, I figured it’s time I did another Q&A because I love y’all, and I want to...

Blake Masters is the COO at Thiel Capital and President of The Thiel Foundation. He also co-authored the popular business book Zero to One with Peter Thiel in 2014. Blake is currently running for the U.S Senate in Arizona, and in this episode, we talk...

Dronies is an NFT project is created by a group of people that own a really cool design agency called Unfold. They’ve worked with Facebook, Samsung, Berkshire Hathaway, and Adobe. And now they are creating the first NFT project that is partnered up...

A couple of months ago, I stepped back in as the CEO of AppSumo, a company I started 11 years ago. It’s been 5 years since I was CEO, and the company has 50xed in size.  We’ve got close to 100 people working with us, and we’re making close...

What are the signs that you are going to be successful? In my 20 years as an entrepreneur, I’ve met a lot of young and ambitious people, and few of them stood out. These are people I can see doing really well no matter what, and a couple of them...

Andrew Chen is a general partner at a16z where he invests in consumer startups and marketplaces. He is also one of my oldest best friends and played a MAJOR role in the success of my company Appsumo. His new book, The Cold Start Problem, is dropping...

The #1 excuse that wantrepreneurs make for not starting a business is that they don’t have the resources: They don’t have the money, they don’t know how to code, they don’t know the right people, etc. In this episode, I show you how to start...

Hosting unique activities. Photography for pets. Employee referral bonuses. These are just a couple of the side hustles you can start from home and make an extra $4000/month on the side. Our team researched tons of side hustles that anyone can start...

From 22 to 26 I was working day jobs. I worked at Intel, then at Facebook, and finally at Mint. I had some cool experiences, but overall I was mostly unhappy because I wanted to start my own business, sooooo…. I kept getting fired or quitting early....

Sahil Lavingia is the founder of Gumroad, employee #2 at Pinterest, an artist, and he writes really dope tweets. In March this year, his company Gumroad raised $5M in 12 hours by crowdfunding from his customers at a $100M evaluation. Now, Sahil is...

In this episode, I condense everything I’ve ever learned about marketing from working at Facebook, Mint, and Appsumo so that you can start getting customers for your business today! Show notes: Use this link to get 10% off at checkout on AppSumo: ...

Erik Allebest is co-founder and CEO of Chess.com. In 2006, Erik and co-founder Jay decided the world needs a better chess website. He turned in multiple job offers from tech companies such as Facebook to make this dream a reality. Today, chess.com is...