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Your First Million

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.

Episode notes last updated on December 31, 2019 07:48


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29. Henrik Werdelin: How making your four-legged BFF happy has earned BarkBox millions
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Special presentation of "What the Fockery?"
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28. Jameela Jamil: On activism, cancel culture, and being NSFW
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Season 1 finale - Top 10 episode countdown!
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Arlan's note 12/23/2019
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27. Ellen Pompeo: TV’s highest paid dramatic actor
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26. Dana Chanel: Sprinkle of Jesus
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Bonus Episode 17 - My thoughts on Away
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Bonus episode 16 - Oxford's first scholarship for Black scholars!
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25. Melissa & Johnathan Nightingale - Sharing the mic
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24. Jaime Schmidt: Natural Supermarker
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23. Stacy London: Always in Vogue
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22. Jamila Souffrant - Her journey to 1 million podcast downloads
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21. Jodi Kovitz - Dial Mover
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Bonus Episode 15 - Arlan's bday + book pre-order!
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Bonus episode 14 - WeWork thoughts
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20. NeueHouse's Josh Wyatt: Phoenix Risen
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Bonus episode 13 - "My new podcast studio"
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19. Gumroad's Sahil Lavingia: Weekend Warrior
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18. Tiffany Dufu - "I raised a million dollars to give women a space to help each other thrive."
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17. Matthew Sniff - "Our company's culture has played a major role in our earning $1mil in sales."
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16. Delane Parnell - "My esports company has raised nearly $100 million in 2 years."
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15. Mel Robbins - "My TED talk has been viewed 20 million times.”
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Bonus episode 12 - "My thoughts on Forbes’ innovators list, aka you gotta be kidding me.”
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Bonus episode 11 - “Therese Tucker, bootstrapped to a billion!”
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14. Melissa Butler - "We were once called ‘clown makeup’, now we’re growing 300% year-over-year.”
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Bonus episode 10 - "Pete Buttigieg in the hot seat with Arlan"
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Bonus episode 9 - "Focusing on your hobby to sharpen your lens as an entrepreneur."
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13. Ryan Hoover - "The truth about money."
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12. Paul Judge - "The money I'm spending today is the result of the hard work I put in 15 years ago."
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Bonus episode 8 - "I'm Getting Married"
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Bonus episode 7 - “Office Hours: If a founder did this, I’d run the other way”
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11. Justin Kan - "When I first heard that valuation, I fell to my knees and laughed."
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Bonus episode 6 - How I conquered 30 years of stage fright in 6 months!
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10. Jewel Burks - "I sold my computer-vision company to Amazon for millions."
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9. Keith Wasserman - "From a $5,000 loan to $1billion in real estate assets."
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Bonus episode 5 - Getting closer to your 1 million goal in 24 hours
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Bonus episode 4 - Being your hella gay self
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8. Irma Olguin - "I'm a Latina, and a lesbian, and I raised $27 million for my tech company."
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7. Jeff Ullrich - "It was 1/3 vision, 2/3 luck."
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Bonus episode 3 - Multi-hyphenate creative Anna Eichenauer
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6. Dawn Dickson - "I bridge the gap between venture capital and everyday people."
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Bonus episode 2 - Prolific film & TV producer, Brian Grazer
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5. Roberta Lucca - "Money affords you the ability to fail forward."
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Bonus episode - Curiosity, quality, and communication
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4. Sophia Bendz - "I was one of the first 10 employees at Spotify."
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3. Liz Fong-Jones "You *can* be successful as a trans person. I wish there were more of us."
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2. Amy Griffin - "I felt a calling to invest beyond philanthropy."
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1. Dr. Pamela Jolly – "Black people arrived in America on the balance sheet…we *are* wealth."
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Welcome to Your First Million!
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