Foundr Magazine Podcast with Nathan Chan

Dee Deng believes that there's no better time to start a digital agency than now. After a failed startup sent him on a journey of discovery, Dee met his future cofounder in a Neil Patel Facebook group. Together they launched Red Hook, a digital marketing agency that partners with ecommerce brands. Red Hook went from zero to $250,000 in profit in their first year of business, and now it has over 115 employees across the globe. 

 

Listen to Nathan and Dee discuss: 

  • How Dee was able to get 10 clients in his first 6 weeks of business
  • Why charging changes everything 
  • How he got his first speaking gig by posting on an industry Facebook group 
  • Why it's good to tell a client "bad news" 
  • How Right Hook uses "growth clubs" for employee development 
  • How to create "intrinsic motivators" within an organization
  • And much more digital agency advice

 

 

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Justin Brown says it’s not too late to start and grow YouTube channel. Justin is a video strategist and, alongside his brother, built the YouTube channel Primal Video, which recently broke the 1 million subscriber mark. Justin shares his simple but effective strategies to grow a channel from zero and how framing your channel around solving problems can make a lasting impact on your business. 

 

Listen to Nathan and Justin discuss: 

  • Why YouTube rewards new and updated content 
  • Why comparing metrics to other channels doesn’t matter 
  • Understanding what people are searching for at 2 AM
  • How to use keyword research to validate your video ideas
  • Why you should create videos like nobody knows who you are
  • And much more YouTube tips and strategies

 

 

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Reid Hoffman needs little introduction. He’s the cofounder of LinkedIn, former PayPal executive, author, podcaster, mentor, and all-around standout personality in the entrepreneurial world. His podcast Masters of Scale is one of the most successful business podcasts on the planet and he’s recently launched a book of the same name which curates the hundreds of interviews from the show into practicable business wisdom. 

 

In this episode, listen to Nathan chat with Reid about: 

  • What inspired the Masters of Scale podcast and the book
  • The importance of entrepreneurs to “always be learning” 
  • Why balance is a mistaken goal for entrepreneurs
  • What he thinks Elon Musk’s superpower is
  • His intense period as an executive at the “PayPal Mafia” 
  • Why he started LinkedIn instead of taking a year off
  • And much more scaling and entrepreneurship advice…

 

 

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We’re kicking off 2022 with one of our favorite returning guests, Ankur Nagpal, founder of Teachable and Vibe Capital. After selling Teachable last year for $150 million, Ankur created Vibe Capital, a global early-stage generalist fund. He promises to be the "least painful investor you have to deal with" because he knows how founders feel about investing. 

 

Listen to Nathan and Ankur discuss: 

  • Why founders prefer investing in other founders
  • Defining IRR (internal rate of return) and why it's a key metric for modern-day investors
  • Why he spends less than a week to decide to invest in a company
  • Why speed is so important when it comes to investing
  • The 3 most important things to look for when investing in a startup
  • His “red flags” when reviewing potential companies to invest in
  • And much more funding advice…

 

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