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498: He Lost Millions in Facebook Stock Then Built a $300M Tech Company | Noah Kagan
1 hour 4 minutes Posted Feb 16, 2024 at 7:00 am.
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If Noah Kagan hadn’t gotten fired at Facebook, his stock would be worth millions. But he wouldn’t have it any other way. In his return to the podcast, Kagan and Nathan Chan commiserate over shared founder struggles, hot takes on entrepreneurship, and how to get out of the way of your own success. 


Noah Kagan founded AppSumo, a digital marketplace where you can discover, buy, and sell the products you need to grow your business. He’s also the author of the book Million Dollar Weekend and runs a popular YouTube channel with a million subscribers. 


In this interview you’ll learn: 

  • Kagan’s notorious firing from Facebook
  • Overcoming his fears as a CEO
  • How to get a connection with anyone
  • Why Kagan and Chan are jealous of Alex Hormozi
  • How to make a business on a weekend
  • Why sticking with a business is so hard
  • The importance of three customers in 48 hours
  • Examples of ripe industries to start a business
  • And many more entrepreneurship hot takes…


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