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.
Bay Area, Austin, Atlanta, NYC - I’ll see you Nov 4-8, 2021!
8:38Presented by Runner - https://hirerunner.co --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/yfm/message
What happened last night + behind the scenes details at Runner
24:30Ebony Power 100 was a vibe, y’all + I go into details about what Runner is today and what it could become. Anyone launching or managing a startup should listen in. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/yfm/message
I’m giving this teenage abortion rights activist a $30,000 college scholarship!
5:05Paxton Smith turned heads and changed lives when she went rogue at her highschool graduation and gave a valedictorian speech about abortion rights that had NOT been cleared by admins. I’m thrilled to announce that I am backing her with a scholarship so she can continue her badassery, one speech and class at a time:) Plus, learn how YOU can do this type of thing in a short amount of time, no matter what your current circumstances are. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/yfm/message
My recruitment company, Runner’s, one month stats and exact numbers!
13:44It’s been exactly one month since I officially launched Runner’s pilot, and there’s a ton to learn from it. I share revenue amounts, customer numbers, first hires, and other metrics, as I continue to build in public. https://hirerunner.co --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/yfm/message
From pilot to beta
10:27It’s been 3 weeks since publicly launching Runner, and I have some exciting updates stats as we go into our beta. Brought to you by hirerunner.co --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/yfm/message
80. Building a thoughtful, human-first company w/Aneela of Habitaware
37:14Brought to you by Runner! https://hirerunner.co - Aneela Idnani is the founder of HabitAware. HabitAware's mission is to raise awareness of Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors (hair pulling (trichotillomania), skin picking (dermatillomania), nail biting) and other behaviors. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/yfm/message
What if I get close to burnout??
12:42Runner is growing so quickly, how do I juggle all of my responsibilities? Find out! https://hirerunner.co --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/yfm/message
$17.5k revenue in first 2 weeks since launch
11:10Documenting Runner’s first $1M in revenue in real time. Let’s go! HTTPS://pilot.hirerunner.co --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/yfm/message
My first flight in 18 months…
7:34I just got back from the Saastr conference and it’s been quite a day! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/yfm/message
3x’d paid pilot customers in 24 hours??
20:03Something very cool has happened in the past 24 hours. https://pilot.hirerunner.co --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/yfm/message