The Undefeated Underdogs

πŸ‘‰πŸΌ About the Guest:

Noah Kagan (1.5M+ followers across Youtube, Instagram, and Twitter) graduated from UC Berkeley and became employee #30 at Facebook, where he invented status updates, developed the Facebook ads platform, and worked on the very first version of Facebook's mobile app. He was also employee #4 at Mint, and since 2010, Noah has been Chief Sumo of Sumo Group, a $70 million company, offering ecommerce and marketing tools that help millions of small businesses grow their audiences and reach more customers. He is also the author of Million Dollar Weekend, the surprisingly simple way to launch a 7-figure business in 48 hours!

πŸ‘‰πŸΌ About the Host:

Sharath is a founder, creator, and community builder. He is also a serial maker who built and shipped 15+ projects using no-code tools. His SaaS product Shoutout generated $30k ARR, which was sold to a UK-based product studio. Prev, Sharath worked for world-changing startups like Product Hunt and On Deck, where he helped build and nurture communities. He also grew his audience on Twitter from 200 to 22,000 using give-first principles and creating high-value content. Currently, he is the Head of Community + Brand at Threado, building a SaaS product called GuestLab, and runs another podcast series called YC Founder Stories alongside hosting this one.

πŸ‘‰πŸΌ Sponsor Corner:

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πŸ‘‰πŸΌ Description:

Listen in as Sharath and Noah discuss the pathways to becoming millionaires, the various journeys to being an entrepreneur, and how to get access to successful people.
πŸ‘‰πŸΌ Timestamps:
  • 00:00: Episode Highlight
  • 00:26: Shoutout to
  • 02:56: Introduction to Noah Kagan – founder, author, content creator
  • 04:22: Noah's obsession with tacos
  • 06:03: Why Noah wrote "Million Dollar Weekend"
  • 09:21: How to know if you are ready to be an entrepreneur
  • 12:18: How to start your entrepreneur journey
  • 15:55: Balancing starting small vs thinking big
  • 21:03: How to get access to successful people
  • 30:15: 3 lessons from millionaires
  • 35:33: An underrated business idea that will make you a millionaire
  • 38:51: What to explore if you want to become a millionaire in 10 years
  • 46:12: How to convert rejection into success
  • 51:50: The definition of happiness for Noah
  • 53:44: The ambitious goals Noah is chasing
  • 55:37: Conclusion and closing thoughts
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πŸ‘‰πŸΌ Where to find Noah:
  • Twitter:
  • Linkedin:
  • Youtube:
  • Instagram:
  • Website:
  • Book - "Million Dollar Weekend":
πŸ‘‰πŸΌ Where to find Sharath:

What is The Undefeated Underdogs?

The Undefeated Underdogs is a podcast unpacking the underdog stories you never heard of!

It highlights the underdog mentality and brings authentic conversations with people who play the long game, take action with a chip on their shoulders, and convert obstacles into opportunities!

Buckle up, as I will be bringing some authentic founders, VCs, community builders, and content creators who got underestimated their whole life, and yet they beat the odds and became insanely successful!