#192 - Making Billions with Greeting Cards, How the FBI Took Down Thousands of Criminals, & Rich People (not) Paying Taxes

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By The Hustle and Shaan Puri. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Shaan (@ShaanVP) and Sam (@TheSamParr) break down the greeting card industry. They talk about digital cards and the staying power of card subscriptions, a new way to send gifts over social, and Shaan shares a story about his roots as a business operator. They discuss a subscription business for expecting mothers and Shaan shares an interesting story about the FBI. The end of the episode they talk about a little known Billy of the week.

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Show notes:

* (1:23) Recap of episode

* (2:54) Making billions with greeting cards

* (5:46) Segue: how the podcast changed Shaan's brain

* (8:51) Back to greeting cards

* (9:56) Making millions for decades at birthdayalarm.com

* (15:54) Givingli & Hooked

* (18:39) Thoughts on the Pro Republic article

* (25:28) The subscription for expecting mothers

* (34:20) Outpacing the S&P with the anti-Galloway Index

* (37:33) The secret FBI crackdown on criminals

* (40:51) The growth of privacy focused apps

* (43:20) Recapping the genius of Mike Maples

* (48:35) Technology at Chick-fil-a

* (54:53) McKinsey for tech consulting

* (56:55) Consensys

* (59:27) The Gordon Bombay of crypto

* (1:04:19) The hypothetical invisible medium that permeates the universe

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