This 22-Year-Old Kid Fucked With the Airline Industry… and Won

There are some things you just don’t do. Like feed chocolate to a dog. Or prank call your grandma. Or fuck with multi-billion dollar...
Kera DeMars • June 30, 2015

Broke Artist Believed in Sean Parker… Makes $200m Off Facebook Stock

TL;DR Facebook was nothing in 2005. They offered a broke artist $60k to paint the office. The broke artist hated social media and thought Facebook...
Sam Parr • June 4, 2015

How a Solo, Non-Technical Founder Created a 80-Person Startup

Hustle Con is a badass conference where the best non-technical founders (like Arram here) teach how they got started and give practical advice on...
The Hustle • April 16, 2015

How Pandora Does It

Hustle Con is a badass conference where the best non-technical founders (like Tim here) teach how they got started and give practical advice on...
The Hustle • April 3, 2015

How we sell 500 tickets in 10 weeks

Do me a favor. Google “what’s the best credit card for students?” Ok, now Google “best credit card.” See the top result? Shockingly, it’s not a...
Sam Parr • March 27, 2015

How a Non-Techie Created Sprig, the Lyft for Food

Hustle Con is a badass conference where the best non-technical founders (like Gagan here) teach how they got started and give practical advice on...
The Hustle • March 12, 2015

The Founder of Pandora is Speaking at Hustle Con

Tim Westergren, the founder of Pandora, is this year’s keynote speaker at Hustle Con. If you live under a rock and haven’t heard of Pandora,...
Sam Parr • March 4, 2015

She’s betting $43m On The Airbnb For Cars

Hustle Con is a badass conference where the best non-technical founders (like Jessica here) teach how they got started and give practical advice on...
The Hustle • March 3, 2015

How Coffee Meets Bagel Makes Money

Hustle Con is a badass conference where the best non-technical founders (like Dawoon here) teach how they got started and give practical advice on...
Kera DeMars • February 24, 2015

This is How Dave McClure Started 500 Startups

This is the first in a weekly series of stories where we profile top, successful, hustlers. Check it out → Download image ↓ Did you dig...
The Hustle • February 17, 2015

Hustle Con 2015 is Happening This Year on April 24th

Announcement: Hustle Con tickets are officially for sale! Last week, we announced the speaker lineup for Hustle Con. And it went really well. In fact,...
Sam Parr • January 23, 2015

This Men's Fashion Startup is KILLING Content Marketing: 7 Tactics Learned from Chubbies Shorts

Wow…I just realized the title of this article sounds like one of those stupid Buzzfeed articles my high school friends share on theFacebook.com. Sorry...
Sam Parr • January 13, 2015

How Udemy Found Their First 1,000 Instructors… Tips For Building a Marketplace with Gagan Biyani

How do you find your first users when building an online marketplace? Background: Gagan Biyani is the co-founder of Udemy, an online marketplace for learning...
Sam Parr • December 16, 2014

How To Automate The Hiring Process In 3 Steps – With Jack Smith

The greatest hiring hack of all time Jack Smith is the co-founder of Vungle and Shyp. At last year’s Hustle Con, Jack taught the audience how...
Sam Parr • December 4, 2014

Don't Be Tamed

Tom Watson, the chairman of IBM, use to read the following story to his employees each year. Read it in full. I promise you’ll...
Sam Parr • November 8, 2014

How We Found Our Speakers for Hustle Con

Whether you’re organizing a conference, starting a business, searching for a mentor, making the sale, or even trying to meet a significant other –...
Sam Parr • November 6, 2014

Jess Lee: How She Became CEO and Saved Polyvore

What’s a community and why does my startup need it? For most people, being asked to build a strong community is kinda like a cooking...
Sam Parr • November 5, 2014

Chubbies Shorts, a Brotastic Startup, Has the Best Content Marketing

Have you ever bought something online and a week couldn’t remember where you got it from? “Oh, somewhere online” you say when someone asks “but...
Sam Parr • November 4, 2014
Joel Gascoigne, the founder of Buffer, and Leo Widrich

Buffer: From Revenue on Day 4 to $3.5 Million a Year. Here's How Buffer Started

It’s not often that startups reveal their revenue. But that’s exactly what Joel Gascoigne, the CEO of Buffer, did. In fact, he might be...
Sam Parr • November 3, 2014

Priceonomics: How They Create Such Viral Content

I was ecstatic when I posted my 8th grade photo on Facebook for Throwback Thursday and it got more than 100 likes. Now imagine creating...
Sam Parr • November 2, 2014
how to write a cold email

Cold Email: Here's the Best Cold Email You'll Ever Write

“Oh, you thought design was more important than copy? And let me guess…you must also stink at cold emailing.” Don Draper is dark, moody, and...
Sam Parr • October 31, 2014

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