Noah Kagan on Building Million-Dollar Ventures with Zero Experience

The Investing for Beginners Podcast - Your Path to Financial Freedom

01-02-2024 • 52 mins

We are excited to have Noah Kagan, author of the Million Dollar Weekend to our show. Noah has been a huge influence on both Andrew and I over the years. Noah is an entrepreneurial visionary who challenges traditional notions about what it takes to start a business. Contrary to popular belief, he asserts that neither an Ivy League education nor substantial funds are prerequisites for success. With a skeptical view on the need for a formal education or extensive courses to launch a venture, Noah advocates the entrepreneurial path as the ultimate investment. He believes in the potential for unlimited returns, making it an opportunity that transcends conventional investments. Noah's journey and insights offer a fresh perspective to beginners eager to step into the world of business without the constraints of conventional wisdom. 00:00 Invest capital, start business, make significant sales. 05:48 Focus on action, ask for what you want. 08:28 Solving problems leads to business opportunities. 12:14 Investing for the long term mindset success. 15:46 Stick with building software, service for 100 days. 17:45 Neighbors reject business idea, reflect on skills. 20:30 Search docusign emails, talk to contacts, simplify. 25:25 Compounded momentum in business, longevity needs acknowledgment. 28:04 Instagram showcases idealized lives, but hides struggles. 32:31 Rejection and failures are learning opportunities. 35:44 Overcoming fear of rejection leads to growth. 38:56 "Start small, build courage, gain confidence, succeed." 40:48 Invest wisely, pursue happiness, change generational cycles. 46:21 Noah's book inspired successful entrepreneur journey. 47:07 Noah, thanks for your valuable, inspiring message. You can find more about Noah including his wonderful book here: For more insight like this into investing and stock selection for beginners, visit  Find great investments at Value Spotlight Have questions? Send them to Today's show is sponsored by: Get 55% off at Go to and use code 60beginners to get 60% off, plus 20% off your next two months! Use promo code INVESTING today at to sign up for your FREE 60-day trial. SUBSCRIBE TO THE SHOW Apple | Spotify | Google | Amazon | Tunein Learn more about your ad choices. Visit