Matt Aitchison & Adam Nash , Millionaire Mindcast

Secrets of Successful Startups, Changing The World Through Charitable Giving, And Getting Free Access To Stanford Education | Adam Nash

03 Jul 2023 • 53 min • EN
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This Millionaire Mindcast episode is sponsored by BetterHelp. Give online therapy a try at and get on your way to being your best self. Today, we have a wonderful guest, Adam Nash who imparts a lot of value from his entrepreneurial journey, tips for successful startup founders, how to be a great/successful investor, changing the world through charitable giving, and accessing free personal finance to Stanford Education! Adam Nash is a product manager, designer, lecturer, Angel investor, entrepreneur, builder, Co-Founder and CEO at Daffy, focuses on helping people to give. He teaches personal finance for engineers at Stanford University. Prior to Daffy, Adam led the teams At Dropbox responsible for growth, product strategy, product management & product analytics for a platform with over 600 million registered users. He served as the President & CEO of Wealthfront. He was also the ex-Vice President of Product Management at LinkedIn. Adam led LinkedIn’s Platform & Mobile products and the founder and architect of LinkedIn Hackdays, a seminal program for driving the innovation culture at the company. He also was responsible for leading LinkedIn’s search & cloud efforts, as well as forming and leading their user experience & design team. This man believes that giving is a meaningful piece. You have to have humility as there’s a lot of problems that need to be solved. You don’t know what the future holds completely, but it wouldn’t happen without taking that first step. Adam thinks himself who does things. He loves technology and he believes that it is powerful. Thus, he spent years understanding technologies and building things. Adam has been an engineer, designer, product manager, CEO multiple times, executive. Adam is constantly working on solving a problem that is worth solving. He is passionate in finding ways how technology helps people so they’ll work together to do things better. This man knows that it doesn’t start with investing, it actually starts with your goals, and the life that you’re trying to build!   Some Questions I Ask: When people say who is Adam Nash, what do you say? What would you classify yourself as? What were some of the early lessons that you learned in the world of business and entrepreneurship that were really beneficial for you? What do you say to those struggling early stage entrepreneurs, how do you break through those problems? What common denominators are you looking for as a successful investor? What do your personal investment teases and portfolio look like? How did Daffy come about? What do you feel like are some of the challenges that you still need to overcome as the founder of Daffy? What led you to teaching at Stanford? What does wealth and real success mean to you?   In This Episode, You Will Learn: Finding real opportunities in life. How to get giant outcomes in venture capital. Adam’s best advice for startup founders. How to be a great/successful investor. Building an organization that is sustainable.   Quotes: “Don’t ever assume that your competition isn’t filled with smart people.” “The best opportunity is half to be contrarian, but also half to be right.” “Great investors know what they know, but they also know what they don’t know.” “You have to know where your value comes from, ‘coz that lets you focus on it.” “Giving is a meaningful piece.” “The best fact of achieving your mission   Connect with Adam Nash on: Twitter LinkedIn Sponsor Links:  Indochino: Get 10% off of any purchase on $399 or more with the promo code: MINDCAST BetterHelp: Click the link to get 10% off your first month or use the promo code: MINDCAST Factor75: Use the code MINDCAST50 to get 50% off your FIRST box! Accredited Investor List - Text "DEALS" to 844.447.1555 Free Financial Audit: Text "XRAY" to 844.447.1555 Upcoming Events: Text "Events" to 844.447.1555 Millionaire Notes: Text "Notes" to 844.447.1555 Connect with Matty A. and Text me to 844.447.1555    Show Brought To You By: Questions? Comments? Do you have a success story you would like to share on the show?  Send us an email to:

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