Episode 126, Your Seat At The Table With Gary Vaynerchuck: How He Thinks About Business Deals & Investing.

Gary V, Gary Vee, Investing, Business Deals, Roland Frasier Podcsast, Ryan Deiss. Entrepreneurs, Investors, Mentors.

In this episode, we have the honor of sitting in with Roland Frasier, his business partner Ryan Deiss, and Gary Vaynerchuck. Gary is excited to talk about things he doesn’t discuss often, and we’re excited to share the high-level conversation with you.

Gary Vaynerchuck needs no introduction.

BUT, in case you don’t know much about him… In the late 90s, after identifying “the internet” as a land-grab opportunity, Gary transitioned his father’s local liquor store into one of the first wine e-commerce platforms resulting in growing the family business from $3-60MM in sales during a 5-year period. Vaynerchuk’s career spans startups, retail, marketing, and investing. He co-founded the restaurant-reservation app, “Resy”, which was acquired by American Express and he’s the chairman of VaynerX, a communications company that holds media properties, technology companies, and a social-media agency.

“I’m excited now, this is stuff I don’t talk about… I want to thank you for putting in the work.. to make this happen today and I think it led to some really interesting conversation…I really appreciate when people care about their audience”. Gary Vaynerchuck.

Listen Today For

  • How he thinks about Business in terms of:

1) H.R

2) Product to Market Fit

3) Operations

4) Consumer Behavior

  • On investing based on the people (he bets on the jockey, not the horse).
  • Gary’s investing formula:  50.1% the person and 49.9% he has to fundamentally believe in what the product is going to do.
  • How he vets people using;

1) Extremely specific questions about things that he knows a lot about

2) Finding out about their origin story

3) Intuition.

  • What he has in common with Mark Zuckerberg.

Plus,

  • The unstoppable will that’s the key in every success story.
  • His insights on Uber as he looks back at how their success evolved.
  • The next big thing he’s preparing for and where he expects it to be.
  • His approach of seeing things early, and waiting.

“I’m on a mission to give the best advice of the moment, every moment, with the hopes  that I can have a mix of what happens – which is people thanking me for REALLY helping them build their business, OR, being historically correct so that I can trade on that currency.” Gary Vaynerchuck

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References Mentioned In This Episode

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