The Youngest Founder Of A Publicly Traded Company In History w/Dan Fleyshman EP 300

Dan Fleyshman is a serial entrepreneur and the youngest founder ever to take a company public. He traveled the country at age 23 and went on to scale the energy drink products into 55,000 retail stores. Since then Dan has angel invested in 36 companies, spoken at over 200 events, and thrown 32 “Elevator Nights” events with thousands of attendees. Additionally, Dan’s social media agency “Elevator Studio” has spent more on Instagram influencer & celebrity posts than any other company in history, exceeding $60,000,000 the past few years.


  • [00:07:40] Dan’s early childhood and high school job 
  • [00:17:30] Trying and failing will push you forward 
  • [00:25:00] How to create a dominating mindset every morning
  • [00:32:44] Dan’s greatest adversity – shutting down his poker site
  • [00:42:14] How to start a business with a thousand dollars


Dan says, “There is a silver lining at the end of the thread, some people die before finding it. ”

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