Buy and Build: Acquiring an Online Business & Building in Public

Buy and Build: Acquiring an Online Business & Building in Public

Nicholas Scalf & Darryl Lim

Nicholas Scalf and Darryl Lim bring you updates on their business that they bought from Microacquire an online business marketplace. It's a small lower five figure business which should be within most people's reach to purchase. We will discuss our failures, our wins and what we plan on doing to grow the business. As well, we'll interview guests who have also bought/built their online businesses as well as some Founders who have exited so we can learn together. Come Along for the ride as we grow it into a real business ---or fail in public.

Ep 15: The Origin Story of Ben Levy, Serial Entrepreneur and Shaan Puri's Business Partner
July 28, 2021x
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00:33:3561.51 MB

Ep 15: The Origin Story of Ben Levy, Serial Entrepreneur and Shaan Puri's Business Partner

In today's episode, We speak to one of our closest internet friends that we've never met, Ben Levy. Ben was one of the originators of the All Access Pass where he and Shaan Puri (from My First Million Podcast) created a daily newsletter and email blast out about how they were going to build three pr...

Ep 14: How this 23 Year Old Built a $200k/annually business with 6 Million lifetime users and moderates a Subreddit with Daniel Ch
July 21, 2021x
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00:59:45109.42 MB

Ep 14: How this 23 Year Old Built a $200k/annually business with 6 Million lifetime users and moderates a Subreddit with Daniel Ch

We got another one. A 20 something wonder kid who’s showing us that age is no reason to stop you from doing anything including starting a business. Meet Daniel. He’s 22 years old from the UK. He started an authentication company named Legitcheck for designer wear and he’s generating $200k/annually i...

Ep. 13: How this 24 Year Old Created & Sold a 7 Figure Business in College and How He's Bought & Builds a Few Companies now with Connor Gross
July 14, 2021x
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00:47:1786.62 MB

Ep. 13: How this 24 Year Old Created & Sold a 7 Figure Business in College and How He's Bought & Builds a Few Companies now with Connor Gross

In college, we are usually busy with our faces buried in books, getting to know our classmates and having drinks - then occasionally, we dream about building wealth and some side hustle. Our next guest, Connor Gross made that dream a reality. He created the business Cardly with his business partner ...

Ep 12: How a Forbes Contributor and Custom Software Agency Founder Builds Sidekick AI to Compete with Calendly with Chris Ake
July 07, 2021x
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00:42:0777.15 MB

Ep 12: How a Forbes Contributor and Custom Software Agency Founder Builds Sidekick AI to Compete with Calendly with Chris Ake

Meet Chris Ake, contributor to Forbes Magazine and Co-author of the book, Journey to Success: Millennial Edition. He's been hustling since he was young and he's a non technical founder who figured out how to get in the technical game without actually being a developer.  His entrepreneurial jour...

Ep 11: Interview with Wil Schroter, the CEO of Startups.com including his Wins, his Failures while Helping Millions of Founders and Startups on the Way
June 30, 2021x
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00:55:46102.14 MB

Ep 11: Interview with Wil Schroter, the CEO of Startups.com including his Wins, his Failures while Helping Millions of Founders and Startups on the Way

In today's episode, we had the opportunity to speak to Wil Schroter, the CEO of Startups.com and co-host of Startup Therapy. Wil has also purchased 6 former y-combinator businesses that didn't make it the next round, and rolled it into startups.com. In this interview we also discuss his losses, his ...

Ep 10: Update Build in Public from Class Cast Live and What We're up to Next
June 23, 2021x
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00:33:5862.24 MB

Ep 10: Update Build in Public from Class Cast Live and What We're up to Next

It's been a little while since we've updated you on our purchased business and what better episode, than episode 10 to drop our update! We've been so wrapped up in getting some amazing guests on our podcast that we've forgotten to build/podcast in public about our business. We tell you what's going ...

Ep 9: How this Former Lawyer Turned Developer Bootstrapped Went from $0 to $150k MRR and Sold his Business with Nick Fogle
June 16, 2021x
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00:53:1897.64 MB

Ep 9: How this Former Lawyer Turned Developer Bootstrapped Went from $0 to $150k MRR and Sold his Business with Nick Fogle

Imagine being in debt $250k in student loans from Law School and living paycheck to paycheck - sounds painful doesn't it? Well this is exactly what Nick Fogle did and he decided he hated being lawyer, so he quit and taught himself how to code instead.  His story is not for the faint at heart bu...

Ep 8: Interview with 22 Year Old $100K Contest Winner from Microacquire & My First Million Podcast, Daniel Scott Mitchell
June 09, 2021x
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00:47:2586.85 MB

Ep 8: Interview with 22 Year Old $100K Contest Winner from Microacquire & My First Million Podcast, Daniel Scott Mitchell

What were you doing when you were 22? Our next guest, Daniel Scott Mitchell was busy winning $100k contests from My First Million and Microaquire to purchase an online business a couple months ago. We take a deep dive into Daniel's process and strategy to how he actually won this contest and more in...

Ep 7: Family Man builds 7 figure DTC business and adds Software owner to his Portfolio with Adam Parnes
June 02, 2021x
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00:39:0571.59 MB

Ep 7: Family Man builds 7 figure DTC business and adds Software owner to his Portfolio with Adam Parnes

Meet Adam, he built a Luxury Bags business with his wife which is doing quite well and it was built ORGANICALLY. Yes, he never paid for any ads and to this day, he's making 7 figures from his business. Knowing that he didn't have to use paid ads to build his business, he wanted to encourage others a...

Ep 6: Quitting a Full Time Day Job to Owning an Online Store and Software app with Tom Mucklow
May 26, 2021x
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00:46:1184.6 MB

Ep 6: Quitting a Full Time Day Job to Owning an Online Store and Software app with Tom Mucklow

Ever wanted to leave your day job and go on to own your own Online store and software? Tom went from the Film Industry, Sales to finally owning his own store. He decided it was time take his store to the next level but also purchasing a software that would help with his conversion as well as everyon...

Ep 5: Running a Capital Firm and owning 10 businesses with David Horne & Marty Balkema of Calm Capital
May 19, 2021x
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00:43:5880.53 MB

Ep 5: Running a Capital Firm and owning 10 businesses with David Horne & Marty Balkema of Calm Capital

Ever wonder what it’s like to own 10 companies? We speak with David Horne and Marty Balkema of Calm Capital. They talk about how their partnership started, what they look for when acquiring businesses, how they intend to grow their businesses and now they manage to run all these businesses. Come joi...

Ep4: Top Salesman to Entrepreneur running an Innovative Screen Sharing app w Spencer Scott of Median
May 12, 2021x
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00:45:2262.33 MB

Ep4: Top Salesman to Entrepreneur running an Innovative Screen Sharing app w Spencer Scott of Median

Former enterprise Salesman, Entrepreneur and owner of Loop. Scott found Microacquire by accident and was window shopping; he was not in the market for the business. But when he came across this business, he couldn’t resist; this was technology he believed all businesses need in the next 5 years. Sco...

Ep3: Interview with the CEO of Microacquire, Andrew Gazdecki - How to Be Successful as an Entrepreneur and Details About Buying Businesses
May 04, 2021x
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00:52:5272.65 MB

Ep3: Interview with the CEO of Microacquire, Andrew Gazdecki - How to Be Successful as an Entrepreneur and Details About Buying Businesses

Have you ever thought about why Microacquire was originally built? Or Perhaps you're interested in the best steps for buying and building a business? In today's episode, We hang out and talk to Andrew Gazdecki, the CEO of Microacquire whose been named to Inc.'s 30 under 30 Entrepreneur and is a 3x f...

Ep 2: We're Business Owners, Now what? Class Cast Live Update
March 10, 2021x
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00:12:1011.16 MB

Ep 2: We're Business Owners, Now what? Class Cast Live Update

In this episode, it's a solo episode with Darryl Lim. He discusses the actual details of the business that was purchased, what happened in the first week of business and how effective Facebook Ads were based on running it off an old video creative with Saff from Tiger King. If you want to sign up fo...

Ep1: What we found at the market - Class Cast Live Origin purchase story
February 05, 2021x
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00:26:2215.62 MB

Ep1: What we found at the market - Class Cast Live Origin purchase story

In episode 1 we dig into the company that we bought, why this company seemed like a good opportunity to us, and how we plan to grow it. ———————— * If you haven't done so already, please *smash* that subscribe button as we drop more episodes and special guests weekly! This also helps our small podcas...