Oct. 11, 2022

Keeping it Real with Danny Trinh

Keeping it Real with Danny Trinh

Are you ready for the next iteration of Where It Happens? Greg Isenberg is now the host of the podcast, which will be focused on catching up with incredible guests at the intersection of community, commerce, and content. Today, Greg is joined by Danny Trinh, a new product designer at Snapchat, who learned to build with Greg through shared suffering and triumphs. Together they share the importance of maintaining a beginner's mindset, offer their lessons learned for the next generation, and explain why the best advice can be to trust your gut.

►► Want more community? Learn more here: http://trwih.com


►► This episode is brought to you by Retool.

Retool is the fast way to build your own custom internal tools for your business. With a complete library of 100+ fully-featured, accessible UI components that you can drag and drop into any interface, Retool’s platform lets you build the custom internal tools your team needs, 10x faster.

Thousands of teams at companies like Amazon, DoorDash, and NBC collaborate around custom-built Retool apps to operate faster and better. Also, teams of up to five can build Retool apps for free. We're huge fans of the product! If you want to learn more, go to https://retool.com/

►► This episode is also brought to you by Athletic Greens.

AG1 by Athletic Greens is incredible and we have been starting every day with it for several years. It’s just one scoop in 8-12 oz. of water each morning, and you're getting 75 high-quality vitamins, whole-food sourced ingredients, probiotics, and adaptogens to help you start your day right. It's one daily habit that supports gut health, supports the immune system, recovery, energy, and focus!

Right now, Athletic Greens is giving you a free 1 year supply of immune-supporting Vitamin D and 5 free travel packs with your first purchase. Take ownership of your health today by going to https://athleticgreens.com/wih


Danny Trinh: https://twitter.com/dtrinh

Greg Isenberg: https://twitter.com/gregisenberg

Production & Marketing Team: https://penname.co/


Twitter: https://twitter.com/_trwih

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/_trwih

TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@_trwih

Web: https://trwih.com

Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/6aB0v6amo3a8hgTCjlTlvh

Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/where-it-happens/id1593424985


00:00 Sneak Peek

00:47 Greg’s First Trip to Silicon Valley

03:42 The WHY behind TRWIH Podcast

05:21 The Future of Web Invites: Partiful

10:55 The Eventbrite UX

12:02 Why Web3 is like Web2

16:08 Building Web2 in SF circa 2008

23:18 Missing Vine

25:08 Lessons to the Next Generation

29:30 VCs versus Builders

39:39 100% Unfiltered

44:37 Driving Tanks

48:07 Danny Trinh’s State of Web3

56:02 Experimenting in Web3

1:02:50 Finding Danny Trinh

1:05:47 Thanks for Listening