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From jailed teen drug dealer to silicon valley start-up powerhouse: the Dan Martell story.

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Today you’re going to hear from a former teen drug dealer, software developer, and million-dollar entrepreneur, Dan Martell.

Dan is a Canadian-born entrepreneur that built several venture capital-backed software companies like Flowtown and, which were both sold to larger companies.

He has also invested in companies like Udemy, Unbounce, Intercom, and Hootsuite, among many, many others. He lives in the province of New Brunswick with his entrepreneur wife, Renee Warren, and their two boys.

In today’s interview, you’ll hear about how he got kicked out of his family home when he was 11, he started selling drugs by 13, and then found a book on coding during a stent in jail that changed his life forever. He drops too many business and life tips to mention.