I’m joined by Jared Isaacman, commander of Inspiration4 mission (the first all-civilian crew to space) and CEO/founder of Shift4. We discuss SpaceX, Elon Musk, the future of space, Starlink, Shift4 ($FOUR), life advice and more.
Jared Isaacman on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rookisaacman
Shift4 on the web: https://www.shift4.com
00:00 – Introduction
00:30 – Raising over $250m for St Jude Children’s Hospital
01:20 – Was family nervous about you going to space?
02:14 – Why did you go to space?
03:30 – What values trying to impart to your kids?
05:45 – What did you learn about SpaceX and Elon Musk?
08:17 – Why do space exploration? Benefits?
11:52 – How was bathroom situation on board Dragon capsule?
12:57 – How was sleeping in Dragon capsule?
15:20 – Personal life story… why not happy in high school?
18:00 – How did you start your company?
20:40 – Was family supportive of you dropping out and starting a business?
22:30 – Relationship with father?
35:35 – Shift4 business overview
30:33 – Square, Stripe, Shopify vs Shift4
32:43 – Toast vs Shift4
35:33 – Implications of Starlink agreement
37:45 – Shift4 International expansion, Europe vs Adyen
42:22 – How much is Shift4’s investment in SpaceX?
42:41 – Best advice to young people for success
44:40 – Limited hours in life
49:00 – Conclusion
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