This series offers viewers an up-close and personal look into the world of the modern American entrepreneur. As complicated as starting a business may seem, the goal is to demystify the process by sharing the real life experiences of average Americans who are taking control of their own destiny while creating jobs for others. Over 90% of all companies in America are small businesses. Those small businesses employee over 50% of all people working in this country. Today's media rarely focus on the stories of those Americans and their hard work, despite small-businesses being the backbone of the country. "Start Up" is a explores the next generation of American business owners and the dreams that drive them.
|Sun, Oct 2||1:30 P.M.||
Valencia Key: Philadelphia, PA
From growing up in homeless shelters, to owning a brand that's sold on QVC, Lia Key overcame enormous obstacles to make her dream a reality.
|Sun, Oct 9||1:30 P.M.||
Hex Ferments: Baltimore, MD
Maegan Carpenter grew up canning with her family, but she never thought she'd turn fermenting foods into a career.
|Sun, Oct 16||1:30 P.M.||
The Rounds: Philadelphia, PA
Alex Torrey is a former CIA employee who founded The Rounds, a company that refills your nonperishable pantry items and picks up your empty containers.
|Sun, Oct 23||1:30 P.M.||
Dream First Studios- Baltimore, MD
Don Trunk is a music producer dedicated to giving artists a space to be themselves and create music in a safe and comfortable environment.
|Sun, Oct 30||1:30 P.M.||
Surfsup: Portersville, PA
Ian Smith the owner of SurfSup, a company that offers guided standup whitewater Paddle Boarding tours and instruction.
WENH-TV Ch. 11 Durham
WLED-TV Ch. 48 Littleton
WEKW-TV Ch. 18 Keene
W50DP-D Ch. 50 Hanover
W34DQ-D Ch. 34 Pittsburg