Start Up

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.

Thu, Dec 9 6:00 A.M. The Office Oasis     NH CREATE

Kevin Lehoe graduated in 2014 with a mechanical engineering degree and quickly found himself working behind a desk.

Sun, Dec 12 1:30 P.M. Charleston Shoe Co: Charleston, SC     NH WORLD

Through Neely Powell's entrepreneurial spirit, what started out as a shoe wholesale business became so much more.

Thu, Dec 16 6:00 A.M. Healthy Roots Dolls     NH CREATE

Yelitsa Jean-Charles never had a doll that looked like her growing up.

Sat, Dec 18 11:30 A.M. Big Bon Family- Savannah, GA     NH EXPLORE

What started out as a pizza food truck has grown and developed into so much more.

Sun, Dec 19 1:30 P.M. End of Days Distillery- Wilmington, NC     NH WORLD

After years of brewing at home, Shane and Beth Faulkner decided to take the plunge and open their own distillery.

Thu, Dec 23 6:00 A.M. Ann Arbor T-Shirt Company     NH CREATE

Jerry Kozak and Ricky Winowiecki began printing and selling t-shirts out of their college dorm with little success.

Sun, Dec 26 1:30 P.M. One of a Find Charleston- Charleston, SC     NH WORLD

After growing bored with the furniture in her family home, Courtney Bukowsky decided to take matters into her own hands by slowly selling all of their household furniture, using the money she made to replace the items with vintage pieces that she loved.

Thu, Dec 30 6:00 A.M. Michigan Fields     NH CREATE

Since 2017, Drew Patrick has been developing a concept that would connect people with locally sourced and grown grocery products.

Sat, Jan 1 11:30 A.M. Mother Trucker Yoga- Hartford, WI     NH EXPLORE

Hope has been doing yoga for 17 years and has seen first-hand the physical and mental health benefits it can provide.

Sun, Jan 2 1:30 P.M. The Tiny Tassel- Charleston, SC     NH WORLD

Thu, Jan 6 6:00 A.M. Tru Colors Brewery- Wilmington, NC     NH CREATE

After witnessing a drive-by shooting in his community of Wilmington, North Carolina, George Taylor decided to take action.

Sat, Jan 8 11:30 A.M. Charleston Shoe Co: Charleston, SC     NH EXPLORE

Through Neely Powell's entrepreneurial spirit, what started out as a shoe wholesale business became so much more.

Sun, Jan 9 1:30 P.M. Tru Colors Brewery- Wilmington, NC     NH WORLD

After witnessing a drive-by shooting in his community of Wilmington, North Carolina, George Taylor decided to take action.

Thu, Jan 13 6:00 A.M. Vertical Roots- Charleston, SC     NH CREATE

Two high school friends, Andrew Hare and Matt Daniels had a dream to bring healthy, local produce to South Carolina.

Sat, Jan 15 11:30 A.M. End of Days Distillery- Wilmington, NC     NH EXPLORE

After years of brewing at home, Shane and Beth Faulkner decided to take the plunge and open their own distillery.

Sun, Jan 16 1:30 P.M. Vertical Roots- Charleston, SC     NH WORLD

Two high school friends, Andrew Hare and Matt Daniels had a dream to bring healthy, local produce to South Carolina.

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