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.

Sun, May 22 1:30 P.M. The Monarch- Ogden, Ut     NH WORLD

Thaine Fischer is a social entrepreneur with an extensive background in real estate acquisitions, development, and management.

Sat, May 28 11:30 A.M. Healthy Roots Dolls     NH EXPLORE

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

Sun, Jun 5 1:30 P.M. Foodmaven - Denver, Co     NH WORLD

Patrick Bultema is a true industry maker whose mission is to eliminate food waste.

Sun, Jun 19 1:30 P.M. Oswald Service and Repair - Idaho Falls, ID     NH WORLD

When Kevin Oswald's father told him that he would have to leave the family auto repair business because there wasn't enough revenue to sustain two families, he saw it as more of an opportunity than a setback.

Sat, Jun 25 11:30 A.M. Ann Arbor T-Shirt Company     NH EXPLORE

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

Sun, Jun 26 1:30 P.M. Stitch People - Salt Lake City, Ut     NH WORLD

Stitch People was founded by Lizzy and Spencer Bean in 2013, born out of Lizzy's existential crisis and need for a creative outlet.

Sat, Jul 2 11:30 A.M. Michigan Fields     NH EXPLORE

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

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