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 26 1:30 P.M. Conconnect: Harlem, NYC     NH World (11.3)

Founded by Andre Peart, Conconnect is a company that has revolutionized the process of reentry by connecting formerly incarcerated people with services instantly.

Wed, May 29 6:00 A.M. Opnr: Grand Rapids, MI     NH Create (11.4)

Opnr, a national entertainment marketplace for booking talent for live performances.

Sun, Jun 2 1:30 P.M. Churn Homemade Ice Cream and Coffee: Gibsonia, PA     NH World (11.3)

Churn is a business committed to coffee, community and delicious homemade Ice Cream.

Wed, Jun 5 6:00 A.M. CritterPro: Jacksonville, FL     NH Create (11.4)

CritterPro, a company on a mission to help people wildlife related issues that may be impacting their home.

Wed, Jun 12 6:00 A.M. The Lip Bar: Detroit, MI     NH Create (11.4)

The Lip Bar, a vegan and cruelty-free beauty brand on a mission to help change the way you think about beauty.

Sun, Jun 16 1:30 P.M. Water Song: Baltimore, MD     NH World (11.3)

Water Song is a restaurant that brings the traditions and flavors from founder Colin Liang's hometown of Yunnan Province, China.

Wed, Jun 19 6:00 A.M. Wolverine Pickleball: Ann Arbor, MI     NH Create (11.4)

Wolverine Pickleball, a business on a mission to elevate the sport of Pickleball in SE Michigan.

Sun, Jun 23 1:30 P.M. Black and Mobile: Philadelphia, PA     NH World (11.3)

David and Aaron Cabello are the founders of Black and Mobile.

Wed, Jun 26 6:00 A.M. Baobab Fare: Detroit, MI     NH Create (11.4)

Baobab Fare, a restaurant that serves up traditional East African dishes from their hometown of Burundi, Africa.

Sun, Jun 30 1:30 P.M. Timbuk2 Academy: Trenton, NJ     NH World (11.3)

Ayana Abdul-Raheem, the founder of Timbuk2 Academy, a private, independent institution that offers high-quality holistic, arts and education and personal development programs for girls/young ladies ages 9-22.

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WEKW-TV Ch. 18 Keene

W50DP-D Ch. 50 Hanover

W34DQ-D Ch. 34 Pittsburg

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