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.

Sat, Feb 4 8:00 A.M. Amphibian Air- Savannah, GA     NH EXPLORE

Dave Myers was in Hawaii on vacation when a canceled scuba trip led him to "Trike Flying.

Sat, Feb 4 8:30 A.M. Genesis Block- Wilmington, NC     NH EXPLORE

Tracey and Girard Newkirk believe that every community needs a place to collaborate and create together.

Sun, Feb 5 3:00 A.M. Amphibian Air- Savannah, GA     NH EXPLORE

Dave Myers was in Hawaii on vacation when a canceled scuba trip led him to "Trike Flying.

Sun, Feb 5 3:30 A.M. Genesis Block- Wilmington, NC     NH EXPLORE

Tracey and Girard Newkirk believe that every community needs a place to collaborate and create together.

Sun, Feb 5 1:30 P.M. Plum Health     NH WORLD

Dr. Paul Thomas knew what he wanted to do with his life since the age of 17.

Sat, Feb 11 8:00 A.M. Yaupon Wellness Company- Savannah, GA     NH EXPLORE

Lou Thomann and Lori Judge took a vacation to Ossabaw Island where they were introduced to the Yaupon Holly tree.

Sat, Feb 11 8:30 A.M. Bitty and Beau's Coffee- Wilmington, NC     NH EXPLORE

The Wrights are the proud parents of four children.

Sun, Feb 12 3:00 A.M. Yaupon Wellness Company- Savannah, GA     NH EXPLORE

Lou Thomann and Lori Judge took a vacation to Ossabaw Island where they were introduced to the Yaupon Holly tree.

Sun, Feb 12 3:30 A.M. Bitty and Beau's Coffee- Wilmington, NC     NH EXPLORE

The Wrights are the proud parents of four children.

Sun, Feb 12 1:30 P.M. Will Power Fitness Gym     NH WORLD

William McCray has endured several hardships throughout his life, but when he lost his mother to health issues when she was only 34 years old, he decided to dedicate his life to helping people transform their mind and bodies.

Sat, Feb 18 8:00 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.

Sat, Feb 18 8:30 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, Feb 19 3:00 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, Feb 19 3:30 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, Feb 19 1:30 P.M. Ash and Erie     NH WORLD

Like 30 percent of American men under 5'8 in height, Steven Mazur and Eric Huang have always had a difficult time finding clothes that fit them properly.

Sat, Feb 25 8:00 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.

Sat, Feb 25 8:30 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, Feb 26 3:00 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, Feb 26 3:30 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, Feb 26 1:30 P.M. Cochrane House     NH WORLD

Roderica and Francina James have always been passionate about real estate, hospitality and design.

Sat, Mar 4 8:00 A.M. One of a Find Charleston- Charleston, SC     NH EXPLORE

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.

Sat, Mar 4 8:30 A.M. The Tiny Tassel- Charleston, SC     NH EXPLORE

Mimi turned her creative hobby of earring design into a full jewelry and accessory brand with the Tiny Tassel.

Sun, Mar 5 3:00 A.M. One of a Find Charleston- Charleston, SC     NH EXPLORE

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.

Sun, Mar 5 3:30 A.M. The Tiny Tassel- Charleston, SC     NH EXPLORE

Mimi turned her creative hobby of earring design into a full jewelry and accessory brand with the Tiny Tassel.

Sat, Mar 11 8:00 A.M. Valencia Key: Philadelphia, PA     NH EXPLORE

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.

Sat, Mar 11 8:30 A.M. Hex Ferments: Baltimore, MD     NH EXPLORE

Maegan Carpenter grew up canning with her family, but she never thought she'd turn fermenting foods into a career.

Sun, Mar 12 3:00 A.M. Valencia Key: Philadelphia, PA     NH EXPLORE

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, Mar 12 3:30 A.M. Hex Ferments: Baltimore, MD     NH EXPLORE

Maegan Carpenter grew up canning with her family, but she never thought she'd turn fermenting foods into a career.

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