Startup.com - Watch List: Blackberry Inspirations
“Distilled from over 400 hours of filmed material, Startup.com offers continued evidence of the essential nature of the documentary format” (BBC). Within a year, the two young entrepreneurs raise 60 million dollars, hire hundreds of employees and rub shoulders with President Clinton. As the stock market tests the strength of their business, they wrestle with growing pains, tackle technical difficulties, charter the unpredictable venture capital waters and outsmart copycat competition.
But in the end, none of these challenges prepare Kaleil and Tom for their own conflict over the management of govworks.com, a conflict that will not only endanger their company and their jobs but irrevocably endanger their lifelong friendship. Startup.com is a classic story about friendship and values at the dawn of the internet age.
Featuring a pre-recorded intro with Blackberry director Matt Johnson.
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