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Startup.com2001 (2001)



Critic Consensus: is more than just a look at the rise and fall of the new economy. At its center is a friendship being tested to the limit, and that's what makes it worth viewing. Photos

Movie Info

A look at a real-life start-up GovWorks, a group of young internet entrepreneurs who are seeking to raise capital in New York's Silicon Alley and investment communities for an Internet site that will facilitate users' interface with local government agencies.

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Critic Reviews for

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Documentary best for teens interested in business.

December 28, 2010 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Too short of detail to really serve as an object lesson to those who follow in their footsteps.

September 14, 2001

Distilled from over 400 hours of filmed material, offers continued evidence of the essential nature of the documentary format.

September 10, 2001 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…
Top Critic

The pain and puzzlement of its principals as things inexorably fall apart is palpable and saddening.

June 25, 2001 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Talk about your fabulous story arcs.

June 15, 2001 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Astute and entertaining.

June 11, 2001 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for

In terms of it's historical value, this documentary is very good in documenting the whole startup boom, unfortunately I just couldn't keep that interested in the subjects they had chosen.

Christopher  Brown
Christopher Brown

Super Reviewer

As someone who grew up in Silicon Valley...this movie hits real close to home.

Ken Stachnik
Ken Stachnik

Super Reviewer


Good doc.

Wu Chouin
Wu Chouin

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