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StartUp: Season 1 (2016)




Critic Consensus: StartUp is a LetDown.


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An FBI agent targets the son of a financial swindler who hides his father's money by investing it in a tech start-up company with the help of a computer whiz and a Haitian gang leader.


Martin Freeman
as Phil Rask
Adam Brody
as Nick Talman
Otmara Marrero
as Izzy Morales
Edi Gathegi
as Ronald Dacey
Wayne Knight
as Benedict Blush
Aaron Yoo
as Alex Bell
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Critic Reviews for StartUp: Season 1

All Critics (14) | Top Critics (9)

There are also far too many shows like StartUp... that echo elements of past TV hits, from the heat-wave setting of Burn Notice to the moral opacity of The Shield, without... offering any sense of creative independence or innovation.

September 6, 2016 | Full Review…

Freeman, though, is something to see (especially for fans), and there are just enough memorable moments to keep "StartUp" out of the red.

September 6, 2016 | Rating: B- | Full Review…

The drama is not a venture I recommend you invest in.

August 27, 2019 | Full Review…

[It] is kind of a mess.

September 6, 2016 | Full Review…

In the show's first episode, every major character is shown in a gratuitous sex scene, as though the idea was, well, if the viewers don't buy this GenCoin thing, maybe they'll stick around for the sex. We'll see how that pays off for StartUp.

September 6, 2016 | Full Review…

If it can keep the characters front and center and not fall back on the GenCoin gimmick too much, it stands a chance of being a decent crime series.

September 6, 2016 | Rating: 7/10 | Full Review…

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