"The film is showing more of the gritty, behind-the-scenes parts of being an entrepreneur that you don't see on the outside," says Akron Entrepreneurship Fellow, Heather Roszczyk.
It takes a lot of blood, sweat and tears -- and now one film is exploring the startup life, set right here in Detroit.
This weekend Generation Startup will premier at the Detroit Institute of Arts. The documentary follows around several Detroit entrepreneurs for 17 months highlighting their story starting up in the city.
Hear Kate Catlin talk about her participation with Venture for America, an experience which helped her streamline her own startup passions.
We hear all the time about new companies springing up to disrupt the economy, and so on the surface, it may seem like entrepreneurship is at an all-time high. But that isn't the case.
"I greatly admire anyone who has the guts to take risks and isn’t deterred by the fear of failing, which holds most of us back." - Cheryl Miller Houser, Co-Director & Producer
A groundbreaking new documentary reveals the unsexy and uncertain path to launch a business. With young Americans starting companies at multi-decade lows, it's a call to action we can't ignore.
Generation Startup documents the stories of six young entrepreneurs, and what it's like to build a company in America.
Oscar-winning co-director Cynthia Wade follows recent college grads as they launch their careers in Detroit.
"The Detroit Story" takes center stage at the 2016 Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Silicon Valley.
GENERATION STARTUP will screen at embassies and consulates around the world through the prestigious American Film Showcase, a partnership between the State Department and USC Film School.