Start-up is an independent documentary miniseries (3 x 30 minutes) about the real life of six deep tech startups that want to change the world. Film director Manuel Stagars followed their journey on the leading edge in artificial intelligence, drones, additive manufacturing, cleantech, and biotech. This observational series offers a rare glimpse behind the scenes of the startup life, showing the hopes, dreams and challenges of the young entrepreneurs who want to make a big impact in the world out of Switzerland.

Unless they are famous, scientists and entrepreneurs are often invisible to the public eye. Start-up shines a light on the work of early stage entrepreneurs and observes them in their labs and workshops. This one-of-a-kind documentary series gives a broad audience access to entrepreneurship, innovation and future technologies that often emerge out of startups in Switzerland, far from Silicon Valley.

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