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Short introduction

A film about young entrepreneurs in digital age made by two of these entrepreneurs themselves, The Startup Kids is a documentary about the growing number of young web dynamos such as the founders of Vimeo, Soundcloud, Kiip, InDinero, Dropbox, and Foodspotting in the U.S. and Europe. Made by two Icelandic entrepreneurs who founded their first company shortly after the economic collapse of Iceland, this doc is an insider’s look into what it takes to make it even when everyone is telling you it is impossible.

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Press Coverage


Interview: Vala Halldorsdottir (Co-Director – ‘The Startup Kids’)
IndieNYC – March 25, 2013

Backed By Kickstarter And Full Of Tech Cameos, ‘The Startup Kids’ Movie Debuts On iTunes
Techcrunch – March 22, 2013

The Startup Kids, le web-documentaire inspirant de deux Islandaises
Le Soir – March 15, 2013 – In French/em>

“Les investisseurs européens aiment surtout leurs fichiers Excel”
Datanews – March 8, 2013 – In French/em>

Startup Kids: podnikat může každý, kdo má notebook a internet – March 5, 2013 – In Czech

Jak začínali tvůrci Dropboxu, Vimea či Kiipu? The Startup Kids míří do Česka
Startup.Lupa – February 25, 2013 – In Czech

Startup-Doku: Bewegte junge Entrepreneure
Gruenderszene – February 20, 2013 – In German

Coming soon: The Startup Kids (Interview)
EU-Startups – February 19, 2013

The Startup Kids: What is It Like Being a Young Web Entrepreneur?
Biz Penguin – February 19, 2013

Documentário quer encorajar novas startups
Eastadao – February 14, 2013 – In Portuguese

Documentário vai mostrar como nasceram Dropbox, Soundcloud e Vimeo
TechTudo – February 14, 2013 – In Portuguese

Icelandic Entrepreneurs Release Film: The Startup Kids
Arctic Startup – February 12, 2013

The Startup Kids – Video from the screening in Zagreb, Croatia
TV Student FPZG – February 5, 2013 – In Croatian

Virginia’s First Screening of Film on Young Entrepreneurs, The Startup Kids
Handshake 2.0 – February 1, 2013

Startup Kids in Antwerpen
De Tijd – January 28, 2013 – In Dutch

The Startup Kids míří do Česka. Trailer k dokumentu, který vás nakopne – January 28, 2013 – In Czech

Venturebreak – January 8, 2013

Two Documentaries Reveal Trials and Triumphs of Young Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneur – Dec 4, 2012

Startup Kids
Tech & Science – Dec 1, 2012

Dzieci startupów
Forbes Poland – Dec 1, 2012 – In Polish

The Startup Kids: A must see documentary
New Startups – Nov 22, 2012

Guest post for CNBC – “The Hardest thing is just to start”
CNBC – Nov 12, 2012

Hittu forsvarsmenn Vimeo, Soundcloud og Dropbox
DV – Oct 9, 2012 – In Icelandic

The Startup Kids
Djöflaeyjan, RÚV, The Icelandic National Broadcasting Service – Oct 2, 2012 – In Icelandic

Dreifa frumkvöðlamynd um allan heim
Viðskiptablaðið – September 28, 2012 – In Icelandic

Vann Dropbox-dansbardaga
Monitor – September 27, 2012 – In Icelandic

Five Projects iW Is Rooting For: Hi-Res Saturn, Startup Young’ns, Falklands Trip, More
Indie Wire – April 14, 2011

Must Watch:The Startup Kids, A Documentary About Startup Founders
Alltop Startups – April 10, 2011

Let’s back The Startup Kids – A documentary that needs to be seen
Techcrunch – April 7, 2011

Mark Zuckerberg Won’t Be the Only Twentysomething Tech Founder With His Own Movie
New York Mag – April 7, 2011

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