StartUp: Season 2

StartUp: Season 2

StartUp: Season 2

A hacker, a desperate banker, and a gang lord trying to go legit are forced to work together and unwittingly create their version of the American dream - organized crime 2.0.

2017Rating: TV-MAUSA
CrimeDrama

Streaming (2 Providers)

EPISODE 2.1

Disruption

Nick finds his circumstances vastly changed at the hands of Phil Rask, whose relationship with the Russians has taken a dark turn. In the wake of tragedy, Izzy is pushed to the brink of a... MORE reckless decision. As the cops close in on their business, Ronald and Touie contemplate a dangerous idea.

EPISODE 2.2

Bleeding Edge

Striking a deal with Rask, Nick sets out on a seek-and-find mission to clear his name. Ronald asks for Izzy’s help with a risky project. Rask finds the Russians even more demanding than he’d feared.... MORE Izzy comes to a groundbreaking revelation.

EPISODE 2.3

Early Adopters

Nick meets a mysterious old friend of his father’s. Ronald and Izzy put Araknet into action as Nick comes to them with a peculiar proposition. An adrift Rask struggles to repair all that’s broken in... MORE his life.

EPISODE 2.4

Loss

After a discouraging discovery, the trio forges a new plan. Izzy seeks the help of someone significant from her past. Nick faces a setback while catching a glimpse into the strange world of Wes Chandler.... MORE Ronald struggles to get his crew behind the new way of doing business.

EPISODE 2.5

Pivot

After a devastating tragedy, Ronald faces a harrowing decision. Izzy finds herself in hot water after a brazen plan lands her in the Russians’ sights. Nick finally grabs Wes’s attention with the help of Wes’s... MORE daughter, Mara.

EPISODE 2.6

Liabilities

Rask makes a bold move to set things right. After a near-death experience, Izzy reaches out to an old friend. Ronald and Nick rally to Izzy’s defense as they rethink the future of their business.... MORE The group fears Araknet’s baggage will scare off Wes.

EPISODE 2.7

Growth Hacking

As ArakNet struggles to best their competitor, Izzy butts heads with the team. Rask recovers, but his murderous past threatens to resurface. Wes, Nick and Mara hustle to bring ArakNet street cred against slim odds.... MORE Ronald goes down a dangerous road he’s long avoided.

EPISODE 2.8

Opportunity Cost

After Ronald suggests a game-changer for Araknet, he struggles to live up to the team’s expectations of him. The Russians hit Araknet hard in an underhanded move, leaving Nick and Izzy to plot swift retaliation.

EPISODE 2.9

Leverage

As Araknet celebrates a huge win, Ronald struggles to repair his life before it’s too late. The Russians extend a tainted olive branch, causing dissent within the company and throwing Izzy into inner turmoil. Just... MORE as Araknet is poised to make a controversial move, an unforeseen enemy strikes.

EPISODE 2.10

Soul Proprietor

Izzy reaches out to Rask with a proposition. Tamara gives Ronald the push he needs to change his life for good. Nick makes a sickening discovery while Izzy executes a devastating plan to decimate Araknet’s... MORE enemies.

StartUp: Season 2 / Reviews

We Got This Covered

We Got This Covered

Season 1 review: Ketai has the right headspace, but can't quite make his ambitious vision jell in StartUp.

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IGN

IGN

Season 1 review: Stands a chance of being a decent crime series.

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Variety

Variety

Season 1 review: It seems clear that Start Up wants to be a kind of Mr. Robot, but in the attempt reveals that the USA show's success isn't about a collection of buzzwords but about vision and style.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

Season 1 review: Never seems innovative, only imitative.

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A.V. Club

A.V. Club

Season 1 review: As the show focuses more on the strength of its breakneck storytelling, it's becoming not just the best reason to try Crackle, but one of the more promising new streaming series of the year.

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Collider

Collider

Season 1 review: Its first few episodes set up a complicated plot that, if it can break free from convention and its clunky dialogue, might be worth investing in.

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Vulture

Vulture

Season 1 review: Just another exploration of underground crime and shady dealings that we've seen a thousand times before...

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IndieWire

IndieWire

Season 1 review: Freeman, though, is something to see (especially for fans), and there are just enough memorable moments to keep "StartUp" out of the red.

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Boston Globe

Boston Globe

Season 1 review: 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.

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Daily Telegraph

Daily Telegraph

As guilty pleasure the series is deliciously more-ish...

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