StartUp

10 Worst Episodes of StartUp

A desperate banker needs to conceal stolen money. A Haitian-American gang lord wants to go legit. A Cuban-American hacker has an idea that will revolutionize the very future of money itself. Forced to work together, they unwittingly create their version of the American dream - organized crime 2.0.

Written by Sophie and last updated on jan 02, 2023.

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StartUp - S1E2

#10 - Ground Floor (Season 1 - Episode 2)

After Ronald threatens Nick and Izzy, they scramble to return his money in cash. Agent Rask's new partner Maddie arrives just in time to ramp up efforts to track Nick's father, Andy Talman. With gang violence in Little Haiti bearing down on his family, Ronald rethinks Izzy's GenCoin pitch.

The episode was rated 7.61 from 875 votes.

StartUp - S1E3

#9 - Proof of Concept (Season 1 - Episode 3)

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Nick, Izzy and Ronald's fundraising is off to a slow start, but Ronald spots an opportunity with a neighborhood VIP. Rask and Maddie catch wind of GenCoin just as Andy tells Nick the truth about Rask. Nick makes a promising business connection.

The episode was rated 7.49 from 772 votes.

StartUp - S3E5

#8 - Diversification (Season 3 - Episode 5)

Wes throws a big party in the hopes of wooing new investors; LH7's tactics blow back on Ronald's family; Nick embarks on a secretive mission to save the company; an encounter with someone from Mara's past sends her into an emotional tailspin.

The episode was rated 7.48 from 214 votes.

StartUp - S3E1

#7 - Rebranding (Season 3 - Episode 1)

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The arrival of NSA agent Rebecca Stroud throws Araknet into a paranoid tailspin, forcing Wes to reconsider his financing of the company and scaring Ronald into re-evaluating his ties to LH7; Nick is inspired to take the company to the next level.

The episode was rated 7.47 from 254 votes.

StartUp - S3E3

#6 - Guerilla (Season 3 - Episode 3)

As Wes scrambles to hide the rest of his cash from Stroud, Ronald and Nick begin to butt heads over how to carry on as co-CEOs; Izzy finds herself drawn back into the world of subversive tech.

The episode was rated 7.47 from 219 votes.

StartUp - S2E1

#5 - Disruption (Season 2 - Episode 1)

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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 reckless decision. As the cops close in on their business, Ronald and Touie contemplate a dangerous idea.

The episode was rated 7.46 from 484 votes.

StartUp - S3E2

#4 - Sweat Equity (Season 3 - Episode 2)

Agent Stroud flexes the far-reaching power of the NSA, threatening to derail the lives of Araknet's founders; Ronald struggles with the decision to undermine LH7 in order to keep Araknet safe; a chance encounter threatens to dredge up Izzy's past.

The episode was rated 7.45 from 239 votes.

StartUp - S2E2

#3 - Bleeding Edge (Season 2 - Episode 2)

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

The episode was rated 7.43 from 429 votes.

StartUp - S3E4

#2 - Depreciation (Season 3 - Episode 4)

Agent Stroud makes a bid for Izzy's loyalty, extraditing her to the States and coercing her into infiltrating Araknet; Wes must travel to Barcelona to confront someone from his past in order to recover what's left of his liquidity.

The episode was rated 7.42 from 211 votes.

StartUp - S1E1

#1 - Seed Money (Season 1 - Episode 1)

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When Miami tech visionary Izzy Morales fails to attract funding for her new cryptocurrency GenCoin, financier Nick Talman funnels dirty money from his embezzling father. Meanwhile, gangster Ronald Dacey finds his money is missing, while cynical FBI agent Phil Rask hunts for Nickโ€™s father.

The episode was rated 7.39 from 1080 votes.

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