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A look at a real-life start-up GovWorks, a group of young internet entrepreneurs who are seeking to raise capital in New York's Silicon Alley and investment communities for an Internet site that will facilitate users' interface with local government agencies.

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Too short of detail to really serve as an object lesson to those who follow in their footsteps.

Sep 14, 2001

The pain and puzzlement of its principals as things inexorably fall apart is palpable and saddening.

Jun 25, 2001 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Talk about your fabulous story arcs.

Jun 15, 2001 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Astute and entertaining.

Jun 11, 2001 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review… humanizes the dot-com goldrush that in the last few years has left a handful of millionaires and hundreds of go-for-broke paupers in its wake.

May 25, 2001 | Rating: 4/4

The best movies, it's often said, are happy accidents. proves the dictum while being smart and responsive enough to react to the impending train wreck.

May 25, 2001

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In terms of it's historical value, this documentary is very good in documenting the whole startup boom, unfortunately I just couldn't keep that interested in the subjects they had chosen.

Christopher  Brown
Christopher Brown

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As someone who grew up in Silicon Valley...this movie hits real close to home.

Ken Stachnik
Ken Stachnik

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Good doc.

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Wu Chouin

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