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My Thoughts on Startup.com

Something I liked about the documentary that is unrelated to it's content is the cinematography. It was super low budget and you know it was just a couple of guys with basic equipment following Tom and Kaleil around. The low budget made the movie feel more genuine. As far as the content of the film, Tom and Kaleil were on an emotional roller coaster. In the beginning they were inexperienced and optimistic, but as time goes by they gain more experience and really begin to understand what they've gotten themselves into, becoming callous in the end. It was interesting to see how relationships were such a large part of the process. The third founder, their asian friend who ended up being the only one who made money, had been their friend for years and was around since the beginning, but he soon became the antagonist as their journey progressed. Later in the documentary when govWorks was broken into I remember Tom and Kaleil thought that it might have been caused by the ex-founder …