Ethan and Sam finally get funding, but what comes next? There's no road map in the startup world, and they're left scrambling -- until they get some very helpful words of advice. Join us for Pivot's Season One finale.
Ethan and Sam get back their crowdsourcing results and choose a winning idea. They're excited, but one step forward can feel like two steps back: How can they afford the help they need to launch? How will they raise the money? Sometimes answers bring more questions and the guys are getting right to it.
When Ethan and Sam learn that Ethan's undergraduate nemesis, Peter Dow, has stolen their big idea, they're back at the drawing board and left scrambling. Sam brings up the idea of crowdsourcing, but Ethan is skeptical. Should this really be their next move?
Developers Ethan and Sam finally meet, when they both bring their applications to the collapsed Dott building to help with rescue efforts. After saving the trapped employees using the combined capabilities of their products, they realize that if they come together, there's opportunity for a great business idea.
We meet Sam, an earnest and hardworking developer at AT&T, based out of San Francisco and specializing in drones. When he learns the earthquake has trapped his younger sister Hannah under a collapsed building, he brings along his search-and-rescue drone app to help save her life.
Sarcastic and cocky, Ethan is a developer at a small startup in Los Angeles, working on a wearable app that detects dehydration. When he hears a massive quake has struck San Francisco, he heads north to use his app and help with disaster relief.