8 Netflix Shows For Startup Founders
July 22, 2021
Business Owners, Binge These Shows
Netflix has an enviable catalogue of comedies and dramas - but they also have a great lineup of inspiring shows for entrepreneurs. Here are our picks.
#1: Dirty Money
This investigative documentary exposes the corruption of billionaire predators, and how capitalism feeds greed, highlighting how profits are made by exploiting the less fortunate.
This Netflix original follows a Chicago-based financial advisor who has to launder money for a drug lord. Along the way, the protagonist uses a diverse set of entrepreneurial skills to get by.
This American TV drama plays off the relationship between a corrupt hedge fund manager and a district attorney, with insider trading, bribery, power and the dark side of the law thrown in.
A documentary about the much-hyped festival that duped thousands, the film calls attention to the power of influencer marketing, while serving as a warning to how it can go horribly wrong.
#5 Breaking Bad
The show is beloved for its gritty storyline, but there are some great business lessons: how a distinct product can disrupt the market, how to form alliances & knowing when to cash out.
#6 Better Call Saul
A Breaking Bad spin-off, this show tells the origin story of Walter White’s crooked lawyer Saul Goodman. The business lessons? Take risks, grow your market, fake it till you make it.
#7 Inside Bill’s Brain
This documentary takes a close look at the life of Bill Gates and his extraordinary journey to becoming one of the most successful entrepreneurs in the world.
#8 Jiro Dreams Of Sushi
This heartwarming documentary shows how perseverance, passion and a steadfast strive for perfection makes nonagenarian Jiro Ono the world’s greatest sushi chef.
So if you’re looking for some inspiration and business lessons, add these to your Netflix watchlist!