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The Startup Kids free screening Jan. 17 at Mohawk College

On Thursday, Jan. 17 at 7 p.m. in the McIntyre Performing Arts Centre at Mohawk College, kitestring creative branding studio, Innovation Factory, Fullerton Media, and Mohawk will present a free screening of The Startup Kids.

The screening is open to all established and aspiring entrepreneurs in the Greater Hamilton Area.

The Startup Kids is a documentary about young web entrepreneurs in the U.S. and Europe. Founders of Vimeo, SoundCloud, Kiip, InDinero, Dropbox, Foodspotting and many others talk about how they started their company and their lives as an entrepreneur.

The movie is made by two Icelandic entrepreneurs, Vala Halldorsdottir and Sesselja Vilhjalmsdottir, who founded their first company shortly after the economic collapse of Iceland and wanted to motivate other young people to become entrepreneurs.