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The Best Episodes of Start-Up

Every episode of Start-Up ranked from best to worst. Let's dive into the Best Episodes of Start-Up!

Young entrepreneurs aspiring to launch virtual dreams into reality compete for success and love in the cutthroat world of Korea's high-tech industry.

Genres:DramaComedy
Network:tvN

Top Episode Highlight

The best episode of "Start-Up" is "START-UP", rated 8.5/10 from 408 user votes. It was directed by N/A and written by N/A. "START-UP" aired on 10/17/2020 and is rated 0.0 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Hackathon".

  • START-UP
    8.5/10 408 votes

    #1 - START-UP

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2020-10-17

    The spring Seo Dal-mi lost everything, Nam Do-san's letters kept her company. Fifteen years later, she needs him by her side to prove Won In-jae wrong.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Hackathon
    8.5/10 242 votes

    #2 - Hackathon

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2020-10-31

    Dal-mi and In-jae present their teams' ideas on the hackathon stage. A story about Dal-mi's upbringing moves Ji-pyeong to fight for her success.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Risk
    8.5/10 206 votes

    #3 - Risk

    Season 1 Episode 9 - Aired 2020-11-14

    Do-san and Ji-pyeong struggle to bear the weight of their untold truths. Doubts and a mix-up lead Dal-mi to the place where it all started.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Angel
    8.2/10 255 votes

    #4 - Angel

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2020-10-24

    Ji-pyeong scrambles to transform Do-san into the man of Dal-mi's dreams. A rude awakening prompts In-jae to close one door and open another.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Sandbox
    8.2/10 248 votes

    #5 - Sandbox

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2020-10-25

    Despite differing pasts, Dal-mi and In-jae fight for their dreams at the same starting line. Ji-pyeong sets out to protect Dal-mi and help Do-san.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Key Man
    8.2/10 212 votes

    #6 - Key Man

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2020-11-01

    In-jae uses lessons from her father and stepfather to her advantage. A clash over company shares tests Dal-mi, who turns to Ji-pyeong for advice.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Burn Rate
    8.2/10 213 votes

    #7 - Burn Rate

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 2020-11-07

    Grappling with his feelings for Dal-mi, Ji-pyeong avoids her. Do-san's knowledge of Won-deok's condition inspires a business idea for Samsan Tech.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Backup
    8.1/10 206 votes

    #8 - Backup

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2020-11-08

    Devastating news gives Dal-mi another reason to make the app a success. Won Du-jeong's plan to teach Do-san and Dal-mi a lesson backfires.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Exit
    8.1/10 203 votes

    #9 - Exit

    Season 1 Episode 11 - Aired 2020-11-21

    Kim Yong-san forces Ji-pyeong to reflect on his past remarks. In-jae and Dal-mi's companies showcase rivaling programs using the same technology.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • FFF (FAMILY, FRIENDS, FOOLS)
    7.9/10 276 votes

    #10 - FFF (FAMILY, FRIENDS, FOOLS)

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2020-10-18

    To preserve Dal-mi's past and to support her future, Choi Won-deok asks Han Ji-pyeong to pull off an impossible task.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Demo Day
    7.8/10 213 votes

    #11 - Demo Day

    Season 1 Episode 10 - Aired 2020-11-15

    Ji-pyeong gives Dal-mi long-awaited answers and a confession. Seeking success on his own terms, Do-san considers a golden opportunity.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Acqhire
    7.6/10 226 votes

    #12 - Acqhire

    Season 1 Episode 12 - Aired 2020-11-22

    Alex Kwon shows his true colors, proving Ji-pyeong right and fulfilling Samsan Tech's worst fears. Do-san tells Ji-pyeong about Won-deok's health.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Elevator Speech
    7.4/10 245 votes

    #13 - Elevator Speech

    Season 1 Episode 14 - Aired 2020-11-29

    Tasked with recruiting top developers into her company, Dal-mi pitches her idea at Samsan Tech. Do-san gets away to clear his head.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Comfort Zone
    7.2/10 247 votes

    #14 - Comfort Zone

    Season 1 Episode 13 - Aired 2020-11-28

    Dal-mi and In-jae's self-driving car is hit by a ransomware attack. Samsan Tech founders return after a successful three-year stint in San Francisco.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Scale Up
    7.2/10 298 votes

    #15 - Scale Up

    Season 1 Episode 16 - Aired 2020-12-06

    Do-san and Dal-mi envision new goals for their future. Ji-pyeong finds a way to pay forward his gratitude for Won-deok. In-jae returns to her roots.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • MVP (Minimum Viable Product)
    6.8/10 264 votes

    #16 - MVP (Minimum Viable Product)

    Season 1 Episode 15 - Aired 2020-12-05

    Jung Sa-ha and Lee Chul-san begin dating in secret. A boozy, heartfelt conversation with Do-san helps Ji-pyeong make a decision about Dal-mi.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A