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VC film “Something Ventured” to air throughout region starting Sunday

"Something Ventured," a documentary tracing the creation of the venture capital industry, is scheduled to air on public television stations in Nebraska, Iowa, Missouri and Kansas starting Sunday. Featuring interviews with notable venture capitalists, the film showcases the stories behind the fundings of tech industry legends, such as Apple, Intel, Cisco and Atari. The film

Something Ventured,” a documentary tracing the creation of the venture capital industry, is scheduled to air on public television stations in Nebraska, Iowa, Missouri and Kansas starting Sunday. Featuring interviews with notable venture capitalists, the film showcases the stories behind the fundings of tech industry legends, such as Apple, Intel, Cisco and Atari.

The film premiered at the South by Southwest Film festival in March 2012, and it has since been released on DVD and Netflix.

Here are the dates and times it will air on public television in the region:

  • Jan. 6, 1 p.m. – IPTV, Omaha and Des Moines
  • Jan. 10, 8 p.m. – KCPT, Kansas City
  • Feb. 22, 7:30 p.m. – Nebraska ETV World, Lincoln, Neb.; IowaPTV World, Iowa; and SHPTV World, Kansas

If you’re in Kansas City and can’t wait for it to hit the airwaves, the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and Kansas City Public Television (KCPT) are hosting a sneak preview and panel discussion Tuesday evening at the Foundation. The event is free and open to the public, but registration is limited and closes today. Register for the film screening at kauffman.org.

 

Credits: Photo and video from somethingventured.com.

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