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10 Netflix movies to inspire tech founders build better businesses in 2022

Drumroll… The first week of 2022 is already midway! As January is upon us, so are our hopes to do something worthwhile this year. Yet, you are feeling stuck with the forced lockdowns and Covid and now Omicron blues.

Worry no more as we have got you covered! TFN brings to you the right inspiration dosage to help you see things from a different angle to keep your creative juices flowing. We get you the top 10 entrepreneurial movies that will help you get started on your goals for this year.

Take those occasional breaks to recharge your batteries, grab that cup of coffee and rewind and rejuvenate with these uplifting movies that you can watch right now on Netflix.

So, Netflix and learn. Happy streaming!

Inside Bill’s Brain: Decoding Bill Gates

Delving to find out what goes on inside the mind of the founder of Microsoft Bill Gates, this docuseries of 2019 by the Oscar-winning director, David Guggenheim is an absolute must-watch. The three hour-long episodes take us into Gate’s childhood, his growing up years and inception of Microsoft.

Something Ventured

This is a great watch to understand the concept of venture capital and what’s it become now. Laying the groundwork for America’s startup economy, the documentary looks at some of the most profitable venture capitalists in the past few decades who risked everything by investing in companies which were completely unheard of but went on to become the most reputed businesses.

Minimalism: A Documentary about the Important Things

Resisting temptation is of supreme importance to any entrepreneur and that’s what this documentary is all about. From important lessons in life to letting us introspect about the higher pursuits of life rather than just hoarding material objects, watch this one of the most simple and yet such effective life hacks.

Jiro Dreams of Sushi

The documentary on renowned sushi chef, Jiro Ono, who runs a Michelin three-star restaurant in Tokyo. Serving sushi, starting at 30,000 yen (€250) a plate, this piece gives an insight into Ono’s strategy of steady commitment to perfection and quality. A firm reminder that strict work ethic and lifelong dedication always pay off, this one’s another favourite pick.

She Did That

Outright racism in business life…Does this feel familiar. A must-watch to see how four extraordinary Black female entrepreneurs discuss building legacies to initiate a new future for the next generation. Addressing topics such as funding gaps for women because of colour and diversity, this one sets the standard for excellence in business.

The Creative Brain

Feeling stuck in the rut? This psychology documentary motivates you to more creative. Based on the book The Runaway Species: How Human Creativity Remakes The World, the documentary traces neuroscientist and best-selling author and entrepreneur David Eagleman journey as he meets gifted professionals from the creative spectrum to hear their stories to demystify the creative process.


Business is nothing but the art of negotiation and no other documentary shows it better than this one. Full of actionable insights you can put to work right away, watch it if you are looking at competing more aggressively or trying to get some more motivation for your employees.

I Am Bolt

This series traces the life of Usain Bolt, the pioneer of athletics and a global sports legend. How this Jamaican sprinter managed to reach where he is now, this series offers inspiration to follow your dreams and aspire more.

Exploring the innovative thinking behind 3D printing, the award-winning 90-minute Netflix Original documentary follows young companies as they race to bring 3D printing to your desktop and your lives, too.

Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room

Fudging numbers, doctoring reports and lying to investors and regulators is not the way a startup should ever look at gaining success because that’s not sustainable. As the founder of Enron, Elizabeth Holmes was acquitted this week, the documentary shows all that can go wrong if you lose the very essence of why the startup was started in the first place. This is another of our favourite picks to understand why honesty and integrity are of utmost importance in the startup world.

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