Jake (28), a serial entrepreneur who has yet to succeed with a start-up company and Subash (26), a technical whizz from India, decide to go into business together.
Combining Subash's ideas and technical know how with Jake's entrepreneurial flair, the two decide to go into business together with a vision for an internet business, which they believe will change the world.
Fuelled by the track record of other small home-grown business that have made their mark in Silicon Valley and become billion dollar businesses, they believe they can do the same.
The drama follows the pair as they attempt to get the business off the ground, attracting investment and dealing with the trials and tribulations of trying to build a business.
Recorded on location in Silicon Valley, the story will echo many of the real life stories of entrepreneurs who started out from nothing to create iconic brands.
Real life entrepreneurs from Silicon Valley will also feature in the drama, offering advice to the two characters as they try to launch their business.
Real life entrepreneurs feature in the drama including:
Gideon Yu - Khosla Ventures, previously Chief Financial Officer of Facebook and YouTube
Michael Arrington - founder of Techcrunch, a blog covering Silicon Valley.
In 2008 Time Magazine named him as one of the most influential people in the world.
Jerry Yang - co-founder of Yahoo
David Filo - co-founder of Yahoo
Ron Conway - Angel Investor.
He was an early stage investor in Google, Ask Jeeves and PayPal
Susan Wojcicki - Google's first marketing manager
Biz Stone - co-founder of Twitter
David Weekly - founder of PBWorks
James NcNiven, Bucks Restaurant where the idea for Netscape was conceived.
Jake Armstrong - Thomas Lazur
Subash Chakrabati - Zafar Karachiwala
Meg Gleeson - Katie Rubin
Nathan Ross - Cassidy Brown
Brett Berger - Tim Kniffin
Magnus McGinty - Gabriel Marin
Jefferson Adams - Peter Matthews
Ogie - Ogie Zulueta
Uncle Ned - Kip Baldwin
Shane Mcgowan - Julia Brothers
Tony Lo - Brian Rivera
Stacey James - Lindsey Gates
Vera Cox - Julia Brothers
Beth Colochi - Arwen Anderson
Executive Producer - Jeremy Skeet
Writer - Matthew Solon
Director/Producer - John Dryden
A Goldhawk Essential Production for BBC World Service and BBC Radio 4.
By Matthew Solon.
An entrepreneur and a technical whizz go into business together.