How to Make It in America follows two enterprising Brooklyn twentysomethings as they hustle their way through New York City, determined to achieve the American Dream. Trying to make a name for themselves in New York's competitive fashion scene, Ben Epstein and his friend and business partner Cam Calderon use their street knowledge and connections to bring their ambitions to fruition. With the help of Cam's cousin Rene, who is trying to market his own high-energy drink, and their well-connected friend Domingo, the burgeoning entrepreneurs set out to make it big, encountering obstacles along the way that will require all their ingenuity to overcome.
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What's in a Name? 02x08
In the second-season finale, Ben wonders how to rescue CRISP and his friendship with Cam. Meanwhile, Domingo and Cam launch a PR blitz to clean up Rasta Monsta's image; Rachel seeks advice from a former mentor; and Kaplan parties one more time before going to jail.
The Friction 02x07
The uncertain future of CRISP is a touchy subject for Ben and Cam; Rene tries to find out who sabotaged Rasta Monsta, and talks to Kaplan about incarceration; Rachel does her best to put a job setback behind her.
I'm Sorry, Who's Yosi? 02x06
Nancy helps Ben and Cam get a manufacturer for CRISP; Rachel writes outside the box; Rasta Monsta crosses a line with the public.
Ben and Cam turn on the CRISP charm with buyers from a Midwestern retailer after Nancy registers her disapproval; Rene tries to convince Debbie he's turned over a new leaf; Rachel undergoes an eye-opening transformation.
It's Not Even Like That 02x04
Ben learns startling news about Rachel's romantic life at an out-of-town wedding, where Kaplan frets over his best-man speech. Meanwhile, Cam pitches a CRISP photo shoot to Lulu's dad; and Rene is up to his old tricks to raise money for his new business.
Money, Power, Private School 02x03
Ben hopes a seemingly meaningless job for Nancy will lead to bigger things; Cam angles for a piece of Domingo's business for some extra cash to afford his own place; a video shoot for Rasta Monsta helps Rene get closer to Debbie; Rachel hears a tip about Ben's romantic status.
In or Out 02x02
Ben and Cam face a difficult choice between jumping off with an untested sales representative and wooing a more well-known one. Meanwhile, Rene comes up with a novel way for a client to pay his debt; and Rachel gets a new job.
I'm Good 02x01
Ben and Cam look for a way to market their CRISP attire in New York after a promising debut in Tokyo. Meanwhile, Rene's new Rasta Monsta billboard is a hit with everyone except his girlfriend; and Rachel returns from a soul-searching trip abroad, but she's still not over Ben.
Never Say Die 01x08
In the first-season finale, Cam mulls confronting Rene about a recent theft when it involves his and Ben's product. Meanwhile, Rachel makes a life-changing decision that has a major impact on Ben, Edie and Darren.
Keep on Truck'n 01x07
Rene's parole officer wants to see what his client's up to at a meeting with Rasta Monsta's Jamaica-based owner; Rachel is irked by Darren's business proposition to her and Edie; Ben and Cam curtail an obligation to Rene to pick up their shirts from the silk screener.