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4th Annual BUILD Entrepreneur Games

The Entrepreneur Games is the hottest team-building event of the summer for Boston's tech venture capital, and start-up companies. This event brings more than 1,000 members of the business community together for an afternoon of fierce but friendly competition. Participants compete in more than 40 games, from team events like dodgeball, volleyball and tug-of-war, to individual events like Dance Dance Revolution, corn hole, ping pong and more. Whether your company team takes home the gold or not, they are guaranteed to have a memorable summer outing!  

All the blood, sweat and tears shed won’t just be for bragging rights: our goal is to raise over $200K for BUILD in Boston, an organization dedicated to using entrepreneurship and experiential learning to ignite the potential of youth in under-resourced communities and equip them for high school, college and career success. The 2016 BUILD Entrepreneur Games is all about entrepreneurs supporting entrepreneurs.


give your employees a summer outing they will talk about all year long!


Ready. Set. Go!

  • Create buzz within your company with Boston's most popular summer outing 
  • Generate a spirit of teamwork that your company will bring back to the office
  • Network with some of the hottest companies in Boston
  • Increase visibility for your brand within the tech and startup community
  • Show your employees that you're supporting a great cause

Bring Your A-Game

Yes, we all know you're crushing it. Now let's take it to the field. Take a break for one night and trade your ties, pumps, and jackets for sneakers and headbands. Whether you were a college athlete, hula hoop champ or mathlete, we’ve got you covered.

Pick Your Pony

Forget thoroughbreads—we pack the 2016 Entrepreneur Games track full of plastic ponies. Yep, you heard us right. From Dance Dance Revolution to basketball to foot races on the track, there are athletic competitions and mental challenges for all skill levels at the 2016 BUILD Entrepreneur Games.

Cheer on the Athletes

Don't feel like competing? There's plenty of action on the sidelines. Grab a beer and cheer on the athletes with other members of the tech community.

Head to the Field

June 23, 2016 | 3:45 - 8:30 pm
Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center
Roxbury Community College
1350 Tremont Street | Boston, MA 
**NEW THIS YEAR: we are expanding to include the athletic facilities behind Madison Park High School, our newest BUILD partner school**

*Update* The Entrepreneur Games are almost sold out! We are releasing a limited number of tickets for early stage technology startups with less than 20 employees ONLY. Click here.
Note: minimum purchase of 5 tickets. 

Have more than 20 employees?
Click here to check out our corporate team options.

Corporate sponsorship packages include 25 to 100 tickets, depending on level.
Don't see a package that works for your company?
Email Kira Ross at to find out more about building a custom corporate team.


  • BUILD Entrepreneur Games Mini Golf
  • BUILD Entrepreneur Games Photo Shoot
  • BUILD Entrepreneur Games TUGG of War
  • BUILD Entrepreneur Games Team
  • BUILD Entrepreneur Games Track
  • BUILD Entrepreneur Games Spectators

2016 Game & Tournament List

Basketball l Volleyball l Kickball
Dodgeball l Kan Jam l Battleshots
Bucket Ball l Cornhole l Bubble Ball
Sudoku l Word Search l Brainteasers
Trivia l Stroop Test l Vocab Vortex
Math Art l Are You Smarter Than a BUILDer l The Local's Challenge
Jargon Jumble l Name that Object
1 mile (6 heats) l Running Relay Race
800 Meter Dash l 200 Meter Dash l 50 Yard Dash
Total Body Conditioning l Flexibility Challenge l Sandbell Slam
Abs of Steel l Yoga l World's Strongest Person
Ultimate Boot Camp l Jump Rope - double unders l Superhero Fitness Challenge
Burpees l Rowing l Cycling l Bike Bus
Slap Shot Hockey l Speed Pitch l Skee Ball
Virtual Reality Car Racing l Pony Hop Race
Mechanical Bull l Rock Climbing l Leaps and Bounds
Hippo Chow Down l Shark Attack Water Racer l Dance Dance Revolution
Tricycle Race l Laser Tag l Tug of War
Long Jump l Limbo l Hula Hoop


David Chang, Entrepreneur in Residence, Harvard Business School & former COO of PayPal

John Barros, Chief of Economic Development, City of Boston

Sasha HoffmanCo-Founder, Fuzzy Compass & COO, Piaggio Group


Adam Grossman, SVP, Marketing & Brand Development/Chief Marketing Officer, Boston Red Sox

Allan Telio, Vice President and Boston Program Director, Startup Institute

Amy Villeneuve, Former President & COO, Amazon Robotics

Donna Levin, Entrepreneur in Residence, MIT, Co-Founder of

Hodari Cail, Community Affairs Director, Office of Governor Charlie Baker

John Hallisey, New England Strategic Growth Markets Business Development & Venture Capital Leader, Ernst and Young

John Kinzer, Chief Financial Officer, HubSpot

Keith Gainsboro, Chief Executive Officer & Partner, Elevate Communications

Nicholas Rellas, Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Drizly

Ross Wilson, Managing Partner of Innovation, Boston Public Schools

Rudina Seseri, Founder & Managing Partner, Glasswing Ventures; Entrepeneur in Residence, Harvard Business School

Scott Bailey, Managing Director, MassChallenge



Amy Choi l Amy Trutor l Andrew Gates l Andrew Kupiec

Chris Moore l Evelyn Hartz I Guillermo Mirandes l Jon Frisch

Julia Sapashnik l Nikki Crugnale l Stephanie Stillman




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