Employees will Participate in 2nd Annual Competitive Games and Challenges to Benefit Local Charity
CAMBRIDGE, MA – June 11, 2014 – InsightSquared, the award-winning provider of business analytics software for small and midsize companies, announced they will be participating in the 2nd annual Entrepreneur Games taking place on Thursday, June 19 at 4:00 pm at the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center in Boston. This event is presented by TUGG, which is dedicated to catalyzing and spreading social entrepreneurship in New England. Proceeds will be going to BUILD, whose mission is to use entrepreneurship to excite and propel disengaged, low-income students through high school to college success.
600+ entrepreneurs, investors and community supports will be in attendance, with over 100 companies participating. There will be more than 25 athletic games and mental challenges taking place that evening such as volleyball, “TUGG of War,” dodgeball, and obstacle courses.
InsightSquared became involved with BUILD through InsightSquared CEO, Fred Shilmover, who serves as the Venture Adviser for Apptitude, the teen-run company that created its prototype app at a Hackathon that was hosted at InsightSquared back in December, and provided its seed funding. Shilmover says he is happy to be able to assist young entrepreneurs and be a part of the BUILD program. “When I met Ayele Shakur at TUGG’s Tech Gives Back event, I knew I had to be a part of the effort. Unequal access to education creates an unlevel playing field, and BUILD Boston’s program takes a step in the right direction of leveling it. I’m proud to contribute, albeit in a small way, to the effort.” BUILD connects all of its student-run businesses to venture advisors and mentors from the business community.
BUILD’s mission is to use entrepreneurship to excite and propel disengaged, low-income students through high school to college success. In its 14-year history, more than 99% of BUILD students have graduated on time, while working with schools with graduation rates often below 50%. For more information on BUILD or to get involved, visit buildinboston.org or contact Moises Cohen by email firstname.lastname@example.org by phone at 617-600-0518.
InsightSquared is the innovative leader in Salesforce Analytics and modern business intelligence for sales and marketing. Unlike legacy Business Intelligence platforms, InsightSquared can be deployed affordably in less than a day without any integration costs and comes preloaded with reports that real business people can use. Hundreds of companies and thousands of users around the world use InsightSquared’s award-winning analytics to maximize sales performance, increase team productivity and close more deals. Based in Cambridge, Mass., InsightSquared was recently named one of the “Best Places to Work in Massachusetts” by the Boston Business Journal and “Top Places to Work 2013” by The Boston Globe. For more information, visit insightsquare2.wpengine.com.
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