We are all excited watching the Olympics in Brazil these days, however the real Startup Olympic Games are going to happen in Vilnius. On Thursday, August 25, from 1 to 10 PM at Linkmenų fabrikas in Vilnius, 10 full startup olympic teams are going to compete for the golden medals in football, badminton, dodgeball and many other sports. The competition is being organized by Startup Lithuania with a support of numerous sponsors.

The event will be a friendly competition, which aims to nurture closer relationships between the members of the startup ecosystem in Lithuania. Startups are welcome to register their teams, and individual participants may join the startup teams just for the competition at startupolympics.lt.

The sports tournament is going to consist of 9 games. Each of the games will be held as a single-elimination tournament or a knock-out system. The winners of every game will be awarded. The startup which collects most of the points will be awarded as Champion of Startup Olympics!

The games that will be played during the Olympics:

  • Beer pong 2 players per team.
  • Table tennis 1 player per team.
  • Mini basketball 1 player per team.
  • “Tie a shoe” 7 players per team.
  • Foosball 2 players per team
  • Flip the cup 2 players per team.
  • Badminton 2 players per team
  • Dodge ball 4 players per team.
  • Darts 1 player per team.

You may follow the updates on Facebook, and be fast to register as a startup or individual athlete in order to take part in this unique festival of sports and entrepreneurship!