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What Is Upstart?

UPSTART is a board game that allows players to experience the ups and downs of starting and sustaining a business without the risk.

Players are equipped with lifelong tools and insights to take their businesses/projects to the next level in an environment of fun, collaboration and play!

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Rappler Talk: What a board game can teach you about entrepreneurship

Filipino entrepreneur Richard Dacalos developed Upstart, a role-playing board game which he bills as a way for players to experience the successes and failures of a startup without the risk.

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Testimonials

Jay Fajardo Tech guru / Serial Entrepreneur (PHL)

UPSTART immerses you in the rigorous path startup founders take.

Anthony Villa Entrepreneur

My experience with the board game reflected my experience in real life… I like to think the game played a part in me finally putting up The 175.

Philip Smithson Entrepreneur, Startup Mentor

UPSTART makes you feel what it's really like to be a founder with none of the risk. The game brings out your competitive side and each session is another chance for you to learn something new about yourself and co-players.

Alyssa Pabellano Marketing & Communications Strategist

It’s really fun! I didn’t actually expect it to be that much fun because it was introduced to me as an educational game, but I really had a lot of fun.

Alyssa Pabellano Marketing & Communications Strategist

It’s really fun! I didn’t actually expect it to be that much fun because it was introduced to me as an educational game, but I really had a lot of fun.

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