Terms & Conditions
1. THE PROMOTER
The Promoter is: Fiverr International Ltd of 8 Eliezer Kaplan Street, Tel Aviv, 6473409 Israel, in collaboration with Accelerate 500 DBA 1863 Ventures (“1863”) of 1100 15 th St NW, Washington,
DC 20005, USA.
2. THE PROMOTION
2.1 The title of the promotion is The Future Collective for Black-Owned Businesses (the “Promotion”).
2.2 The Promotion begins on June 18th 2021 at 6 AM ET and ends on July 12th 2021 at midnight ET (the “Promotion Period”). The Promoter is not responsible for late, incomplete, misdirected, delayed or undelivered entries, including entries not timely received due to telephone failures, Internet failures or disruptions, or ISP problems. Incomplete information, regardless of cause, may result in disqualification of an entry.
The Promoter will select five grant applications from among those submitted during the Promotion Period via the online form (“Application Form”) available here (“Application Page”), which satisfy
the eligibility criteria set out below, and which the judging panel considers to best satisfy the judging criteria set out below. Following the Promotion Period, up to five selected applicants (“Grantee”), will (a) enter a mentorship program provided by Fiverr in collaboration with 1863 (the “Mentorship Program”) and (b) receive a grant of $24,000, $18,000 in cash and $6,000 in Fiverr credit.
3. HOW TO ENTER
3.1 To enter the Promotion, complete and submit the online Application Form on the Application Page.
3.2 Application Forms may only be accepted in the English language.
3.3 No purchase is necessary.
3.4 The Promoter will not accept:
(a) responsibility for promotion entries that are not received, lost, damaged or delayed in transmission, regardless of cause, including, for example, as a result of any equipment failure, technical malfunction, systems, network, server, computer hardware or software failure of any kind;
(b) proof of transmission or submission of an Application Form as proof of receipt of entry to the promotion.
3.5 By submitting the Application Form, you are agreeing to be bound by these terms and conditions, and are warranting that the information provided in the Application Form is accurate and
3.6 The Application Forms submitted will be judged by a panel of judges who will select the successful applications based on those it considers to best demonstrate the following criteria:
(a) Purpose: The driving inspiration fueling their business vision and the impact they hope to achieve both for their customers and the broader community;
(b) Uniqueness: How does their business differentiate or disrupt within their industry; and
(c) Business Plan: their plans for business growth and how the grant will help them achieve their goals.
The decision of the panel of judges (acting reasonably) will be final.
4.1 The Promotion is only open to residents of the US aged 18 years or over, who own or manage a business of 1 employee or more and meet the following eligibility criteria:
(a) Identify themselves as Black or African American;
(b) At least 51% of their business must be owned, controlled or operated and managed by Black owners;
(c) Must have purchased at least three Gigs on www.fiverr.com;
(d) Business must be based in the United States and incorporated as a legal entity under the laws of any states within the United States.
4.2 The following persons are not eligible:
(a) employees of the Promoter and 1863 or each of their holding or subsidiary companies;
(b) employees of agents or suppliers of the Promoter and 1863 or each of their holding or subsidiary companies, who are professionally connected with the promotion or its administration; or
(c) members of the immediate families or households of (a) and (b) above.
4.3 In entering the Promotion, you confirm that you are eligible to do so and eligible to claim any grant you may be awarded. The Promoter may require you to provide proof that you are eligible to
enter the promotion.
4.4 The Promoter will not accept promotion entries that are:
(a) automatically generated by a computer or software;
(b) completed by third parties or in bulk;
(c) illegible, have been altered, reconstructed, forged or tampered with;
(d) photocopies and not originals; or
4.5 There is a limit of one entry to the promotion per person and per business per Application Period. Entries on behalf of another person will not be accepted and joint submissions are not
4.6 The Promoter reserves all rights to disqualify you if your conduct is contrary to the spirit or intention of the promotion.
4.7 By submitting an Application Form, you undertake that any content delivered to the Promoter in the scope of the promotion may not: (a) contain any material that is defamatory, obscene, profane or offensive; (b) contain any false, unsubstantiated or unwarranted claims for any product or services;
(c) contain any false or misleading statement or representation, including, but not limited to providing a false name or e-mail address; (d) advertise any habit-forming drug, tobacco product, weapon,
firearm or ammunition; (e) violate the rights of any person, entity, firm or corporation, including intellectual property rights and any copyright; (f) disparage or libel any competitor’s products, or; (g) depict the consumption of alcoholic beverages in violation of applicable law. Application Forms in
breach of the above will result in disqualification.
5. THE GRANTS
5.1 During the Promotion, five (5) grants will be granted, each consisting of a $24,000 total ($18,000 in cash and $6,000 in Fiverr credit).
5.2 There is no cash alternative for the Fiverr credit grant.
5.3 The grants are as stated, must be accepted as awarded, and are not negotiable or transferable or refundable.
5.4 All taxes, duties, fees or other expenses associated with the grants are the sole responsibility of the Grantee.
5.5 Any business may only be awarded one grant. Should a business submit further Application Forms such Application Forms shall not be eligible to win further grants.
5.6 Fiverr credits may be used for purchasing Gigs and/or other services offered on the Fiverr website. Your available Credit balance will appear in your account. Your valid Fiverr Credits will be automatically applied to your next purchase and can be viewed in your order summary after you place the order. Fiverr Credits issued under this promotion will expire 3 months after they are issued. Credits may be voided in the event of fraud, misuse, or violation of these Terms. The Promoter reserves the right to modify or cancel the Fiverr Credits program at any time. If you or Fiverr deactivate or suspend your Fiverr account, any unused Fiverr Credits in your account will be forfeited.
6. SELECTION OF GRANTEES
6.1 The decision of the panel of judges nominated by the Promoter is final and no correspondence or discussion will be entered into.
6.2 The Promoter will e-mail the Grantees as soon as practicable (and in any event within 60 days of application submission), using the email address provided in the Application Form. The Promoter will not amend any contact information once the promotion entry form has been submitted.
6.3 The Promoter will make available upon request a list of the surname of the Grantees. Requests should be sent to email@example.com.
7. CLAIMING AND DELIVERING THE GRANTS
7.1 The prize may not be claimed by a third party on a Grantee’s behalf.
7.2 The Promoter does not accept any responsibility if a Grantee fails to take up the grant.
7.3 The Mentorship Program will begin in September 2021, Grantees will be automatically enrolled.
7.4 The Promoter shall credit each successful Grantee’s Fiverr account with their Fiverr credit within 90 days of the beginning of the Mentorship Program.
7.5 The Promoter shall e-mail each Grantee, asking them for their US bank account details to which the $18,000 cash grant can be sent. Provided the Grantee responds providing complete valid bank details within 21 days of the Promoter’s e-mail requesting them, the Promoter shall send the cash grant to the Grantee within 90 days of the beginning of the Mentorship Program.
8. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
Insofar as is permitted by law, the Promoter, 1863 and all their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives, and agents, will not in any circumstances be responsible or liable to compensate any Grantee or accept any liability for any loss, damage, personal injury or death occurring as a result of the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of the grant or participation in
this promotion, except where it is caused by the negligence of the Promoter or 1863. Your statutory rights are not affected.
9. OWNERSHIP OF PROMOTION ENTRIES AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
9.1 The Promoter and/or 1863 do not claim any rights of ownership in your promotion entry.
9.2 In order to advertise the promotion, you agree that the Promoter and/or 1863 may, but are not required to, make details of any successful Grantee’s entry available on the website fiverr.com and
on their respective social media pages, and in any other media, whether now known or invented in the future, in connection with any publicity relating to the promotion. You agree to grant the Promoter and/or 1863 a non-exclusive, worldwide, irrevocable license, for the full period of any intellectual property rights in the promotion entry, to use, display, publish, transmit, copy, edit, alter, store, re- format and sub-license the promotion entry for such purposes.
10. DATA PROTECTION
10.2 The Promoter will process your personal data included in the Application Form:
(a) for the purposes of running, judging and administering the promotion, which are necessary for the purposes of compliance with our obligations under the contract between us; and
(b) (if you are a successful Grantee), for the purposes of reasonable promotion and marketing of the Promoter relating to this promotion, which may include sharing your name and application to the
Promoter community and press, and for the purposes of promoting your business, both of which are necessary for the purposes of legitimate interests pursued by the Promoter.
11. SUCCESSFUL GRANTEES’ FUTURE PARTICIPATION IN FIVERR’S MARKETING ACTIVITIES
You agree that if selected as a successful Grantee, you will agree to any reasonable requests Fiverr may make that you provide comments about Fiverr to the press without further compensation, in connection with any publicity relating to the promotion and/or the grant.
12.1 If there is any reason to believe that there has been a breach of these terms and conditions, the Promoter may, at its sole discretion, reserve the right to exclude you from participating in the
12.2 The Promoter reserves the right to hold void, suspend, cancel, or amend the promotion and/or change these terms and conditions and/or extend or change any deadline periods, should circumstances so require, at any time, without notice nor obligation to justify our decision and we will not be held responsible for it.