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MongoDB Startup Accelerator: Terms and Conditions

CONTEST TERMS AND CONDITIONS

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.

The “Startup Accelerator program” is sponsored MongoDB (“Sponsor”). This contest is governed by these official rules (“Official Rules”). By participating in the contest, each entrant agrees to these Official Rules as well as the description of the contest on the landing page, including all eligibility requirements, and understands that the results of the contest, as determined by Sponsor and its agents, are final in all respects. The contest is subject to all federal, state and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited by law.

ELIGIBILITY

The contest is open to legal residents of their respective countries where not prohibited by law, who are eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry who have Internet access and a valid e-mail account prior to the beginning of the Contest Period. Sponsor has the right to verify the eligibility of each entrant. Limited to one entry per person. MongoDB’s employees are not eligible to enter the drawing. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received for the drawing.

SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD

The Sweepstakes begins January 24, 2018 and ends December 31, 2018 (“Submission Period”). Sponsor may extend or shorten the contest in its discretion.

HOW TO ENTER

  1. Follow the instructions on the application form hosted by MongoDB.
  2. Complete the application and include your contact information indicating you wish to be entered into the contest.

WINNER SELECTION

The sweepstakes is limited to a total of 25 companies. Winners who comply with the eligibility criteria will be accepted on a first-come first served basis. Winners will be notified within 1 week of their acceptance via email from MongoDB.

Eligibility is based on the following criteria

Eligibility is based on the following criteria

  • Fewer than 15 employees
  • Privately held
  • In business for less than 2 years
  • Bootstrapped, seed funded and/or pre Series A
  • Less than $1M in annual revenue
  • Building a product or service (agencies are not eligible)
  • Willing to participate in co-promotion with MongoDB and AWS
  • Have not previously participated in the startup program

If a potential start-up package recipient cannot be reached by the Sponsor within five (5) days of initial contact, using the contact information provided at the time of entry, that potential start-up package recipient shall forfeit the package. Upon the request of the Sponsor, the potential start-up package recipient may be required to return relevant tax documents, including, for an example an IRS W-9 form. If a potential start-up package recipient fails to comply with these official rules, that potential start-up package recipient will be disqualified.

PRIZES

  • Credits to MongoDB Atlas: Winners will receive $3000 in credits to MongoDB Atlas throughout the 12 month period. Winner understands that MongoDB’s Atlas Service is available exclusively under its MongoDB Cloud Terms of Service.
  • Access to the MongoDB network: Winners will receive access to MongoDB’s community platforms to get access to the community network.
  • Technical Support & Resources: Winners will get access to 12 months of support directly from MongoDB engineers equivalent to a MongoDB Professional subscription.
  • Marketing Support: Selected companies will have the option to participate in a customer testimonial on their use of MongoDB Atlas.

Incidental expenses and all other costs and expenses which are not specifically listed as part of the start-up package in these Official Rules and which may be associated with the award, acceptance, receipt and use of all or any portion of the awarded start-up package are solely the responsibility of the prize winner. ALL FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL TAXES ASSOCIATED WITH THE RECEIPT OR USE OF ANY PRIZE ARE SOLELY THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE WINNER.

ADDITIONAL LIMITATIONS

Startup package is non-transferable. No substitution or cash equivalent of prizes is permitted. Sponsor may terminate, suspend or amend the Sweepstakes, without notice, and for any reason.

LEAD GENERATION, PUBLICITY, AND USE OF DATA

By participating, each entrant grants Sponsor permission to use his/her name, likeness or comments for publicity purposes without payment of additional consideration, except where prohibited by law. Please review our privacy policy at http://www.mongodb.com/legal/privacy-policy. By participating in the Sweepstakes, entrants hereby agree to usage of their personal information and acknowledge that they accept the Privacy Policy.

SWEEPSTAKES SPONSOR

Sweepstakes is sponsored by: MongoDB, Inc. (“MongoDB”) 1633 Broadway, 38th Floor New York, NY 10019. Any questions regarding this Sweepstake should be directed to Francesca Krihely, francesca@mongodb.com