The BrandUp Contest - Terms & Conditions

These Terms & Conditions describe what The BrandUp Contest is, how and when it will be conducted, what are the terms and requirements of participation, as well as the rules that apply to the winners and the prizes.

1.1 The BrandUp Contest is organized by ESTUDIO Design & Marketing Agency (The Organizer), registered under the name eStudio.bg, NIP: 206373741. There are no third parties involved in the Contest, and it isn’t being sponsored by any other companies other than the Organizer.

1.2 For the sake of clarity, the free services provided and awarded by the Organizers are referred to as ‘Prizes’, and the participants who will be awarded these ‘Prizes’ are referred to as ‘Winners’.

1.3 The Organizer is obliged to follow through with the Contest and provide the promised Prizes to the Winners, unless unforeseen circumstances arise, such as natural disasters, act of war, terrorism, riot, rebellion, revolution or civil disorders.

1. The Organizer of the Contest

2.1 The BrandUp Contest (‘The Contest’) has been created to provide Europe-based start-ups with the chance to win free branding and marketing services provided by the Organizer, namely ESTUDIO Bulgaria.

2.2 The start date of the Contest is 1st March 2022 (application form opening), and the end date is 31st March 2022 (the final). Start-ups can apply to the Contest within that period of 31 days.

2.3 The Contest will be held in Bulgarian and English.

2.4 The Contest is NOT intended for companies and entrepreneurs who are already established in their market.

2.5 By entering the Contest, all participants accept the Terms and Conditions mentioned here. 

2.6 All the necessary information about the Contest can be found here: www.estudio.bg/brandup 

2. The BrandUP Contest

3.1 The participants in the Contest are Europe-based start-ups*.

3.2 For the purpose of the Contest, ‘startup’ is defined as: “a newly formed company who wants to develop - or already is developing - a product/service that addresses a certain market gap, while being focused on rapid growth, while solving a consumer problem, and perhaps even changing the ways things are traditionally done”.

3.3 In order to participate in the Contest, each startup shall provide all the necessary information on the application form. If it fails to, its application won’t be considered.

3.4 The only languages accepted on the application form, including the attached files, are English and Bulgarian. Using any other language will immediately result in an unvalid application.  

3.5 Applications will be accepted when submitted ANY time between 1st March 2022 and 31st March 2022, provided they follow the necessary requirements mentioned in the Terms and Conditions.

3.6 Files, provided on the application form can be anything from PDF files to company presentations to video pitches. The only requirement is that they tell about the startup’s story and show off its products/services in the best way possible. Creativity is highly encouraged. 

*PLEASE NOTE: We will also be accepting start-ups registered/based in Ukraine.

3. The Participants in the Contest

4.1 The Contest will have 3 winners in total, and they will be picked by the Organizer’s team.

4.2 The Criteria by which the Winners will be picked is internally discussed by the Organizer, and will include (but is not limited to): Innovation, Impact, Mission & Vision, Team & Motivation, The Story Behind.

4.3 The Winners will be announced on the 4th April on all of the Organizer’s social media channels (Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn). The Organizer will personally contact each winner on their provided emails/phone numbers on the application forms. Lack of response (up to 5 working days) will be treated as resignation, and the corresponding Prize will be awarded to the next startup in line.

4.4 The 3 Prizes are as it follows:

 

1st Place: BRAND IDENTITY + WEBSITE

* Brand Identity includes the following:

  • Brand Character

  • Brand Communication

  • Brand Voice

  • Brand Guidelines

  • Moodboards

  • Logo Suite

  • Color Scheme

  • Typography

  • Brand Applications

  • Product Line

  • Naming

** The website will be built on a CMS platform and will be limited to up to 15 static pages.

 

2nd Place: BRAND IDENTITY

* Brand Identity includes the following:

  • Brand Character

  • Brand Communication

  • Brand Voice

  • Brand Guidelines

  • Moodboards

  • Logo Suite

  • Color Scheme

  • Typography

  • Brand Applications

  • Product Line

  • Naming

 

3rd Place: 50% OFF ANY SERVICE THAT THE ORGANIZER PROVIDES

* In case that the winner of this Prize does not wish to accept it, then it will be directly awarded to the next participant in line. 

** If the Winner wishes to pick Creative Direction as their prize, they should be aware that shooting a photo & video campaign can only happen in Bulgaria due to the Organizer’s physical location.

*** If the Winner is confused about which Service fits them best, the Organizer will provide a brief consultation for them to understand their choices better. For the full list of Services, provided by ESTUDIO Bulgaria, please go to https://www.estudio.bg/services .

 

4.5 The Winners are NOT obligated to accept their Prizes. If declined, the Prizes will be awarded to the next start-ups in line.

4.6 After accepting their Prizes, there will be a one-time contract signing between each Winner and the Organizer, ensuring that the Organizer will go through with the stated services.

4.7 The Winners can claim their Prizes within 2 months after the 4th March.

4.8 The timeframe in which any of the Prizes will be executed depends greatly on the types of services provided by the Organizer

4. The Winners & the Prizes

5.1 The Organizer reserves the right to change or modify any of the Terms and Conditions stated here.

5.2 All communication between the Winners and the Organizer will be held online, including while the Organizer is carrying out the awarded services. In case of any interest or need to meet in person, the two parties will arrange that according to their availability.  

5. Additional conditions

6.1 By filling out and submitting the Application form for this Contest, each participant agrees to the following:

  • Their personal information, such as name, email, startup details, phone number, attached files, will be collected and processed by the Organizer for the purpose of carrying out the Contest;

  • They consent to possibly receiving promotional and informative materials from the Organizer, such as promotional offers, new services and other marketing messages. They can opt out at any time.

  • Their email addresses will be stored in the Organizer’s database for their agency’s use only, without providing this information to third parties.

6.2 The files submitted by each participant will be used ONLY with regard to the Contest, namely in order to pick the Winners, and will NOT be shared to third parties.

6. Personal Data

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