Who we are:
Led by a team of the world's greatest venture capital investors and angel investors. We're a group of passionate, driven, and mission-driven investors who serve as mentors and role models for students in cities across America.
Having founded more than 20 companies in various industries - from education to cyber security - we've know the serious and imminent need to foster talent in America so that we can be successful on the future global stage.
Six-time author, entrepreneur, and angel investor, Ross Blankenship, provided the first seed capital for the Angel Kings Foundation, and plans to match 1% of every dollar given to the Foundation by donors during his lifetime.
Our Mission: Reduce Poverty By Inspiring Our Youth to Build Companies.
Our mission is to reduce the staggering level of poverty in today's youth - grades K to 12 - by inspiring students to create real and long-term wealth through entrepreneurship. We do this by teaching students to launch a business and build mentorship programs with successful local entrepreneurs and business leaders.
Your membership will help fund these amazing entrepreneurship projects:
- The Finding Zuckerberg Project: More than 1000 MVP websites will be built nationwide and successful entrepreneurs such as Mark Zuckerberg and Elon Musk, Jack Dorsey who have been invited to judge these websites and business plans. You could be exclusively invited to become a judge alongside these billionaire entrepreneurs.
- Angel Kings' USA Student Business Competition: More than 500 teams of students nationwide will compete to launch their business, will receive $75,000 in startup funding, and be eligible for more than $100,000 in sponsorship and web services. This national competition will receive media from several nationally syndicated and television broadcasters.
*Here's How You Can Support the Angel Kings Foundation:
1. Become an elite sponsor or premium sponsor. Whether you're an individual or corporation, when you become an elite sponsor, you and your company will be associated with the next successful entrepreneurs from local schools, cities and townships. The Angel Kings Foundation's potential reach each year is more than 100,000 students and close to 500 schools.
Your company will be listed on every website, at every business competition event and with sponsored media outlets from Forbes Magazine, the Wall Street Journal, Fortune Magazine, and The Economist.
2. Join our giveaway. We're offering a drawing to giveaway a 2016 Tesla Model S. Limited availability tickets be purchased below. With the purchase of 100 tickets or more, you'll become an Elite sponsor. Each ticket is $100 and we've capped the number of tickets being sold.
*Our annual fundraising goal is $8,800,000.
Your tickets and membership will provide for entrepreneurship and business plan launches for more than 100,000 students in America.
The Tesla Exclusive Giveaway:
Buy tickets now to support the Angel Kings Foundation's mission to have an entrepreneurship and personal finance course in every public school in America by 2020.
1 Ticket= $100
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With our partnership with Tesla, we are able to giveaway 1 Brand New 2016 Model S Tesla Sedan for every 3900 tickets sold.
No purchase, ticket or membership is necessary to enter. See contest rules below and details before entering. By purchasing a ticket, you will become a member of Angel Kings, and thus support local educational and entrepreneurial initiatives.
The 2016 Tesla Sweepstakes Giveaway
Sponsored by the Angel Kings Foundation
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
This Sweepstakes is governed exclusively by the laws of the United States. You are not authorized to participate in the Sweepstakes if you are not located within the fifty (50) United States, the District of Columbia or in Puerto Rico.
1. DATES OF SWEEPSTAKES
Sweepstakes begins at 12:00:01am Eastern Time (“EST”) on May 1, 2016 and ends at 11:59:59 (EST) December 25, 2016 (the “Sweepstakes Period”), but can be extended in the event that not enough valid entrants and/or participants are entered to win.
2. YOUR ELIGIBILITY
Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States, the District of Columbia or Puerto Rico, who are eighteen (18) years of age or older as of the date of entry (the “Entrant”). Void outside of the fifty (50) United States, the District of Columbia or Puerto Rico, and where prohibited, taxed or restricted by law. Officers, directors, managers, and employees of Angel Kings Investment Group, Inc. (the “Sponsor”), and each of its respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates and related companies and their respective advertising and promotion agencies, consultants and agents, as well as immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of each such person, and any others engaged in the development, production, execution or distribution of this Sweepstakes, including Stoneridge Treasury, LLC (the “Independent Administrator”) (collectively the “Sweepstakes Entities”) are not eligible to participate. “Immediate family member” shall be deemed to mean husband, wife, children, mother, father, sister, sister in-law, brother or brother in-law. Sweepstakes may only be entered in or from the fifty (50) United States, the District of Columbia or Puerto Rico, and entries originating from any other jurisdiction are not eligible for entry. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. This is a no-purchase necessary sweepstakes/giveaway in accordance with all respective federal, state, and local laws. Sponsor and respective parties mentioned herein support non-profit causes, but are not registered as a non-profit.
3. HOW TO ENTER. There are two (2) ways to enter:
(i) PURCHASE (not required): Entrants making a purchase (of any amount) at a participating Angel Kings ticket location (or from an agent) between the Sweepstakes Period and are the recipient of a survey invitation on their cash register or ticket receipt may complete the online survey and entry form to receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes. Upon receipt of the survey invitation or ticket receipt, Entrant must log onto AngelKings.com/Foundation (the “Purchase Website”) within one (1) week from the register ticket/receipt date and enter the unique code found on the ticket/receipt. Then, complete the survey in its entirety and click the “Submit” (or "Enter") button. Upon clicking the “Submit” button, Entrant will need to complete the entry form in its entirety to include first name, last name, street address, city, state, zip, phone number and email address (if available) and click “Continue”. Then, complete the check boxes and click “Submit” to receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes. Surveys must be completed within one (1) week from the cash register or ticket receipt date and by 11:59:59pm EST December 24, 2016. Any tickets purchased in-person must include a valid ID ticket receipt demonstrating your purchase or completion of the form. No purchase is required to enter or win. Memberships are only encouraged so as to promote technology education in schools across America. Credit cards will be charged by Angel Kings Investment Group, Inc. or Stoneridge Treasury, LLC. There are no refunds of any purchased ticket or membership related to this sweepstakes. All sales are final. No refunds or returns are available of any ticket, membership, or purchase. Any membership purchased in the form of a ticket is separate and your purchase is consideration in exchange for receiving a copy of our book and addition to our mailing list. Sweepstakes or respective agents, entities or companies. If you have questions about our no-refund policy, you may ask at any time by emailing email@example.com.
(iii) ONLINE: To enter without making a purchase, Entrant must visit www.AngelKings.com/Foundation (the “Online Website”) during the Sweepstakes Period and complete the Online Sweepstakes entry form in its entirety including: age, complete name, mailing address, and phone number. Then, click the “Continue” button to receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes. All Online entries must be received by 11:59:59pm EST on December 24, 2016 (or future date to be determined).
Regardless of the entry method used to enter the Sweepstakes, there is a limit of one entry per Entrant for the entire Sweepstakes Period. Any additional memberships or tickets purchased must be transferred to an individual of legal age and above participating and qualifying criteria (See #2 above). Any attempt by an Entrant to obtain more than the stated number of entries by using multiple/different identities, and/or any other methods will void that Entrant’s entry and that Entrant may be disqualified from the Sweepstakes. Entries submitted by anyone other than the Entrant are void. In case of dispute as to the identity of any Entrant, entry will be declared made by the registered name and address on such entry. Any potential prize winner may be requested to provide Sponsor with proof that such person is the prize winner.
Neither Sponsor nor any Sweepstakes Entity is responsible for any entry that is lost, late, illegible, stolen, mutilated, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, postage-due, misdirected or undeliverable, whether due to system errors, omissions, interruption, deletions, defects, delay in operations or transmissions, theft or destruction or failures, faulty transmissions or other telecommunications malfunctions, human error, entries not received resulting from any hardware or software failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, failed, incomplete or garbled computer or telephone transmissions, typographical or system errors and failures, faulty transmissions, technical malfunctions, or otherwise. Only fully completed entries are eligible. Proof of submission will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor or Sweepstakes Entity.
On or about December 25, 2016, potential prize winners will be selected in a random drawing from all eligible entries received by the Sponsor Representative. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received for the Sweepstakes. By entering the Sweepstakes, Entrants fully and unconditionally agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and Sweepstakes Entities, which will be final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. No prizes will be awarded unless there are at least 3900 (three-thousand and nine hundred) individual valid entries to the Sweepstakes.
5. PRIZES ("Prize")
Grand 1st Place Winner Prize: New Tesla Vehicle Model-S 60 kWH electric-battery vehicle.
2nd Place: $10,000 cash.
3rd Place: $1,000 cash.
6. PRIZE RESTRICTIONS
Limit of one (1) prize per person/household. All prizes are non-transferable or assigned and no substitutions or cash redemptions; except at Sponsor’s sole discretion or as otherwise provided herein. Sponsor will not replace any lost or stolen prizes. In the case of unavailability of any prize, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of a different value. Please note that depending on the availability and contest restrictions, Sweepstakes Sponsor can at sole discretion issue a 2-year lease for any Prize awarded. The cash prizes can also be issued in the form of investment credits to be applied toward investments listed on Sponsor website. Each prize winner is solely responsible for all applicable federal, state and local taxes, including taxes imposed on his/her income. No more than the stated number of prizes set forth in these Official Rules will be awarded. Potential prize winners consent to the use of his/her name, likeness, biographical information, and voice in advertising worldwide without additional compensation.
GRAND PRIZE: Potential Grand Prize winner will be notified by phone and FedEx courier service or the United States Postal Service on or about February 1, 2017 (the “Notification”). Grand Prize winner will be required to sign and return (except where prohibited) a notarized Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release and a W-9 tax form (the “Paperwork”) within fourteen (14) days of the Notification. If any Grand Prize winner is considered a minor in his/her jurisdiction of residence (but must be over the age of 18), the Paperwork must be completed and signed by his/her parent or legal guardian and such Grand Prize will be delivered to minor’s parent/legal guardian and awarded in the name of parent/legal guardian. After verification of the Affidavit, Grand Prize will be mailed using the United States Postal Service. Potential Grand Prize winner must return the Paperwork within the date and time indicated in the Notification. If the potential Grand Prize winner fails to return the Paperwork within the date and time indicated in the Notification, or is found to be ineligible, or if he/she does not comply with the Official Rules, such potential Grand Prize winner and his/her entry will be disqualified and another potential Grand Prize winner will be selected from the remaining eligible entries received. If the Notification is returned as undeliverable, this will result in disqualification and an alternate Grand Prize winner will be selected from all remaining eligible entries.
The value associated with the Grand Prize is taxable as income and the Grand Prize winner (and all winning levels) is/are solely responsible for any taxes, including, but not limited to all applicable federal, state and local taxes that become due with respect to the value of the Grand Prize. We are not responsible for any taxes related to prizes won. The Sponsor must report the value of the Grand Prize to the Internal Revenue Service in the year the Grand Prize is received by the Grand Prize winner and will be reported to the Grand Prize winner and the Internal Revenue Service in the form of a Form 1099.
Second place Prize: Potential second Prize winners winning a second Prize will be shipped their Second Prize within 4 to 8 weeks from the drawing date via the United States Postal Service. In the event the second Prize is returned, the address supplied is insufficient for shipping purposes, or undeliverable for any reason, the second Prize winner will be disqualified and an alternate second Prize winner will be selected from the remaining eligible entries received. If the alternate Second Prize winner’s Second Prize is returned, the address supplied is insufficient for shipping purposes, or undeliverable for any reason, the alternate Second Prize winner will be disqualified and the Second Prize will not be awarded.
Third place Prize: Potential third Prize winners winning a third Prize will be shipped their third Prize within 4 to 8 weeks from the drawing date via the United States Postal Service. In the event the third Prize is returned, the address supplied is insufficient for shipping purposes, or undeliverable for any reason, the third Prize winner will be disqualified and an alternate third Prize winner will be selected from the remaining eligible entries received. If the alternate Third Prize winner’s Third Prize is returned, the address supplied is insufficient for shipping purposes, or undeliverable for any reason, the alternate Third Prize winner will be disqualified and the Third Prize will not be awarded.
This Sweepstakes is conducted in English. In the event of any discrepancy or inconsistency between the terms and conditions of these English Official Rules and the English Abbreviation rules or other statements contained in any Sweepstakes-related materials, including, but not limited to: any entry form, survey, and/or point of sale, television, print or online advertising; the terms and conditions of these English Official Rules shall prevail, govern and control. All federal, state and local taxes are the sole responsibility of the prize winners. By participating in this Sweepstakes, Entrants and prize winners agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and Sweepstakes Entities, which are final in all respects and not subject to appeal. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify permanently from this Sweepstakes any Entrant it believes has violated these Official Rules and verify eligibility of Entrants. Neither Sponsor nor anyone acting on its behalf will enter into any communications with any Entrant regarding this Sweepstakes, except as expressly set forth in these Official Rules. By participating in this Sweepstakes, Entrants, and prize winners release the Sponsor and each and all of the Sweepstakes Entities, from any and all liability, damages or causes of action (however named or described) with respect to or arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes, and/or the receipt or use/misuse of any prize awarded, including, without limitation, liability for personal injury, death or property damage. Failure to comply with these Official Rules may result in disqualification from the Sweepstakes. All Sweepstakes materials are subject to verification and are void if (a) not obtained in accordance with these Official Rules and through legitimate channels, (b) any part is counterfeited, altered, defective, damaged, illegible, reproduced, tampered with, mutilated or irregular in any way, (c) are obtained where prohibited, or (d) they contain printing, typographical, mechanical, or other errors. Entrants assume all risk of loss, damage, destruction, delay or misdirection of Sweepstakes materials submitted to Sponsor. In the event any portion of this Sweepstakes is compromised by activities beyond the control of the Sponsor which, in the sole opinion of the Sponsor, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play of the Sweepstakes or this Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to modify, suspend or terminate the Sweepstakes at any time and for any reason. Winning a prize constitutes permission for Sponsor and its agencies to use prize winners' names, addresses (city & state), voices and/or likenesses for purposes of advertising, promotion and publicity, for this Sweepstakes only, without further compensation, unless prohibited by law. Sponsor may prohibit an Entrant from participating in the Sweepstakes or winning a prize if, in its sole discretion, it determines that said Entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes by cheating, deception, or other unfair playing practices (including the use of automated quick entry programs) or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other Entrants, Sponsor, or Sweepstakes Entities. If for any reason this Sweepstakes is not able to be conducted as planned, including, but not limited to, by reason of infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud or any other causes beyond the reasonable control of Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, then Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes and randomly draw from those entries received up to the cancellation/suspension date to award prizes. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY A PERSON TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEY’S FEES) FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION. SPONSOR’S FAILURE TO ENFORCE ANY TERM OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES SHALL NOT CONSTITUTE A WAIVER OF THESE PROVISIONS.
9. NO LIABILITY
By participating, Entrants and prize winners agree to release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless the Companies, Administrators, Sponsors, the Sweepstakes Entities, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any claims made by any Entrant, prize winner, or any other third parties, related in any way to the operation of this Sweepstakes as well as any other claims, damages or liability due to any injuries, damages or losses to any person (including death) or property of any kind resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from receipt, acceptance, possession, misuse or use of a prize or participation in any promotion related activity or participation in this Sweepstakes.
ARBITRATION/CLASS ACTION WAIVER: PLEASE READ THIS SECTION CAREFULLY — IT MAY SIGNIFICANTLY AFFECT YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS, INCLUDING YOUR RIGHT TO FILE A LAWSUIT OR CLASS ACTION IN COURT. YOU AGREE TO WAIVE ALL RIGHTS TO PURSUE ANY CLAIM BEYOND YOUR INDIVIDUAL CAPACITY.
The Sweepstakes Entities and you (“Parties”) agree that these Official Rules affect interstate commerce and that the Federal Arbitration Act governs the interpretation and enforcement of these arbitration provisions.
Any dispute/claim relating to this contract or its breach, the Official Rules or any prize awarded (“Claim”), that is not informally resolved within fifteen (15) days of notice, shall be finally resolved by arbitration in your state of residence. The arbitration will be administered by the AAA under its AAA Rules, will be conducted in English and by a single arbitrator, and any court with jurisdiction may enter judgment regarding the arbitrator’s award.
You are responsible for any other costs that you may incur in the arbitration, including, attorney fees and expert witness costs, unless the Sweepstakes Entities are otherwise required to pay such costs under applicable law. You may pursue your claim in small claims court where jurisdiction and venue over the Sweepstakes Entities is proper if your claim otherwise qualifies for such court and you do not seek any equitable relief.
The Entrants, Parties, and Participants, agree that the Sweepstakes Entities and you will resolve any Claim on an individual basis, and that any Claim will be brought in an individual capacity, and not on behalf of, or as part of, any purported class, consolidated, or representative proceeding (“Class Proceeding”). The Parties further agree that neither will participate in any current or future Class Proceeding brought by any third party relating to the contract, Official Rules, Promotion or any prize.
If any court or arbitrator determines that the class action waiver is void or unenforceable or that arbitration may proceed on a class basis, then the relevant claim will not be subject to arbitration and must be litigated by you individually in federal court located in the state of Delaware.
The agreement to arbitrate and class action waiver also apply to any Claims you assert against the Sweepstakes Entities’ or their advertisers or their respective present or future parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.
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11. WINNERS LIST
To obtain a list of Grand Prize Winners visit http://angelkings.com/foundation or to obtain a full list of prize winners send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to be received by March 1, 2017 at 4200 Wisconsin Ave, NW Washington DC 20016.
Angel Kings Investment Group Inc. 4200 Wisconsin Ave NW Washington DC 20016
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This Sweepstakes shall not be published without the written permission of the Sponsor.