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Hubspot Million Dollar Pitch
Competition Official Rules

ELIGIBILITY: Open only to entities incorporated in the United States of America in the Software as a Service (SaaS) industry who also:

  • Have built or are building a SaaS-based product
  • Have raised a pre-seed or seed round of investment, but not more than a B round
  • Have the potential to deliver unique value to the HubSpot community; and
  • Embody values in HubSpot’s Customer Code and Culture Code

Employees of HubSpot, Inc. are not eligible to enter or win a prize. All applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

CONTEST PERIOD: The Contest entry period begins at 9:00 am EST on May 15, 2023 and ends at 11:59 pm EST on June 9, 2023 (the "Contest Period"). The winner will be selected from entries properly submitted and timely received during the Contest Period.

HOW TO ENTER: During the Contest Period, participants will enter the contest by visiting https://www.hubspot.com/milliondollarpitch and completing the application form in full. Participants must answer all questions in the form to enter the Contest. Limit one (1) entry per person, per e-mail address, and per startup entity during the Contest Period via online entry, regardless of whether a person has more than one address or more than one person uses the same address. Submissions must conform to all eligibility and content specific requirements found here: https://www.hubspot.com/milliondollarpitch. All submissions must be made before 11:59 pm EST on June 9, 2023. 

WINNER SELECTION: Six (6) winners will be selected by a panel of (subject) matter experts, some of which will be employed by HubSpot or its affiliates, based on the eligibility requirements and selection criteria provided here: https://www.hubspot.com/milliondollarpitch, between June 12th and July 13th 2023. Winners will be selected from eligible entries received during the Contest Period. Winners will be notified via email to the email address submitted with the entry by June 14, 2023. The selection will be conducted by HubSpot’s judges, whose decisions on all matters relating to the Contest shall be final. Winner selections will be made at the sole discretion of HubSpot.

PRIZES: Each winner will receive one (1) General Admission ticket to HubSpot’s 2023 INBOUND event, accommodations for three (3) night stay in the Boston area to attend INBOUND and economy standard flights for one (1) person to Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Approximate Retail Value (ARV) of the prize: $3,000 USD for the winner. No prize substitution or cash equivalent of prize. No prize transfer. Acceptance of any offer to present your business idea live at INBOUND 2023 is contingent upon and subject to HubSpot's INBOUND Event Speaker Agreement.

CONDITIONS: HubSpot reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest (or portion thereof). HubSpot also reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify the entry of any individual. All federal, state and local taxes on prize and any expenses not specified herein are the sole responsibility of the winner. Should a dispute arise regarding the identity of the claimant, HubSpot reserves the sole right to determine the eligible party. BY ENTERING, ENTRANT WAIVES ALL RIGHTS TO BRING (AND COVENANTS NOT TO BRING) ANY CLAIM AGAINST HUBSPOT OR ANY OTHERS ASSOCIATED WITH THIS Contest. ENTRANTS FURTHER AGREE TO RELEASE AND HOLD HARMLESS HUBSPOT FROM ANY AND ALL LIABILITY ARISING FROM THEIR PARTICIPATION IN THE CONTEST, OR HUBSPOT’S USE OF ANY ENTRY INFORMATION. Any disputes that may arise hereunder shall be governed in all respects by the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts without regard to the conflicts of laws principles of any jurisdiction. Venue with respect to any such disputes shall be had in the state and federal courts of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

PUBLICITY AND RELEASE: As a condition of entry into the Contest, except where prohibited by law, each entrant and each winner by accepting a prize grants to HubSpot all right, title and interest in, to publicize, broadcast, display and/or otherwise use, the Contest entrant’s name, their company name, logo, city, state, and biographical material (collectively, “Licensed Rights”) in any media for advertising and publicity purposes, without additional review, compensation, or approval of the winner. If Winner does not respond to notification, or is not present when prize delivery is attempted, such prize will be forfeited. By participating, entrants agree to be bound by the Official Rules and the decisions of the judges, which are final and binding in all respects. 

PRIVACY POLICY: By participating in this Contest, you consent to your data being processed in accordance with HubSpot’s Privacy Policy at https://legal.hubspot.com/privacy-policy. This Privacy Policy describes how we collect, receive, use, store, share, transfer, and process your personal information. It also describes your choices regarding use, as well as your rights of access and correction of your personal information. HubSpot reserves the right to use or disclose your personal information if required by law or if we reasonably believe that use or disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or comply with a law, court order, or legal process. 

SPONSOR: HubSpot, Inc., 25 First Street, Cambridge, MA 02141.