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/ CORRECTION - Prosper Launches 'Fired Up' Kindle Fire(R) Sweepstakes(December 28, 2011)
SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 12/28/11 -- In the news release, "Prosper Launches 'Fired Up' Kindle Fire® Sweepstakes," issued earlier today by Prosper.com, we are advised by the company that the contest starts on or about 1:00 pm PT on December 22, 2011 rather than 10:00 am PT on December 22, 2011 as originally issued. Complete corrected text follows.
Prosper Launches 'Fired Up' Kindle Fire® Sweepstakes
SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- December 28, 2011 -- Prosper.com, a peer-to-peer lending marketplace for personal loans, today announced its "Fired Up" sweepstakes.* With the rising popularity of ereaders, Prosper is offering consumers the chance to win a Kindle Fire in its limited-time "Fired Up" Kindle Fire promotion. The sweepstakes will run from December 22, 2011 through December 31, 2011.
During the promotion period, participants can log on daily to increase their chances of winning. By visiting www.prosper.com/firedup, they can complete the sweepstakes form for the chance to win one of five Kindle Fires and see the complete official rules.
* NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PRODUCT PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. INTERNET ACCESS IS REQUIRED TO ENTER. Void where prohibited. Offered and open only to legal residents of the fifty U.S. states and D.C., who are 18 or older at time of entry. Starts on or about 1:00 pm PT on December 22, 2011 and ends at 11:59 pm PT on December 31, 2011. Limit one entry per person per day. Prize (5): A Kindle Fire. ARV $199. Total ARV of all prizes: $995. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible Entries received. Subject to these complete official rules.
The Kindle and Kindle Fire are trademarks or registered trademarks of Amazon Digital Services, which does not endorse our products or services, and is neither a sponsor of nor otherwise affiliated with this Sweepstakes.
Prosper Marketplace Inc., a peer-to-peer lending marketplace that brings together creditworthy borrowers with individual and institutional investors, allows people to invest in each other in a way that is financially and socially rewarding. Individual and institutional investors invest in minimum increments of $25 on loan listings they select. In addition to credit scores, ratings and histories, investors can consider borrowers' personal loan descriptions, endorsements from friends, and community affiliations. Prosper handles the servicing of the loan on behalf of the matched borrowers and investors. Prosper was co-founded by Chris Larsen, co-founder of E-LOAN. Prosper has raised $83.85 million in venture capital and is backed by financial and technology luminaries including, Jim Breyer of Accel Partners; Tim Draper of Draper Fisher Jurvetson; Jerome Contro of Crosslink Capital, CompuCredit; Omidyar Network; Capital One Co-founder Nigel Morris of QED Investors; Court Coursey of TomorrowVentures; Larry Cheng of Volition Capital.
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