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Frequently Asked Questions

Who We Are

SponsorFrenzy is the first & largest global Crowdsponsoring platform specifically designed by and for athletes especially to help them finding sponsorship.We love sports, and we would love to help you achieve your sporting dreams. SponsorFrenzy is the missing link between athletes and sponsors, we are giving people and small business the opportunity to finally sponsor athletes.

We work with each athlete and Team to tap into the community that surrounds them, thereby engaging new fans and supporters along the way. As a result, we are able to create and enhance a global community that will benefit the athlete’s direct needs as well as help to build a long- term fan base.

SponsorFrenzy was founded and developed by professional race car driver Julien Penaruiz, who has had extensive experience in managing sport and sporting organisations along with fundraising and finding sponsorship for himself and athletes leading him to Crowdsponsoring and to ultimately build SponsorFrenzy from scratch, the world's first global Crowdsponsoring platform with an absolute focus on finding sponsor.

At SponsorFrenzy we are passionate about sport. The sole purpose of the website is to help athletes and Team to raise sponsorship via Crowdsponsoring.

What is SponsorFrenzy?

SponsorFrenzy is the world First Crowdsponsoring platform for competitive sports. Our unique and dynamic tool connects athletes/teams with Fans/Sponsors in order to provide them with the financial support they need to accomplish their goals.

Does SponsorFrenzy provide tax receipts?

No, SponsorFrenzy does not provide tax receipts to sponsors. The only way a sponsor can get a tax receipts is if the campaign is deemed as a non-for-profit campaign by another non-profit company who will then provide tax receipts.

What are the fees?

It is free to set up a SponsorFrenzy campaign. However, if a campaign is successfully sponsored, SponsorFrenzy applies a 15% fee of the total sponsorship funds raised for athletes and teams. Our payments processor will also apply payment processing fees (roughly 2.9%). + $0.20 per sponsor.

If the campaign isn't successful, there are no fees.

Athletes

Can anybody create a SponsorFrenzy campaign?

Any competitive athlete over the age of 13 can create a campaign at SponsorFrenzy.

*Parents and teachers can launch campaigns in collaboration with children under 18 only if the adult registers for the SponsorFrenzy and payments accounts and is in charge of running the project itself.

I've added my Wepay information but I am not getting my funds, why is that?

SponsorFrenzy will transfer the funds to your Wepay account after your campaign is done. It usually takes 5-15 business days to do so.

Can I give tax receipts to sponsors?

SponsorFrenzy cannot give tax receipts on your behalf. One way you could provide tax receipts to sponsors is to appeal to your Sport organization who is a non-profit organization and ask them to give tax receipts to sponsors. If they approve your campaign as a nonprofit campaign, they'll be able to give tax receipts to your sponsors based on the information provided to you in your sponsors dashboard.

Do I need to add rewards to my campaign?

As explained in the Handbook, the rewards are necessary because fulfilling the rewards helps establish a connection with the fans/supporters.

Do I need to get my campaign approved?

Yes, Our team will review your campaign in the next 24 hours of it launch. However neglecting to respect the terms of use, will get your campaign removed and you'll banned from using the SponsorFrenzy platform.

Can I edit my campaign after it’s launched?

Yes, your changes will be reviewed and our team will contact you by email when approved

Do I need a Wepay account to start a campaign?

Yes, you are required to have a Wepayl account to start a campaign. To learn more please visit the Handbook.

What will you do with the information that I have to provide to launch my campaign and to receive my funds?

SponsorFrenzy is committed to upholding your right to privacy. To learn more, check our Pricacy Policy

When will I receive the sponsorship funds collected?

The funds will be transfer to your Wepay account within 5-15 business days following the end of your campaign. If you have any questions or special requests, send us a message at info@sponsorfrenzy.com

What happens if I don’t reach my sponsorship goal?

At SponsorFrenzy we only believe in All-or Nothing to protect everybody. When Crowdsponsoring for an all or nothing campaign, you will only receive the sponsorships that you have accumulated throughout the duration of the campaign if you meet your sponsorship goal before the clock winds down.

For example, if you have a fundraising goal of $10,000 and have only raised $9,000 by the end of your 30 day campaign, you will not receive any sponsorship funds and your sponsors will not have their credit cards charged.

Selling point of All-or Nothing:
When convincing friends, family members, and strangers to sponsor your dream, an all or nothing campaign gives you one important selling point. Your Sponsors’ credit cards will not be charged unless you reach your sponsorship goal.

This feature adds an element of insurance for your sponsors. They are not just donating money or giving money away to your campaign. You will only receive their funds if you work hard, hustle, and secure enough sponsors to meet the minimum sponsorship goal needed to make your dream a reality. It’s not charity. It’s an investment.

What if I get injured and I do not go to the event I got the sponsorship fund for?

SponsorFrenzy is not responsible for what happened to you during and after your campaign. If for any reason you cannot provide the reward you offered your sponsors you should contact them asap and make arrangement with them.

Sponsors/Fans/Supporters

How do I know an athlete is who they claim they are?

SponsorFrenzy performs a double positive ID check on each and everyone of its campaigns in order to guarantee that athletes running campaigns are authentic and are who they claim to be.

Why should I sponsor an athlete?

By supporting an athlete, you delve into the athlete’s journey. You are no longer a fan on the side: you are a teammate and a significant sponsor/contributor to the athlete’s dream. Enjoy the benefits of connecting to them; share their successes and struggles; and be inspired by their passion, determination, and discipline.

Do I need an account on SponsorFrenzy or Wepay to sponsor?

You do not need an account with SponsorFrenzy or Wepay to sponsor an athlete. Anyone with a credit card can become a sponsor! If you want to add your photo to the list of sponsors, all you have to do is connect your Facebook account, and that’s it!

Can I get a tax receipt for my Sponsorship?

SponsorFrenzy cannot give tax receipts to sponsors. However if the campaign is deemed as a nonprofit campaign an organization might be able to give you a tax receipt. In this case, the athlete will indicate on their campaign that their campaign is a nonprofit and tax receipts can be issued. SponsorFrenzy is not responsible for any of this, it is the sole responsibility of the athlete to fulfill any promised.

Can I sponsor anonymously?

Yes, when you are about to sponsor an athlete you will have the option to select anonymous. However, if you sponsor anonymously, you will not be able to receive a reward.

I am a company, can I sponsor the campaign?

Yes, anybody can sponsor athletes including a company.

For Everybody

What is SponsorFrenzy's copyright policy?

SponsorFrenzy has adopted a general policy regarding copyright in accordance with the Digital Millenium Copyright Act of 1998. SponsorFrenzy removes material that is the subject of a compliant DMCA takedown notice. Section 512 of the DMCA provides the rules for reporting copyright infringement and for filing a counter-notific.

If you believe your copyright is being infringed, you can report the alleged violation.

If your campaign was the subject of a takedown notice, you can submit a counter-notification.

If you’ve sponsored a campaign that was the subject of a takedown notice, you can learn what that means. SponsorFrenzy has adopted a policy of, in appropriate circumstances, terminating user accounts that are repeat infringers of the intellectual property rights of others. SponsorFrenzy also may terminate user accounts based on even a single infringement.

How do I report a copyright violation?

If you're not sure whether material on SponsorFrenzy infringes on your copyright, please consult with an attorney before filing a DMCA notification. Misrepresenting that material infringes on your copyright may subject you to liability for damages, including costs and attorneys' fees incurred by Campaign Creators or other parties.

If you believe that your copyright is being infringed, you can file a DMCA notification by completing our DMCA form or by emailing us at copyright@Sponsorfrenzy.com. Your claim must include the following information (please note that all information must be submitted in English):

  • an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest;
  • identification of the material that has been removed or to which access has been disabled and the location at which the material appeared before it was removed or access to it was disabled;
  • a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed;
  • your address, telephone number, and email address;
  • a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
  • a statement by you that the information in your notice is accurate and, under penalty of perjury, that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf.
Submitting your notification via our form is the fastest way to file your claim, but you may also send the required information to our copyright agent at the following addres

SponsorFrenzy, LLC.
Attn: Copyright Agent
Las Vegas NV 89120

What happens if I receive a DMCA notification about my campaign?

If SponsorFrenzy receives a DMCA notice about your campaign, our policy is to remove the infringing material or disable access to your campaign until the dispute is resolved or the DMCA process is complete. You will receive an email from SponsorFrenzy attaching the alleged copyright owner's notice and providing instructions for filing a counter-notification. SponsorFrenzy will process DMCA notifications and counter-notifications that it receives, but we cannot adjudicate these disputes.

How do I file a counter-notification to dispute the claims?

If you receive a DMCA notification and believe that your work has been removed or disabled by mistake or because of misidentification, you can submit a counter-notification to SponsorFrenzy's copyright agent by emailing us at copyright@sponsorfrenzy.com. Your counter-notification email must contain the following information (please confirm these requirements with your legal counsel or see the U.S. Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. §512(g)(3) for more information. Please also note that all information must be submitted in English:

  • a physical or electronic signature of the user of the services;
  • identification of the material that has been removed or to which access has been disabled and the location at which the material appeared before it was removed or access to it was disabled;
  • a statement made under penalty of perjury that the subscriber has a good faith belief that the material was removed or disabled as a result of mistake or misidentification of the material; and
  • the subscriber's name, address, telephone number, and a statement that the subscriber consents to the jurisdiction of the Federal District Court for the judicial district in which the address is located, or if the subscriber's address is outside of the United States, for any judicial district in which the service provider may be found, and that the user will accept service of process from the person who provided notification under subscriber (c)(1)(C) or an agent of such person.
This information can also be mailed to SponsorFrenzy's copyright agent at the following address:

SponsorFrenzy, LLC.
Attn: Copyright Agent
Las Vegas NV 89120

Under the Copyright Act, any person who knowingly materially misrepresents that material was removed or disabled by mistake or misidentification may be subject to liability.

What happens after I submit a counter-notification?

After SponsorFrenzy receives your counter-notification, we'll forward it to the copyright owner. If we do not receive a notice within 10 business days after forwarding the counter-notification that the owner has filed an action seeking a court order to prevent further infringement, SponsorFrenzy may reinstate the campaign at issue.

Access to your campaign or to the infringing material will remain disabled after we receive your counter-notification until the dispute is resolved or until 10 business days have passed without notification that the owner has filed an action seeking a court order. During this time, you will still have the option to message your sponsors, edit your campaign, or cancel your campaign.

Will anyone see my DMCA notification or counter-notification?

SponsorFrenzy is committed to transparency in disabling access to users' content. We may publish a copy of each DMCA notification and counter-notification. All personally-identifying information will be removed from notifications and counter-notifications before they are published.

Additionally, SponsorFrenzy reserves the right to forward all materials received to the opposing party in the DMCA dispute.

What happens to my pledge if the campaign I backed is subject to a copyright dispute?

If a campaign you’ve sponsored becomes the subject of a copyright dispute and SponsorFrenzy removes part or all of the campaign from public view, you’ll get an email that explains the status and next steps. Any material that becomes subject to a copyright dispute will be removed until the dispute is resolved or the DMCA process is complete. If a campaign or any of its contents are removed because of a dispute, you'll still be able to manage your pledge by going to the campaign page.

If we aren't able to re-post the campaign within 30 days, we will cancel it, all pledge authorizations will expire, and the campaign will be permanently unavailable. If, on the other hand, the dispute is resolved or the DMCA process resolves within 30 days, the campaign will be restored to public view. We’ll update you by email if any of these steps are taken.

What is SponsorFrenzy's copyright policy?

SponsorFrenzy has adopted a general policy regarding copyright in accordance with the Digital Millenium Copyright Act of 1998. SponsorFrenzy removes material that is the subject of a compliant DMCA takedown notice. Section 512 of the DMCA provides the rules for reporting copyright infringement and for filing a counter-notification.

If you believe your copyright is being infringed, you can report the alleged violation.

If your campaign was the subject of a takedown notice, you can submit a counter-notification.

If you’ve sponsored a campaign that was the subject of a takedown notice, you can learn what that means. SponsorFrenzy has adopted a policy of, in appropriate circumstances, terminating user accounts that are repeat infringers of the intellectual property rights of others. SponsorFrenzy also may terminate user accounts based on even a single infringement.

How do I report a copyright violation?

If you're not sure whether material on SponsorFrenzy infringes on your copyright, please consult with an attorney before filing a DMCA notification. Misrepresenting that material infringes on your copyright may subject you to liability for damages, including costs and attorneys' fees incurred by Campaign Creators or other parties.

If you believe that your copyright is being infringed, you can file a DMCA notification by completing our DMCA form or by emailing us at copyright@Sponsorfrenzy.com. Your claim must include the following information (please note that all information must be submitted in English):
  • an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest;
  • identification of the material that has been removed or to which access has been disabled and the location at which the material appeared before it was removed or access to it was disabled;
  • a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed;
  • your address, telephone number, and email address;
  • a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
  • a statement by you that the information in your notice is accurate and, under penalty of perjury, that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf.
Submitting your notification via our form is the fastest way to file your claim, but you may also send the required information to our copyright agent at the following address:

SponsorFrenzy, LLC.
Attn: Copyright Agent
Las Vegas NV 89120

What happens if I receive a DMCA notification about my campaign?

If SponsorFrenzy receives a DMCA notice about your campaign, our policy is to remove the infringing material or disable access to your campaign until the dispute is resolved or the DMCA process is complete. You will receive an email from SponsorFrenzy attaching the alleged copyright owner's notice and providing instructions for filing a counter-notification. SponsorFrenzy will process DMCA notifications and counter-notifications that it receives, but we cannot adjudicate these disputes.

How do I file a counter-notification to dispute the claims?

If you receive a DMCA notification and believe that your work has been removed or disabled by mistake or because of misidentification, you can submit a counter-notification to SponsorFrenzy's copyright agent by emailing us at copyright@sponsorfrenzy.com. Your counter-notification email must contain the following information (please confirm these requirements with your legal counsel or see the U.S. Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. §512(g)(3) for more information. Please also note that all information must be submitted in English:
  • a physical or electronic signature of the user of the services;
  • identification of the material that has been removed or to which access has been disabled and the location at which the material appeared before it was removed or access to it was disabled;
  • a statement made under penalty of perjury that the subscriber has a good faith belief that the material was removed or disabled as a result of mistake or misidentification of the material; and
  • the subscriber's name, address, telephone number, and a statement that the subscriber consents to the jurisdiction of the Federal District Court for the judicial district in which the address is located, or if the subscriber's address is outside of the United States, for any judicial district in which the service provider may be found, and that the user will accept service of process from the person who provided notification under subscriber (c)(1)(C) or an agent of such person.
This information can also be mailed to SponsorFrenzy's copyright agent at the following address:

SponsorFrenzy, LLC.
Attn: Copyright Agent
Las Vegas NV 89120

Under the Copyright Act, any person who knowingly materially misrepresents that material was removed or disabled by mistake or misidentification may be subject to liability.

What happens after I submit a counter-notification?

After SponsorFrenzy receives your counter-notification, we'll forward it to the copyright owner. If we do not receive a notice within 10 business days after forwarding the counter-notification that the owner has filed an action seeking a court order to prevent further infringement, SponsorFrenzy may reinstate the campaign at issue.

Access to your campaign or to the infringing material will remain disabled after we receive your counter-notification until the dispute is resolved or until 10 business days have passed without notification that the owner has filed an action seeking a court order. During this time, you will still have the option to message your sponsors, edit your campaign, or cancel your campaign.

Will anyone see my DMCA notification or counter-notification?

SponsorFrenzy is committed to transparency in disabling access to users' content. We may publish a copy of each DMCA notification and counter-notification. All personally-identifying information will be removed from notifications and counter-notifications before they are published.

Additionally, SponsorFrenzy reserves the right to forward all materials received to the opposing party in the DMCA dispute.

What happens to my pledge if the campaign I backed is subject to a copyright dispute?

If a campaign you’ve sponsored becomes the subject of a copyright dispute and SponsorFrenzy removes part or all of the campaign from public view, you’ll get an email that explains the status and next steps. Any material that becomes subject to a copyright dispute will be removed until the dispute is resolved or the DMCA process is complete. If a campaign or any of its contents are removed because of a dispute, you'll still be able to manage your pledge by going to the campaign page.

If we aren't able to re-post the campaign within 30 days, we will cancel it, all pledge authorizations will expire, and the campaign will be permanently unavailable. If, on the other hand, the dispute is resolved or the DMCA process resolves within 30 days, the campaign will be restored to public view. We’ll update you by email if any of these steps are taken.

At SponsorFrenzy we only believe in All-or-Nothing Campaigns

All-or-Nothing Campaigns : If your campaign needs a minimum amount of money to become feasible it is best to launch an All-Or-Nothing Campaign. If you don't reach your goal all sponsorisation will be fully refunded. If you do reach your goal the day after your campaign has ended you will receive all sponsorisation minus a 12% site fee. All-or-Nothing campaigns can run no longer than 85 days.