SOURCE: Gazelle


September 09, 2013 08:30 ET

Who Wants to Become a Gazellionaire?

Gazelle Launches $1 Million Sweepstakes

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwired - Sep 9, 2013) - What would you do with $1 million? Pay off your student loans? Buy a new house? Take a sabbatical and travel the world? It's a question that nearly every consumer has thought about at some point in their lives -- now is the chance to make it happen. Today, Gazelle, the nation's leading consumer electronics trade-in site, is launching its Become a Gazellionaire™ Sweepstakes where everyone wins and one lucky person will win
 $1 million.

"At Gazelle we've built a model where everyone wins; whether it's someone getting cash for their used mobile device, opening access to used devices for people who can't afford new ones, or helping the planet by encouraging reuse," said Sarah Welch, chief marketing officer, Gazelle. "We're so serious about rewarding sustainable consumption that we've decided to make one lucky winner a millionaire to draw attention to this great opportunity. We encourage people to trade in a device to Gazelle and spread the word for more chances to win our $1 million prize."

Who: Any consumer who wishes to enter -- everyone wins with Gazelle!
What: Become a Gazellionaire Sweepstakes.
When: Beginning Monday, September 9, ending Tuesday, December 31, 2013. The winner will be announced on or around February 20, 2014.
Where: Transact online at or spread the word for your chance to win.
How: Consumers can register to enter the sweepstakes in a variety of ways:

  • Sell a device to In order to qualify for this entry option, consumers must complete their transaction with Gazelle.
  • Enter through the Gazelle Facebook page.
  • Additional entries can be earned by sharing with friends, either through Gazelle's referral program or the Facebook page.

Full details on the Become a Gazellionaire Sweepstakes, including official rules, are available here.

Additionally, as the launch of a new iPhone gets closer, the value of old iPhones often depreciates at a rapid pace. To ensure consumers who are planning to upgrade to a new iPhone can get the most value out of their old device, Gazelle is offering an extended price lock option through tomorrow, September 10. Consumers who lock in their iPhone quote by 11:59 p.m. ET tomorrow will have until October 15 to send it in, giving them the opportunity to have the new device in hand first.

For more information on trading in your unwanted devices, visit

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. The Become a Gazellionaire Sweepstakes starts on 9/9/13 at 12 a.m. (midnight) ET and ends on 12/31/13 at 11:59:59 PM ET. Visit for Official Rules and complete details on how to register, entry instructions, including how to enter without a transaction, odds of winning, etc. Open only to legal residents of the 50 U.S./D.C., 18 years or older. Void in Puerto Rico and where prohibited or restricted by law. Sponsor: Gazelle, Inc.

About Gazelle
Gazelle ( is the nation's leading consumer electronics trade-in site, providing an easy, fast and safe way for consumers to get cash for their unwanted devices. Gazelle takes the risk and effort out of selling electronic gadgets online with benefits such as free shipping and packaging and comprehensive identity and data removal. To date, Gazelle has paid out more than $100 million and accepted more than 1.5 million trade-ins, helping consumers upgrade to the latest technology and earn quick cash. Based in Boston, Gazelle is privately owned and is backed by premier venture capital firms Venrock Associates, RockPort Capital Partners, Physic Ventures and Craton Equity Partners.

Gazelle is a trademark of Gazelle, Inc., registered in the U.S. iPhone is a trademark of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. Gazelle is not affiliated with Apple.

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