Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 17, 2012
SummonsResponse.com needs 250 consumers’ votes by June 30, 2012 in order to be considered for the $250,000 grant through the “Mission: Small Business” program hosted by Chase and LivingSocial.com.
Demonstrating their ongoing commitment to small businesses, Chase and LivingSocial launched “Mission: Small Business,” a new grant program offering up to $3 million to small business owners nationwide. The program, which will award up to 12 individual grants of $250,000, was developed to provide small businesses with capital and innovative marketing resources needed to make a positive impact on their business.
To vote, individuals must log in to the Mission: Small Business website at http://www.missionsmallbusiness.com using their Facebook account and clicking the “Log in and Support” button. They would then search for the business they wish to support (in this case, “SummonsResponse.com”) and then click the “Vote” button next to the entry. One user can vote for as many companies as they want, but only one time per company.
SummonsResponse.com provides an easy to use online DIY (do-it-yourself) platform for consumers to fill out an answer to their civil lawsuit summonses. It is imperative that an answer is filed within the designated amount of time or the defendant will automatically lose the case. “Most of the time creditors and collection companies take advantage of this fact and many cases go uncontested due to the non-response from the consumers,” said Alex Dukhovny, company’s CEO. “The reason they do not respond is because there is simply little to no information on how to file such response. Thus a default judgment results in anything from wage garnishments, property liens, bank levies and everything in between.”
SummonsResponse.com fills the gap by compiling all the necessary information in one place. Combined with an easy process it allows the consumer to fill out a response affordably, quickly and securely. Since August of 2008 they have helped thousands of people and continue to serve hundreds more on monthly bases. As the only one-of-a-kind company specializing in summons responses, they often receive emails from consumers thanking them for being there. “Our success and uniqueness is only measured by the need from the general public and the need is overwhelming,” said Dukhovny.
The biggest hurdle for the business is getting the information in front of people who require the assistance. Very few people know or need this type of service until they actually get sued. With a $250,000 grant, SummonsResponse.com will be able to vastly expand their community outreach and help a lot more individuals in need.
The money would be allocated into appropriate sectors ranging from public relation campaigns to technological and customer service improvements; as well as expansion into other languages, such as Spanish.
The deadline for voting is set for June 30, 2012, so supporters will need to hurry in order to cast their votes in time.
Grant recipients will be announced by Chase and LivingSocial by September 15th, 2012.