Terms of Use

Submissions to Future Shape

We (Future Shape) receive a large number of business plans and related materials. Many of these plans and materials are, in fact, similar, which means we cannot sign off on non-disclosure agreements or agree to obligations of confidentiality or non-use regarding information shared with us in any way. If you do share any information with us, you agree that Future Shape and any of our agents are free to use all such information without condition or limit.

Legal Notices

By submitting any information to Future Shape, you acknowledge and agree that you are responsible for any and all information you share with us, and by doing so warrant that you have the necessary rights to do so. You further agree that neither Future Shape nor anyone associated with us is in any way obligated to invest in any business you are associated with. You acknowledge and agree that nothing on our website constitutes financial advice.

By visiting and/or using our website, you acknowledge and agree as follows:

All materials on our website are provided “as is” and without warranties of any kind, either express or implied. To the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, Future Shape and any other party involved in creating, producing, or delivering this website disclaim all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, with respect to this website and any affiliated website with which it is linked. Future Shape does not warrant or make any representations regarding the correctness, accuracy, or reliability of the materials, information, opinion, or advice provided in or from this website. Future Shape does not warrant that the functions contained in the materials will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that this website or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or other harmful components.

To the fullest extent allowed by applicable law, you agree to indemnify and hold Future Shape, its affiliates, officers, agents, employees, and partners harmless from and against any and all claims, liabilities, damages (actual and consequential), losses and expenses (including attorneys’ fees and court costs) arising from or in any way related to any third party claims relating to (a) your use of the website or its affiliated services, and (b) your violation of these Terms of Use.

You and Future Shape agree that these terms are the complete and exclusive statement of the mutual understanding between you and Future Shape and supersede all prior agreements and understandings relating to such subject matter. These terms are governed by and will be construed under the laws of the State of Florida, without regard to the conflicts of laws provisions thereof.  Unless otherwise required by applicable law, venue for any action to enforce or interpret these Terms of Use shall be proper in the State and Federal Courts located in Miami, Florida, and in any venue in which Future Shape seeks to enforce these Terms of Use where there is proper jurisdiction over you.

YOU AGREE THAT ANY CLAIM OR CAUSE OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO YOUR SUBMISSION OF INFORMATION TO FUTURE SHAPE AND/OR YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE, THE FUTURE SHAPE SYSTEMS, INFORMATION, SERVICES AND/OR CONTENT MUST BE FILED WITHIN ONE (1) YEAR AFTER SUCH CLAIM OR CAUSE OF ACTION AROSE.

TO THE EXTENT THAT FUTURE SHAPE IS FOUND RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGES, FUTURE SHAPE IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ACTUAL DAMAGES ONLY AND ONLY TO THE EXTENT SUCH DAMAGES ARE COVERED BY FUTURE SHAPE’S INSURANCE.  IN NO EVENT SHALL FUTURE SHAPE, ITS MEMBERS, ITS MANAGERS, ITS AFFILIATES, ITS LICENSORS, ITS SUPPLIERS OR ANY THIRD PARTIES MENTIONED ON OUR WEBSITE BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS, OR DAMAGES RESULTING FROM LOST DATA OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION RESULTING FROM THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE WEBSITE, THE FUTURE SHAPE SYSTEMS, INFORMATION, SERVICES OR THE CONTENT WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, DELICT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT FUTURE SHAPE IS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.  TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, THE REMEDIES STATED FOR YOU IN THESE TERMS OF USE ARE EXCLUSIVE AND ARE LIMITED TO THOSE EXPRESSLY PROVIDED FOR IN THESE TERMS OF USE.