Press Release

Ellie Mae Announces "Dream Big, Win Tiny" Sweepstakes

Mortgage industry professionals can win a chance to own a tiny house by showing how they help power the American Dream of home ownership

PLEASANTON, Calif. – October 23, 2017 – Tiny houses have recently gained in popularity among younger homebuyers in denser urban markets, where housing is less affordable and space is limited. Ellie Mae® (NYSE:ELLI), the leading cloud-based platform provider for the mortgage finance industry, is launching the “Dream Big, Win Tiny” campaign and sweepstakes in which Ellie Mae customers, prospective customers and partners can enter for a chance to win $20,000 toward a tiny house by demonstrating how they are personally helping power the American Dream of homeownership.

Mortgage industry professionals can enter the sweepstakes at from Oct. 23, 2017, to Sept. 1, 2018. One lucky winner will be announced following the close of the sweepstakes in September 2018, and will win his or her choice of $20,000 toward a tiny house from the Tiny SMART House company, a $15,000 tiny house vacation to a destination of their choice, or the winner can have a donation of $15,000 made to Habitat for Humanity to help others achieve the dream of homeownership.

Sweepstakes entrants will receive a new home “Welcome Kit” in the mail that includes an Ellie Mae welcome mat mousepad, a branded house pet stuffed animal, an Ellie Mae Way street sign, a speech bubble and dry-erase marker, plus instructions on how to create their sweepstakes submission. As part of the entry process, registrants must first write on the speech bubble to express how they’ve helped power the American Dream for homebuyers, take a photo holding the speech bubble, and submit their photo to Ellie Mae at As added fun, participants can also share their photos on social media, using the hashtag #DreamBigWinTiny.

“We in the mortgage industry help people every day realize the dream of home ownership,” said Jonathan Corr, president and CEO of Ellie Mae. “We’re hosting this fun sweepstakes as a way of thanking our peers and sending the message that what we all do makes a big difference in peoples’ lives.”

The “Dream Big, Win Tiny” sweepstakes and social campaign theme aligns with the Ellie Mae 2018 Experience conference, which will be held March 19-21, 2018 at the Wynn Las Vegas. This year’s conference theme, “Dare to Dream Bigger,” encourages attendees to learn about the latest technologies that offer a path to a digital mortgage. Conference attendees will participate in exclusive training sessions and networking events geared toward helping lenders.

For more information about the “Dream Big, Win Tiny” sweepstakes including the official sweepstakes rules, visit

About Ellie Mae

Ellie Mae (NYSE:ELLI) is the leading cloud-based platform provider for the mortgage finance industry. Ellie Mae’s technology solutions enable lenders to originate more loans, reduce origination costs, and shorten the time to close, all while ensuring the highest levels of compliance, quality and efficiency. Visit or call 877.355.4362 to learn more.


Erica Harvill
Ellie Mae, Inc.
(925) 227-5913

Alexandra Gardell Kreuter
(646) 428-0618

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