Category: Giftango

Virtual gift cards mean real cash for Portland’s Giftango, in the form of $5 million in funding

Portland Oregon based Giftango just secured more than $5 million in Series B funding

Even in this economy, gifts and rewards are big business. And few companies know that better than Portland’s Giftango, a company looking to simplify the distribution and management of “stored value” by helping that industry transition from physical gift cards to virtual ones.

And from the looks of things, other folks are liking what they’re doing. You see, Giftango just secured more than $5 million in Series B funding. Read More

What’d you get me? Portland-based Giftango signs Amazon, JC Penney, Lowe’s, Nike, and a slew of other big brands for virtual gift cards

Gift cards have become the de facto “not sure what to get you” gift for many folks. And when it comes to rewarding employees for a job well done, companies are no different.

But sometimes, managing to deliver a piece of plastic to a bunch of employees is not only impractical, it’s downright expensive and time consuming. That’s when companies need to go virtual. And that’s when Portland startup Giftango becomes the perfect solution—especially given that its virtual gift cards can be delivered via email or mobile device. Read More

Twas the night before Venture Northwest: Giftango finds $1.4 million under the tree

Northwest Innovation and Paid Content unwrapping gifts a little early by reporting that the Giftango had secured $1.4 million of a potential $2.1 million first round.

Sometimes, you get to open gifts before the big day. Such is the case with Portland-based Giftango who—as they prepare to take the stage at Venture Northwest on Thursday—had Northwest Innovation and Paid Content unwrapping gifts a little early by reporting that the Giftango had secured $1.4 million of a potential $2.1 million first round.

That’s a respectable chunk of change for a Portland-area startup—especially one that might not be on our respective RADARs.

So what do they do? Read More

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