Gyft is a digital gift card platform that lets you manage your gift cards. You can ditch the plastic and use your mobile device to store, send, and redeem cards. For retailers, Gyft creates a meaningful new distribution channel by giving brands visibility into the consumers that hold their gift cards. By using Gyft, merchants can drive customer acquisition, increase shopper interaction and drive social engagement. Retailers interested in becoming a partner please fill out our form and someone from the Gyft team will contact you.
Vinny is a globally recognized entrepreneur focusing on Mobile, Online Marketing & SaaS business models. Selected as an Endeavor Entrepreneur and Young Global Leader he has passion to build Internet based companies. He co-founded the non-profit organization, Silicon Cape Initiative, which aims to build a high-tech cluster in South Africa. Prior to co-founding Gyft, he co-founded Clicks2Customers.com and Yola.com. Vinny attended the University of Cape Town.
CJ has over 10 years experience in launching early stage startups and has held various Business Development leadership roles. He has demonstrated an exceptional ability throughout his career to bring innovative products to market, attract large clients and deliver rapid sales expansion. Prior to co-founding Gyft, CJ led Sales and Business Development initiatives at Luminate and Liveops. CJ is a graduate from Wesleyan University.
Mark has over 15 years experience in startups and early stage companies that focus on Mobile, SaaS and games. He has held a combination of Technology and Business positions, typically as the founder or early Investor. Prior to co-founding Gyft, he founded ChessCube.com and was the inventor of the Yola.com platform. Mark is a graduate of the University of Cape Town.
George has over 7 years of experience in Business Development and Operations in early-stage startups. He leads business development at Gyft after four years at Clear Channel Media & Entertainment . Prior to Clear Channel, George co-founded and was Chief Operating Officer of Calmerica Inc. George is a graduate from Cal State University.