Gyft is for Everyone

Gyft is a digital gift card platform that lets you manage your gift cards, as well as enabling business to offer easy reward and loyalty programs.

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Gyft for You

Carry your gift cards everywhere with our app compatible on IOS, Android, and web.

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Gyft for Your Business

We offer the ultimate mobile gift card solution for your business with Gyft Cloud.

Gyft for Developers

Use the Gyft API to power your digital gift cards.

Famous people Like Ellen think Gyft is really cool!

Perfect for last minute gifts because you buy and send gift cards instantly!

How to add almost any gift card to Passbook

The Gyft App Stores All Your Gift Cards in One Place

Gyft is a no-frills gift card manager

Gyft for iOS now compatible with Passbook, adds gift cards from more than 200 retailers

We are changing the way you think about gift cards

At Gyft we are on a mission to digitize the gifting experience for the world. We know that you will love our secure, easy-to-use mobile platform.

Launched in 2012 as a TechCrunch Disrupt finalist, Gyft is the #1 trusted mobile gift card app company based in Redwood City, CA. We are focused on innovating the mobile gifting space to change the way you think about gift cards.

We're a First Data Company

Gyft, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of First Data Corporation, the global leader in payment technology and services solutions for millions of merchants and thousands of financial institutions around the world.

Leadership Team

Vinny Lingham

Co-Founder and CEO

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 and Vinny attended the University of Cape Town.

CJ MacDonald

Co-Founder and COO

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 Levitt

Co-Founder and CTO

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 and was the inventor of the platform. Mark is a graduate of the University of Cape Town.

George Bowen

Director of Business Development

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.