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14 Innovative Gift Card Startups Worth A Follow In 2021

This article showcases Startup Pill’s top picks for the best Gift Card startups. These startups are taking a variety of approaches to innovating inside of the Gift Card industry and around the world. They are all exceptional startups well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

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Top Gift Card Startups

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HappyPal

HappyPal

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HappyPal is changing the French employee benefit market ($20bn) replacing paper gift vouchers (o/w 20% expire before usage) with an innovative SaaS and fintech solution. HappyPal offers a new kind of credit card for all employee allowances (gift, culture, vacation, sport…).

« After experiencing first-hand the pain points of employee benefits management in France (hefty fees, unused allowances, poor user experience…), we are now driven by the belief that it is high time employees and admins had access to a modern plug & play solution to offer employee perks ». .

HUBUC

HUBUC

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HUBUC is a banking as a service that offers businesses a quick, reliable, scalable, and easy way to provide financial services to their customers. Our vision is to enable any business to be to embed financial services in its product offering.

Our customers go to market on average in 7-8 weeks with a live product with a bank account, European IBAN, Debit cards, 27 FX currency pairs, SEPA Direct debit, Instant Payments, Account Aggregation, Payment Initiation, and a full suite a branded digital banking products ready for launch.. .

Push.ai LLC

Push.ai LLC

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We see a lot of hype around AI nowadays, and increasingly being absorbed into just about every business sector. On the other hand, AI is also for many a buzz word.

We, at Push.ai, believe strongly that Artificial Intelligence can push your business to the next level, we also believe Artificial Intelligence is the way to go for any business. How can businesses like you take advantage of AI and beat your competition? You don’t need to disrupt your industry, you don’t need to create exotic new features, you need to use AI and other new technology to optimize your existing business.

Why did McDonalds buy an Israelian AI company for $300mm? To make you buy. Why does Amazon use AI to power “items you may like”? To generate more sales.

If those multinationals do it, why should you don’t do it? At Push.ai we concentrate on building solutions, based on AI and other new technology for you to generate more sales. Solutions any business can use to place themselves on the level of their biggest competitor.

Our Main product is Masha.ai, an eCommerce chatbot/assistant. Research showed that people don’t want more apps, people want 1 place to shop from all their favorite brands.

Masha.ai collaborate currently with 1800+ brands and local businesses including 500+ international brands and growing at an average speed of 5 brands/day Any size of brand or business can join. Read more: https://masha.ai/businessContact us freely to have an open discussion on how AI can push your company.

chit-chaat

chit-chaat

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Every time we shopped at CVS, Target, etc, we started realizing that there weren’t greeting cards that represented our holidays, our events, or even our skin tones. So we decided to change that.

Introducing chit-chaat, a greeting card company that represents and celebrates different holidays & events, from all different cultures & backgrounds. From Eid to Quinceañeras to Diwali.

And we aren’t going to stop there, we want to redefine events like birthdays, anniversaries, and more. Stay tuned!.

Gifting Owl

Gifting Owl

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Experience Gifting Platform

2222studio

2222studio

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2222Studio deals with the online trading of art prints, masks, vases, throws, porcelain cups and gift cards.

Gift Kya De

Gift Kya De

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Gift Kya De offers 3D popup cards, surprise gift boxes, customized and handmade gift items for special someone.

Studio Jans

Studio Jans

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Studio Jans is an online marketplace for cards and gifts.

walkingbygrace

walkingbygrace

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walkingbygrace is an online store that sells wooden poster hangers, customize gift cards and flowers.

Paper Trails

Paper Trails

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Paper Trails specializes in illustrations, hand lettering, and personalize cards services.

Lenneke Ontwerpt

Lenneke Ontwerpt

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Lenneke Ontwerpt is a birth and wedding announcement card design company.

RxGiftCard

RxGiftCard

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RxGiftCard is a medical prescription savings card that offers an 80% discount on medicine availed.

Stip

Stip

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Stip is an online shop that provides self-designed contemporary and unique handwritten cards with personal texts and drawings.

Leuk Leuker Leukst

Leuk Leuker Leukst

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Leuk Leuker Leukst is a provider of tailor-made service for the consumer.

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