The Gifts Project

  • Angels club together to invest in Friendfund

    Friendfund, the group payments startup that lets friends club together to make a purchase, has announced an undisclosed round of funding from a group on Angel investors described as, well, friends (I’m not making this up). The investment was led by Bjoern von Siemens in partnership with Linden VC. However, cheesy PR aside, Friendfund is operating in an increasingly crowded and hot… Read More

  • The Gifts Project Unwraps – eBay & Index Ventures Inside

    Last month we wrote about The Gifts Project’s closing of a $1 million funding round. Today the company is finally able to lift the veil on a major accomplishment … turn out it is its gifting platform powering eBay Group Gifts. The upstart also managed to have Index Ventures join the round, with Saul Klein actively advising. The actual amount is undisclosed. Read More

  • The Gifts Project Ties A Bow On A $1 Million Round For Social Group Gifting

    In recent months there’s been growing buzz here in Israel around a small startup called The Gifts Project. Today, the startup is announcing a $1 million financing round led by Gemini Israel Funds. This follows a seed investment back in 2009 by Dr. Yossi Vardi. With The Gifts Project, online retailers will be able to offer groups of people the ability to chip-in and buy a gift together for… Read More