Yiftee

  • Yiftee Raises $2.1M In Funding To Double Down On Local Gifting

    Yiftee Raises $2.1M In Funding To Double Down On Local Gifting

    Yiftee, the service for sending local gifts to friends, has raised a Series A funding round of $2.1 million led by Dr. Peter Fitzgerald/TransPacific Ventures, Intuit co-founder Scott Cook, LA businessman Burt Sugarman and his wife, TV personality Mary Hart, Asset Management Company (Franklin “Pitch” Johnson), Jillian Manus/Broad Strategy Fund and Michael J. Levinthal. The company previously… Read More

  • Yiftee Opens API To Give Developers The Option Of In-App Gifting

    Yiftee Opens API To Give Developers The Option Of In-App Gifting

    Yiftee, the service for sending local gifts to friends, has opened its "GiftUp" API with the hope that developers will incorporate its gift-giving capabilities into their own apps. Yiftee is banking on the notion that people will be more inclined to send gifts in context. When a calendar app notifies you of a friend's birthday, for instance, it could also suggest that you buy her a cupcake from… Read More

  • Yiftee Raises $850K For Local Business-Focused Gifting Service

    Yiftee Raises $850K For Local Business-Focused Gifting Service

    Yiftee, a gifting service that aims to drive business to local merchants, has raised $850,000 in seed funding from Scott Cook, Mohr Davidow Ventures, and other angel investors. Similar to other gifting apps, Yiftee allows you to give gifts to friends via a mobile app. However, all gifts on the platform are from local businesses. For example, you could gift your friend a glass of wine, manicure or… Read More