rewards

Cashback app Dosh raises $44M on a $240M valuation from PayPal and more

In an era where we can buy whatever we want from wherever we want nearly in the blink of an eye, loyalty, rewards and membership programs have become a major lever in capturing repeat consumer spend &

HotelTonight is revamping their rewards program with infinite levels

Last year HotelTonight launched HT Perks, their own twist on a hotel loyalty program. The program is level-based, meaning user “level up” as they meet certain tiers of lifetime spend in th

Amazon Prime’s latest perk is a new Rewards Visa Card with 5% back

Amazon announced this morning it’s teaming up with Chase to introduce a new Visa credit card exclusively for its most loyal customers, Prime members. The card offers Prime members 5 percent bac

Uber teams with Sears on new rewards program for drivers and riders

Uber today announced yet another rewards program for its drivers and riders, this time in partnership with retailer Sears and its “Shop Your Way” loyalty platform. The program offers driv

FiveStars Gets $50M To Help Small Retailers Run Loyalty Programs Like Their Bigger Rivals

FiveStars, a five year-old startup that has built a platform and app to run loyalty programs and shopping analytics for small brick-and-mortar retailers, has received a reward of its own: the company

To Create A Habit, Focus On The Reward

On May 1, 1981, American Airlines launched its frequent flyer program AAdvantage. Since then, a flood of loyalty programs have attempted to bring customers back through rewards. Today, you can beco

Amazon’s Prime Members Start To Get Benefits From Other Digital Stores

Amazon is truly committed to pushing Prime membership to stratospheric heights, and a new expansion that sees it bringing benefits to Prime customers from e-commerce websites beyond its own walls shou

Boomerang Rewards Lets Web & Mobile Publishers Give Out Free Gift Cards, Earn Extra Money

Chicago-based social gifting service <a target="_blank" href="https://rang.com/">Boomerang</a>, which has been inching away from its consumer-facing product over the course of 2013, is now expanding

Larky Raises $650K To Help You Redeem Your Membership Program Perks And Discounts

<a target="_blank" href="http://larky.com/">Larky</a>, an Ann Arbor, Michigan-based startup focused on helping users take better advantage of discounts and benefits from various clubs or members-only

Kiip Launches Version 2 Of Its API To Move Beyond Leaderboards And Achievements Into “Moments”

<a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/10/01/kiip-is-the-perfect-company-to-show-off-the-potential-of-apple-passbook-heres-what-it-looks-like/">Kiip</a>, a company that allows app developers to emb

Social Loyalty Platform PunchTab Heads To Mobile: Debuts Giveaways App For iPhone

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.punchtab.com/">PunchTab</a>, a social loyalty and rewards platform now backed by $5.25 million in venture <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/11/08/social-loy

Kiip Is The Perfect Company To Show Off The Potential Of Apple Passbook. Take A Look.

The most interesting new feature in iOS 6 to me was <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/09/28/apple-clarifies-passbook-app-store-ios-6/">Passbook</a>. The idea that I can now have quick access t

Welcome To The Game: Amazon’s Working With Activision On In-App Offers

During today's Amazon Kindle Extravaganza, one of the slides that was popped up during the event got the attention of quite a few of us. It was a slide showing an in-app offer on a Kindle device. I

With An Extra $1.2M From Rally Capital, Pirq Adds Loyalty, Nat’l Rollout To Its Restaurant Deals App

We last heard from <a target="_blank" href="http://www.pirq.com">Pirq</a> when the company announced a <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/05/08/want-to-know-what-apple-will-do-next-in-mobile-co

Kiip Takes Its First International Steps, Inks Reward Network Deal With UK’s Yo! Sushi

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.kiip.me">Kiip</a> -- the San Francisco-based mobile marketing startup that has created a "rewards network" in which users see offers for free goods and services ins

Location-Based Shopping App Shopkick Partners With MasterCard On Rewards Program

Mobile shopping app <a target="_blank" href="http://www.shopkick.com/">shopkick</a> is announcing a partnership with MasterCard today which will allow cardholders to earn "kicks" (shopkicks' in-app

Social Loyalty Platform PunchTab Launches Agency Platform; Touts Customers Like eBay & Arby’s

Social loyalty platform <a href="http://www.punchtab.com/">PunchTab</a>, <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/11/08/social-loyalty-platform-punchtab-raises-4-4-million/">which raised its $4.4 mil

Zappos Founder’s Customer Rewards App RNKD Now On Android

<a href="http://www.rnkd.com/">RNKD</a>, the customer rewards app and brainchild of Zappo's founder <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/person/nick-swinmurn">Nick Swinmurn</a>, is today arriving on <a

Coming Soon To A Store Near You: Tagtile, A Square-Like Mobile Loyalty Service

<a href="http://www.tagtile.com/index.php">Tagtile</a> is a new company (and recent TechCrunch Disrupt Startup Alley participant), which is using the <a href="https://squareup.com/">Square</a> model i

Citi and Best Buy Launch Mobile Rewards App

Citi and Best Buy have teamed up to launch a mobile rewards application for <a href="http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/citi-thankyou-sm-rewards/id437586535?mt=8#">iPhone</a> and <a href="https://market.a
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