Caring with the 5 Love Languages

This week, we picked caring with the 5 Love Languages as our focus.  If you’ve read the book or know of the 5 Love Languages by Dr. Chapman, it’s a pretty fast read overall. This whole love language thing took off because it really just makes sense – in a common sense kind of a way after

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TIP – How to Do a Secret Post on Facebook

There’s an art to giving a gift well.  There’s usually a process involved in giving a big gift, well – and that’s where GiftStarter comes in making it easy to do that.  Did you know that you can use the power of Facebook to rally family and friends AND keep it a secret for the

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5 Gifts For The Spring Cleaning Fanatic

We all know someone who transforms into Mr. or Ms. Clean every Spring. There’s no way you can talk them out of Spring cleaning, but there may be a way you can help by giving your meticulous friend the perfect gift.  Give them one less thing to worry about. Roomba® 650 Vacuum The iRobot® Roomba®

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5 Gift Stories That Will Make You Smile

Our Gift Champions and their loved ones are our favorite thing about GiftStarter. We love it when our users have such an awesome experience with us, they can’t wait to share that experience with their friends, and with us! Here are 5 successful Gift Stories about gift campaigns that have made us smile. Contact the Gift Concierge now

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The Science of Giving

Some of you may remember this post from a few weeks back, where we talked about why a team of minimalists would be so passionate about a product that is helping people buy more stuff. Thing is, we’re a bit less interested in the stuff (as cool as a lot of that stuff can be) and way more interested in what

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500 Startups Demo Day Photo Blast

We’re excited to share more photos of 500 Startups Demo Day with you, because being a part of 500 Startups not only means that lots of people believe in our product, it also means that we have had a really unique opportunity to grow, evolve, and make the GiftStarter experience even more valuable. We’ve learned from the

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“I Didn’t Think Anyone Would Pitch In.”

To the rest of the world, Eric Chao’s new Tuft and Needle full-sized mattress probably just looks like an ordinary bed, but to Eric, it’s a heartfelt reminder of how important he is to his friends and family because they did in fact, pitch in.  When we first met him as he had just started

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GiftStarter is the 7th fastest growing company in 500 Startups Batch 14

Exciting news! Mattermark – a company specializing in business data collection and analysis –  has named GiftStarter the 7th fastest growing company out of 34 companies in 500 Startups Batch 14. Mattermark’s list of the top 10 fastest growing companies from Batch 14 was determined by their unique formula which takes into account various aspects

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Finding 4 Perfect Group Gift Ideas from CES 2015

We found the Perfect Group Gift Ideas from CES 2015 Most of the showcased products at CES don’t make the greatest gifts as they are priced beyond the typical person’s gift budget ($25-70).  The beauty of group gifting is that with everyone chipping in with their normal gift budget, together, a group can gift a bigger, better gift.  We

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Unique Gift Ideas for a New Year and a New You

Happy New Year! We hope everyone had a joyful and wonderful holiday season. The new year comes every year, seemingly faster and faster. Time flies by, children and pets get older, and friends that you recently met a seemingly few years ago have also grown older before your eyes. It’s the time for new year

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