Re-imagining Commerce through Mobile, Social and Payments

Product Portfolio

Vouchr has built the mobile gifting experience that will drive a new wave of commerce. Re-imagining gifting by merging a social and fun experience together with mobile payments, Vouchr's gifting platform allows consumers, merchants and brands to gift anything at any merchant location in the world.

About Us

Vouchr was founded in 2013. We are a team of passionate engineers, designers and product folks who believe that the future of commerce is connected, mobile, social and fun.

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  • Rob

    Founder, CEO

    Rob is a serial entrepreneur and loves thinking of new ways that technology can impact our everyday lives. He is the founder of J2Play, which created the world's first mobile multi-player SDK, social games platform and distribution network. J2Play received the first Facebook Fund Grant, and was acquired by Electronic Arts in 2009. He is also an investor and advisor to many local startups and a co-founder of Motek Mobile, one of Waterloo's first dev shops.

  • Suresh

    Founder, COO

    Suresh is a former venture capitalist and an investor in both J2Play and Vouchr. He has been involved with a wide range of early stage startups such as Locationary (acquired by Apple), J2Play (acquired by Electronic Arts), Bumptop (acquired by Google) and many more. He is also one of the founders of Extreme Startups, Canada's top startup accelerator program. He is a former game developer at Ubisoft, a Comp Sci and Math grad, and also holds an MBA from McGill University.

  • Michael

    Founder, UX Design

    Michael is an award winning designer with over 15 years of experience in photography, graphic and interaction design. Most recently he was a user experience designer at Electronic Arts where he was focused on mobile products. Previously he co-founded and was the Design Director of Trapeze Media, one of Toronto's top web design studios.

  • Bryan

    Lead Developer

    Bryan is a former RIM software engineer, and was part of the blackberry BBM client team, obsessing over ways to make the app faster and more responsive. He graduated from engineering from the University of Guelph's Systems. Bryan is a full stack engineer who loves developing on all platforms, and loves creating new payment technologies.

  • Aaron

    Senior Software Architect

    Aaron has been working in technology since he got involved with his hometown ISP at the age of 16. Aaron has been working with mobile technologies since 1999. He joined Motek mobile, one of Waterloo's first dev shop, in 2005 as CTO and led the technical team for over 5 years. He has architected, developed and scaled server technology for mobile products that have had hundreds of millions of installs and millions of daily active users. Aaron loves technology, and has presented at technology conferences on HTML5 and PhoneGap app development. He is a Computer Science graduate from the University of Guelph.

  • Adam

    Software Engineer

    Adam is a engineering grad from the University of Guelph who loves solving complex problems. He is a Java wiz who loves building software that merges web and mobile technology. In his previous career he developing new hydraulic and water treatment modelling software that used real world data to develop and calibrate complex models for existing waste water treatment plants. Adam also did graduate studies in robot architecture design and operating systems for robotics.

  • Mark

    Software Engineer

    Mark is a former Senior developer at SOTI Inc, a leading Mobile Device Management (MDM) company. He is a former Systems Engineer at Honeywell, creating simulators for aircrafts. Mark has over 10+ years of software engineering experience. Mark is fascinated with UI+UX details, and spends too much time playing games.

  • Mat

    iOS Engineer

    Mat is a professional wearer of many hats, who has done everything from serious iPhone development to architecture and operational responsibility of mid-size e-commerce sites, and many things in between. He is a former senior developer at J2play, and University of Waterloo engineering grad, and holds a masters degree as well.

  • Jeff

    Front End Engineer

    Jeff is a software engineer from the University of Waterloo. His previous experience was at Rebellion Media, where he developed mobile apps on both iOS and Android. Jeff loves to play golf and squash, and has been programming since he was a baby.

  • Haena

    Graphic Artist / Animator

    Haena is an animator / designer / and illustrator who loves interactive design. She holds a bachelor of Design in Illustration from OCAD University.

Investors

We're fortunate to be backed by investors who have built and scaled successful businesses.
Anish Acharya (Partner, Google Ventures), Kima Ventures, Gareth Davis (Facebook, Head of Games and Apps), Jennifer Byrne (Former VP American Express) Anand Agarawala (Founder Bumptop, acquired by Google), Amar Varma and Sundeep Madra (Founders Xtreme Labs, acquired by Pivotal), Dennis Bennie (XDL Capital), Pat DiCapo (PowerOne Capital), and many more.

Contact

Don't hesitate to email the Support Team.

Media

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