Vouchr is creating worlds first engaging gifting solution that works with any underlying payment technology to drive transactions and adoption.
Customize your gift with games, photos, challenges and other options that millennials will love.
Take a picture to unlock the gift!
Connect to calendars and social networks to surface reasons to send a gift
Send 200+ gift cards, or money transfers internationally
Play a fun game to unwrap your gift
Make it a race! Send a gift to a group of friends, only one person can win!
Chat back and forth and build a community around the gifting experience
Add a custom photo, title, open date and more!
Add a secret message... it’s a secret until it’s unlocked!
Fun wrapping papers for different occasions
Deliver in real-time via popular chat apps.
Let us power your digital gifting program inside your mobile app, web site or affiliate program.
Choose from our current integrated inventory of digital gift cards and money transfer providers.
Integrate your own promo codes, gifting inventory, or money transfer system and let Surpriise power the experience.
Whitelabel and theme allow for customizing the experience to suit your brand.
A new way for merchants and brands to reward & engage their audience.
Increase the thrill and anticipation
Send a gift to a group of friends, only one can win!
Specify a fun photo the recipient has to take to redeem
Chat with customers 1:1 when a gift is redeemed
Surpriise is the first consumer app using the SDK to power a social, fun and engaging gift card and money transfer experience.
The best way to send gift cards and money transfers with a fun, personal twist!Visit App Website
We are a team of passionate engineers, designers and product folks who believe that the future of gifting is connected, mobile, social and fun.
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 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.
Lead UI/UX, Co-founder
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 is a former BlackBerry software engineer, and was part of the 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 Engineering program with a specialty in drinking black coffee and 'Git-ing' things done. Bryan is a full stack engineer who loves developing on all platforms, and creating new payment technologies.
Josh is an iOS developer from the University of Waterloo. He has gained experience consulting on iOS apps for Ford, Joe Fresh, Survey Monkey, and others while working out of Toronto, San Francisco, and Seattle. His time in the tech industry has allowed him to hone additional skills such as ping pong and eating free food. In addition to tech, he enjoys playing, watching, and studying various sports.
Haena is an animator / designer / and illustrator who loves interactive design. She holds a bachelor of Design in Illustration from OCAD University.
Matt 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.
Senior iOS Developer
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.
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.
Senior Server 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.
Jonathan "Jon Fresh" Yeung is okay at coding, okay at software architecture, but great at being a friend. He comes from the University of Waterloo, where he specialized in the science of the computer. He loves iOS development and ping pong. He has worked on high profile apps such as Joe Fresh, PC Plus, Nordstrom, Aeroplan, Ford and more.
Ritchie is a computer science graduate from the University of Waterloo that is obsessed with code quality. He has been involved in mobile technology for most of his career and has several high profile apps under his belt; including an app that has been featured at an Apple presentation and one that peaked top 10 on the App Store.
In addition to mobile development, Ritchie also has experience in backend as well as design. He is responsible for developing a push notification backend service for the largest taxicab company in Toronto as well as designing some of the key interactions and animations of major apps.
Steve sprouted in the Eastern Townships near Montreal. He broke into the gaming industry as part of Quality Assurance team for Scrabble at EA Montreal. Working with the development team on the Hasbro and Mattel Mobile version and even got to work on the Facebook versions too! When the project was being whisked to EA Kitchener, he took that opportunity and moved along with the project to bring along his product knowledge and high standard in quality. He has a passion for gaming and really likes pie…..especially lemon meringue!!
Gannon is a Computer Science graduate from Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador. He is from Labrador not Newfoundland. Since arriving in Toronto 2 years ago, he has had multiple mobile developer positions in the Toronto startup scene. Gannon has a dog named Watson that controls his life.
Mark is a slightly above average Android developer, but is a world class carpenter. He studied at the University of Waterloo, is a former googler, but his true passion originated from the halls of his local Home Depot. He’s worked on cool apps such as Beatport, Ford and many more.