Earthquakes Partner with Gyft as Official Digital Gift Card Provider


SAN JOSE, Calif. – The San Jose Earthquakes announced today that they have partnered with Gyft, the #1 e-gift card platform, to be the club’s official digital gift card provider. Gyft enables consumers to buy, send and redeem e-gift cards using a wide range of payment types, from Apple Pay and Bitcoin to Google Wallet, PayPal and credit cards. Upon download of the Gyft app, Quakes fans can get 10% off any gift card valued at $75 or more redeemable at the Earthquakes Team Store, powered by Gyft.

“The Earthquakes organization is always searching for the latest technology to enhance the overall experience for our fans,” said Earthquakes President Dave Kaval. “We’re very excited to be partnering with Gyft and think Quakes fans will enjoy all the benefits that the partnership provides.”

Quakes fans can buy e-gift cards from over 200 top brands and retailers through Gyft’s website and mobile app. Additionally, Gyft is now a founding partner of Avaya Stadium.

“To say we’re excited to be working with the San Jose Earthquakes would be an understatement,” said CJ MacDonald, co-founder and Chief Operations Officer of Gyft. “We’re honored to be the Quakes’ first gift-card provider and we’re excited to make it easier than ever for Quakes fans to give gift cards to their friends and families.”

About Gyft

Gyft was founded in January 2012 by Vinny Lingham, CJ MacDonald and Mark Levitt with one goal: To disrupt the existing $100 billion gift card market. Gyft is a gift card platform for consumers and retailers that enables customers to easily buy, send, manage and redeem gift cards from any device. In 2014, Gyft was acquired by First Data, a global technology leader in the financial services industry. For more information, visit gyft.com.

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