Kiip

Kiip

Kiip is the world’s first mobile rewards network that delivers tangible rewards for virtual achievements. The company’s category-creating rewards platform enables brands to reach consumers in the moments when they are most engaged and receptive, while driving revenues and greater user allegiance for Kiip-enabled games and apps.

Kiip was founded in September 2010 by Brian Wong, Courtney Guertin and Amadeus Demarzi. In addition to its San Francisco headquarters, Kiip now has offices in New York City, Chicago, Los Angeles, and London. Kiip is currently backed by IPG, Relay Ventures, Hummer Winblad, True Ventures, Verizon Ventures, Crosslink Capital and others.


Website:
http://www.kiip.com

News on Kiip

Kiip and Mojio Partner to Gamify the Car Driving Experience
This week, Kiip CEO Brian Wong and Mojio CEO Jay Giraud announced that their companies would be partnering to reward everyday driving moments in the connected car—the first partnership of its... more
Brian Wong Kiips Crowd Paying Attention at Startup Grind Vancouver with Spirited Discussion
There isn’t much dirt on the bottom of this young man’s Louis Vuittons, but it’s there. The blue sneakers would be inconspicuous except for his posture—if not for his... more
Young Canadian Entrepreneurs Recognized in Forbes 30 Under 30 List
Forbes recently unveiled its annual 30 under 30 list and a few notables from Canada's startup scene are present. 450 leaders across 15 categories were selected, and among them were some Canadian... more
Getting $#!% Done: Three Cofounders at GROW Explain How They Focus on What’s Important
Canaan Partners’ Ross Fubini hosted a panel discussion Wednesdayat GROW Conference, on how cofounders can focus on the most important matters. The no-nonsense session was titled "Getting Out... more
Startup Stuck in the Weeds? Focus on the Customer and the Employee
Three successful CEOs gathered on day one of the 2013 Grow Conference to discuss the little significant choices they made to help their company grow. Scott Kveton of Urban Airship, Patrick Lor of... more
Kiip Partners with Yahoo! Japan to Tap into Country's Biggest Loyalty Rewards Program
Kiip has partnered with Yahoo Japan to offer its reward system throughout Yahoo Japan’s iOS and Android apps. Founded by Canadian entrepreneur Brian Wong, Kiip notes that this is the first... more
Kiip to Open R&D and Engineering Office in Vancouver
Silicon Valley-based Kiip is opening its first Canadian office, according to job listings just posted online. Kiip's office, founded by Canadian entrepreneur Brian Wong, is slated to be located... more
Kiip Launches Kiipsake, a Digital Wallet for Mobile Users to Store and Redeem Rewards in One Location
Kiip released its own app today. Called “Kiipsake,” it's a consumer-facing digital wallet that enables users of mobile games and apps to easily store and redeem the rewards they earn... more
Take Control of Your Serendipitous Success
As I reflect on the last several years of my life, it has been a pretty wicked ride. Growing up in Vancouver and going on to create to create a truly disruptive company in Silicon Valley was... more
Brian Wong's Kiip Raises $11 Million in Series B Funding to Move Beyond Gaming
Looks like the rumors were true, mobile rewards network Kiip has raised US $11 million in Series B funding led by Relay Ventures (formerly BlackBerry Partners Fund). The company, which works with... more
Canadian-born Kiip Raises $10 Million for Valuation of $50 Million
Kiip has raised $8 to $10 million for up to 20% of the company, according to a report from TechCrunch. Kiip is a Silicon Valley startup that was founded by Canadian entrepeneur Brian Wong. ... more
Canadian Entrepreneur Brian Wong Turns 21, His Startup Kiip Turns One
Yesterday, Brian Wong turned 21. Most people haven't accomplished much by that age—they're still figuring out their way through school, working a part time job, partying on weekends. They're... more
First world record for mobile gaming awarded thanks to Guinness and Kiip
Guinness World Records, and Kiip, founded by young Vancouver entrepreneur Brian Wong, have announced the results of their five-day long competition which had mobile gamers rivaling for the "Highest... more
Vancouver-born Kiip partners with Guinness to give mobile gamers real world records
iPhone gaming just got serious. Kiip, a startup founded by young Vancouver entrepeneur Brian Wong, has partnered with Guiness World Records to list the world's most talented mobile game players.... more
Techvibes TV: Kiip's Brian Wong on monetizing casual games
Today Marketing Magazine continued highlighting Canada's Digital Media Companies to Watch and added Wave Accounting, WatchMojo.com, Tynt, and Kiip to their watch list. All four companies are... more
Brian Wong's Kiip comes out of stealth mode
The much anticipated startup from Vancouver's Brian Wong revealed their plans today. Kiip, the seven month-old mobile ads startup, is finally coming out of stealth mode and revealing an entirely... more
Vancouver teen entrepreneur raises $4 Million more for Kiip
Vancouver's Brian Wong just announced a $4 million Series A round for his San Francisco based startup Kiip. The round was lead by Omniture investor Hummer Windblad and includes True Ventures and... more
Youngest entrepreneur to receive venture funding has advice for fellow young entrepreneurs
If anyone has a right to advise young entrepreneurs, it’s Vancouver’s Brian Wong. According to TechCrunch, this guy might as well be the Doogie Howser of the startup world. After... more
#FollowFriday: Four young Canadian entrepreneurs we're following - and why you should follow them too
You may have noticed some turbulence on our @Techvibes Twitter account over the past couple of weeks. That's because we decided to rethink who we follow and why. We decided that we want to follow... more

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