CashStar Named to Forbes’ Annual List of America’s Most Promising Companies

Digital Gifting Leader Included on Prestigious Ranking of Top 100 Privately Held, High-Growth Companies

CashStar, the digital gifting company preferred by the world’s leading brands, today announced that it has been named one of “America’s Most Promising Companies” by Forbes magazine. The third annual list highlights privately held, high-growth companies throughout the country, taking a comprehensive look at the competitive landscape, quality of management and investors, market size and potential, and product strength.

CashStar created the digital gifting category in 2008 and has led the transformation of the world’s most popular gift from a simple piece of plastic into a versatile mobile and social currency for retailers and consumers. More than 300 brands across all retail categories use the company’s flexible SaaS platform to drive acquisition, lift, and loyalty through engaging, personalized digital gifting experiences and promotions.

“We are honored to be included on such a prestigious ranking of high-growth companies,” said Ben Kaplan, president and CEO of CashStar. “This recognition is not only a reflection of CashStar’s incredible growth, but also a testament to our product innovation, strong execution and client success. As the markets for payments, mobile, e-commerce, and loyalty continue to converge, our team is excited to build on this momentum and expand our leadership position.”

About CashStar, Inc.
CashStar is the leading provider of omni-channel digital gifting solutions for the world’s top brands. The CashStar platform enables retailers and restaurants to maximize sales, eliminate fraud risk, increase customer engagement, and drive adoption of mobile payments. More than 300 leading companies rely on CashStar to power the most innovative and advanced prepaid and digital gifting programs, including Best Buy, Brookstone, Coach, Crate & Barrel, Dell, Dunkin’ Donuts, Gap, lululemon athletica, Office Depot, Petco, Pottery Barn, QVC, Sephora, Staples, Starbucks, The Cheesecake Factory, The Home Depot, and Williams-Sonoma. To learn more, please visit, follow @CashStar_Inc, or e-mail

Keri Bertolino
fama PR