New York, NY (PRWEB) September 07, 2012
Thankster.com announced today that it is a winner of crowdfunding platform Return on Change’s (RoC) high impact start-up contest. The winners each receive a $1000 prize and a likely place in the first round of start-ups that RoC will showcase for investors once the crowdfunding rules (under the JOBS Act) are finalized by the SEC in the next several months.
“When we first learned about the signing of the JOBS Act, we were very excited,” said Paul Geller, CEO of Thankster. “We felt that it could be a great way to connect investors in search of exciting opportunities with the growth engines of the future, and were also thrilled to learn about RoC at around the same time. We are honored that their contest judges have selected Thankster as a company to watch.”
Thankster’s solutions for automating the creation and delivery of authentic-looking handwritten notes for consumers and businesses was a good fit for the types of innovative and high impact companies the contest sought to discover.
The other two winners are Maya Mountain Cacao, a social venture company that sources premium cocoa beans to make fine chocolate products, and Sentimed Medical Corporation, which offers a telemedicine platform that provides remote medical support to consumers in collaboration with pharmacists.
“I wish the crowdfunding option had been around when we launched Delivery.com,” remarked Geller, who was a founder of that company several years ago.
Headquartered in New York City, Thankster combines the electronic world with an offline, personal touch, by allowing consumers and businesses to quickly create high quality personalized notes, thank you cards, and other missives (such as holiday cards and various types of greeting cards) with authentic looking handwriting. Thankster then prints, stuffs, posts and mails the cards. The company has many handwriting choices to choose from, or users can input their own. Users can buy cards individually, or save by buying an inexpensive subscription.