UK & Europe

Jisp, a shopping and payment app, is launching an ambassador programme to help retailers increase sales and boost engagement with their customers.

The UK gift card market has grown by almost £1 billion since its previous valuation, according to the latest industry research from the Gift Card & Voucher Association (GCVA), in partnership with GlobalData.

Morrisons has announced that it will be scrapping its More card loyalty scheme and replacing it with an app-based money-off scheme as of May 10.

Oak Engage devised a special tool to help the global burger chain keep its staff in touch during the pandemic.

Cashback app Swipii has opened its first-ever crowdfunding campaign as it prepares to extend its business network to fuel a “shop local” economic recovery from the Covid pandemic.

UK-based tech startup – Swapi, allows people to swap their loyalty points between the popular brands, and has raised £350,000 in seed funding before the official launch in Autumn 2021.

UK tech company, The Happiness Index, recently completed a seed round and raised €1.2 million funding from angel investors to continue the growth of their employee engagement and happiness platform.

Yollty, which helps businesses create digital loyalty programmes, has announced it has raised an additional €1m which will help strengthen its position in key markets.

The online payments industry accelerated and touched new heights during the pandemic. Consolidated payment options are also gaining traction and branded payments provider Recharge.com has now announced raising £8.62 million in a debt funding round.

New platform Dezerved connects loyalty program customers with exclusive offers from luxury brands – including fashion retail platform Farfetch, Sony, Fitbit and Parmigiani Fleurier as well as other hotel, watch, gourmet and electronics brands.

Seeking to reinvent the employee engagement space, Beringen, Belgium-based SaaS Ambassify has raised €2 million.

Gamified employee experience platform Sorwe has raised $500,000 in investments and is now looking at a valuation of $3.2 million.