We are CardCash. Discover our story.
CardCash is taking the world in an imaginative new direction, saving customers money.
CardCash has the world's largest inventory of discounted gift cards and since it's inception, has saved customers more than $50 million from their favorite retail brands.
Today, we continue our tradition of keeping an open dialog with consumers, constantly evolving new, innovative ways to get the best price. We have a strong mission of never letting anyone pay the full amount for anything by turning the world's over $140 billion of unused gift cards into major discounts.
CardCash's continued ecommerce success earned recognition in Inc 5000's Nation’s Fastest-Growing Companies list for the sixth straight year in 2017, among a mere four-percent of all the companies that qualified.
CardCash was also named one of Forbes' Most Promising Companies and has been featured in publications such as CNN, Bloomberg and the New York Times.
A brief history of CardCash
Since CardCash started selling gift cards in 2008, we've been dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers. Our business is the result of visionary leadership, with decades of experience across diverse industries, dedicated to helping customers save money and live better.
2009
CardCash was co-founded in 2009 by two childhood friends, Chief Executive Officer Elliot Bohm and Chief Operating Officer Marc Ackerman. The pair started the web’s first secondary gift card market for unused gift cards.
2013
CardCash.com raised $6 million in Series A funding from Guggenheim Partners, a well known global financial service company with more than $200 billion in assets under management.
2014
CardCash raises $6 million in debt funding from Sterling National Bank, a subsidiary of Sterling Bancorp.
2014
CardCash acquires Silicon Valley-based competitor Plastic Jungle and that same year, formed a strategic partnership with Incomm Corporation, a leader in prepaid and payment solutions.
2014
Executive Vice President of Sales and Business Development, Thomas Ochoa, who has experience leading teams at digital payment companies, InComm Corporation and the BlackHawk Network joins the effort.
2016
CardCash hires Chief Technology Officer Thomas Butt, who managed software engineering teams at General Electric, Lockheed Martin, and multiple startups. In his short time, Butt's team restructured CardCash's entire ecommerce platform with highly scalable microservices that connect to single page applications.
2017
CardCash's continued ecommerce success earned recognition in Inc 5000's Nation’s Fastest-Growing Companies list for the sixth straight year, among a mere four-percent of all the companies that qualified. CardCash was also named one of Forbes' Most Promising Companies and has been featured in publications such as CNN, Bloomberg and the New York Times.
2017
CardCash partnered with Charity On Top to provide an innovative form of fundraising for victims of Hurricane Harvey. The proceeds went to the American Red Cross, Greater Houston Community Foundation's Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund, the Houston Food Bank and Houston Humane Society and Americares.
2018
CardCash partnered with St. Jude’s Research Hospital and together are on a mission to advance cures, and means of prevention, for pediatric catastrophic diseases through research and treatment.
2019
CardCash partners with Starbucks to launch the Starbucks Gift Card Exchange program, Starbucks customers can trade in any brand's gift card for a new Starbucks gift card.
2019
CardCash launches FraudFix, a fraud solution built on AI, tailored to the unique needs of selling digital goods online.
2020
CardCash Giving is launched, a brand new mobile app connecting shoppers to causes they support.
Look through a wider lens at CardCash to learn about our culture.
We hire team members of diverse backgrounds and experiences that love coming to a place, where everyone feels they belong. We know diversity and inclusion are values critical to our success and future innovation. We believe employees work best when comfortable and offer a casual work environment where we can also have fun.
We also offer collaborative monthly team lunches, hoverboards, and footballs to toss around the office as we get down to business.
In addition, we have a comprehensive benefits package and believe in furthering the education of our employees, allowing them to attend and speak at conferences.
As a lean and talented startup that has a responsible approach to business and collaboration, CardCash is the ideal environment of responding to customers’ needs without anything getting in our way.
CardCash has success from partnerships with major retailers.
We believe our actions today determine who we are in the future. We don't charge fees. We just want to earn money together.
CardCash doesn't only want to help consumers save, but also help brands earn a new revenue stream through the world of gift cards, without discounting their products.
Our goal is to create truly useful and beautiful tools that help your business become more successful. We believe the world is changing to a more digital era and want to help both ecommerce platforms and big-box retailers better compete.
Read news about us
Read news about us
Guggenheim Partners Provides Growth Funding to CardCash.com
CardCash Inks Wal-Mart Deal To Grab A Bigger Chunk Of The Used Gift Card Market
CardCash: The Cure for Unwanted Gift Cards
CardCash.com Acquires Plastic Jungle
CardCash lands at No. 17 on the NJBIZ list of the 50 fastest growing companies in New Jersey
CardCash.com was best gift card exchange site for sellers
If you're selling a gift card, try CardCash.com
Yes, the CardCash.com offer of $418.90 beats the CardPool offer by more than $20!
2,223 gift cards, one giant American flag
At CardCash, we believe everyone deserves the chance to learn, succeed, and be heard, which drives us to help those most in need.
In 2017, CardCash partnered with Charity On Top to provide an innovative form of fundraising for victims of Hurricane Harvey. The proceeds went to the American Red Cross, Greater Houston Community Foundation's Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund, the Houston Food Bank and Houston Humane Society and Americares.
CardCash also partnered with St. Jude’s Research Hospital in 2017 and together are on mission to advance cures, and means of prevention, for pediatric catastrophic diseases through research and treatment.
Meet Cookie
Because behind every great company is a great mascot
Here at CardCash, we have Cookie, our adorable cockatiel. Cookie has free reign in the office and we all love a quick visit even if he sometimes pecks at our keybJUB8R87F8oards!