Plano, Texas – August 31, 2016 – Swych™, the pioneer of the revolutionary digital gift card platform, announced today that they will be presenting their popular mobile app as well as a sneak preview of their new GiftBot™ platform at FinovateFall 2016. Finovate is a two-day showcase of the latest innovations in fintech from companies and startups alike. Swych’s Co-Founders Deepak Jain and Robert Sabella will present its mobile gifting technology on Thursday, September 8th.
“We launched Swych earlier this year with a mission of modernizing digital gifting and incentives with the latest technology in security, connectivity and data science. You can always expect to see the best new ideas selected to present at Finovate and we are delighted to be amongst them this year,” said Deepak Jain, Swych CEO & Co-Founder. “We have had fantastic reception since our launch and we are giving our vision a further boost by showcasing the application of artificial intelligence and conversational commerce in digital gifting and incentives.”
Swych delivers a unique, smart and connected user experience for digital gifting where consumers can instantly send and receive e-gift cards that can be redeemed or swyched for any brand. By enabling gifting within conversational platforms such as Facebook, Skype, Siri, Amazon and the likes, the new Swych GiftBot™ platform opens a logical new channel for delightful gifting experiences within apps where user’s interact multiple times every day. For businesses and enterprises also, the GiftBot™ platform’s reach into apps where majority of consumer interactions are happening has the potential of further accelerating the popularity of mobile technology as the preferred mode for gifting and incentives.
“Often times we find the right moment for a gift within a conversation with friends or family,” said Swych Co-Founder, Robert Sabella. “With Swych you will able to celebrate that moment by dropping a gift instantly into the conversation at that exact moment without leaving the conversation.”
The Swych GiftBot™ platform utilizes an open and extensible artificial intelligence layer that enables much more than just account information. With its unique user identification and security technology, the bot can quickly and effectively send a gift to anyone. With a Swych GiftBot™, users can interact in natural language to drop gifts for any occasion with a personalized message and enjoy seeing their gifts delivered within the conversation.
You can see the app and a preview of the Swych chat bots here at: www.goswych.com/bots. Enterprises and businesses interested in Swych bot platform APIs can request a preview at firstname.lastname@example.org.
“Swych is redefining the way people send and receive gift cards,” said Greg Palmer, Sr. Director of Finovate. “We’re excited that Swych is showcasing their innovative mobile gifting platform and the Swych Facebook GiftBot; this is exactly the kind of game-changing technologies that make Finovate a must-see event for the Fintech industry.”
Give, Get, Swych™.
Swych’s patent pending mobile gifting platform enables users to send “Swychable” gifts from their mobile device that can be instantly redeemed for electronic gift cards of more than 90 popular brands. Swych users can instantly buy, send, regift, upload, Swych and redeem gift cards conveniently from their mobile device. Swych is a private company funded by seasoned angel investors from the banking, financial services, payments, gifting, telecom and enterprise computing space. Swych’s headquarters are in Plano, Texas with offices in San Francisco, CA.
Swych was formed in 2015 by serial entrepreneurs, Deepak Jain and Robert Sabella. Product Development and Operations are headed by Anu Shultes who is a well-known and highly respected gift card industry expert. Marketing is headed by Stephanie Barrueto and Product Engineering by Linda Yang.
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FinovateFall is a demo-based conference for innovative startups and established companies in the fields of banking and financial technology. Held in San Jose, the event offers an insight-packed glimpse into the future of money via a fast-paced, intimate, and unique format. FinovateFall is organized by The Finovate Group. For more information on the event or to view videos of previous demos, please visit finovate.com.