|By PR Newswire||
|January 17, 2013 08:01 AM EST||
PARK CITY, Utah, LOS ANGELES and BOCA RATON, Fla., Jan. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- WISHCLOUDS (www.wishclouds.com), the social shopping platform that lets people save products they like as they shop online and then alerts them when those products go on sale, is previewing in Park City to film festival attendees beginning on January 18th. The company will debut the social shopping platform as the presenting partner for the 10th anniversary of the prestigious ChefDance dinner series.
WISHCLOUDS blends the benefits of "wish lists" with those of a "personal shopper" into an innovative technology that tracks a wished-for product wherever it is sold. Alerts of sale pricing are pushed directly to the consumer via mobile, email and Internet connections. WISHCLOUDS currently tracks over 30 million of the most popular products from more than 75 top retailers nationwide that include Macy's, Nordstrom, Best Buy, Williams- Sonoma, Bloomingdales, Sephora, Sunglass Hut, Forever 21 and Restoration Hardware among others. The "invitation only" beta launch at ChefDance marks the first public exposure for this highly- anticipated platform.
WISHCLOUDS was founded by a group of veteran entrepreneurs who have led over two dozen companies in the areas of marketing, e-commerce, technology and distribution. It has been in stealth mode over the past 18 months creating a highly sustainable social retail platform that mutually serves the interests of consumers, retailers, brands, advertisers and influencers alike. To date the company has been privately financed with nearly $2 Million of angel investment from investors such as NBA legend Jerry West as well as individual investors from companies like Franklin Templeton and Credit Suisse, who funded startup and initial technology development.
"Throughout its 18 month history, WISHCLOUDS has quietly demonstrated best-in-class technology development and a disruptive approach that makes the company a game changer," said Greg Miller, Founder & CEO of the company.
WISHCLOUDS' growing list of 60+ celebrity tastemakers includes stars from ABC's "Castle," USA's "Fairly Legal," Nickelodeon's "Big Time Rush" and MTV's "Teen Wolf."
Privately held WISHCLOUDS helps consumers make smart, money-saving buying decisions by letting people save products they like as they shop online and then alerting them when those products go on sale. WISHCLOUDS unique social retail ecosystem serves the collective interests of consumers, retailers, brands, advertisers and celebrity influencers alike. WISHCLOUDS has over a dozen patents pending.
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