How it works

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The founders & partners

Meet the people and partners behind Centz!

Jon Bricken

Jon Bricken

CEO

Swen Swenson

Swen Swenson

President

Mark R. Smelcer

Mark R. Smelcer

CPO (Chief Payments Officer)

    Jason Mulder

    Jason Mulder

    Technical Support

    Latest news & updates

    The latest news about Centz!

    News
    Disruptive ‘Crypto’ Startup Centz Eyes $160Bn Gift Cards Market

    US-based start-up Centz Inc. has vowed to “disrupt” the global gift card industry at the Money 2020 and CoinAgenda trade shows in Las Vegas, giving consumers control of their gift cards by combining all such card balances into a single lump sum that is denominated in digital currency Centz Gold Bucks (CGB’s). Through CGB’s consumers will […]

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    Centz – Beyond Bitcoin #191

    Centz has designed a completely new business model by integrating unique patent pending features into our platform that solves the industry problems from end-to-end. This provides a positive and fun experience that focuses solely on our consumers. Centz’s business model bridges the gaps between consumer desire and the reality of gift card usage and redefines […]

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    Centz Incはグローバルギフトカード産業を破壊するとCoin Agendaで語る

    米国に拠点を置くスタートアップ企業Centz Incは現在ラスベガスで開催中のカンファレンスMoney 2020とCoinAgendaの中で『我々のデジタル通貨Centz Gold Bucks (CGB’s)を用いて、全てのギフトカードの残高を組み合わせ統一化することで、グローバルギフトカード産業は我々が破壊するだろう。』と語った。

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    CENTZ GIFT CARD SERVICE TO HOST ICO ON OPENLEDGER

    Announcing its service at Money 20/20 in Las Vegas, Centz uses a specialized digital currency called “Centz Gold Bucks” (CGB) to convert gift card balances to digital cash, letting users spend their balances on anything. To use the service, customers create an account and load gift card balances into their digital wallets. Centz then converts […]

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    ICOs Going Mainstream: OpenLedger Invites Pre-Investment to 3 New ICOs

    OpenLedger is making ICOs mainstream with 3 new startup ICOs, each targeting a non-cryptocurrency market. Apptrade is creating a stock market for apps, Centz aims to make all gift cards interchangeable and spendable anywhere, while Beyond the Void is making a MOBA game economy controlled by the players. OpenLedger is offering institutions and investors the […]

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    Centz Joins Hands with OpenLedger

    Data suggests that almost $100 billion in gift card funds go unspent each year, and Centz is just looking to make sure consumers get their money’s worth. Centz is teaming up with decentralized crowdfunding source OpenLedger. The crypto and anti-fraud venture, which allows customers to garner cash from unused gift cards, is working with the […]

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    How to invest in the ‘Centz Gold Bucks’ Token Crowd Sale

    Centz announced it has partnered with OpenLedger for its upcoming token crowd sale and they are planning to offer a pre-ICO reward for early investors. The token crowd sale is expected to begin sometime in November and was received extremely well at the recent Money20/20 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Columbia University Alumni, Swen Swenson, President […]

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    Cashback News: What’s the forecast for holiday gift card sales?

    As the holiday shopping season gathers steam, it’s time to look at the forecast for holiday gift card sales. Up, down or stable – we’ve got the news, research and trends to keep you up to date. The Retail Gift Card Association research says gift card trends include: novelty, localization, mobile wallet storage and self-gifting. […]

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    This start up is about to revolutionize how billions in retail dollars are spent

    The Gift card industry has traditionally positioned itself as another marketing channel that merchant’s use to increase sales at very little expense. They are often sold to consumers, offering them different denominations and promoting them as great gift ideas. Most gift card holders do not pay enough attention to the stored value on their cards and many times vendors count […]

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    Making Centz of this Crypto Crowdsale @GetCentz

    The Money 2020 and CoinAgenda trade shows organized this year at Las Vegas gave attendees an in-depth outlook into the world of cryptocurrencies. The conference which was primarily aimed at bringing traditional investors and experienced cryptocurrency and blockchain professionals together saw many important announcements. Unarguably, among the most interesting initiatives was Centz and its announcement that it […]

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