viperks Adds New Partner Company, GotZoom

Posted by Eric Golubitsky


At viperks, we’re always looking for new ways to save our customers—and their employees—time and money. That’s one of the reasons we recently partnered with GotZoom Inc.

GotZoom is a company that provides relief to one of the greatest financial challenges facing Americans of all ages: Federal Student Loan Debt. According to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York Consumer Credit Panel/Equifax, the average debt per student borrower is $27,857. Currently, the National Student Loan Debt sits at $1.41 trillion.

Here’s how GotZoom works:

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Introducing the new and improved viperks shopping platform

Posted by Eric Golubitsky

Dear Clients, Customers, Family and Friends,

With second quarter coming to a close, I am happy to report we have crossed the finish line with our new and improved online-shopping platform.

During the last two months, our VP of Engineering Carol Davis and her IT team have been hard at work to deliver an amazing online shopping website for our clients—it has a cleaner design, an enhanced search function and more departments than ever for your employees to find savings worth bragging about at the office.

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viperks ramps up growth with strategic hires

Posted by Eric Golubitsky

Dear Clients, Customers, Family and Friends,

It’s been quite a busy first quarter for the team at viperks.

In a matter of three months, we’ve made three strategic hires who will help us take viperks to the next level:

  • Samantha Worgull, PR/Blog Writer and Strategist (left);
  • Carol Davis, VP of Engineering (center);
  • Katie Janosik, eCommerce Merchandiser (right).
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Meet viperks' Newest Team Members

Posted by Eric Golubitsky

 We are continuing to grow at viperks, and we couldn’t be more excited. Meet three of our latest additions, Carol Davis, Samantha Worgull and Katie Janosik.

Carol DavisーVP of Engineering

What aspect of your personality makes you a good match for viperks?  

The 3 P’s to success: Patience, perseverance and passion. I prefer patience and perseverance over knee-jerk reactions. Mix in a little passion and you have the recipe for success. Season the dish with experiences gathered during the journey and you have customers coming back for seconds.

Why did you get into this field?

I was originally studying accounting in college and realized how few women were in computer science. What started as a dare, turned into an obsession and enduring love.

What’s your favorite viperks product?

The Qbracelet, a phone charging bracelet. How awesome is that? Does your phone hang from your wrist like a big charm?

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Westfield Group Goes All In with viperks

Posted by Eric Golubitsky

 

Since 1848 caring about people has been an essential part of Westfield Group's culture and core values. They are viewed as the relationship company. They value their employees as much as their customers. Westfield’s HR leaders partnered with viperks to provide an easy to implement and cost effective program for their employees. More importantly they found it fell right in line with their people-first culture and employee Total Rewards program. Westfield Group launched their branded viperks-powered company store in November of 2015. 

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We Need Thanksgiving Now More Than Ever

Posted by Eric Golubitsky

Dear Clients, Customers, Family and Friends:

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Creating a Winning Culture: Some Hometown Inspiration

Posted by Eric Golubitsky

Dear Clients, Customers, Friends and Family,

If you’ve turned on the TV in the past few months, you’ve probably spotted viperks’ hometown in the midst of a celebration. We’re proudly based in Cleveland – and between the Cavaliers championship crown, the RNC convention coverage and the Indians winning season (Division champs and hopefully World Series berth), we’ve had a lot to get excited about. Winning feels really good.


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Get to know: The Newest Faces at viperks

Posted by Eric Golubitsky

As we grow, we’ll be introducing you to a few of our newest employees. Learn how they’re making viperks stronger than ever.

JACKIE ROBERSON  — Business Development Representative

What aspect of your personality makes you a good match for viperks?

I love how everyone at viperks seems to compliment one another: we all share the desire to help build a successful company. Yet, we’re also each unique. Personally, I think my ambition, confidence, diligence, responsibility, and easygoing and friendly nature – combined with my opinionated side – make me a good fit.

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Important Investors Put Faith In viperks

Posted by Chuck Soder (Crain's Cleveland Business)

There are also some big-name companies among the 100 businesses that offer exclusive deals to their employees through the viperks platform. Companies like Goodyear, Zappos and Parker Hannifin.

And the employees of those 100 companies — the VIPs themselves — are actually buying products through the platform.

Those are just a few reasons why CEO Eric Golubitsky thinks viperks is about to take off.

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How’s Business? I’m Glad You Asked

Posted by Eric Golubitsky

I’m often asked how business is going. In a word: amazing.

This year, so far, has been one of tremendous growth at viperks, and it’s exciting to see how our program is saving people time and money. Please take a minute and read how nearly 100% of Zappos employees take advantage of viperks or how we have saved Goodyear associates over $25,000 (so far...)

Now, we've got more good news to share: we recently closed $1.2 million in seed funding, allowing us to grow our team and invest in platform development.

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