Evite, a digital greeting card and invitation platform has partnered with Blackhawk Network, a branded gift payment program to send eGift cards along with Evite digital greeting cards or invitations, according to a press release.
Powered by Blackhawk, Evite users can access more than 100 eGift card brand options available in a variety of amounts and have them delivered in digital greeting cards or invitations in real-time.
The eGift card options can also be accessed by visitors to the Evite website but only Evite hosts and guest can provide send the eGift card through a digital greeting or invitation.
Recipients have numerous ways to use the gift card including uploading it to a mobile wallet, redeeming the eGift card online and spending it on a retailer’s site or print the eGift card out for in-store scanning.
As Evite’s eGift card technology provider, Blackhawk Network works with more than 1,000 brands and card partners, is in more than 200,000 retail locations in 28 countries.
“It’s no surprise we’ve seen the demand for virtual gifts and greetings skyrocket in 2020. Contactless gifting is now a must-have, especially with the holidays approaching,” Victor Cho, CEO at Evite said in the release. “Adding an extra touch like an eGift card can help people create personal connections with family and friends that they haven’t been able to see. It also helps our users stay safe, creates maximum flexibility for gifters and receivers, and modernizes the 2020 gifting experience. Thanks to Blackhawk’s expansive network of eGift card choices, our users have a broad selection to choose from at the tip of their fingertips.”