CashStar is the preferred digital gifting and incentives partner for retailers nationwide. These retail brands leverage CashStar to easily and securely integrate digital gifting strategies to increase sales and customer loyalty. CashStar offers consumers an unmatched personalized eGift experience via email, mobile and social channels. It is the only company to successfully combine an on-demand B2C and B2B digital gifting and incentives platform with innovative multichannel marketing strategies. More than 250 brands are successfully partnering with CashStar to drive incremental sales, increase retention and boost profitability including Best Buy, Chili's Grill & Bar, CVS/pharmacy, Gap, Pottery Barn, QVC, Staples, Starbucks, T.G.I. Friday's, The Home Depot, and Williams-Sonoma. Based in Portland, Maine, CashStar is a privately held venture capital funded business. Its senior management team brings deep technology, retail and payments experience from market leading companies such as American Express, Blackhawk Network, Wright Express, IBM and LL Bean. To learn more about how CashStar is constantly innovating the way businesses deliver personalized gifting experiences to consumers and partners in the digital world, please see our products tabs or visit our website.
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Parent CompanyBlackHawk Network
HQPortland, ME, US
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CashStar was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in Portland, ME, US

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Key People/Management at CashStar

Alan Fitzgerald

Alan Fitzgerald

Director of Engineering
Tim Brewer

Tim Brewer

VP, Product & Engineering / Information Security Officer
Phil Moran

Phil Moran

Vice President, Sales
Steven Boal

Steven Boal

Founder & Chairman
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CashStar Office Locations

CashStar has offices in Portland and Waltham
Portland, ME, US (HQ)
25 Pearl St 2nd Floor
Waltham, MA, US
Waltham, MA, USA
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CashStar Financials and Metrics

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$43 m


In total, CashStar had raised $43 m. CashStar is a subsidiary of BlackHawk Network

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CashStar Online and Social Media Presence

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CashStar News and Updates

CashStar Named One of the Best Places to Work in Maine for Eighth Consecutive Year

PORTLAND, Maine, Oct. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CashStar, a Blackhawk Network business and market leader in gift card ecommerce solutions, has been recognized as one of the 2018 "Best Places to Work in Maine." Founded by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the awards program...

Maine’s startup scene scores a win with $175 million acquisition of CashStar

CashStar, a payments platform for retailers based in Portland, Maine, announced today that it has been acquired by California-based competitor Blackhawk Network for $175 million in cash. The deal is one of the largest acquisitions for a Portland startup in the past several years. CashStar’s platform…

CashStar Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was CashStar founded?

    CashStar was founded in 2008.

  • Who are CashStar key executives?

    CashStar's key executives are Alan Fitzgerald, Tim Brewer and Phil Moran.

  • How many employees does CashStar have?

    CashStar has 38 employees.

  • Who are CashStar competitors?

    Competitors of CashStar include Solera, Red Ventures and Siemens Digital Industries Software.

  • Where is CashStar headquarters?

    CashStar headquarters is located at 25 Pearl St 2nd Floor, Portland.

  • Where are CashStar offices?

    CashStar has offices in Portland and Waltham.

  • How many offices does CashStar have?

    CashStar has 2 offices.