|Description||Mobile Social Commerce|
Surprize is a simple and unique mobile way for people to connect and surprise each other.
You’re thinking of someone and want to surprise them, what’s the quickest and simplest way to do that? - Open the Surprize mobile app, buy them a surprise and they’re sent on a treasure hunt to discover their surprise.. revealing it at the last possible moment.
The user experience is simple, fun and connects you instantly to those you care about when you’re thinking of them.
The idea was born by Phillip van Rooyen and then brought to Seattle Startup Weekend 2012 where it took flight and won “Best User Experience”. Over one weekend a talented team of individuals formed around the idea, built a demo of the experience and coalesced as a team, motivated after the weekend to expand the experience further.
The founder is a previous employee of amazon in the early days, where he helped define the amazon brand and user experience.