Stockpile Buys E-gifting Startup SparkGift

stockpileStockpile, a Palo Alto, Calif.-based provider of gift cards for stock, acquired SparkGift, a San Francisco, California-based e-gifting startup.

The amount of the deal was not disclosed.

Led by CEO Peggy Mangot, SparkGift is a gifting and investing service that allows people to give stocks and index funds as gifts. It allows buyers to choose from 6000+ stocks and index funds and start giving for as low as $20.

Led by CEO Avi Lele, Stockpile provides investors with the opportunity to making buy, give, and own stock. Gift cards – available at retailers and online – can be redeemed for stock in their favorite companies. The company is backed by Y-Combinator, Ashton Kutcher, Mayfield, Scout Seed Fund, and Sequoia Capital.



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