Virtual Piggy allows parents to set up a monthly allowance for their
children and promotes financial management while empowering U18s to make
purchasing, saving and other money management decisions for themselves,
within the boundaries setup by their parents.
“With over 117 million active accounts, PayPal is the premier global
online payment provider," said Virtual Piggy Founder and CEO Dr. Jo
Webber. “This partnership will allow anyone with a PayPal account to
quickly and securely start using the Virtual Piggy service, and provide
a safe online wallet for their family."
PayPal is the faster, safer way to pay and get paid online. The service
allows people to send payments without sharing financial information,
with the flexibility to pay using their account balances, bank accounts
(where available), credit and debit cards in various markets. PayPal is
an eBay company and enables global e-commerce with over 117 million
active accounts in 190 markets and 25 currencies around the world.
PayPal is headquartered in San Jose, California and its international
headquarters is located in Singapore. More information about the company
can be found at https://www.paypal.com.
About Virtual Piggy, Inc.
Virtual Piggy, Inc. is the first e-commerce solution that enables kids
to manage and spend money within a parent-controlled environment. The
technology company delivers online security platforms designed for the
Under 18 age group in the global online market, and also enables online
businesses the ability to function in a manner consistent with the
Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”) and similar
international children’s privacy laws. Virtual Piggy enables the Under
18 audience to play, transact and socialize in a secure online
environment guided by parental permission, oversight and control. The
company is based in Hermosa Beach, CA and on the Web at: www.virtualpiggy.com
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