Virtual Piggy Signs Agreement with Nirve

Fashion Cruiser Bicycles To Accept Safe Youth Payments Online.

HERMOSA BEACH, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Virtual Piggy, Inc. (OTCBB: VPIG) announced today that it has signed an agreement with Nirve Sports to feature its safe youth payments technology on their online store.


Nirve Sports is a maker of stylish high quality bicycles. They sell beach cruisers for men, women and children, as well as bikes specifically designed for city riding. Among other designs, they offer the iconic cruiser and chopper styles. They've also partnered with brands and artists on designs, including Paul Frank, Hello Kitty, Coca-Cola, Robert August, and Corey Miller.

"As our ecommerce continued to grow, we really wanted a better solution for tapping into the youth market online," said Danilo Bon, President/CEO at Nirve Sports. "With Virtual Piggy, we're able to accept safe payments from younger customers, with the peace of mind knowing they've been pre-approved by parents."

"Bikes are always a popular item with the youth market, and partnering with Nirve gives us a merchant in this space that sells quality ones that are also gorgeous," said Virtual Piggy Founder and CEO Dr. Jo Webber. "This is a great addition to our family of merchants, and their products are sure to be popular as savings goals and Wishlist items for our customers."

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 21 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 21 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.

About Nirve

Nirve, pronounced as /nɜrv/ or [nurv], is a leading maker of high quality cruiser bicycles. Based in Huntington Beach, California, Nirve has been making fashion bicycles since 1999. In addition to our own extensive line of bicycles, we have partnered with leading lifestyle brands and artists such as Paul Frank, Hello Kitty, Coca-Cola, Robert August, Corey Miller, as well as others, to bring a unique blend of fun and fashion to the sport of cycling.

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