Virtual Piggy and Deb Shops to Provide Seamless and Engaging Mobile Shopping

Virtual Piggy and Deb Shops to Provide Seamless and Engaging Mobile Shopping

Debshops.com partners with safe youth payments technology

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Virtual Piggy, Inc. (OTCBB: VPIG), an innovator in safe youth payments, today announced that it has partnered with Deb Shops.


Deb Shops is a leading specialty retailer of affordable fashion and sells clothing, shoes and accessories to trendy junior and plus sized female customers. Deb Shops operates over 300 stores across the US and has a rapidly growing online presence and has embraced the omnichannel experience.

Virtual Piggy promotes financial management while empowering youth under 18 to make purchasing, saving and other money management decisions for themselves, within the boundaries setup by parents. Virtual Piggy is the leading family wallet, available online or via mobile, and is always 100% free to use.

"We're excited to offer Virtual Piggy as a safe and secure payment option," said David Cost, VP of eCommerce at Deb Shops. "With this frictionless payment option in place, our teenage shoppers will be able to transact safely and seamlessly while shopping online from desktop, tablet or mobile."

"No one uses the mobile internet more than a teenager," said Dr. Jo Webber, CEO and Founder at Virtual Piggy. "Deb Shops focus on social and mobile aligns with Virtual Piggy's mobile first strategy and will deliver a safe, secure, and engaging platform for teens and tweens."

For information about Virtual Piggy visit www.VirtualPiggy.com

About Virtual Piggy, Inc.

Virtual Piggy, Inc. is the first e-commerce solution that enables kids to manage and spend money within parental controls. It enables parents to teach financial management through the use of a secure family wallet that is available online or via mobile and is always 100% free to use. 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. The company is based in Hermosa Beach, CA and on the Web at: www.virtualpiggy.com

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All statements herein other than statements of historical facts are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the "safe harbor" provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements are based upon our current expectations and speak only as of the date hereof. Such statements are not guarantees of future performance and are subject to known and unknown risks and uncertainties that could cause our actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied in such forward-looking statements. Such factors include, but are not limited to, our ability to raise additional capital, our limited operating history and revenue, our ability to attract and retain qualified personnel, our dependence on third party developers, our ability to develop new services, market acceptance of our services, legislative, regulatory and competitive developments, enforcement of our intellectual property, general economic conditions, as well as other factors set forth under the caption "Risk Factors" in our Forms 10-K filed with the SEC, and other filings with the SEC.



Virtual Piggy, Inc.
US:
Public Relations
Sarah Hall Productions
Jenna Guarneri, 212-529-1598
Jenna@SHPNY.com
or
Investor Relations
Investor Awareness
Tony Schor, 847-945-2222 ext. 221
tony@investorawareness.com
or
UK:
Suzanne Noble, +44 7957 371840
snoble@virtualpiggy.com

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