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TMCNet:  Oink Expands Reach to Top 500 Retailers with Guidance

[April 07, 2014]

Oink Expands Reach to Top 500 Retailers with Guidance

LOS ANGELES --(Business Wire)--

Virtual Piggy, Inc. (OTCQB:VPIG), provider of innovative safe payment technology, Oink, today announced that it has partnered with Guidance.

Guidance is an award-winning web, mobile and social eCommerce design and development agency utilized by Internet Retailer Top 500 companies. By designing, building, and hosting highly customized eCommerce solutions Guidance has facilitated more than $3 billion in web, mobile and social eCommerce since 1993. As a certified Gold Level implementation partner of eBay's (News - Alert) Magento Enterprise platform, the partnership will allow Guidance to provide retailers across the U.S. the ability to start accepting Oink payments.

Oink is the only payment technology designed to allow retailers and game publishers to reach under 21 consumers in a safe, legal and effective manner compliant with the FTC (News - Alert) and other international regulations. The award-winning technology serves as a digital family wallet that is available online or via mobile and allows safe, secure transactions - all within parental controls.

"At Guidance, our goal is to improve your bottom line. With the Oink solution, we can enable retailers to reduce friction to conversion within the under-21 customer segment," said Jason Meugniot, CEO of Guidance.

"We're excited to work with Guidance as an Oink approved channel partner," said Dr. Jo Webber, CEO & Founder of Oink. "Guidance is the premier solution provider for multi-channel commerce platforms, and this partnership will greatly expand our integration opportunities with the ecommerce sites of many favorite household name brands."

For information about Oink visit www.oink.com

About Virtual Piggy, Inc. /p>

Virtual Piggy is the provider of Oink, the first e-commerce solution that enables kids and teens to manage and spend money within parental controls. It enables parents to teach financial management through the use of a secure family wallet. 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. The company is based in Hermosa Beach, CA (News - Alert) and on the Web at: www.virtualpiggy.com.

About Guidance

Guidance designs, builds and hosts highly customized eCommerce solutions for today's leading retailers. Since 1993, national retailers and consumer product manufacturers alike have relied on Guidance's expertise to facilitate more than $3 billion in web, mobile and social eCommerce.

Brands such as Bank of America, The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, Foot Locker, Harbor Freight Tools, Honda, Hyundai, Intel (News - Alert), Mars, Nike, Oakley, Relax the Back, TOMS Shoes, Walt Disney and others, have engaged Guidance to build more than 300 world-class, multi-channel websites and apps that captivate, engage and incite loyalty.

Learn more at http://www.guidance.com and connect with us at http://www.twitter.com/guidance, http://www.facebook.com/guidancesolutions, http://pinterest.com/GuidanceSolsInc, and http://www.linkedin.com/companies/guidance.

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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 (News - Alert), and other filings with the SEC.


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