Steve Schaffer is a business strategy, product and marketing professional with more than 30 years of experience growing both startups and established Internet and software companies. He is currently an investor and advisor to start-up and established Technology and Internet companies. He is also currently an active Angel Investor and Capital Factory Mentor.

Previously Steve founded, located in Austin, Texas. Launched in February 2009, saves consumers time and money by helping them find the best coupons, deals and offers from thousands of top online stores and brands. Steve was the CEO of from the founding until the acquisition by Ziff Davis in December 2015. Prior to, Steve was the founder and CEO of Vertive, Inc., a leader in the performance marketing industry. Vertive was the publisher of over 20 vertically-focused websites that connected consumers with information and discounts on online services.

Steve has been an entrepreneur, consultant and manager at several online and consumer software companies including eRegCard, DayMaker, Power Up Software and Symantec. Steve is a graduate of The University of Texas at Austin and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance. His entrepreneurial pursuits began at age 10 when he started a professional magic business as Hocus the Great.

Links about Steve and

Steve Schaffer and were featured in the Austin American Statesman Tech Monday – March 8, 2010. “ seeks to be a breakout in a crowded field

Details on the History of and Vertive

Steve is an Internet Marketing Thought Leader

Steve was featured by the McCombs School of Business in the BBA 100

Links about the Acquisition by Ziff Davis

Susquehanna Growth Equity Linkedin post

Pharus Advisors post

Austin American Statesman article on the acquisition of by Ziff Davis 

Austin Business Journal article on the Ziff Davis Acquisition of Blog – Ziff Davis buys