Tykoon Celebrates Grand Opening of Corporate Headquarters in New York


WEBWIRE – Monday, February 06, 2012

New York, N.Y., February 6, 2012 – Tykoon, an online financial tool that empowers parents to teach their children the imperative values of earning, saving, giving and responsible spending, announced today that it has opened its new corporate headquarters in New York at 37 W 20th St., in the heart of the Flatiron district.
 
“New York, the epicenter of the finance world, is also becoming a hotbed for emerging technology - making it the ideal place to establish our headquarters,” said Doug Lebda, Chairman of Tykoon.  ”By bridging these two industries, we will be able to create a robust, innovative financial tool to help make families’ lives easier and create a future generation of Tykoons"
 
The 2100 sq. ft. space will serve as the headquarters for the company, which allows kids to learn the basic financial lessons of earning, saving, giving and spending on a single platform that’s secure, engaging, and easy to understand. Through partnerships with Network for Good and Amazon.com, children can select nonprofits to donate to and shop online with parameters customized to their family’s values and practices.
 
Please visit http://tykoon.com to join Tykoon or for more information.
 
About Tykoon: 
 
Tykoon is a new social financial services platform for families where kids can earn, save, give and spend real money. Tykoon helps parents teach their kids money management skills and instill strong financial values. The program is customizable to each individual family’s financial values and the virtual environment is safe, secure and private. Kids can earn money through jobs, chores, and gifts; save based on personal and family goals; spend in a safe environment powered by Amazon.com; and give directly to charities through Network for Good. For more information, please visit http://tykoon.com to learn how a new generation of Tykoons can change the world.



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