Founded in 2015 and based in Austin, TX, Encast (www.encast.co) provides Giving as a ServiceTM, a cloudbased system inspiring high impact charitable giving by companies and individuals. The Encast platform helps create a culture and lifestyle of charitable giving through simple yet powerful tools, recommendations, and contribution management for givers of all shapes and sizes. The Encast WorkHERO platform allows employers to integrate charitable giving with their payroll systems, facilitating employee donations through pretax paycheck deductions.
Encast recently secured $2.25 million in seed funding from angel investors to launch the first product which is going into early availability to companies in Q22016. Founding team includes: Leo Ramirez (CEO/Cofounder), Ryan Surber (CSO/CoFounder) and Christophe Borg (Cofounder, former COO, RetailMeNot).