beenz

beenz

A Web-based consumer incentive system that started in 1998 and closed in 2001. Once you opened an account at www.beenz.com, you received free beenz at websites that rewarded you for customer loyalty. Beenz were exchanged for merchandise at participating e-commerce sites. See Flooz.
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Think AOL, Pets.com, Beenz (a virtual currency--sound familiar?), and Global Crossing, to name a few.
Beenz, launched in 1998, offered a system of credits that could be earned by completing online tasks, such as shopping or visiting websites.
From credit card reward points and airline miles to dotcombust casualty Beenz and Second Life's Linden Dollars, virtual currencies have been in existence in one form or another for more than 40 years.
Letts has run a string of high-profile web ventures operating across the US and Europe, including an established Silicon Valley venture, overseeing the creation of one of the world's first fledgling forms of internet currencies, beenz.com.
Earlier, he was president, COO and director of beenz.com in New York and London where he led global operations and strategy as well as managing director and COO, Investment Banking-Americas for ING Barings/Furman Selz in New York.
Virtual money, like Cyberbuck (Digicash) or Beenz, were pure electronic currencies.
A piglet born in Croatia with six legs and two penises has beenz nicknamed Octopig.
We said goodbye to Sportal, Beenz, Excite, Gameplay and Worldpop while others like 365 and QXL looked increasingly shaky.
UK Smart, the company behind the Smartcreds online currency, has launched a special offer for users of beenz.com's beenz online currency.
Other Points.com partners include Air Canada, American Airlines, America West Airlines, Midwest Express Airlines, beenz.com, ClickRewards, GiftCertificates.com, LoyaltyTravel, PhoneHog.com and RewardStream.