Mavatar Co-Founder Susan Akbarpour To Speak at Give & Glam

NEWPORT, RI – Rhode Island’s most talked about girls’ night out is coming to luxurious Belle Mer on Goat Island in Newport on June 27th  2013 from 7-10pm. Give & Glam is an upscale shopping, beauty and fashion event with a glamorous pink carpet arrival for guests. The anticipated sold out event will feature a cash bar, hors d’oeuvres, and fashions with local celebrities and favorite media personalities in attendance.

In addition, guests will have the opportunity to enjoy guest speaker and meet with Mavatar co-founder Susan Akbarpour. Mavatar is an online shopping tool that allows consumers to comparison shop across multiple top retailers while also searching for the best available coupons and promo codes and applying them automatically at checkout. This enables everyone from the busiest mom to the savviest fashionista to save time and money shopping online and they’re assured they are getting the best possible price online., This is all available via Mavatar’s free browser add-on and just released iPad application.

With seed investors and supporters like former Facebook CPO Chris Kelly, tech experts say Mavatar is offering a unique way to help shoppers streamline and organize their buying experience. The app allows users to create one wishlist with all their saved items in one place, regardless of the store, thus eliminating the need to manage multiple lists. Birthday, holiday, and wedding gift shopping just became much simpler, efficient and way more fun! Plus, Mavatar’s users have a more social shopping experience than non-users through its ability to store all personal coupons in one place, making it easy to share them with family and friends.

The app supports favorite brand name stores such as Macy’s, Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus , Banana Republic, Gap, and Old Navy, as well as other top retailers such as Bloomingdale’s, Athleta, Bergdorff Goodman, Horchow, Last Call, Piperlime and newly added Saks Fifth Avenue, Levi’s and Quicksilver.

“I am looking forward to speaking at this wonderful and worthwhile event and share the Mavatar story, especially with this dynamic group of women”, said Susan Akbarpour, co-founder and president of Mavatar.

This exciting event will also help raise awareness for our charity partner, Hasbro Children’s Hospital. During the event, Give & Glam guests can visit the Hospital’s table to learn more about the hospitals world class care for children and families and how they can help. In addition, $5 from each ticket will go directly to the Hospital.

Tickets are $35 and can be purchased at The event runs from 7-10 pm

For more information, visit or contact organizer Julie Ruditzky Loffredi at

About Mavatar Technologies

Mavatar Technologies, Inc. is a privately held company that offers a smarter online shopping solution by combining patent-pending technology with a superior user experience. The company’s core technology consists of a universal shopping platform that allows users to comparison shop across multiple retailers at the same time while applying all promotions available to purchases automatically. For the consumer, Mavatar delivers a simplified and personalized shopping experience with the best pricing. For the merchant, Mavatar helps to reduce cart abandonment while strengthening brand identity and marketing efforts. The company was founded in 2011 and is located in Silicon Valley. For more information, please go to or visit Mavatar on FacebookTwitter and Pinterest.

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