App creates wedding gift lists using Tinder-style accept and reject system

One of the prime reasons for the success of the dating app Tinder is its innovative ‘swipe left for no, right for yes’ system, which makes decision-making as easy as the brush of a digit. We’ve previously seen Hitlist use the model for its holiday recommendation engine, and now a new app from wedding registry platform Zola is also employing the swiping system to enable brides and grooms-to-be to easily and quickly fill up their gift lists. READ MORE…

Eco confetti turns into wildflowers

Eco-minded consumers aren’t going to throw away their ideals when it comes to planning a wedding, and we’ve already seen the Portovert magazine provide ideas for green brides and grooms. Now Netherlands-based gift store niko niko is offering Throw & Grow event confetti, which grows into wildflowers after it’s been thrown. READ MORE…

Agency sells couples the cancelled wedding plans of others

We’ve already covered two startups in the past week that aim to help redistribute unused commodities that otherwise would go to waste – whether its empty cinema seats or frequent flyer miles. Now Bridal Brokerage aims to do the same for weddings, enabling brides and grooms-to-be to buy ceremony and party plans that others have abandoned. READ MORE…