LOS ANGELES, April 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — One Horizon Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:OHGI) announced today that its majority-owned subsidiary 123Wish has launched the first subscription-based, on-demand social experience app that provides a chance to win exclusive opportunities with some of the world’s leading celebrities, influencers, athletes, entrepreneurs, tastemakers and brands. Through the 123Wish marketplace, users can access premium videos and limited edition merchandise and enter to win once-in-a-lifetime experiences supporting social causes.
“We’re excited to create a platform that gives people from all over the world a chance to win incredible opportunities and at the same time, do good and empower our youth through contribution,” said 123Wish Co-Founder and CEO, Natalia Diaz Weissman. “Our goal is to generate awareness for our charity partners by collaborating with renowned influencers to harness their power to make a difference and inspire our next generations to contribute – we’re thrilled to launch the first app that offers this.”
Uniquely focused on Gen Z and millennial audiences, 123Wish offers members an opportunity to engage in their dream experiences. Current offerings include starring in social media super influencer Jake Paul’s next YouTube video, swimming with otters with model Nick Bateman and go karting with Jace Norman, who plays the starring role as Henry Hart/Kid Danger in the Nickelodeon television series Henry Danger.
“I’m excited to be teaming up with 123Wish to help drive awareness to important causes and engage with my fans in new ways,” said YouTube super influencer Jake Paul. “With everything going on in our world, it’s crucial that we encourage our younger generations to always help whenever and wherever they can.”
“Growing up in a military town, I know first-hand how hard it is for these kids to not know where their parents are and when they are coming back home,” said actor and Nickelodeon star, Jace Norman. “I’m teaming up with 123Wish to do what I can to support www.SEALkids.org and hopefully inspire youth from all over that giving back is cool.”
123Wish subscribers will receive one free entry to enter any experiences of their choosing and gain access to influencer content and limited edition merchandise, such as capsule collections and collaborations with influencers, and receive discounts on exclusive merchandise and events. The 123Wish marketplace spans many industries reaching Gen Z and millennials including entertainment, music, fashion, sports, technology, retail, beauty, wellness, and more.
“123Wish is a new type of experiential mobile marketplace, the first of its kind, and we hope our app reaches new audiences to engage and have fun while giving back,” said 123Wish Co-Founder Andrew Resnick. “People live their lives through their mobile devices so what better way forward then to create a platform that connects with fans in a different way and makes a positive impact with charities.”
The 123Wish app aims to promote and support philanthropic causes with a charitable organization selected for each experience. 123Wish has partnered with Deedly, a digital coin-based, non-profit platform that educates children who engage in charitable donations within their school classroom settings. For more information, please visit: www.deedly.com.
“Working with talent and influencers, it’s important to integrate in meaningful ways through our current social media platforms and leverage this kind of influence and reach in a positive way,” said Talent Manager, Founder and CEO of Infinity Creative, Adee Drexler. “123Wish is not only creating awareness and raising money for charity, but it’s also giving fans access to connect with their idols.”
The 123Wish app is available on iOS (Apple App Store) and Android (Google Play) for a monthly subscription fee of $1.99 but everyone can enjoy a free experience entry. For more information and a list of current charity partners, please visit: 123Wish.com.
123Wish is an experience-based platform that provides everyone a chance to play and win incredible and unique experiences from the world’s most renowned celebrities, influencers, athletes, designers, artists and trending brands while supporting a diverse range of charities. It’s a marketplace where you have access to once-in-a-lifetime associations. There are many different types of experiences from cooking lessons, chef’s table, VIP concert tickets, meetings with top executives, and more. If you can imagine it, you can experience it.
123Wish includes in its investors TGZ Capital, a venture fund founded by Gen Z entrepreneur Patrick Finnegan and social media super influencers, Jake Paul and Cameron Dallas.
123Wish Media Contacts
Thao Le, Made Society – firstname.lastname@example.org | 714.369.7460
Theresa Navarro, Made Society – email@example.com | 805.990.9209