DETROIT, March 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Fathead, the industry leader of officially licensed sports and entertainment graphics and more, today announced the launch of Virtual Piggy (OTCBB: VPIG), a youth-friendly payment system. Virtual Piggy is now available to customers as a secure online payment option on Fathead.com.
Through a free Virtual Piggy account, Fathead is able to create a safe, convenient shopping experience for children by giving parents the ability to control and monitor their child's spending account. Under this parentally managed account, kids can freely browse and purchase their favorite Fathead products, while learning financial responsibility at the same time.
"Our products are made for fans of all ages and many times it's the younger fans who get the most excited when they see their favorite player, team or character," said Michael Layne, Director of Internet Marketing, Fathead. "With Virtual Piggy, we're empowering those under 18 to make purchases on their own in a safe, parent approved manner.""Virtual Piggy members have been eagerly anticipating the arrival of Fathead," said Dr. Jo Webber, Virtual Piggy Founder and CEO, "From Derek Jeter to Kobe Bryant, Fathead has the 'must have' products for teens and tweens from coast to coast." Virtual Piggy is the safest way for youth to save, spend, and give online. When making purchases through Virtual Piggy, no personal information is collected, making it completely COPPA compliant and TRUSTe certified. Anyone who signs up for Virtual Piggy between April 2013 and November 1 2013, will receive a 30% off discount code valid on Fathead.com.* Customers can create a free Virtual Piggy account by visiting Virtualpiggy.com/Fathead. *Discount code is valid through November 15, 2013 and does not apply to already discounted items or gift cards. For more information, please contact AbbyPougnet@Fathead.com, 313-373-6091 About Fathead LLCFathead LLC is the industry leader of graphics products for large & small spaces – led by authentic, officially licensed sports & entertainment graphics. Fathead gives fans the opportunity to feel passion For Real by bringing their favorite inspiration to life. Fathead wall graphics include the signature line, REAL.BIG. - Life-size, high definition wall graphics of athletes, stadiums, logos and fan favorite entertainment characters. For the space challenged, Fathead's product line also includes Big Heads, Street Grips, Fathead Juniors, Teammates and Tradeables. Fathead Business Solutions provides unique signage and decor alternatives for companies and universities. Based in Detroit, Michigan, Fathead manufactures all products in the USA and Canada for purchase worldwide. Fathead carries thousands of images and maintains over 500 license agreements with leading consumer brands across many industries and professional sports leagues. For more information, visit www.Fathead.com. Connect with us on Facebook, Twitter and Google+. Fathead. FOR REAL.™ About Virtual Piggy, Inc.Virtual Piggy, Inc. is the first e-commerce solution that enables kids to manage and spend money within a parent-controlled environment. The technology company delivers online security platforms designed for the Under 18 age group in the global online market, and also enables online businesses the ability to function in a manner consistent with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act ("COPPA") and similar international children's privacy laws. Virtual Piggy enables the Under 18 audience to play, transact and socialize in a secure online environment guided by parental permission, oversight and control. The company is based in Hermosa Beach, CA and on the Web at: www.virtualpiggy.com SOURCE Fathead LLC