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OurWishingWell.com has been developed by a team of experienced professionals that want to give you a way of providing gifts, and receiving gifts, that:

You might also like to see some testimonies from people who have used our system.

Our History

OurWishingWell.com is owned by Our Wishing Well Pty Ltd (ACN 138 352 824), a registered corporation with a head office in Sydney, Australia. We service over 150 countries (including the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, New Zealand, and of course Australia) and handle all major currencies.

Our website is one of the first in the industry and has been operating since 2007. Over this time, our team has built a reputation based on quality service, honesty and integrity.

We have developed, and manage, a number of websites that have hundreds of thousands of members from over 150 countries around the world.

If you would like to know more about us or have any questions, then please do not hesitate to contact us or view our help articles.

Awards & Accolades

Our team has been awarded several accolades, including the following:

  • Officially recognised as one of the "Top 10 Coolest Companies" in all of Australia (by an independent business magazine)
  • Awarded a number of grants by the Australian Government, including an AusIndustry Grant for Innovation
  • Recognised as Leading E-Entrepreneurs (by MyBusiness Magazine)
  • Secrets of IT Innovation Competition - Finalists in 2005 and 2006

The team behind OurWishingWell.com has been officially recognised as one of the "Top 10 Coolest Companies" in all of Australia.

The team behind OurWishingWell.com has been awarded a competitive national grant - the AusIndustry COMET grant.

The team behind OurWishingWell.com has been recognised as some of the leading E-Entrepreneurs in MyBusiness magazine.

The team behind OurWishingWell.com was a finalist in the Secrets of Australian IT Innovation.

Awarded Top 10 Coolest Companies Awarded Government Grant for Innovation Recognised as Leading
E-Entrepreneurs
Awarded Innovative Technology

Our Team

Our team comprises of young entrepreneurs and technically brilliant people that are in touch with modern technology, coupled with senior managers with many years of solid business experience.

Here are some of the people involved in developing our business for you ...

Joseph Renzi

Joseph Renzi, our founder and CEO, is the brains behind this operation.

Joseph is a highly motivated and creative entrepreneur with leadership, project management and information technology experience. Joseph has over two decades of leadership experience gained within large corporations, community groups and educational institutions.

Joseph leads a stellar team of developers, architects and support staff in constantly refining and fine tuning our systems so as to provide user's with a great experience when using our services.

Walter Annen

Walter has over four decades of experience in growing and guiding organizations, working in four different continents around the globe.

Walter was the General Manager and Area Director for the Hilton International Group for over 20 years and has solid business acumen across many business divisions including sales and marketing, HR, finance and planning.

Walter Annen also has experience as a business coach with Action International.

John Lloyd

John Lloyd is on the board of directors for several businesses across diverse domains like, manufacturing, automotive, IT & T and hospitality.

John has over 40 years management experience in business development, staff training, accounting and personnel.

John has been instrumental in establishing, guiding and developing over 600 businesses.

Samantha Hurst

Samantha Hurst is the Business Development Manager for Our Wishing Well and is responsible for building and maintaining client relationships.

Samantha brings to Our Wishing Well over 7 years experience within Business Development and Sales positions alongside 5 years experience working as a Wedding & Events Coordinator. She also runs her own successful online business and has hands on experience with managing, growing and running an e-business.

David Cunningham

David initially started his career in JPMorgan London in 1999 and later in JPMorgan Asia until 2002.

David then pioneered into the emerging market of China where he founded the multi award winning real estate investment company "Shanghai Vision Ltd" in 2002. In just 11 months Shanghai Vision Ltd had sales offices in Ireland, UK and Australia. The headquarters in Shanghai, which included a mortgage broking division, facilitated the sale of over 600 residential apartments to individual non-Chinese investors. In late 2005 "Shanghai Vision Ltd" was sold in a successful MBO (Management Buy Out). David then founded a rental and property management company in Shanghai, "Shanghai Vision Asset Management Ltd", with over USD$184 million AUM (Assets Under Management).

Yet another company founded by David is the ecommerce travel website ourexplorer.com, which was created in June 2008 with a purpose to help local communities earn more income and facilitate travellers to explore the world through the eyes of a local professional tour guide.

David now lives in Australia where he features in business publications such as "Secrets of Top Sales Professionals Exposed" and "The power of more than one".

Raja Pradeep

Raja Pradeep is our Director of Online Projects. Raja is leading the sales and marketing effort and is tasked with commercializing the business internationally.

Raja comes from a technology background and has successfully grown businesses from the ground up. Raja has several years of sales and management experience gained within large corporations and small businesses across many verticals.

Erin King

Erin is a Public Relations Consultant.

Erin completed her Bachelor Degree in Communications (Public Relations) with a major in marketing at The University of Canberra.

Erin works as a member of our team to promote our website and other services.

Kurniawan Wijaya

Kurni is an Information Technology specialist who is "in touch" with current trends on the Internet.

Kurni has a lot of skills and experience in software development and building modern websites that are easy to use and enjoyed by many.

Luke Wyrsta

Luke Wyrsta is one of the founders of the business and helps with the operational side of the business.

Luke's other interests include sportfishing, flyfishing and IT.

Almir Kadric

Almir attended the University Of Western Sydney and completed the degree 'Bachelor of Computer Science' with a major in 'Systems Programming' and a sub-major in 'Mathematics'.

Almir enjoys programming or, rather so, problem solving as a whole.

Whilst in university, in his spare time, Almir worked on a 3D engine which is now complete and is looking at a prospect of becoming an MMORPG.

Almir is also currently looking at completing his honours, and PHD whilst working.

Mary Renzi

Mary is an integral part of the team, providing support to the office team.

Mary has established and run her own successful business in the hospitality industry for many years.

Mary has valuable experience in customer support and the operation of the business.

Tony Dong

Tony works as a PHP developer.

Tony completed his bachelor of computer engineering at UNSW.

His interests include video gaming, rock-climbing and partying with friends.

Caleb Brown

Caleb works as a software developer.

Adelaide Delpin

Adelaide successfully completed a 20 year career with Westpac Banking Corporation and then operated her own computer accounting business.

Adelaide brings a wide range of banking, accounting and managerial skills to the team and takes a strong interest in staff development and organizational structure.

Alan Bartlett

Alan completed his HSC at George's River College Oatley Campus, and taking Mark Twain's advice to heart, "I never let my schooling interfere with my education".

Alan's plans for University are "kind of non existent", except maybe to study Japanese and/or Philosophy which, as Bruce Lee once said, "this means I can have deep thoughts about being unemployed".

Sunnie Yu

Sunnie works as a PHP developer.

Sunnie completed her bachelor of Computer Science degree at the University of New South Wales.

Sunnie enjoys reading and tennis.

Toran Awasthi

Toran completed his bachelor of computer science degree at Wollongong University.

Toran loves travelling to new places and has a passion for cooking.

Privacy & Security

  • We use technical best practices and security best practices on our website
  • We have internal and external (independent 3rd party) fraud prevention measures to protect you
  • We use "Secure Sockets Layer (SSL)" for all important information
  • We have a very strict privacy policy that we adhere to
  • We require all people (hosts and guests) to create an account (free) and login before using the system
  • The only member that can withdraw funds is the recipient of the funds
  • All transactions are logged and recorded for auditing purposes and for authenticity validation (to assist in fraud prevention and the protection of your account)
  • Thousands of other people have successfully used our services - see their testimonies
  • Our organisation has been established since 2003 and, over this time, we have built a reputation based on quality service, honesty and integrity
  • Our organisation has received a number of awards and accolades (from the government and independent organisations)

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If you would like to know more about us or have any questions, then please do not hesitate to contact us or view our help articles.

 
   
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  Host Benefits Guest Benefits  
Gift Registry

"Save Time" for the host:

  • quick & easy - less than 5 minutes to set up
  • no more shops - set up from the comfort of your own home & avoid returning unwanted / duplicate items

"Save Time" for the guest:

  • quick & easy - provide gifts within minutes through OurWishingWell
  • no more shops - avoid running around to find gifts - you can use OurWishingWell anytime, from the comfort of your own home
  Gift Registries

"Save Money" for the host:

  • avoid wasting money - no duplicate items
  • avoid disappointment - get items you want & need
  • not limited to products / prices from one store - use money anywhere
  • free to create your own personalised gift registry / wishing well

"Save Money" for the guest:

  • avoid wasting money - no duplicate items and only items that the host wants/needs
  • avoid disappointment - your host chooses the items they want/need - you simply pick the gift(s) that you would like to contribute towards
  • save money on petrol - no hectic travelling from store to store
  • save money on wrapping - no wrapping of presents means more money to contribute towards gifts or more money saved by you  - you choose
  • save money on shipping & handing - no shipping & handling fees means more money to contribute towards gifts or more money saved by you  - you choose
  • free to view a registry (before deciding if you would like to proceed or not)
  Wedding Registry

"More Value" for the host:

  • expensive gifts are now an option - instead of smaller gifts, multiple guests can contribute to bigger items
  • money can go towards the things you really need

"More Value" for the guest:

  • instead of individual smaller gifts, multiple guests can make a contribution towards larger, more significant, items
  • money goes towards the things the host really needs/wants
  Gift Registry

"Reduce Stress" for the host:

  • eliminate the hassle of transporting large/numerous gifts
  • eliminate the stress of worrying about large amounts of money being stored in a physical wishing well on the day of the event
  • OurWishingWell.com is safe and secure

"Reduce Stress" for the guest:

  • eliminate the hassle of transporting large/numerous gifts
  • eliminate the stress of trying to pick the right gift
  • eliminate the stress of large amounts of money being stored in a physical wishing well on the day of the event
  • OurWishingWell is safe and secure
  Gift Registries

"Access Money" for the host:

  • instant access to money as soon as it is contributed by your guests
  • guests can provide money instantly (before the event)
  • you can use gift money to help pay for the event

"Access Money" for the guest:

  • help your host to obtain the things they really need by providing gifts of money
  • any gifts of money you contribute are instantly available to your host (before the event) so they can benefit straight away
  Wedding Registry

"Easy Access" for the host

  • overseas guests and those who cannot attend can still provide gifts
  • no one is limited to shop business hours - 24/7 access for you and your guests (anytime, anywhere)
  • quick & easy for your guests to use
  • support team ready to help - so you can relax & enjoy your event!

"Easy Access" for the guest

  • overseas guests and those who cannot attend can still provide gifts
  • no one is limited to shop business hours - 24/7 access for you to contribute (anytime, anywhere)
  • quick & easy to use
  • support team ready to help - so you can relax & enjoy the event!
 

"Safe & Secure" for the host & guest:

  • technical and security best practices - using "Secure Sockets Layer (SSL)"
  • internal and external fraud prevention measures
  • strict privacy policy
  • you are in control over your account and how/when your money is withdrawn
  • all transactions are logged for auditing & authenticity validation purposes
  • thousands of other people have successfully used our services - see testimonies
  • our organisation has built a reputation based on quality service, honesty and integrity since 2003
  • our organisation has received a number of awards and accolades
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