Press

Press and Media

lettrs was founded on one key belief. In today’s world of fast social media, the art of communicating in a personal, expressive, and impactful way is being lost.

Awards

lettrs has been recognized for it’s innovation in social networking, it’s user experience, and unique positioning in the app world.

• lettrs Teams With Major League Baseball Players Association
• Top 25 Veteran-Founded Startups In America
• Honored by Goldman Sachs for Entrepreneurship
• Google Play: Best Apps of 2014
• Time: Google Says These Are 2014’s Best Android Apps
• The Next Web: 12 of the best Android apps from July
• Best of NY Edition: Apps

Anyone interested in press or media can contact lettrs at: press@lettrs.com

“lettrs basically transforms your device into a personal writing desk, letting you compose letters digitally while giving them an authentic handwriting feel.” – Paul Sawers, TNW

“Instead of just posting your 140 characters into the same stale system everyone else is using, lettrs provides you with an environment you control.” – Jerry Hildenbrand, Android Central

“lettrs revives long form communications with an app that encourages you to write the old fashioned way.” – Kate Russell, BBC News

“As a writer, I have a certain love for the written word. As much as I love Twitter and Facebook, part of me yearns for a simpler time.” – Fox Van Allen, TIME Techlicious

“In an era dominated by social media, the quality of our long-distance interactions is diminishing. There’s only so much you can see in a 140-character tweet.” – Matt Petronzio, Mashable


December 2016

lettrs and MLBPA team up to bring digital fan mail and autographs to baseball fans
lettrs Inks Deal with MLBPA
MLB Players Can Exchange Digital Autographs through lettrs
One Pastime Meets Another. Digital Autographs and the Future of Mobile Communications

NOVEMBER 2016

Autographs In a Snap
lettrs Teams With Major League Baseball Players Association
Top 25 Veteran-Founded Startups In America

OCTOBER 2016

Honored by Goldman Sachs for Entrepreneurship
PR Web: lettrs CEO Drew Bartkiewicz Honored by Goldman Sachs for Entrepreneurship

AUGUST 2016

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NOVEMBER 2015

PR Web: Pro Hoops Players Boost Their Mobile Game Through Digital Fan Mail
NBA: Gary’s Letter to Denver
Gizmo Editor: Here’s how to make digital messages more personal
Los Angeles Daily News: Jordan Clarkson hopes tickets to Nets game lifts Lakers fan spirits

OCTOBER 2015

ABS CBN: Clarkson’s heart with Gilas Pilipinas as they face China for gold

SEPTEMBER 2015

lettrs Expands Its Social Messaging App To Enrich Discovery and Delivery of Personalized Messages
Father of the Internet Turns to Mobile App lettrs For Global Perspectives on Future of the Internet
Vint Cerf Wants Your Help Re-Imaging The Internet
Nuggets shooting guard Gary Harris writes love letter to Denver

AUGUST 2015

World Premiere of Movie “Love, Her” Rewrites Messaging And Is Based on Mobile App lettrs
These young Mumbaikars don’t want letter writing to fade away

MAY 2015

Lettrs: More than Just a Writing App
Examiner: Drew Bartkiewicz: And the Lost Love of lettrs
PR Newswire: lettrs Announces 2015 Women of Note SocialStamps as Messaging Platform Rides High on Quality Words
PR Web: lettrs Social Messaging Expands with the First “Woman of Note” SocialStamps and Successful Hollywood Integration with Relativity
Tech.Co: lettrs: Bringing Hand Written Notes to the Digital World
TruTower: lettrs Messaging App Announces New Chairman and Launch of “Woman of Note” Collection

MARCH 2015

PR Web: lettrs Adds SMS Delivery & World-Renowned Author Paulo Coelho

JANUARY 2015

Yahoo: Review of lettrs™

DECEMBER 2014

Best of NY Edition: Apps
Midweek: Click Chick’s Mobile App of the Week: lettrs
Inside Mobile Apps: Messaging App Lettrs Launches SocialStamps for Advertisers, Charities
F10 Social: Lettrs calls postage stamps into social duty for its old-style letters
Venture Beat: Lettrs calls postage stamps into social duty for its old-style letters
Mobile Marketer: United Way of New York City leverages lettrs’ SocialStamps for fundraising
Google Play: Best Apps of 2014
Time: Google Says These Are 2014’s Best Android Apps
International Business Times: Best Android apps of 2014 revealed by Google
Tech Juice: Google Play Lists “Best Apps Of 2014”
NDTV Gadgets: Google Unveils ‘Best Apps of 2014’ Section on Play Store

OCTOBER 2014

PR Newswire: lettrs Jumps in Mobile Messaging Popularity, Raises $1.5M and Brings Long-Form Writing to iPhone & iPad
Alley Watch: Talk About the Power of the Written Word: NYC Startup Lettrs Raises $1.5M
Uncubed: Brooklyn’s Lettrs is a messaging app with a difference
App Trigger: Lettrs Looks To Keep Lost Art Alive With iOS App, New Office Space
Télécharger lettrs 1.2.2
TruTower: Lettrs, the Digital Letter-Writing Messaging App, Releases Its Application for Apple iPad
WSPA: lettrs Jumps in Mobile Messaging Popularity, Raises $1.5M and Brings Long-Form Writing to iPhone & iPad
Market Watch: lettrs Jumps in Mobile Messaging Popularity, Raises $1.5M and Brings Long-Form Writing to iPhone & iPad
@App4Italy. La recensione del giorno: Lettrs
Lu Lacerda: Sociedade dos Poetas Brasileiros que tem Paulo Coelho como padrinho lanca livro

SEPTEMBER 2014

Technically Brooklyn: For messaging app ‘lettrs,’ Android users dominate
Technochilly: Top 15 Android Apps in September 2014
Joyce App: Top 10 Best Android Apps 2014
Zona Androidos: Lettrs – Conoce una app de mensajería social trayendo de vuelta el arte de las comunicaciones importantes

AUGUST 2014

Android Central: AC editors’ apps of the week: Lettrs, Sky Force 2014, VSCO Cam and more!
Android Mag: Es soll Menschen geben, die sich die Zeit zurückwünschen, in der noch richtige Briefe geschrieben wurden.

JULY 2014

The Next Web: 12 of the best Android apps from July
Nouslandia: Las cartas y la escritura manual vuelven a estar de moda en Android gracias a Lettrs
The Next Web: Lettrs now transforms your Android device into a personal writing desk
The Next Web: Lettrs now transforms your Android device into a personal writing desk
Sapian: The lettrs app comes to Android for more personal messages
PR Web: lettrs Announces New Android App, Translating Personal Messages in 80 Languages as a New Social Messaging Hit
TruTower: Lettrs Platform Launches on Android, Bringing Handwritten Letters Back to Mainstream
L’informatique: Lettrs ou comment envoyer des lettres depuis votre appareil Android

MAY 2014

Drive By Blogger: A new favorite app – lettrs

APRIL 2014

Technically Brooklyn: 8 Brooklyn Ventures we saw at Pier 92, New York Tech Day 2014

MARCH 2014

The Courant: Digital Service Helps Users Share Letters — With One Person Or The Masses

JANUARY 2014

Business Week: You’ve Sent Mail: A Letter-Writing App Forces Users to Slow Down

2013 and older (“Beta” Phase)

TNW: The future of handwriting
BBC: Webscape: Letter writing
TIME: Lettrs Sends USPS Mail from Your Smartphone
PR Web: Calligraphy Letters from Web or iPhone, the lettrs ‘Correspondence Cloud’ Expands With Announcement at Europe’s Web Summit
PR Web: lettrs upgrades its iPhone App and Expands to 171 Countries in 9 months
SF Gate: Google Event Shows How Valuable Veterans Can Be To The Tech World
Mashable: Lettrs App Lets You Send Snail Mail From Your iPhone
TNW Pick of the Day: Lettrs turns your iPhone into a personal writing desk, transcriber and post office
iOS Affairs: Lettrs Makes Snail Mail Sexy
Ubergizmo: Lettrs For iPhone Lets You Mail Physical Letters From Your Smartphone
Post and Parcel: PostalVision sets sights on Congress and younger Americans
WXYZ: Company lets users compose digital or paper letters
All Things D: Lettrs Tackles Letter-Sending in the Digital Ag
WSJ: Sending “Lettrs” In a Digital Age
PR Urgent: lettrs Launches First-Of-Its-Kind Mobile App, Turning the iPhone into a Personal Writing Desk and Post Office Wherever You Are
PR Log: lettrs Launches First-Of-Its-Kind Mobile App
Customer Think: lettrs Launches First-Of-Its-Kind Mobile App, Turning the iPhone into a Personal Writing Desk and Post Office Wherever You Are
PR Web: lettrs Launches First-Ever Mobile App, Turns iPhone into Personal Writing Desk and Post Office Wherever You Are
Mashable: Lettrs Brings Snail Mail Back to The Future
Mother Nature Network: Miss sending letters? Try lettrs!
CBS: Better Connecticut – lettrs interview
Brit & Co: Lettrs Brings Snail Mail and E-mail Together at Last
The Biz Mind: Building stronger relationships through “lettrs”
Marketplace: Online privacy in 2013 and trading old school correspondence on Lettrs.com