The Postage In The News

November 17, 2023   -  

The Houston Innovation Awards honored over 50 finalists categories, naming the 12 winners at the event. The Postage was a finalist in three categories and took home the award for Top Female-Owned Business of […]

November 6, 2023   -  

In this case study by Alloy Labs, they cover more than a partnership between a bank and a fintech. This is a story of a bank that, by combining empathy with innovation, has positioned […]

October 18, 2023   -  

The Postage has been named a finalist in three categories for the 2023 InnovationMap Houston Innovation Awards: 1️⃣ People’s Choice – Startup of the Year 2️⃣ Social Impact Business 3️⃣ Female-Founded Business: Honoring our […]

August 23, 2023   -  

Bank Director on The Postage: “What’s Possible for Community Banks Through Fintech Partnerships” Expanding Product Offerings. Partnerships with fintech firms enable community banks to integrate third-party solutions, offering a more comprehensive range of financial […]

August 9, 2023   -  

But technology doesn’t have to undermine a relationship banking approach. Sioux Center, Iowa-based American State Bank is building and strengthening relationships with customers and their children through its partnership with The Postage, a fintech […]

April 11, 2023   -  

Emily Cisek, The Postage’s CEO, gave a TEDx talk recently. Emily hopes to give the audience the tools they need to turn every life transition into a triumph. So each person walks away feeling […]

March 1, 2023   -  

AmBank Company, consisting of American State Bank, American Investment & Trust, and Perspective Insurance, will now offer customers a unique opportunity to access The Postage’s secure digital planning services. HOUSTON (March 1, 2023) The […]


With limited funding and a scrappy development team, The Postage® managed to launch a sophisticated web and mobile platform—and then scale—with Microsoft Azure.

January 12, 2023   -  

Our CEO, Emily Cisek, joined Banking on Digital Growth Podcast with James Robert Lay to share why financial brands should take the opportunity to help their customers through the tough conversation of death and […]

September 29, 2022   -  

The Postage’s CEO, Emily Cisek, shares an analysis of relationship banking, the pros, and cons of digital banking competition, and an outlook on digital banking inroads to develop relationship banking.

July 25, 2022   -   ,

The Postage is Certified By the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council.   Houston, TX (July25, 2022) The Postage, a private family network that is transforming the landscape of life and legacy planning, through partnerships with […]

June 16, 2022   -  

As priorities for employees have shifted as part of the Great Resignation the need for non-traditional benefits has continued to arise. Employees are expecting their personal and family wellness to be at the core […]

March 15, 2022   -  

The investment management and financial planning firm will now offer clients a unique opportunity to access The Postage’s secure, digital planning services. HOUSTON (March 15, 2022) The Postage, an estate and legacy planning platform, and […]

December 17, 2021   -  

Cloudflare’s Founder Spotlight on Cloudflare TV, featuring dozens entrepreneurs from across the tech industry and beyond! The Postage’s CEO was featured on December 14th. This session features Emily Cisek, co-founder and CEO of The […]

September 29, 2021   -  

If your budget is tight, it is possible to create a will cost-effectively, but be sure you know what you’re doing so that the final document is valid—and thoroughly protects your family.

September 17, 2021   -  

A DIY will is a low-cost alternative to hiring a lawyer. If you are considering it, here are the important requirements to be aware of to make sure your will is legally sound, according […]

August 25, 2021   -  

Who are Houston’s rising stars across energy transition, sports tech, health, and more? InnovationMap set out on a quest to discover that for its inaugural awards. Ahead of the September 8 event, we’re revealing […]


The Houston Business Journal has named 78 women as honorees for the 2021 Women Who Mean Business Awards, which recognizes women in leadership roles that have demonstrated excellence in their careers and community. The […]

August 24, 2021   -  

Wills and trusts are an essential part of your estate plan. Here are the key differences you should be aware of, to help you plan better for your—and your kids’—future.


Estate planning is a crucial part of mapping out your family’s future. While there are many different components of an estate plan, wills and trusts are an important part of assuring how your assets will be […]

August 4, 2021   -  

Anyone who’s ever lost a loved one knows how stressful the process can be. Not only are you navigating your own grief, but you’re bombarded with decisions you have to make. And if that […]

June 17, 2021   -  

Like most hard-hitting, yet mild-mannered, columnists, I’m inundated by publicists pitching their clients’ products and services for special occasions and holidays, like birthdays, graduations, Christmas, weddings, Valentine’s Day, National Hot Fudge Sundae Day and, […]

May 21, 2021   -  

A special conversation between co-founders Ilana Yahdav and Kim Hanlon of Yahdav & Hanlon with our friend, Emily Cisek, founder and CEO of The Postage to share some insight and tips for grief that […]

May 13, 2021   -  

Lynn Atchison has joined the board of directors for Houston tech company The Postage, a full-service digital platform and mobile app for afterlife planning. Based in Austin, Atchison most recently served as CFO at Khoros (née Spredfast) […]

May 11, 2021   -  

Tenured executive brings extensive financial and operational experience to The Postage HOUSTON (May. 11, 2021) The Postage, a full-service digital platform and mobile app that makes end of life planning simple, has announced the addition […]


Emily Cisek from The Postage joins The Dr. James Show, where she discusses the importance of having full control over your legacy, views on how to talk to family members about planning for death, […]


The passing of a loved one is followed with grief — and paperwork. A Houston company that’s simplifying the process of afterlife planning and decision making is making things even easier with a new […]

March 26, 2021   -  

It has been said that the currency of the modern world is not gold, but information. If that is true, then nearly every business is storing financial information, emails, and other private information that […]

March 22, 2021   -  

The loss of a loved one is hard, to say the very least. Of course, there’s the emotional toll it takes on self and the people around you. But there’s also the afterlife care […]

February 26, 2021   -  

Emily Cisek from The Postage joined Yahdav & Hanlon Grief Support to talk about what legacy and estate planning work you can do for yourself and your family. Yahdav & Hanlon Grief Support and […]

February 22, 2021   -  

The Postage is a startup that helps people plan for end-of-life, so that they can live fully now. Through the company’s use of .NET, including Blazor and Xamarin, its technical team was able to […]

February 1, 2021   -  

The long-term care facility will now offer residents a unique opportunity to access The Postage’s secure, digital planning services HOUSTON (Feb. 01, 2021) The Postage, a full-service digital platform for after-death planning, and Creative […]

December 29, 2020   -  

The two organizations will collaborate to highlight the importance of having a secure digital plan in place HOUSTON (Dec. 14, 2020) The Postage, a full-service digital platform for organizing important assets and after-death planning, […]

December 28, 2020   -  

As a long-time nanny myself, it’s only natural for people to choose caregivers to care for their affairs and honor their wishes after they pass. In early 2020, I had learned that a dear […]


Grief support specialists will work with The Postage to help families approach the topic of death from different angles HOUSTON (Dec. 14, 2020) The Postage, a full-service digital platform for after-death planning, and Yahdav […]

November 12, 2020   -  

Three years ago, Emily Cisek was struck with immense grief when she lost three family members back to back. She says she learned first-hand how arduous the process of wrapping up someone’s life is […]

November 10, 2020   -  

Keynote with Scott Hunter, Director of Program Management for .NET at Microsoft

October 16, 2020   -  

Your focus vs. the noise — As a startup CEO you have to focus on finding the answer, and you can’t pay attention to the noise. If you think and focus on making it […]

October 7, 2020   -  

When my father died in late 2018 at the age of 88, his affairs were mostly in order. He’d been ill for a while, and his passing was something for which our family was […]

September 8, 2020   -  

The Postage has completed its first round of funding, deployed its beta and will launch publicly in the Fall of 2020 HOUSTON, TX (September 8, 2020) – The Postage, a full service digital platform […]