Our brands

Wellbeing Through Technology


Barges is a long-standing leader in the emotional & spiritual wellbeing industry. Powered by best-of-breed technology, we build and nurture innovative advice marketplaces that promote inner clarity through openness and personal accountability.
Our extensive network of emotional and spiritual support experts provide high-quality guidance to a diverse community of clarity seekers across the globe.
Established in 2005, Barges is headquartered in San Francisco and has over 40 employees worldwide committed to exceptional user experience, trust, fairness and superior customer service.

Our Brands

Armed with our technological acumen and vast experience in creating and cultivating buyer/seller communities, we are uniquely capable of conceiving and establishing high-value consumer marketplaces with lasting growth.

  • Purple Garden is the leading marketplace focused on live psychic readings via video, chat and voice. The platform features over 1200 advisors vetted by customers for their accurate and reliable guidance on a wide variety of topics.

  • Purple Ocean is a leading mobile app for personalized spiritual advice from experienced psychics, offering high-quality, affordable video readings on relationships issues, career, family matters, and more.

  • Purple Tides is an innovative psychic readings app offering a unique user experience. Rather than selecting an advisor, users submit their question and receive answers from multiple advisors offering different perspectives.

  • BitWine, first launched in 2006, lets customers easily find a qualified psychic advisor to chat with live. The chat includes 3 free introductory minutes, offering real-time guidance on love, career, soulmates, and more.

  • TheraPeer is built on the understanding that emotionally supporting others helps both the support seeker and the listener. This first-of-its-kind platform facilitates live peer counseling to help one another get through life’s challenges.

Better together

Forging strong online communities

For over 15 years, Barges has been building online wellness marketplaces that connect buyers and sellers of spiritual services, leveraging cutting-edge mobile and web technologies.

  1. Trust

    We are cultivating a culture of trust among ourselves, our advisors, and our customers. Experience has shown us that when relationships are built on trust, everyone thrives. Doing good is good for business.
  2. Empowerment

    We're driving the emotional wellness industry through personal empowerment, enabling our employees and advisors to earn a great living doing what they are passionate about while supporting people in need.
  3. Innovation

    We're trail blazers by innovating in both technology and user experience, for customers and advisors alike. Over the years we made a positive impact on our industry, raising the standard for user experience by leveraging novel solutions.

We’re all about people

We are in the people-helping-people industry. By empowering our employees and spiritual advisors to develop in their personal careers, we help millions of people actively shape their future and achieve emotional wellbeing.

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