Trump Bucks was created by the Florida-based business Gieske & Matz, whose name is also used for the currency. In 2006, the company was founded with an emphasis on manufacturing political memorabilia. As the first full year of operation for the company, 2006 represented a turning point.
Gieske & Matz designed a variety of products in anticipation of the 2016 presidential election, including, among others, Clinton Coins and Bernie Buttons. Gieske and Matz developed these products.