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Our mission

Bumped is on a mission to power an ownership economy.

We believe that loyalty to companies still matters, and that everyone deserves to be an owner—to have the chance to participate in the economy they are co-creating. We aim to increase access to ownership for as many people as possible, starting with the stock market.

We’ve seen the evidence that access to ownership creates a mutually beneficial relationship between businesses and their customers—one that deepens loyalty, and we’re excited to scale this win-win approach.

Our platform is built to support both sides of the relationship, because both sides are critical to the success of the whole. We power brands, banks, and businesses to reward their customers, and we give consumers every opportunity to turn their spending into ownership.

A brief history

Bumped was founded in 2017 by David Nelsen—who after a successful career bringing the digital gift card to market—saw the opportunity for a fresh approach to loyalty and rewards. Nelsen designed Bumped on his beliefs that

  1. everyone deserves to be an owner, and
  2. companies deserve a reward that builds over time.

Now, he and his team lead the first-of-its-kind platform, powering ownership while empowering brands and banks to reward their customers in fractional shares of stock.

Meet our founder

David Nelsen founded Bumped on the belief that everyone deserves to be an owner. He maintains that vision as Bumped grows, leading an org that leverages ownership to build relationships between brands and their customers. David has deep roots in the rewards and incentives space, as prior to Bumped, he was CEO and co-founder of Giftango—a digital payments company that brought the digital gift card to market for many of the largest global brands. Giftango was sold December 2012 to InComm (now InComm Digital in Portland, OR).

Awards & recognition

  • Fast Company

    Fast Company
    Most Innovative Companies List

    2019
  • Finovate

    Finovate
    Fall Best in Show

    2018

We're hiring!

We're proud to work with some of the best in the fields of fintech, customer experience, tech, and loyalty—and we're growing fast! If you're ready to build something great and turn everyone into an owner, don't wait to get in touch.

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Contact us

Are you a financial institution or brand interested in working with Bumped to make your customers owners? Get in touch below!

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The Bumped app and website are operated by Bumped, Inc. Brokerage services are provided by Bumped Financial LLC, member FINRA ↗/SIPC ↗. More about Bumped Financial LLC on FINRA’s FINRA BrokerCheck website ↗

Investing in securities involves risk, including possible loss of principal: Not FDIC Insured • No Bank Guarantee • May Lose Value. Past performance is not a guarantee of future results. Nothing on this site should be construed as an offer to purchase or sell securities.

Any market, economic and / or performance data shown is for hypothetical and illustrative purposes only. Data does not represent actual results.  Participation is only for investors who understand and agree to the risks inherent in their Bumped Accounts. Only qualifying purchases made according to the terms and conditions are eligible for stock rewards. Bumped does not charge brokerage fees. Bumped reserves the right to restrict or revoke any and all offers at any time.

Investors receive shares of ETFs as rewards. Investors should consider their investment objectives, risks, carefully before investing. This and other information are found in the fund prospectus. Please read the prospectus carefully before you choose to invest.

Rewards are accrued for investment after qualifying purchases, but may be reversed if the qualifying transaction is later reversed. Bumped does not assume the risk of market movements for returned items or disqualified transactions. 

Bumped Inc., its subsidiaries, agents, and employees expressly disclaim any responsibility for and do not maintain, control, recommend, or endorse third-party sites, organizations, products, or services, and make no representation as to the completeness, suitability, or quality thereof.

A few notes on fractional shares: they’re typically not transferable between brokerage firms. If you want to transfer your Bumped account, you may have to sell your fractional shares first. Fractional shares can’t be put into certificate form or physically mailed, nor do they have voting rights.