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Bumped v0.7, celebrating the relationship

We are so excited to introduce you to another iteration of Bumped! While at a glance this update will make your relationships more visible (and colorful), the design decisions that drove these changes are all about constant evolution and improvements as we work towards our mission.

Bumped’s primary goal is always cultivating stronger connections between consumers and their favorite brands, banks, and businesses. This started in early days with a focus on publicly traded companies, which quickly grew to support private brands via ETFs, and expanded to financial institutions with our bank platform launch last October.

As we’ve expanded our platform, we realized that simply showing users a stock portfolio meant that after you were rewarded in stock, the focus was only on the investments you held — not the brands, banks, or businesses that gave you those rewards. Starting today, you can just as easily see who is rewarding you the most.

Brand Detail

Select the Portfolio page in your app and you’ll see the most apparent portion of our redesign: a new dimension to connect you more clearly to your favorite companies.

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These logos will shift in size depending on total ownership received via rewards from each brand, bank, or business — regardless of whether it’s brand stock, an ETF, or another security. That means at-a-glance you can see the meaningful relationships that have given you the most ownership.

Never fear though, if you want to dive back into ownership through the stock ticker lens (or check stock prices, or sell your stock), you can always toggle back to the classic portfolio view that tells you how much you own of each stock.

Tip: Are some of your logo bubbles greyed out? That means you’ve selected them, but haven’t had a transaction rewarded yet. Maybe it’s time to pay some of those brands you love a visit!

Stock Detail

We couldn’t let the Portfolio screen have all the fun. This update also gives some new purpose (and visual engagement) on stock detail screens.

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When you tap to view a stock — either from the stock chart or from the reward screen — you’ll now see progress to a full share. We’ve also made sure to add a note that shows total value in pending so you can be confident that your purchase went through.

And, no spoilers, but when you hit a full share you may want to check in with the stock again. We’ll be celebrating your ownership with you.

Evolution, ongoing

Lastly, we wanted to take a moment to thank you for being in our early pilot program. Being a member of the Bumped pilot means you get to see first-hand as changes are rolled out. Testing new brands, sampling new categories, and seeing fresh design are all part of building an underlying platform. Many of you have been along for the ebbs and flows of our first year in the market, and we’re so grateful for your excitement as we define a brand new kind of reward.

This is the first of many more iterations as we prepare to make stock rewards generally available, and empower even more brands and banks with the ability to leverage our platform in their own loyalty programs. Our team is excited to keep creating more access and building relationships through ownership.

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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.