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About 50 percent of Americans invest in the stock market. That’s it, just half of us. And it’s not enough. Even with great work from the tech and finance industries to make investing more accessible, the fact remains that fewer people own shares of stock than ten years ago.

I founded Bumped on my belief that everyone deserves to be an owner. That everyone can participate in—and hopefully benefit from—the stock market and ownership.

Ownership means having a stake in the brands you care about. It’s a show of support for the companies you want to do well and succeed. Ownership is standing with the companies that matter most to you. Think of that product you can’t live without, the convenience that fits so seamlessly with your schedule, the brand that stands for the values you believe in. Ownership in and loyalty to those companies can shape their future.

Today, I’m so excited to take the first step towards making everyone an owner by launching Bumped in beta. You can sign up for our waitlist here.

What is Bumped

Bumped gives customers fractional shares of stock for spending with the brands they love.

Specifically, Bumped is an app that tracks spending with participating publicly traded companies, then gives customers a percentage of their purchases back in fractional shares of stock.

You choose where to spend your money every day, and brands you care about are better for your support. Through ownership, Bumped wants to turn those transactions into a lasting relationship.

How Bumped works

Bumped links to your existing credit or debit cards, and is in addition to any rewards you receive from that card. That means that all you have to do is sign up, be approved for a Bumped brokerage account, and choose which participating brands you want to be loyal to. You’ll become an owner as you shop with those brands.

Let’s say you pick up groceries on your way home from work...

Or buy a new floor lamp this weekend...

Or pay your monthly bill for your video streaming service so you don’t miss a minute of binge-watching...

Those transactions could get you fractional shares of stock in the partner brands you choose to spend with. Over time, you gain ownership in companies that represent your life and your choices.

As for loyalty: if your family owned part of a sporting goods store, you probably wouldn’t shop at the competitor, right? That’s why we believe that ownership and loyalty should be a package deal.

Our stance on Fees

Rewards, gifts, relationships. These things shouldn’t come with strings attached so we’ve built Bumped with no fees. For details, you can check out our full fee schedule.

We’ve heard that cost barriers are a top reason people don’t participate in the stock market. To create access for everyone, we’re committed to removing those blockers whenever we can.

Why Beta?

We’re building technology supporting a stock market that is over 200 years old. This means we’ll be beta testing the Bumped app to give you all the best possible experience.

We’ll bring customers off the waitlist and onto the platform in groups. As we build, iterate, and scale, we’ll be looking for your feedback on what works well and what we can improve for the next version.

And don’t worry, the beta will be up to our rigorous security standards.

We appreciate your support (and patience) as we get Bumped ready for a formal launch.

Everyone deserves to be an owner

I’ve been envisioning Bumped since my last fintech venture, Giftango. Working closely with brands to innovate in the name of customer experience showed me first-hand how important strong, mutually beneficial relationships are for customers and brands.

This is just the beginning. We’re so excited to get Bumped into your hands—into everyone’s hands—and get after our mission to build lasting one-to-one relationships between customers and the companies they care about.

You can sign up for the Bumped beta waitlist here.


Contact us

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

Stock Rewards

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  • How it works
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  • Loyalty Rewards
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© 2021 Bumped Inc. All rights reserved. Use the following links to access Bumped Financial LLC's Privacy Policy, Terms of Use, Customer Agreement, and other Legal Disclosures.

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.

Brands and brand logos shown are for illustrative purposes only and do not indicate specific offers from, or guarantees to participate with, any of the merchants shown. Offers and participating brands are subject to change without notice.

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.