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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 loyalty platform, empowering brands and banks to reward their customers in shares of stock.

David Nelsen, CEO

Meet Our Founder

David Nelsen founded Bumped on the belief that everyone deserves to be an owner. He leads the first ever company to focus on building one-to-one relationships between brands and their customers. Prior to Bumped, David 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).

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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 BrokerCheck website. Investing in securities involves risk, including possible loss of principal: Not FDIC Insured • No Bank Guarantee • May Lose Value. This info is about our brokerage services, not an offer to buy or sell securities, or to open an account where Bumped Financial LLC isn't registered. Mention of any specific merchants is for illustrative purposes and do not represent a recommendation to buy or sell a particular security. Use the following links to access Bumped Financial LLC's Privacy Policy, Terms of Use, Customer Agreement, and other Legal Disclosures. 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 therefrom. The Stock Marketplace is not a marketplace for purchasing or selling stock. The Stock Marketplace is a marketplace for purchases that are eligible for earning stock rewards. 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.