Letter from a shareholder – 1/10/19

By: Robert Grosshandler | January 15, 2019

At iConsumer, every day we’re about Shop. Earn. Learn. This letter from Matt C. to me is a great opportunity to share and learn. Matt asks: I have noticed that Home Depot is one of the stores on the iConsumer list, but not Lowe’s.  Any particular reason why? Stores come and go for a variety … Continue reading Letter from a shareholder – 1/10/19

Letter from a shareholder – 12/20/18

By: Robert Grosshandler | December 20, 2018

Today I received a great email from one of our member/shareholders.  Matt wrote (I’ve edited a bit): I first would like to thank you for being so candid and public facing.  It is rare for a CEO to be so willing to answer questions and provide continuous feedback. Make me blush! Certainly one of the … Continue reading Letter from a shareholder – 12/20/18

Letter from the CEO – December 2, 2018

By: Robert Grosshandler | December 02, 2018

Normally I’ve been writing monthly about our progress.  Since we just had our Shareholder Meeting where we covered the same topics we’d cover in this letter, and since the holidays are just so busy for all of us, I’m merely going to point out that the Shareholder Meeting is online for your review. The feedback we … Continue reading Letter from the CEO – December 2, 2018

Giving Tuesday 2018

By: Robert Grosshandler | November 27, 2018

For about 11 months of the year, iConsumer is all about you.  How you can save money when you shop, how you can earn rebates, and how you can learn to be a better investor, especially in a public startup.  We ask you to share the story of iConsumer, so that more people can have … Continue reading Giving Tuesday 2018

Cash is Back

By: Robert Grosshandler | November 10, 2018

Cash Back has returned, but Bitcoin didn’t go away.  Our recent survey made it loud and clear that a large number of iConsumer members and investors were more comfortable earning cash back, rather than Bitcoin. We listened.  Beginning Monday, November 12, 2018 (Midnight Chicago time) rebates are a combination of cash (or Bitcoin) and stock.  If … Continue reading Cash is Back

Letter from the CEO – October 26, 2018

By: Robert Grosshandler | October 26, 2018

The Holidays!  The Holidays!! Stop reading this, go shop at iConsumer.  Tell your friends to shop at iConsumer.  Building the business is my job number one.  I’m sharing my job with you <grin>. Then, and only then, should you read this update. Overview The first thing I do each morning is to check out the … Continue reading Letter from the CEO – October 26, 2018

Letter from the CEO – September 28, 2018

By: Robert Grosshandler | September 28, 2018

First, let me thank you for supporting iConsumer as a member and as a shareholder.  These monthly letters are one of the most fun things I get to do.  We’ve over 50,000 shareholders and soon-to-be-shareholders, all experiencing what it’s like to own a piece of a publicly traded start up. We’re proud of iConsumer, and … Continue reading Letter from the CEO – September 28, 2018

The world we live in

By: Robert Grosshandler | September 04, 2018

iConsumer operates in a very, very big market.  According to Digiday, Forrester (one of the big dogs in the analyst space) predicts the following for 2018: $3.7 Trillion – total retail sales $1.4 Trillion – retail sales influenced by digital $507 Billion – online retail sales $118 Billion – mobile retail sales, 23 percent of … Continue reading The world we live in

Labor Day and you…

By: Kim Logan | September 02, 2018

“Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country…. The vital force of labor added materially to … Continue reading Labor Day and you…

Letter from the CEO – August 30, 2018

By: Robert Grosshandler | August 30, 2018

Our shareholders and customers (all 50,000+ of them so far) came for the experience of being an investor in an early stage startup.  We’re working hard to honor that.  To be as transparent as possible as we pioneer the journey for a crowdfunded startup through to something we hope becomes much, much bigger.  Becoming traded … Continue reading Letter from the CEO – August 30, 2018