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The journey of eBates / Rakuten

By: Robert Grosshandler | April 08, 2019

What a story! It’s hard to turn on the TV these days without seeing an ad for Rakuten, the re-branded eBates. I would be very happy if our story turned out to be similar (if shorter). eBates was founded in 1998. It was sold, for about $1,000,000,000 (that’s Billion), in 2014, to Rakuten (a Japanese … Continue reading The journey of eBates / Rakuten

Lyft, Uber, and Unicorns everywhere

By: Robert Grosshandler | April 02, 2019

Rich guys win again – what about you? A large handful of highly unprofitable companies are going public in the near future. Lyft is just the first. And when they go public, a bunch of rich guys will get even richer. Nothing wrong about that, really…but sharing that kind of good fortune with ordinary people … Continue reading Lyft, Uber, and Unicorns everywhere

Continuity

By: Robert Grosshandler | March 31, 2019

One of management’s most important responsibilities is ensuring that even if a key manager is absent, the show can go on. In a tiny company like iConsumer, that’s a real challenge. Every thing that each employee does is important, and there are hopefully no spare cycles being wasted. The best way I’ve ever heard for … Continue reading Continuity

Are we having fun yet?

By: Robert Grosshandler | March 29, 2019

So far this week our stock price has gone from $.10/share to $.20/share to $.05/share. That’s quite a ride.

15 More Minutes of Fame

By: Robert Grosshandler | February 23, 2019

Bootstrapping in America on Tastytrade.com featuring iConsumer CEO, Rob Grosshandler.

Unicorn Adjacent

By: Robert Grosshandler | February 21, 2019

Great article in Barrons. We’re sharing it in keeping with our mission to help you Shop. Earn. LEARN!

500 shares at $.18/share

By: Robert Grosshandler | February 19, 2019

To be clear, our market capitalization jumped to over $18,000,000 on the strength of a 500 share trade … somebody invested $90 and that’s what happened.

Buy RWRDP Direct or Buy on the OTC Market?

By: Robert Grosshandler | February 11, 2019

During our last webinar we got a great question. Should I buy RWRDP on the stock market, or buy it direct from iConsumer? Quick Answer If you’re going to invest a small amount (hundreds, not thousands), buy on the market (if the price is right). It’s easier and faster, not to mention you’ll probably get … Continue reading Buy RWRDP Direct or Buy on the OTC Market?

Prospective Investor Pitch Deck

By: Robert Grosshandler | February 11, 2019

Where practical, we want to make our statements and forecasts available to all investors and prospective investors at the same time. Here is the pitch deck we shared at The Money Show in Orlando this past weekend. The booth next to us was promoting a company that makes an app that helps with clothing sizing. … Continue reading Prospective Investor Pitch Deck

CEO Letter- Scale Up/Scale Out- 1/24/19

By: Robert Grosshandler | January 22, 2019

In 2019 we’re building upon two themes. Scale up and scale out.