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Saving you money – and giving you ownership in their business

Robert Grosshandler
Posted: November 2, 2015 at 4:40 pm   /   by   /   comments (0)

Robert Grosshandler

Robert Grosshandler, founder of iConsumer, the lovechild of Wall Street, a crowdfunding and a coupon website joins Enterprise Radio. iConsumer is a discount and cashback website/app rewarding customer loyalty by giving shoppers free stock in the company.

Listen to interview with host Eric Dye & guest Robert Grosshandler discuss the following:

  • How is iConsumer different than other couponing websites and apps?
  • Why are you giving away stock in your company?
  • Should other companies think about doing the same thing?
  • As far as stock giveaways — What’s in it for you and what’s in it for consumers?
  • What motivated you to start iConsumer?
  • What is the ‘Shareholder Academy’? What can people learn through the academy?
  • What is your must-have business tip for those just now getting involved in stockownership?

Early in his career, Robert Grosshandler co-founded and led the SOFTA Group, Inc. He helped grow the real estate management and analysis software firm from a spare bedroom startup into a 10,000-client and 25,000-daily-user firm worth $16 million annually. At the time, Grosshandler’s firm ranked among the nation’s 500 fastest-growing companies.

During the 1990s, he developed Intercast LLC. With Motorola as a technology partner, the company developed location centric applications for wireless devices built around Apple’s Newton technology. Later, Grosshandler co-founded eComXpo – the online virtual trade fair for the e-commerce industry – and Outsourced Site Services, LLC, a Chicago-based company providing marketing, accounting, and fulfillment services to e-commerce companies nationwide.

Robert Grosshandler studied economics at Northwestern University, but left school because, as he says, he “had other things to do.” Today, he participates annually in a Harvard business program. He is a member of the World Presidents’ Organization and board member emeritus at both the Chicago High Tech Association and the Information Technology Association of America.

Grosshandler writes for the Huffington Post on corporate social responsibility and related subjects.



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