"Invest in what you know" – Peter Lynch
As a renowned investor and mutual fund manager best known for his work managing the Fidelity Magellan fund, Peter Lynch has long guided the investment strategies of millions of people. Similarly, Warren Buffett, the Oracle of Omaha, has always stressed the importance of investing in businesses you understand. These legendary investors inspired a new generation, sparking a shift in investment philosophy. Today, we at ShareClub are ecstatic to propel this philosophy into the future.
Hi, I'm Sam Hollander, Co-Founder and CEO of ShareClub. On my 18th birthday, I made my first stock purchase - shares of Apple, a company I greatly admired. Like many of you, I was not just a consumer of its products, but a fan of the brand, its innovation, and its ethos. I realized that every iPhone I bought, every month I was subscribed to Apple One, contributed to the company's growth and my own financial future.
However, I also understood that individual retail investors like myself could benefit even more if we had better access to certain advantages typically reserved for institutional investors. For the last 18 months, my Co-Founder, James LePage, and I have been quietly building a product that gives investors this advantage, and today, we're ready to announce what we've been working on.
New Shareholder Perks & Rewards
Today, we are thrilled to announce that we are launching Shareholder Perks & Rewards for 73 US-based public companies. As retail investors, you will now have the opportunity to claim shareholder rewards through the ShareClub platform. From discounts on products and services to exclusive events, you will now be able to enjoy immediate value from your long-term investments.
Our mission has always been to democratize investing, and this is a significant step in fulfilling that promise. These rewards programs strengthen the bond between companies and their shareholders, driving mutual growth and success. For a full list of companies that we're offering a shareholder reward for, go to: shareclub.io/perks
Find Hidden Money: Rewards Finder Tool
But we're not stopping there. Today, we're also launching our Rewards Finder tool. This innovative tool allows you to connect your brokerage account and discover free money (hidden rewards) you might be eligible for. You've invested in the brands you love; now it's time for these brands to give back to you. By simply linking your brokerage account to ShareClub, we'll immediately tell you if you're missing out on free money, and allow you to take advantage of the rewards you're eligible for.
To find hidden money go to: rewards.shareclub.io/finder/start
Building a New Landscape for Retail Investing
As we spearhead this new era of investing, we are unveiling a novel approach that harmonizes your consumer affinities with your investment decisions, giving you the opportunity to benefit directly from the loyalty you exhibit towards your favorite brands. This isn't merely an idea - it's a reality we're actively creating.
This revolutionary shift is already making tangible impacts. For instance, through our platform, a NASDAQ-listed company discovered that ShareClub-registered investors represented an astonishing 35% of their entire retail investor base. This insight transformed their approach to investor relations, opening up channels of direct and meaningful communication.
However, it's important to clarify that ShareClub is a platform for every investor. Regardless of age, investment experience, or financial knowledge, ShareClub is designed to empower every user. We're here to ensure that everyone can find value and be part of the next big leap in retail investing.
So, here's a call to every investor out there. Whether you're just starting or have been investing for years, whether you invest a few hundred dollars or a few million - you have a place at ShareClub.
We're excited about what's ahead and we thank you, the ShareClub community, for being a part of this journey. Together, we'll break down barriers and shape a new era of retail investing.
Welcome to the future of investing. Welcome to ShareClub.
Co-Founder & CEO of ShareClub