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CJU AND SHOP.ORG: A RECAP

  • On September 19, 2018
Fall conference season is officially underway! Two of our favorite shows, CJU and Shop.org, sent our group to Santa Barbara and Las Vegas last week, to enjoy networking time with our clients and industry peers!  We had so much fun, we wanted to give you the lowdown on what you missed! CJU focuses on affiliate […]
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2018 Fall TV Watching Habits

  • On September 10, 2018
2018 Fall TV premieres are getting started – find out the most anticipated new and returning shows for our audience! With the rise of social media, live streaming, and recording devices, the way people watch TV has changed dramatically over the years. With the abundance of program choices consumers now have, we reached out to […]
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5 Apps that Earn You Money

  • On September 7, 2018
If you’re looking for easy ways to earn extra cash, you don’t need much more than your cell phone. There are apps out there designed to bring the money to you. Below, CNBC Make It rounded up five apps that can help you get cash back or grow your money by putting it to work. Keep in […]
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Swagbucks Heads to FinCon

  • On September 7, 2018
For the 4th year in a row, our flagship consumer brand, Swagbucks, is headed to FinCon, the conference where money and media meet! This year, the three day event is held in Orlando, Florida from September, 26th – 29th. If you’re attending, make sure you stop by booth #406 to chat with our team and […]
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Feature on Canadian News Outlet

  • On August 29, 2018
Our leading consumer brand, Swagbucks, was featured on Global Regina on ways consumers can earn cash back during one of the more costly times of the year, Back to School shopping!
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America’s Got Talent: Predicting a Winner

  • On August 23, 2018
With America’s Got Talent heating up, we reached out to our panel for insights into a predicted winner. The study’s results, taken from hundreds of dedicated America’s Got Talent fans, show a forecasted winner of Courtney Hadwin, the 13 year-old from England who received the Golden Buzzer from Howie Mandel. Close behind were Makayla Phillips, […]
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Prodege is One of the 2018 Best Places to Work in LA

  • On August 20, 2018
Prodege, LLC was named one of the Best Places to Work in Los Angeles for a 4th time, by the Los Angeles Business Journal and Best Companies Group. Prodege is the parent company to Swagbucks, MyPoints and ShopAtHome, three leading consumer reward platforms on the web.  Chairman and CEO, Chuck Davis says, “We have an amazing staff that moves us […]
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7 Steps to Beat the Summer Debt Bulge

  • On August 18, 2018
Have you spent too much on vacations, dining out, or entertainment this summer? Follow these seven simple steps to get your finances back on track and pay down your debt faster. If you’re scared to look at your credit card bill and bank statements, there’s a good chance you went overboard over the summer. However, […]
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Prodege Recognized on Inc. 5000 for the 5th Time

  • On August 15, 2018
Inc. magazine today revealed that Prodege, LLC is on its 37th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. This is Prodege’s 5th appearance on the list, which recognizes the most successful private companies in America.  Out of the nearly seven million private companies moving the economy forward every day, only […]
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How to Get Rich (Sort of) Playing Free Phone Trivia Apps

  • On July 12, 2018
I enjoy trivia enough that I’ve paid to participate for most of my adult life. I’ve been to countless bar trivia nights, trying to win prize money that barely covers the tab. I pay $30 a year to take part in an online trivia league called Learned League, which offers no prize other than the ability […]
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Retailgeek Podcast: Chuck Davis Prodege CEO, Digital Pioneer

  • On June 27, 2018
Chuck Davis, Prodege CEO, was recently interviewed for a weekly podcast, Retail Geek, a shopper marketing show that focuses on e-commerce news and events. In it, he speaks about his career prior to Prodege where he was the first President of E-Commerce for the Walt Disney Company, former CEO for ShopZilla, former CEO of Fandango, and is […]
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10 Great Apps for Scoring Free Food, Gift Cards and Money

  • On June 13, 2018
Look, we get it — you’re addicted to your smartphone. But if it’s always within 10 feet of you, why aren’t you using it to your financial benefit? There are dozens of apps available that offer users food, gift cards and even cash in exchange for doing things you’re probably already doing for free (read: […]
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Leading Trivia App, Swag IQ, Chases HQ Trivia for Top Spot

  • On June 4, 2018
Swag IQ is a leading multiplayer trivia game show app from the creators of Swagbucks that is chasing HQ Trivia for the top spot in the App Store and Google Play. Developed in Silicon Beach, this daily trivia game has garnered over 400,000 downloads in the few months since its launch and is consistently trending […]
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Our Commitment to Member Privacy and GDPR Compliance

  • On May 25, 2018
Enforcement of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will become effective across the European Union (EU) on May 25, 2018 and we’re pleased to announce that Prodege, LLC is fully compliant.      Prodege, LLC is committed to helping you ensure your engagement with us complies with all applicable laws. We completed a company-wide audit […]
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Top 10 Moneymaking Apps You Need to Download Now

  • On May 10, 2018
Apps that can make you money? It sounds too good to be true, but moneymaking apps do actually exist. While these apps won’t make you rich, they can earn you some respectable pocket money or pay for your monthly mobile phone bill. From market research apps to mobile advertising apps to sharing economy apps, you can […]
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Swagbucks has paid over $250 million in rewards to its members — here’s how it gets you free money for taking surveys, shopping, and watching videos

  • On May 3, 2018
TAKEN FROM BUSINESS INSIDER – Having extra pocket change to help you pay for small fix-ups around the house, personal care items, clothing, or simple treat-yourself moments is never a bad thing. Obtaining this extra cash with little to no effort? Even better. Though everyone would love to make more money every month, most of us […]
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14 Mobile Apps that help you earn money for doing almost nothing

  • On April 20, 2018
Having extra money in your pocket goes a long way to making the month pass by until payday. Do you want to make extra play money on the side? Do you have a Smartphone, whether Android or iPhone? Well, you are in luck. There are numerous mobile applications that help you make money for doing almost nothing. Today, there […]
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Prodege, LLC Gift Card Site Receives Top Honors

  • On April 18, 2018
Prodege, LLC Gift Card Site Receives Top Honors for Customer Satisfaction  El Segundo, California (April 18th, 2018) Prodege, LLC’s gift card mall, MyGiftCardsPlus.com, was recognized with Bizrate Insights’ 2017 Circle of Excellence Award. The award reflects the superior customer satisfaction levels that MyGiftCardsPlus.com consistently delivers to its shoppers, who will spend over $25M on the […]
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A Prodege Study

  • On April 9, 2018
Since Prodege’s founding in 2005, we’ve had an exhilarating journey creating rewarding moments for our members everyday. It has been an exciting ride, and our leadership team recently discussed a Case Study on the business’ achievements at Harvard Business School for the second year in a row, sharing insights and answering questions from the audience. […]
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Happy 10th Birthday, Swagbucks!

  • On February 26, 2018
We’ve got some big news. It’s Swagbucks’ 10th Birthday! And we’re celebrating it with a big announcement. Let me start by saying when we started Swagbucks 10 years ago, we never thought it would be where it is today. For us, Swagbucks has been a true blessing and life changer. We have grown exponentially over […]
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New Swagbucks App: Swag IQ

  • On February 22, 2018
Want to earn money while answering fun trivia questions? The new Swag IQ app (available for iPhone and Android) is a live, multiplayer trivia game show you play from your phone! Each weekday, Swag IQ broadcasts a live game. Simply tune-in at the appointed time by launching the SwagIQ app and log-in with your Swagbucks account credentials. […]
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50 Best Shopping Apps to Save Money

  • On February 22, 2018
Modern life is immersed in technology – we use our smartphones for everything from making phone calls and sending emails to researching, watching videos, listening to music, and even shopping. From finding the best deals to getting cash back on your purchases, shopping apps provide a variety of ways to make your necessary (and not […]
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4 Free Apps That Can Earn You Extra Cash

  • On February 14, 2018
  Let’s say you want to earn some extra pocket cash, but you’re short on free time (and energy). Your phone might be a good place to start. There are quite a few apps designed to help you earn some extra dough, either in the form of gift cards or standard cold, hard cash. There […]
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Making the Most of Gift Cards

  • On February 7, 2018
Gift cards are a go-to gift for every gift-giving occasion and Valentine’s Day is no exception. Whether you use gift cards as the actual gift or as a way to save money on your Valentine’s Day gifts and plans, here are tips for making the most of gift cards. Stretching gift cards for Valentine’s Day: […]
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The State of B2B Tech in LA in 2018

  • On January 23, 2018
Don’t let the bright lights of Hollywood blind you from noticing Los Angeles’ rising star — its tech scene. The luxurious Tinseltown lifestyle used to be LA’s biggest attraction. Fifteen years ago, the city didn’t even have the slightest semblance of a tech scene — that would have distracted from the glitz and glamour of […]
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Tis the season of giving, and Prodege is in the spirit of giving back!

  • On November 20, 2017
Holiday shopping can be expensive, time-consuming and sometimes even overwhelming.  For those looking for one online network that can bring the savings to you, look no further than Prodege.  Our family of consumer loyalty brands, Swagbucks, MyPoints, ShopAtHome and MyGiftCardsPlus, reward members with free gift cards or cash back for the everyday things they are […]
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ProdegeMR Strengthens Panel Verification with Mobile

  • On November 20, 2017
ProdegeMR, a leading provider of high quality survey sample, announced the addition of mobile phone verification to its global proprietary online panels. In a world of programmatic solutions and increased mobile device usage, ProdegeMR continues to strengthen its leadership role and commitment to sampling integrity and survey quality with advanced mobile phone verification methods. ProdegeMR […]
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Passengers reveal the answers to 7 common airplane etiquette questions

  • On November 8, 2017
In almost everything we do, there are a set of rules and regulations that are to be followed. The same goes for when we get on a plane. However, the rules of etiquette for when we fly is a bit more complicated in that its an activity that transcends virtually all nations, races, and cultures. Naturally, there […]
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Swagbucks can help you earn extra money right from home

  • On October 18, 2017
If you’ve always wanted to make a little extra money at home, we’ve found just the thing. From hundreds of dollars, to even thousands, Swagbucks is helping people in a big way and it could help you too. Kat Romett from Pottstown, Pennsylvania is letting you in on her secret to saving and making money. Romett earns […]
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Swagbucks Reaches Milestone of $200 million in Cash Back & Free Gift cards to its Members

  • On September 19, 2017
Celebrates Members’ Life-Changing Moments with Special Events and Giveaways Today Swagbucks, a Prodege, LLC company, announced today that it has paid out more than $200 million in cash and free gift card rewards to its members. Swagbucks (www.swagbucks.com), is a digital rewards company that helps consumers extend their budget to achieve life goals through everyday […]
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ProdegeMR to Offer European Sample via Lucid’s Fulcrum Platform

  • On September 11, 2017
As ProdegeMR, a leading provider of high-quality survey sample in the United States, continues to expand in key markets across Europe, it is partnering with Lucid to access its unique Fulcrum distribution channel in the European market. Together, they will continue to provide market leadership for technology driven sampling solutions. Since the launch of its UK […]
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More than a job: 7 LA tech companies where you can launch a career

  • On September 8, 2017
If you’re looking for an opportunity to put your career into overdrive, then you’ve come to the right place. The LA tech scene is full of great opportunities to take on new challenges. If you don’t quite know where to start, we recommend checking out one of these fast-growing companies. To read the full article […]
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7 Realistic Ways to Make Money Online

  • On September 8, 2017
Whether you’re looking to make some fast cash, or you’re after long-term, more sustainable income-producing results, there are certainly ways you can make money online today. The truth is that making money online isn’t as difficult as most make it out to seem. It does require some discipline. Sure. Without discipline, you’ll find it tough to […]
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Prodege Acquires Cash-Back Shopping Site ShopAtHome.com

  • On August 10, 2017
  Prodege, LLC, parent of rewards community Swagbucks (www.swagbucks.com) and cash-back shopping site MyPoints.com (www.mypoints.com), today announced its acquisition of ShopAtHome.com (www.shopathome.com), a leading cash-back shopping and coupon business headquartered in Greenwood Village, Colorado. The acquisition is immediately effective and includes ShopAtHome’s consumer website www.shopathome.com, iOS and Android mobile apps, and premier cash-back shopping technology, […]
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7 websites that will pay you money to do practically nothing

  • On July 25, 2017
Side jobs are a great way to make supplemental income, and many of them are more lucrative than you’d think. Still, not everyone has enough spare time to pick up a part-time gig. Luckily, there are websites that can help you earn some extra cash without much effort, according to a popular subreddit /r/Beermoney that has over […]
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Making Money With Online Surveys: What to Expect

  • On June 16, 2017
Looking to make a quick $100 tomorrow through online surveys? You’re much more likely to make that same amount in gift cards by the end of the month. The lowdown on taking surveys for money That said, some sites paid more than others, and survey taking was an easy side gig to try. The 12 sites […]
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Cha-Ching! 8 Savvy New Ways to Save BIG When You Shop Online

  • On April 18, 2017
One of the easiest ways to save money every time you shop online is to hit up a cash back website first like ebates.com, topcashback.com, or befrugal.com. “Once you’re signed up, you can search thousands of stores such as Target, Amazon, and Macy’s and see how much they offer in cash back,” explains Jon Lal, […]
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CEOs to know: Prodege’s Chuck Davis

  • On December 16, 2016
Chuck Davis has taken some pretty big risks in his career. Thankfully, most of them have paid off. Over his 20 years in tech, Davis has brought his expertise to established corporations and early-stage startups alike. Now at the helm of El Segundo-based Prodege, Davis has some advice for young professionals looking to make it in […]
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Yes, there are legit ways to make money without leaving your house

  • On December 7, 2016
Whether you’re a stay-at-home parent, college student, or just looking to pay down your debt, we could all use some extra cash. While we could find a part-time gig, like driving for Uber, or start earning a passive income through affiliate marketing, wouldn’t be it nice if you were able to make some fast cash […]
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3 Ways To Make Money While You Holiday Shop

  • On December 1, 2016
Swagbucks: This site (Swagbucks.com) offers cash back or gift cards for online shopping, among other things. Depending on which retailers you frequent, you may find that you get more cash back here than on other sites. For all of your activities, you earn “Swagbucks,” which you can eventually redeem for merchant gift cards (such as […]
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Swagbucks Unwraps Holiday Shopping and Savings Trends

  • On October 11, 2016
Swagbucks, the web’s leading rewards program, today released the findings from its 2016 Holiday Shopping survey, revealing how consumers are saving, spending, and planning for the upcoming holiday season. Over 20,000 respondents participated in the survey. According to the survey’s findings, more respondents (45%) plan to spend the most on their children, as compared to […]
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Survey Tackles Football Fan Spending Trends

  • On September 6, 2016
Swagbucks, the web’s leading rewards program, today released the findings from its Football Fandom 2016 survey, to determine how sports fans are celebrating and spending on game days. Over 20,000 respondents participated in the survey which found that, when it comes to tailgating, members spare no expense. 60% spent over $100 on tailgating gear, such as […]
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Swagbucks Helps Make a Multi-Million Dollar Internet Dream Come True

  • On August 16, 2016
Swagbucks, the web’s leading rewards program that has awarded its members more than $140 million in gift cards, is thrilled to have played a role in making one of its users, Eric Martin, a multi-millionaire. The incredible story started when start-up online retailer Jet.com ran a “member-referral” campaign to promote pre-registrations to their shopping website. […]
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Survey Reveals That Majority of Parents Must Stick to a Back to School Budget

  • On August 1, 2016
Swagbucks, the web’s leading rewards program that’s already awarded its members more than $135 million in gift card rewards, today released the findings from its 2016 Back to School Survey. Swagbucks found members are budgeting big time when it comes to shopping this year on clothes and supplies for the upcoming school season. In a […]
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Survey Finds One-Third of Respondents Have Begun Holiday Planning

  • On July 14, 2016
Swagbucks, the web’s leading rewards program that’s already awarded its members more than $130 million in gift card rewards, today released the findings from its 2016 Holiday Planning Survey. Swagbucks, in partnership with sister site My Gift Cards Plus, found that one-third of respondents have already started to plan for the 2016 holiday season. Another […]
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Gift Cards Top Father’s Day Wish Lists

  • On May 25, 2016
Survey Finds Moms Already Know What Dads Want This Father’s Day   Swagbucks, the web’s leading rewards program that’s already given more than $130 million in gift card rewards to its members, today announced the results of its 2016 Father’s Day Survey. The survey sought to identify trends in shopping behaviors and attitudes surrounding Father’s […]
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Leading Shopping Rewards Site MyPoints.com Acquired

  • On April 19, 2016
Prodege, LLC – parent company of multiple online rewards, market research and media brands including its flagship consumer site, Swagbucks – announced today that it has acquired leading shopping rewards site MyPoints.com (“MyPoints”), adding to its growing portfolio of digital loyalty and reward businesses. MyPoints was previously a subsidiary of United Online, Inc. (NASDAQ: UNTD). […]
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MyGiftCardsPlus Surpasses $1 Million in Sales Three Months After Launch

  • On March 16, 2016
MyGiftCardsPlus, powered by Prodege’s, Swagbucks rewards program, has amassed more than $1 million in sales just three months after launch. Rewarding users with Swagbucks points for each purchase, MyGiftCardsPlus has partnered with more than 110 brands to make their gift cards available to Swagbucks’ 18 million member base. More than 19,000 gift cards have been […]
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Julie Schoenfeld and Maya Noeth Join Board of Directors

  • On February 16, 2016
Prodege, LLC  – a leading Internet and media company -today announced that Julie Schoenfeld, CEO of Strobe, Inc., and Maya Noeth, Vice President at Technology Crossover Ventures (TCV), have been elected to Prodege’s Board of Directors. Consistently recognized as a best place to work in LA, Prodege’s flagship product, online rewards platform S wagbucks, recently […]
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New E-Gift Card Website with Swagbucks Rewards — MyGiftCardsPlus.com

  • On December 7, 2015
Prodege, LLC— parent company of the largest online rewards site, Swagbucks — today announces the launch of a new gift card website, MyGiftCardsPlus.com. Just in time for the holidays, the new site will give consumers, especially Swagbucks’ 17 million existing members, a more rewarding way to buy gift cards for gifting and personal use on […]
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Swagbucks Reaches Milestone of More Than $100 Million in Gift Cards and Cash Paid Out to Members To-Date

  • On September 30, 2015
With back-to-school shopping completed and the holidays quickly approaching, many families are now thinking about what to buy their loved ones this season. Swagbucks, a fun rewards program that gives consumers free gift cards and cash, helps families pay for the holidays simply by doing what they are already doing online like shopping, searching the […]
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Los Angeles Venture Association 12th Annual Awards Dinner Honors Venture Partner and Entrepreneur Chuck Davis of TCV and Swagbucks

  • On January 9, 2015
The Los Angeles Venture Association (LAVA) will hold its Twelfth Annual Venture Awards Dinner on Thursday, March 12, 2015 to recognize Southern California’s best venture-backed companies and celebrate the induction of Chuck Davis into the LAVA Hall of Fame. The awards dinner will be held at Fairmont Miramar Hotel in Santa Monica and will be […]
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ProdegeMR Debuts With All-Star Executive Sales and Technology Team

  • On December 17, 2014
Prodege — a leading online survey panel and corporate portfolio of consumer engagement brands — today announces the launch of ProdegeMR (www.prodegemr.com). The new ProdegeMR brand offers an innovative sampling platform powered by the world’s largest respondent panel. ProdegeMR launches with three key executive hires to oversee its sales, consumer engagement, and technology practices. These […]
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Prodege Prepares for Explosive Growth in El Segundo

  • On November 24, 2014
Prodege, LLC (www.prodege.com), parent company of Swagbucks — the web’s largest rewards site — announced that it has signed a multi-year lease for a full floor at the Pacific Corporate Towers (PCT) campus in El Segundo, CA. Serving as the headquarters for Prodege’s brand portfolio, the offices will house operations for its growing consumer-facing Internet […]
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Swagbucks Ranked # 96 Fastest Growing Company in North America on Deloitte’s 2014 Technology Fast 500™

  • On November 18, 2014
Prodege, LLC (www.prodege.com) — the parent company of Swagbucks.com, the web’s largest rewards site — announced today it ranked #96 on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North America. Swagbucks’ #96 ranking is based on the 51 percent that company […]
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Prodege, Parent of Rewards Community Swagbucks, Acquires SodaHead

  • On July 31, 2014
Prodege, LLC, parent of rewards community Swagbucks (www.swagbucks.com), today announces its acquisition of SodaHead (www.sodahead.com), a leading digital consumer polling company. The acquisition includes SodaHead’s consumer website www.sodahead.com, mobile apps, “Pollware” native polling ad product, and premier polling technology platform serving digital media publishers, marketers and advertisers with turnkey consumer polling capabilities. With SodaHead’s extensive […]
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Swagbucks Partners With First Bankcard for New Visa Secured Card Program With Rewards

  • On July 10, 2014
Swagbucks (www.swagbucks.com), the web’s most rewarding deals and content discovery community, has partnered with First Bankcard — a division of First National Bank of Omaha and a leading national credit card issuer in the partnership arena — to offer its members rewards opportunities through its credit card and secured credit card programs. The new Swagbucks […]
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Swagbucks Appoints Chuck Davis as CEO, Raises $60 Million from Technology Crossover Ventures

  • On May 14, 2014
Swagbucks (swagbucks.com), the web’s leading rewards community – and its parent company, Prodege LLC – announced its first external capital round with a direct investment of $60 million from Technology Crossover Ventures (TCV). Swagbucks and Prodege executive chairman Chuck Davis will add the role of chief executive officer while founding CEO Josef Gorowitz becomes president. […]
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Swagbucks.com Shatters Revenue and User Growth Records, Expands C-Suite Talent at Parent Corp. Prodege, LLC

  • On February 5, 2014
Prodege, LLC (www.prodege.com) today surpasses $50 million in revenue in 2013 — nearly 30% percent year-on-year growth — and announces its expanded suite of C-level executive leaders. The company’s hallmark property, Swagbucks (www.swagbucks.com) — the web’s leading loyalty and rewards discovery portal — now serves more than 10 million users who have claimed $50 million […]
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