Endorse App Obituary ~ Sept 20, 2012 (?) – June 19, 2013
It’s true, after a short life the endorse app has been put to rest. It appears to have happened very suddenly on 6/19/13 but may have been going down hill unnoticed for months. We can only hope that it was a painless passing.
I wasn’t very close to endorse but I know there were some who adored this young app and will mourn in their own way. For a while it will be difficult to shop without being reminded of the joy this app brought each time a receipt was scanned and there was a notification of cash earned. This app brought excitement and smiles to many as it published its new offers and will not be forgotten. Endorse is survived by several cousins, Shopkick, ibotta, LevelUp, Checkin2win, and many more distant relatives. Viewing is open to all friends and family through June 30, 2013.
OK.. above is my attempt at a little humor but the endorse is seriously no more. It did close its virtual doors yesterday. If you check out your app you’ll see it states “closed” or you can read the message on the endorse website. If you have a cash balance due then you have about 10 days to get your money transferred to you. Here’s what the email from endorse says.
We are writing to let you know that as of June 19, 2013, we are closing the Endorse service. You will no longer be able to receive product offers, to upload receipts, and to earn cash back and points using the Endorse mobile app.
In order to make your transition as easy as possible, you will have until 6PM PT on Sunday, June 30, 2013 to transfer your Endorse cash to your bank account and redeem your points balances. Please be aware that after June 30, 2013, you will not be able to access your account, contact customer service, or claim your cash balance.
Here is what this means for you:
- You have $xxx in your Endorse account. You can cash out immediately using PayPal. If you already have a PayPal account, simply open the Endorse app, go to your “Account” screen, tap “Rewards,” make sure your “Payment Settings” are set to “PayPal”, and then enter the email account associated with your PayPal account. Tap “Cash Out” and your money will be transferred immediately. If you don’t have a PayPal account, simply click on the link to begin the sign up process. You will need to use PayPal- we cannot send you a physical check for your balance.
- You have xx points. If you have more than 500 points, you can exchange them for DonorsChoose donation(s). Simply tap “Redeem” to get your gift codes emailed to you. If you do not have 500 points in your account, you do not need to do anything as the points will terminate.
- Your account will be deleted and your personally identifiable data will be removed.
Thank you for using Endorse and for supporting the company over the past two years. We will miss having the opportunity to help you and your families. We wish you all the best.
As always, if you have any questions, you can always email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
-The Endorse Team
I’m a little sad to see it go. I wasn’t a fan but I know many of you were fond of it. I regret that my last words to it as I shook my phone were “you piss me off” but I’ll have to live with that forever. I hope y’all had a much more pleasant last visit.