In a significant push to stretch EBT dollars, Brooklyn startup Propelpartnered with coupon giant Quotient this week, allowing users of Propel’s app, FreshEBT, access to digital coupons that can be used at checkout.
The move will mean less expensive food costs for users and higher revenue for Propel, said founder Jimmy Chen in a call with Technical.ly Wednesday morning.
“We think it’s a way of building our company and revenue as well as providing a useful feature for our user base,” Chen explained. “One of the things we’ve been trying to do over the last two years is helping our customers save money on food. We’ve partnered with local grocers for savings, but this partnership is by far the largest one. Quotient’s platform is national.”Read Complete Article