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RDE, Inc. is the parent company of innovative brands in the dining, entertainment, and retail space.

Our flagship brand, Restaurant.com, is the nation's largest restaurant-focused digital deals brand, founded in 1999. We’re also a powerful marketing program for restaurants and a trusted partner for many businesses. We're excited to share our vision with you of becoming the online destination for all things restaurant.

Publicly traded

RDE, Inc. is a public company traded on the OTC Markets with ticker symbol RSTN. As a diversified holding company, RDE, Inc. operates a range of businesses that connect consumers, businesses, and communities across the United States.

Nationwide offerings

Whether you're looking for the best deals at your favorite local eatery or searching for a new dining experience across the country, we've got you covered. With thousands of dining and retail deals available nationwide, our customers can save big on every meal and shopping spree.

Experienced leadership

Led by CEO and Chairman Ketan Thakker, our talented and experienced management team and board of directors have a deep understanding of the essential components of our e-commerce platforms, customer habits and demographics, and product sourcing.

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Our Companies

At RDE, Inc., we're constantly striving to offer our customers the best in the online deal space. By expanding our network, we continue to deliver unparalleled deals and incentives to our loyal customers, while also reaching new audiences and markets.

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CardCash has the world's largest inventory of discounted gift cards and since its inception, has saved customers more than $150 million from their favorite retail brands. Today, we continue our tradition of keeping an open dialog with consumers, constantly evolving new, innovative ways to get the best price. We have a strong mission of never letting anyone pay the full amount for anything by turning the world's over $140 billion of unused gift cards into major discounts.

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Our flagship brand, Restaurant.com, is the nation's largest restaurant-focused digital deals brand, founded in 1999. With over 184,000 restaurants and retailers across the country, our platform connects digital consumers, businesses, and communities by offering thousands of dining and retail deal options.

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Our customers can find a variety of options and savings to enhance their dining experience with our RedTag.com division. We bundle Restaurant.com Gift Cards with other entertainment options like theater, movies, live events, attractions, and wine.

We remain committed to creating long-term value for our shareholders

We are thrilled that you're interested in our vision to become the world's leading online platform for dining experiences! Join us on this exciting journey towards a bright future together.

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Team

Our Management Team

Our success wouldn't be possible without our talented and experienced management team.

Ketan Thakker

CEO RDE, Inc.

With over 20 years of experience in finance and operations, Ketan served as CFO for Apartments. com helping the company to grow from $20M to $125M annually. He was also the founder of triprental.com prior to joining Ubid.com in 2013. He is an accredited CPA who holds an MBA from Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management.
Elliot Bohn

CEO of CardCash.com

Seasoned entrepreneur with a diverse background in leveraging technology, both as an operator and a financier.  Co-founded CardCash.com in 2009 and swiftly transformed the startup into one of the world's largest gift card exchange marketplaces. For his outstanding achievements, Forbes Magazine recognized Elliot as one of America's Most Promising CEOs under the age of 35, a prestigious list featuring only 22 individuals.  His strategic vision has fostered key partnerships with industry giants such as Walmart, Amazon, CVS, and United Airlines, solidifying his reputation as a dynamic leader in technology-driven entrepreneurship. With a decade of experience in M&A, Elliot has successfully orchestrated investment and acquisition deals, raising over tens of millions in venture capital and debt financing from esteemed names like Guggenheim Partners, Incomm, Pathward, and Sterling National Bank.
Mark Ackerman

COO of CardCash.com

Experienced operator, Co-founded CardCash.com in 2009, and played a pivotal role in evolving the operation from a startup with a handful of individuals into a thriving team of over 50 employees. His visionary leadership and management acumen have streamlined processes, ensuring the efficient coordination of various departments, including customer service, shipping, bulk sales, human resources, and loss prevention. With a track record of success, he continues to drive operational excellence and contribute to the growth of innovative ventures.
Balazs Wellisch

CTO of Restaurant.com

Balazs is responsible for the strategy, formulation, development and delivery of RDE's product portfolio as well as the operation of the company's IT infrastructure. As an accomplished executive, Balazs has more than 25 years of experience leading high-performing organizations and driving modern technology development and adoption for global organizations.
Thomas Butt

CTO of CardCash.com

Accomplished business and technology leader driven by a passion for discovering innovative approaches that yield outstanding results, Tom boasts an exceptionally diverse professional background. From his roles as a nuclear physicist and spacecraft engineer to his experiences as a software engineer, CTO, and CEO, Tom has navigated a varied and impactful career trajectory. His leadership extends across both corporate giants such as GE and Lockheed, as well as numerous startup ventures.

Our Board of Directors

With experienced leaders in finance, operations, technology, and marketing, we are committed to driving innovation and growth in all our businesses.

Ketan Thakker

Chairman

With over 20 years of experience in finance and operations, Ketan served as CFO for Apartments. com helping the company to grow from $20M to $125M annually. He was also the founder of triprental.com prior to joining Ubid.com in 2013. He is an accredited CPA who holds an MBA from Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management.
Elliot Bohn

CEO of CardCash.com

Seasoned entrepreneur with a diverse background in leveraging technology, both as an operator and a financier.  Co-founded CardCash.com in 2009 and swiftly transformed the startup into one of the world's largest gift card exchange marketplaces. For his outstanding achievements, Forbes Magazine recognized Elliot as one of America's Most Promising CEOs under the age of 35, a prestigious list featuring only 22 individuals.  His strategic vision has fostered key partnerships with industry giants such as Walmart, Amazon, CVS, and United Airlines, solidifying his reputation as a dynamic leader in technology-driven entrepreneurship. With a decade of experience in M&A, Elliot has successfully orchestrated investment and acquisition deals, raising over tens of millions in venture capital and debt financing from esteemed names like Guggenheim Partners, Incomm, Pathward, and Sterling National Bank.
Kevin Harrington

Board Member

Nearly 40 years experience in product introduction and direct marketing, being one of the first to market products through infomercials in 1984. A serial entrepreneur, Mr. Harrington appeared as one of the original panelists on “Shark Tank,” from 2009 to 2011. He currently serves as a director of Celsius Corp., Emergent Health Corp., and Redwood Scientific Technologies, Inc.
Paul Danner

Board Member

As the Chief Executive of Pepex Biomedical, Inc., Mr. Danner has established a prosperous track record while leading business development efforts and effectuating B2C, B2B & B2G business transactions on five continents, and leading three Nasdaq-listed companies as the senior corporate executive building over $1 Billion in shareholder value. He previously served as a Naval Aviator flying the F-14 Tomcat.
Scott Wingo

Board Member

Mr. Wingo is a co-founder and former Executive Chairman of the board of ChannelAdvisor and served as general manager of GoTo Auctions, CEO and co-founder of AuctionRover.com, which was acquired by GoTo.com, and as CEO and co-founder of Stingray Software, which was acquired by RogueWave.

Contact

Get In Touch With Us

Thank you for your interest in RDE, Inc. If you have any questions, comments, or concerns, please feel free to contact us using the information below.

Restaurant.com Support | CardCash Support | RedTag Support

Address

1100 E Woodfield Road
Suite 510
Schaumburg, IL 60173

General Inquiries

(847) 506-9680
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