DealCatcher is an online community that helps shoppers save money and make educated purchases. On the site you will find online coupons, products, sales, reviews, and rebates. The site is updated throughout the day by its staff and forum members. We are dedicated to providing you with the tools needed to find the best deals online.
Founded in a bedroom by Dan Baxter in July 1999, the site was started as a resource for his friends and family to save money online. With the help of programmer and long time friend Tim Patton they created a site that focused on the consumer. Ten years later DealCatcher receives over 6 million page views per month promoting over 1,500 merchants online deals. DealCatcher has been featured by the Wall Street Journal, CNN, ABC's The View, PC World, Yahoo Internet Life, MSN, and USA Today.
Who’s behind Dealcatcher?
Dan Baxter – CEO / Founder / Web Designer
Dan started DealCatcher in July of 1999. He currently works as the site's web designer and chief slacker and signs the checks. Dan studied computer science at the University of Delaware and left his senior year to pursue his dreams of starting a dot com. In his spare time, which he seems to have a lot of, he enjoys photography and road biking.
Kevin Kahn – COO
Kevin started working for DealCatcher in November of 2000. His job of coupon monkey later took on the responsibility of affiliate manager and being Dan’s boss. Kevin studied computer science at the University of Delaware and graduated in the Spring of 2001. After a grueling day at the office Kevin enjoys running and spending time with his wife and kids and eating at Harvest Seasonal Grill.
Elliot Seifert – Senior Web Developer & Lunch Enforcer
Elliot was recruited in the summer of 2006 to help conquer the world. Armed with a Masters degree from the University of Delaware he uses his mad math skilz to save the world from various Internet memes. When he's not busy playing fantasy football or rocking out on a plastic guitar he writes Ruby on Rails code for our new Web 4.0 website.
Kearstin August – Senior Content Manager & Events Coordinator
Kearstin started working at Dealcatcher in the summer of 2006. When she is not adding deals she likes playing softball, bowling, crafting, and avoiding gluten. Her affinity for shoe shopping has earned her the title, The Queen of Shoes.
Dave Symonds – Content Specialist & Errand Man
Dave joined DealCatcher in 2010 bringing much needed comic relief to an otherwise drab work environment. Finally going steady with just one state, Dave brings his amazing grammatical knowledge to the team, even when most employees don't not listen so good. He enjoys fantasy sports, The Simpsons, and fantazing about playing sports with The Simpsons.
Ben Young – Content Specialist & Emo-Hipster-Punk Rocker
Ben has been working for the man since 2011. When he's not slaving away at work Ben can be found playing video games, singing, playing guitar or singing about playing video games. Ben also spends his time playing softball and vanquishing his enemies.
Sam Urbanski - Content Specialist & Wanderluster
Sam started working for Dealcatcher in May of 2013. When she isn't destroying people in Mario Kart 8, she likes to travel, paint her nails, and take quizzes at Buzzfeed.com. She also fills the vegetarian quota at the office.
Pat Griffith - Front-End & iOS Developer
Pat joined Dealcatcher in the spring of 2013. He is responsible for the user experience that you are currently enjoying on this website and on the DealCatcher iOS app. He likes playing disc golf and doing various other hippie things.
Sir Dave August - Content Specialist
Dave started working for Dealcatcher in October of 2012. When he's not teaching gym or adding coupons he likes to imagine that he is The Batman. In his free time he enjoys golfing, fishing and fishing for golf balls.
Maribeth Baxter – CEO Camp Baxter
Maribeth has been with DealCatcher since day one, supporting her husband Dan while he obsesses over everything. After three years of nursing school she decided to switch majors and complete a degree in Early Childhood Education.