Maru Springboard America Reviews and Features

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Maru Springboard America

2 Bloor Street East, Suite 1600 Toronto, Ontario  M4W 1A8 CA
Tel: 1 647 258 1416   Contact:
Operated by: MARU Group Canada


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$50 (5,000 points) minimum account balance required to request rewards.

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Established in 2009, Springboard America is one of the leading survey panels within the United States. Panel members have the opportunity to influence global brands, products and services! Springboard America is part of MARU Group Canada.

Payment and Rewards

New Members Receive an Automatic Prize Draw Entry

New members of SpringBoard America will automatically receive an entry into the $1,000 Grand Prize Draw just for joining.

Take Surveys for Cash

With Maru Springboard America, you will earn cash called "Survey Dollars", for every successful survey completion. Most surveys award between $0.50 and $5 (50 and 500 points). Some surveys also offer entries into sweepstakes on top of or in lieu or points.

Survey Taking Experience

Take Interesting Surveys

Participate in interesting surveys on topics of interest to companies, as well as media and government bodies across the United States. Bear in mind that because this panel only accepts US members, many of the surveys will be of particular interest to Americans and are occasionally political in nature.

Survey Lengths and Frequency

Survey lengths are typically between 10-20 minutes and most members are contacted anywhere between 1-4 times a month to complete a study.

Mobile Surveys

For ultimate survey taking convenience, Springboard America is fully accessible from tablet and mobile devices. There's no need to download an app! The best part about this feature is the smart technology, which allows you to start a survey on your desktop and continue it on your smartphone!

Requesting Rewards

Once you accumulate 5,000 points ($50) in your account, you can request a reward. Choose from a prepaid VISA card, or an Amazon gift e-card, and more. Once requested, your reward should arrive via email within a week. The types of rewards you can request include:

  • Virtual or physical Visa card
  • Amazon gift e-card
  • iTunes credits
  • Google Play credits
  • Donation to a charity
  • Your choice of an alternative $50 gift card

Community Features


Complete profiling surveys, special surveys and more, for additional cash prize draw entries. Special ways to earn additional entries are announced on Springboard America's homepage and social media pages. Winners lists are published on their website and are kept current, so you know that someone did indeed win a draw. There are 3 types of sweepstakes that happen often:

  • Recruit Sweepstakes: Drawn yearly with 1 winner of $1,000
  • Participation Sweepstakes: Drawn monthly with 1 winner of $500 and 5 winners of $50
  • Profiling Sweepstakes: Drawn monthly with 10 winners of $100

Eligibility: USA residents 14+

Maru Springboard America Reviews (84)

5 Star Reviews (11) 13.1
4 Star Reviews (14) 16.7
3 Star Reviews (15) 17.9
2 Star Reviews (10) 11.9
1 Star Reviews (34) 40.5

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What happened?

January 4, 2024 by Rae from United States

I have been a member of Springboard for many years and it was a decent site. Not lots of surveys, but good, simple, short and simple surveys that paid fairly well. Now all of a sudden but for a while do not get any email invitations at all, period and when I go to the site they are not there either. I do not know what happened. Hated to see them so worthless. I still have points and hoping to be able to do surveys again someday. I email support and they tell me nothing is wrong. Something is wrong. Keeping my fingers crossed I guess.\

Update: My first review for Maru Springboard America was on 7-7-2019. I want to update this review now on 1-3-24. Now I am getting email invitations, not really often but several a week. I have not tried cashing out recently but do not expect any problem now. I do not remember how this issue was resolved either. The site is beautiful and pretty simple. So far so good.

SPAM Maru Springboard America

December 9, 2023 by Richard from United States

It took a long time, but I finally accrued 4,950 points. Then I realized that my points did Not increase when I continued to do many more surveys. It just stayed at 4,950. I emailed Maru Springboard America. In fact, I emailed them six times. Each time I got a different answer. The last time I emailed they actually lowered my points to 4,900 and told me they did not lower my points.

What happened ???

November 12, 2023 by Ann from United States

No reviews for 2022..and wonder what happened to this site..It does not progress..we are stuck with points and cannot cash in..yet no opportunities to progress and get more..just died on me..anyone knows what is going on???

Gone way down

October 6, 2023 by Barry from United States

Hard to qualify and often told you did not qualify at very end of survey. Surveys take much longer than promised.

Biased, racial discrimination

June 21, 2023 by Zunni from United States

I had first heard good things about this site, so i joined. My very first 3 surveys i was taking allowed me to complete up to 96% then when I was asked about my race and if i was of Latino origin i answered yes then the very next 2 questions asked if i was fluent in English and Spanish and when i answered yes, all of a sudden the survey decided it was not suitable for me! And mind you this happened 3 times in s row!