UV50 Fastest-Growing Companies: No. 2 Podium


THREE-YEAR GROWTH 5,391% 2018 REVENUE $42.2 million CITY Lehi FOUNDED 2014 EMPLOYEES 500 INDUSTRY Technology WEBSITE Podium.com FOUNDER Eric Rea, 34 THE COMPANY A software platform powering the modern relationship between businesses and their customers.


Talk about loud and proud! Podium, which helps companies amplify their brands with slick Interaction Management, has raised more than $96 million in funding, has more than 130,000 users and is trusted by more than 30,000 businesses — including Vivint, La-Z-Boy, Ken Garff, and Zerorez. Not only is it a former No. 1 UV50 Fastest-Growing Company (and No. 3 last year), it has landed on the Inc. 500, was named one of Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies, was on Forbes’ 2018 list of Next Billion-Dollar Startups and won the 2019 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award. #micdrop


  1. “Be real. Be honest. Be transparent.”
  2. Murder drama. “We don’t tolerate politics or drama.”
  3. Be a founder. “Come into Podium like it’s your own company.”
  4. Delight the customer. “We stole that one from Disney.”

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