UV50 Fastest-Growing Companies: No. 9 Podium

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THREE-YEAR GROWTH 1,148%
2019 REVENUE $74.1 million
CITY Lehi
FOUNDED 2014
EMPLOYEES 774
INDUSTRY Software
WEBSITE Podium.com
FOUNDER Eric Rea, 35
THE COMPANY A software platform powering the modern relationship between businesses and their customers.

WHAT A RUN
Podium is saying it louder for the people in the back! The company, which helps businesses amplify their brands with slick Interaction Management, has raised more than $218 million (with investors like IVP, Accel, Summit Partners, GV, and Y Combinator) and has a valuation of $1.5 billion. (Yes, billion.) Podium serves more than 43,000 local businesses to create more than 17 million interactions with their customers a month. Even better? BusinessQ named Podium our No. 1 Startup to Watch back in 2017. We love it when we’re right.

GOALS
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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