Mentalist Sean Bott Turns Mind Games Into a Stage Show

  To get his audience out of their heads, Sean Bott uses hypnosis, humor and good-natured trickery. “We’re starving as humans,” he says. “Not for food, but for experiences that help us put aside common beliefs that we aren’t loved or lovable. The biggest evil we face in this world is shame. When I bring […]

UV50 Fastest-Growing Companies: No. 3 Wandrd

THREE-YEAR GROWTH 4,088% 2018 REVENUE $4.7 million CITY Orem FOUNDED 2015 EMPLOYEES 12 INDUSTRY Consumer Products + Services WEBSITE FOUNDERS Ryan Cope, 30; Spencer Cope, 32; Austin Cope, 33 THE COMPANY Creator of bags designed for travelers, photographers and anyone on the go. HAPPY DAYS These guys have it in the bag. From innovative products to successful Kickstarters to a No. 80 ranking […]

UV50 Fastest-Growing Companies: No. 7 Audrey & Bear

THREE-YEAR GROWTH 1,460% 2018 REVENUE $1.2 million CITY Lindon FOUNDED 2014 EMPLOYEES 12 INDUSTRY Manufacturing/E-commerce WEBSITE FOUNDER Rachel Quarnberg, 34 THE COMPANY A manufacturer and retailer of customizable, personalized baby products. HAPPY DAYS Audrey & Bear is living the dream. Famous for its handmade swaddling blankets, this baby has grown with hard work, attention […]

UV50 Fastest-Growing Companies: No. 6 Blue Raven Solar

THREE-YEAR GROWTH 1,672% 2018 REVENUE $58.7 million CITY Orem FOUNDED 2014 EMPLOYEES 812 INDUSTRY Renewable Energy WEBSITE FOUNDER Ben Peterson, 35 THE COMPANY An end-to-end residential solar provider. HAPPY DAYS Blue Raven Solar is quite the sun goddess. It was our No. 1 Fastest-Growing Company last year, and in five years of business, it […]

Mind games: mentalist Sean Bott puts matter over mind

Sean Bott bemoans the fact that as adults we think we need to have answers to all questions. Like, now. “It’s so much healthier to have questions than answers,” he says. “It stretches us.” Bott leaves his audiences with plenty of Qs — mostly, “How did he do that?” The old college try Bott graduated […]

UV50 Fastest-Growing Companies: No. 1 Blue Raven Solar

Three-Year Growth 36,627% 2017 Revenue $33.8 million City American Fork Founded 2014 Employees 585 Industry Renewable Energy Website Founder Ryan Lee, 45 The Company An end-to-end residential solar provider. GREAT MINDS Blue Raven Solar is soaring. With a national footprint across 10 states and 15 metro areas, the former UV50 Startup to Watch has either doubled or tripled its revenue growth every […]

UV50 Fastest-Growing Companies: No. 2 LGCY Power

Three-Year Growth 22,021% 2017 Revenue $29.1 million City Lehi Founded 2014 Employees 500 Industry Renewable Energy Website Founder Doug Robinson, 37 The Company A direct-sales engine offering end-to-end residential solar solutions. GREAT MINDS Now this is legacy stuff right here. With over 500 employees and offices in 19 states, LGCY Power is keeping the lights burning bright with key partnerships and innovative moves […]

UV50 Fastest-Growing Companies: No. 3 Podium

Three-Year Growth 19,368% 2017 Revenue $30.2 million City Lehi Founded 2014 Employees 380 Industry Technology Website Founder Eric Rea, 33 The Company A software platform powering the modern relationship between businesses and their customers. GREAT MINDS Our No. 1 UV50 Startup to Watch last year more than deserved that pedestal. This year it ranked No. 13 on the Inc. 500 (yes, 13!), has […]

UV50 Fastest-Growing Companies: No. 4 TAFT Clothing

Three-Year Growth 8,122% 2017 Revenue $5.6 million City Provo Founded 2014 Employees 7 Industry Fashion Website Founder Kory Stevens, 29 The Company A direct-to-consumer footwear brand selling exclusively online. GREAT MINDS TAFT is a total shoe-in. One of our UV50 Startups to Watch last year, the fashionable footwear company ranked No. 56 on the Inc. 500 this year, raised $5 million in seed […]

UV50 Fastest-Growing Companies: No. 6 Boomsourcing

Three-Year Growth 3,923% 2017 Revenue $9.7 million City Lehi Founded 2007 Employees 1,300 Industry Business Process Outsourcing Website Founder Jacob Munns, 42 The Company An outsourcing 2.0 company that helps businesses grow their customer base, improve customer experiences and streamline back-office operations with call centers and its Perfect Pitch technology. GREAT MINDS Boom! There it is. Not only did Boomsourcing rank No. 2 […]

UV50 Fastest-Growing Companies: No. 7 Slingshot

Three-Year Growth 2,565% 2017 Revenue $3.4 million City Orem Founded 2014 Employees 130 Industry Home services Website Founder J. Taylor Olson, 34 The Company A company that helps home service providers adapt to the on-demand economy. Slingshot helps clients elevate their brands, expand their customer bases, and instantly engage with current and potential customers 24 hours a day. GREAT MINDS They shoot. They […]

UV50 Fastest-Growing Companies: No. 5 Tranont

Three-Year Growth 6,480% 2017 Revenue $11.3 million City Lehi Founded 2013 Employees 30 Industry Direct sales/health/finance Website Founder Lorne Berry, 40 The Company A distributor of dietary supplements and financial products through a direct sales model. GREAT MINDS Health. Wealth. And seriously stealth. With a focus on community and bettering the world, Tranont is empowering people to take control of all aspect of […]

UV50 Fastest-Growing Companies: No. 8 Nature’s Fusions

Three-Year Growth 1,733% 2017 Revenue $3.4 million City Provo Founded 2010 Employees 25 Industry Beauty/health/wellness Website Founder CJ Peterson, 30 The Company A full-service manufacturing and packaging company in the essential oils industry. GREAT MINDS From a small R&D company in a one-bedroom house to a $3-million manufacturing company, Nature’s Fusions is operating with essential(s) integrity. They source products from over 40 countries, […]

UV50 Fastest-Growing Companies: No. 9 Pinners Conference

Three-Year Growth 911% 2017 Revenue $1.6 million City Spanish Fork Founded 2013 Employees 18 Industry Events Website Founders Roxanne Bennett, 48; Kendall Bennett, 52 The Company A modern creative event where “Pinterest comes to life.” The event connects consumers, brands and influencers all in one location with classes, workshops, and a full trade-show floor. GREAT MINDS Pinning is winning, people. Pinners Conference has […]

UV50 Fastest-Growing Companies: No. 10 Baby Bling

Three-Year Growth 572% 2017 Revenue $4.4 million City Lehi Founded 2005 Employees 15 Industry Children’s Apparel + Accessories Website Founder Summer Harris, 40 The Company A designer and manufacturer of handmade bows and accessories. GREAT MINDS Take a bow, Baby Bling. For 13 years, they have been dominating the baby bow market by selling their products with an incredible retail site, 850+ specialty […]

UV50 Fastest-Growing Companies: No. 11 CircusTrix

Three-Year Growth 571% 2017 Revenue $164.5 million City Provo Founded 2011 Employees 16,664 Industry Extreme Indoor Recreation Website Founder Case Lawrence, 45 The Company An owner/operator of extreme indoor recreation parks throughout the world. GREAT MINDS CircusTrix is on the up and up. Not only is it the largest owner and operator of extreme indoor rec parks in the world (yes, world!), it […]

UV50 Fastest-Growing Companies: No. 12 Foxtail Marketing

Three-Year Growth 564% 2017 Revenue $2.2 million City American Fork Founded 2013 Employees 12 Industry Marketing Website Founder Mike Templeman, 35 The Company A full-service digital experience company that grows social communities and drives customer engagement. GREAT MINDS A UV50 Startup to Watch two years ago, this fast-growing foxy company is an industry power player that has launched its own products and […]

UV50 Fastest-Growing Companies: No. 13 Domo

Three-Year Growth 437% 2017 Revenue $108.5 million City American Fork Founded 2010 EMPLOYEES 800 Industry Enterprise software Website Founder Josh James, 45 The Company A cloud-based software company for digital transformation that connects all the people, data and systems in an organization, empowering anyone to manage their business from their phone. GREAT MINDS The Domosapiens do more than create snort-worthy blue billboards. […]

UV50 Fastest-Growing Companies: No. 14 Intermountain Nutrition

Three-Year Growth 345% 2017 Revenue $18.1 million City Payson Founded 2013 Employees 200 Industry Manufacturing Website Founder Ryan Gledhill, 41 The Company A manufacturer of nutrition and dietary supplements. GREAT MINDS Intermountain Nutrition is on a total health kick. Not only is the company crushing it in the revenue department, it packages 25 million pills and tablets per day, 450,000 bottles and jars […]

UV50 Fastest-Growing Companies: No. 15 Big Leap

Three-Year Growth 307% 2017 Revenue $7 million City Lehi Founded 2008 Employees 60 Industry Marketing Website Founder Bryan Phelps, 34 The Company A digital marketing agency specializing in four core channels: SEO, content marketing, social media, and marketing automation. GREAT MINDS Talk about growing Leaps and bounds. With a 97 percent customer retention rate, Big Leap has become a big deal for […]

UV50 Fastest-Growing Companies: No. 16 Alpine Companies

Three-Year Growth 260% 2017 Revenue $3 million City Alpine Founded 2004 Employees 20 Industry Finance tech/Real estate Website Founder April Cooper, 49 The Company An asset management firm that uses financial tech solutions and services to optimize customers’ real estate and loan portfolios. GREAT MINDS With key partnerships and a push for diversity, Alpine Companies […]

UV50 Fastest-Growing Companies: No. 17 Four Foods Group

Three-Year Growth 236% 2017 Revenue $142.5 million City American Fork Founded 2008 Employees 5,325 Industry Food + beverage Website Founder Andrew K. Smith, 43 The Company A restaurant investment, development, finance, operations and management company focused on emerging brands looking for hyper growth. GREAT MINDS Swig. Kneaders. Mo’Bettahs. R&R Barbeque. Little Caesars. FFG has grown […]

UV50 Fastest-Growing Companies: No. 18 Disruptive Advertising

Three-Year Growth 208% 2017 Revenue $9.2 million City Lindon Founded 2012 Employees 98 Industry Marketing Website Founder Jacob Baadsgaard, 33 The Company A company that specializes in all areas of online marketing — “from first click to final purchase.” GREAT MINDS Disruptive Advertising is living up to its name. The marketing mastermind (and former UV50 Startup to Watch) […]

UV50 Fastest-Growing Companies: No. 19 All Pro Security

Three-Year Growth 206% 2017 Revenue $3.6 million City Pleasant Grove Founded 2006 Employees 185 Industry Security Website Founder Bob Conner, 60 The Company A provider of security and investigation services for businesses, individuals and government entities. GREAT MINDS Safety first, people. With nearly 35 years of law enforcement experience and offices from St. George […]

UV50 Fastest-Growing Companies: No. 20 eLearning Brothers

Three-Year Growth 194% 2017 Revenue $9.2 million City American Fork Founded 2009 Employees 96 Industry eLearning Website Founder Andrew Scivally, 42 The Company A provider of eLearning templates, custom eLearning design, soft skills training courses, and training for eLearning professionals. GREAT MINDS A former No. 1 UV50 Fastest-Growing Company, eLearning Brothers (which was actually […]

UV50 Fastest-Growing Companies: No. 21 Sentinel Sales

Three-Year Growth 183% 2017 Revenue $13.5 million City Orem Founded 2007 Employees 8 Industry Real Estate Website Founder Kathleen P. Lopez, 53 The Company A full-service real estate brokerage with sales and property management. GREAT MINDS Real (estate) talk: With more than 30 years of industry experience, Sentinel Sales and Management — which is a graduate of […]

UV50 Fastest-Growing Companies: No. 22 Edge

Three-Year Growth 163% 2017 Revenue $28.5 million City Provo Founded 2008 Employees 350 Industry Consumer services Website Founder Andrew Richardson, 39 The Company A provider of pest control servicing for both residential and commercial customers. GREAT MINDS Edge keeps edging out the competition and currently ranks No. 27 among the Top 100 in its industry. With […]

UV50 Fastest-Growing Companies: No. 23 Jane

Three-Year Growth 151% 2017 Revenue $147.3 million City Lehi Founded 2011 Employees 180 Industry Retail Website CEO JD Stice, 36 The Company A boutique marketplace that offers daily deals of up to 80 percent off. GREAT MINDS See Jane soar. The online marketplace boutique has dominated its domain with scalable software that has led Jane to become […]

UV50 Fastest-Growing Companies: No. 24 Peak Capital Partners

Three-Year Growth 146% 2017 Revenue $221.5 million City Provo Founded 2006 Employees 500 Industry Real Estate Website Founders Jeff Burningham, 41; Jamie Dunn, 41; Jeff Danley, 44 The Company An owner and manager of conventional, affordable, and student apartment communities in growth markets in the U.S. GREAT MINDS Peak Capital Partners is a national treasure. Not only has it grown to 500 […]

UV50 Fastest-Growing Companies: No. 25 Thorn Pest Solutions

Three-Year Growth 132% 2017 Revenue $1.8 million City Pleasant Grove Founded 2007 Employees 28 Industry Pest Management Website Founder Kevin Thorn, 36 The Company A science-based pest control company that protects food, health, and property from harmful pests. GREAT MINDS Every pest has its Thorn. With a culture of continued learning, client retention and science, Thorn Pest […]