Podium, producer of customer communication platform for local businesses, has been named to Forbes’ Next Billion-Dollar Startups list for 2018. An elite group of 25 companies, the list highlights those that members from Forbes’ editorial team and TrueBridge Capital Partners believe have a strong shot at reaching a valuation of $1 billion or more in the near future.
“The startup environment is incredibly demanding and competitive, and we’ve been proud of the passionate team and loyal customers we’ve accumulated in these first few years,” said Eric Rea, CEO and co-founder of Podium. “As we have gone from working in a spare bedroom in an apartment to having local businesses connect with one in eight U.S. cell phone owners using Podium’s platform, we have had a long list of humbling moments. Earning a spot on this ranking is definitely one of those moments and we look forward to continued growth in years to come.”
In addition to the Forbes list, Podium has also been recognized by the following:
- Ranked No. 13 on the Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest growing companies for 2018
- Named the 2018 Best SaaS Product for Small Business/SMBs by The SaaS Awards
- Named to the Forbes 2018 Cloud 100
- Listed as one of Inc.’s Best Workplaces for 2018