LEHI, Utah — Podium, a leading interaction management platform for local businesses, has been named to Fast Company's prestigious annual list of the World's Most Innovative Companies for 2019.
The list honors the businesses making the most profound impact on both industry and culture, showcasing a variety of ways to thrive in today's volatile world. Half of the companies on this year's MIC 50 list are appearing for the first time.
"The economy has grown and evolved in a way that requires local businesses to modernize the way they interact," said Eric Rea, CEO of Podium. "This award is confirmation that Podium is providing real innovation to modernize these businesses that we work with everyday, and we're excited to share what else we have in store for 2019 in the coming months."
Founded in 2014 and now working with 30,000+ businesses to create over 4 million customer interactions a month, Podium has quickly become one of the fastest-growing SaaS companies in the U.S. As the leading interaction platform helping local businesses cross the offline-to-online chasm, one in seven U.S. cell phone owners have connected with a local business via its platform.