Podium, RepDrive, is the leading customer messaging platform that enables companies with a local presence to conveniently connect with their customers at critical touchpoints to help them strengthen their business.

Podium develops cloud-based software to help businesses modernize customer interactions, such as messaging and customer feedback, and improve their online reputations.

Podium was founded in 2014 by Eric Rea and Dennis Steele. The company is headquartered in Lehi, Utah.

Podium is redefining the way customers interact with local businesses.

Podium’s Interaction Management platform uses messaging to make it convenient to interact with your leads, customers, and teams along every customer touchpoint. Podium's platform now supports customer messaging, mobile payments, webchat, online reviews, and customer feedback using messaging channels that customers actually use and trust.


Podium platform has been used by half of all smartphone owners in the United States to interact with a local business. Podium now has 45,000 businesses across the United States, Canada and Australia utilizing the platform, ranging from single-location SMB's to large enterprise companies with thousands of physical locations.


Podium is backed by Accel, IVP, Summit Partners, Album VC, YC Continuity, Sapphire Ventures, Alkeon Capital and others. The company raised $125M in a Series C round Apr 07, 2020. This brings Podium's total funding to $217.6M to date. The latest values Podium at around $1.5B post money.


Podium was named one of the 2016 Emerging Elite by Mountain West Capital Network in September 2016. They were also being ranked 13th on the 2018 Inc. 5000. Podium was also listed on Forbes' 2018 Cloud 100. 



  • Year founded: 2014
  • Funding Info: $217.6M over 5 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Series C)
  • Yearly Revenue: $100M-$200M (2019)
  • Employee Size: 501-1000
  • Business Valuation: Valued at $1.5B as of April 07, 2020
  • City/Town: Lehi
  • State: Utah
  • Country: United States
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