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Cody McLain (www.codymclain.com) of SupportNinja was recently awarded a 2019 Founders to Watch award from The Startup Weekly. The Startup Weekly presented the Founders to Watch award to individuals who have demonstrated distinct entrepreneurial excellence in building and growing businesses in 2019.
Author of the book, “From Foster Care to Millionaire”, Cody McLain’s unique foresight has led to his immense success as an entrepreneur. After starting his first business at the age of 15, he’s since started and sold multiple companies. SupportNinja is currently his most successful and serves many big-name Silicon Valley startups with customer support outsourcing services.
This year’s awards attracted a record number of applications from founders across several industries and company stages in the United States. The winners were selected by an esteemed panel of judges comprised of top founders, investors, and senior business leaders. The judges evaluated applicants based on personal achievements, professional success, and contributions to the business community at large.
“Growing up I always aspired to be a successful founder, and I’m honored to be considered a founder to watch. I’ve been able to inspire people all around the world with my story and I have big plans to change the outsourcing industry with an easier and more efficient method of support for small business owners, said Cody McLain, Founder of SupportNinja.
"The awards panel was impressed with the caliber of the 2019 Founders to Watch. It’s incredible to see the traction and business growth that they’ve achieved over the past year," said Eugene Vyborov, Chief Technology Officer of YayPay and presiding judge of The Startup Weekly’s Founders to Watch award panel. "As a fellow entrepreneur, it is inspiring to see other founders make such a significant impact on innovation and economic growth in their respective industries.”
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Recently ranked #86 on the Inc. 5,000, SupportNinja was founded to show the world a better way to outsource by developing the best people, implementing the latest technology, and challenging the status quo. As a startup disrupting the traditional outsourcing industry, SupportNinja has found its ideal client in some of the fastest-growing and disruptive companies the world has to offer. SupportNinja’s service is vital to the core operations and functionality of consumer-focused apps, software, and platform-based technology companies.