Pepperdine Press Release

Glo Pals Awarded Most Fundable Company by
Pepperdine Graziadio Business School

STARKVILLE, MS, Oct. 17, 2022 – Starkville-based startup, Glo®, was recognized by Pepperdine University’s Graziadio Business School's fifth annual Most Fundable Companies® List. Glo® competed against over 4,000 companies across all 50 states and was selected as one of 16 finalists to present at Pepperdine University in Malibu, California.

The Most Fundable Companies initiative aims to educate founders on the investor diligence process and recognize exceptional entrepreneurs who are solving today's problems with inventive solutions and are also seeking investment capital to fuel their company's growth.

“I am so incredibly proud of our team. As the first Mississippi-based company to receive this award, Anna and I are honored and so happy to show what wonderful potential there is for startups in this area,” said Hagan Walker, CEO and co-founder.

"We certainly would not be here with out our amazing team of employees," said Anna Barker, VP and co-founder. "I feel incredibly fortunate to have the help of such a talented, hard-working group of people to help us move this company forward."

As a winner on the Most Fundable Companies List, Glo will be profiled on and will be featured in the December print issue of Entrepreneur magazine. For a complete list of the winners, visit, where you can also vote for Glo through October 24.


About Glo
Based in Starkville, Miss., Glo® designs and manufactures products that spark imagination by intersecting light, liquid and learning. Since inception in 2015, the company has sold more than 3 million products to customers in nearly 40 countries. Learn more about Glo Pals® here; reach out to Glo® here and follow the fun on social media @glopals.

About Pepperdine Most Fundable Companies
More than 4,000 companies across all 50 states applied for the 2022 program. The Pepperdine Graziadio Business School’s Most Fundable Companies Showcase presented by the Singleton Foundation for Financial Literacy and Entrepreneurship took place on October 13, 2022 at Pepperdine University’s Villa Graziadio Executive Center. Pepperdine Graziadio Business School’s Most Fundable Companies is powered by The Venture Alliance.