Sapling as a Top Startup to Watch by Starr Conspiracy

SAN FRANCISCO — (Nov. 1, 2019) — The Starr Conspiracy, a B2B marketing agency for workplace innovators, announced this week that  Sapling, a leading People Operation Platform, appears at No. 3 on its Brandscape™ 2020 Top 25 Startups to Watch for Work Technology. 

Sapling is a People Operations Platform which empowers HR to spend less time on manual tasks and more time helping people grow. By automating everything from onboarding to offboarding, HR pros can focus on employee experience, retention, and creating the culture for the most successful teams.

The Starr Conspiracy is the premier agency focused on companies creating the future of work. Work Technology is bigger than just HR Technology. These companies are coming from many different adjacent industries — Financial Technology, Insurance Technology, and other enterprise software and services categories. The Startups to Watch list for Work Technology focuses on the most innovative companies and the hottest trends in workplace innovation.

“The best brands — not necessarily the best products — will always win a market. The Startups to Watch list ranks the early stage innovative brands that could become the industry leaders of tomorrow,” said Steve Smith, Partner and Chief Marketing Officer of The Starr Conspiracy. “These brands are a reflection of the people and the culture who created them. These brands appeal to buyers because they are a reflection of who these buyers want to be.”

“We’re honored to be named a top startup to watch. We realize how important it is for every company to create the best employee experience, and we are excited to have Sapling recognized for what we do best: helping companies successfully manage their most important asset: people.” Said Sapling CEO, Andy Crebar.

To read the full report or see the complete list of brands included, visit thestarrconspiracy.com/brandscapes.


Sapling is the leading onboarding and HR platform supercharged for medium-sized companies. Our software streamlines HR processes, creates a consistent employee experience, and empowers People Operations teams with connectivity, data, and insights on their global workforce. As the platform of choice for InVision, Kayak, OnDeck, Digital Ocean and more, we believe when you create a great employee experience, HR can better support teams to do their best work.

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