Founded in 2015, Pleo is an expense management company offering company cards for employees, automated reports, and advanced analytics, relieving companies of manual and decentralized, paper-based processes. The use of design principles and methods are central to their solution, which is exceptionally user-friendly and meets a relevant market need.

The jury says
Pleo has rapidly grown since it was founded. In 2021, Pleo had 250 employees. Today they have over 800 employees throughout Europe. An exponential growth like this shows a unique ability to increase employment while keeping design at its core. Clearly, they have revolutionized the industry, and that deserves special recognition. Therefore, Pleo is the clear winner of the Employment Growth Award this year.