Company of the Year

AppFolio, Inc.

Award Sponsor: PricewaterhouseCooper

In 2006, Klaus Schauser and Jon Walker founded AppFolio with the mission to revolutionize the way small- and medium-sized businesses grow and compete by enabling their digital transformation. Today, AppFolio’s vertical cloud-based software solutions are used by SMBs across the country to automate, modernize, and grow their businesses.

In 2007, the company launched AppFolio Property Manager, a complete, cloud-based software solution for residential and commercial property managers, followed in 2012 by MyCase, a cloud-based legal practice management software. At the heart of AppFolio products and services is a talented and agile team that understands the importance of listening to customers to provide solutions that anticipate and meet their needs, and who value and contribute to the company culture. These employees have helped AppFolio build a customer base of over 17,000 companies in the property management and legal industries, and contributed to a successful IPO in 2015.

The company’s values are another backbone of AppFolio’s success. AppFolio’s management encourages healthy and active lifestyles for their employees, fosters collaborative and happy work environments, and consistently keeps an entrepreneurial mindset as they grow.