FISHERS - Fishers-based Emplify is touting a record year of sales and hiring growth in 2018. The company, which focuses on employee engagement measurement software, secured $7.5 million in growth investment and says it saw a 156 percent increase in sales last year.

Emplify also added 21 new employees and plans to increase its workforce by 40 percent by the end of 2019. The company says it is searching for several newly-created roles, including director of user experience, controller, and executive assistant to the CEO.

"In 2018, we had front-row seats watching real, exciting change happen within organizations nationwide," said Santiago Jaramillo, co-founder and chief executive officer of Emplify. "Leaders and people-managers confidently took data-driven actions that improved culture and performance along with the lives of thousands of people at work."

The company says it added several notable customers in 2018, including Ivy Tech Community College and SalesLoft.