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  • Business Process
    Interview with Sam Bagnall, Commercial Transformation Director at AXA UK

    Instabase’s own Bastiaan de Goei recently sat down with Sam Bagnall, Commercial Transformation Director at AXA UK, to discuss commercial insurance submission and how AXA…

    Mar 13,2023
  • Business Process
    Derive Real Business Value from Your Vendor Management Processes

    Transform vendor management from a wearisome task to a value-add for your business with intelligent automation capabilities. Explore how here.   Vendor onboarding and continual…

    Feb 14,2023
  • Customer Experience
    Improve Mortgage Customer Experience with Loan Automation

    There are few processes that the average person goes through that are as document-reliant as mortgage origination. Loan documentation can be hundreds of pages long,…

    Feb 06,2023
  • Customer Experience
    Customer-Centric Insurance: Improving Claims Processing

    Today’s P&C insurance companies operate in a particularly challenging climate. As some of the oldest companies existing globally,  insurers often have complex IT environments layered…

    Feb 05,2023
  • Automation
    Automate the Commercial Underwriting Process with Instabase

    The insurance submission and underwriting process is complex, regardless of whether the insurance involved is a personal or commercial lines product. Commercial lines, in particular,…

    Feb 04,2023
  • Finance
    How Mortgage Services Can Thrive During Economic Downturns

    The mortgage industry is heavily impacted by the changing tides of the economy. Global conditions and fluctuations in federal loan rates lead to opportunities and…

    Jan 04,2023
  • Automation
    Automate Global Business Services via Document Understanding

    In response to stalled growth, inflation, and the economic downturn, companies in the consumer packaged goods and manufacturing sectors are exploring numerous avenues for value…

    Nov 23,2022
  • People
    Instabase Spotlight: Building Trust with Jack Levy, Chief Security Officer

    We’re delighted to welcome Jack Levy, a dynamic, resolute leader with over 20 years of industry experience. At Instabase, Jack leads the Security, Compliance, Privacy,…

    Nov 17,2022
  • Automation
    Transform Underwriting by Automating Submissions & Extracting More Data

    The underwriting process is critical to long-term profitability for an insurance business. Underwriters evaluate an applicant’s risk and determine the ideal premium quote for the…

    Nov 11,2022
  • People
    Instabase Spotlight: Bridging the gap between technology and business value with Clemens Mewald, Head of Product Management

    We’re thrilled to welcome Clemens Mewald, a proven leader with deep experience delivering innovative products and customer experiences for enterprises. At Instabase, Clemens will lead…

    Oct 05,2022
  • People
    Women at Instabase

    Dominique Walter was drawn to Instabase for its coveted tech trio: great people, great product, and great customers. After being a part of a number…

    Sep 22,2022
  • People
    Women at Instabase

    In her next role, Bri was looking for a company where she was challenged to do good work, move the needle, and make a difference,…

    Sep 15,2022
  • People
    Women at Instabase

    Krista attributes her success as a woman in technology to having a growth mindset, not being afraid to fail, and being her authentic self. The…

    Sep 08,2022
  • Automation
    Automation Opportunities in Corporate and Investment Banking

    The corporate and investment banking (CIB) space has undergone significant transformation over the last few years. However, there is still much work to do to…

    Sep 06,2022
  • Automation
    Addressing the Challenge of Transitioning Federal Agencies to Electronic Records

    By now, all federal agencies are aware of the governmentwide requirement to transition all records and documents — both temporary and permanent — into a…

    Jul 19,2022
  • Automation
    Improve Operational Capacity and Risk Visibility in Commercial Lending

    Time to cash delays due to constraints on operational capacity and risk visibility are constantly on the minds of commercial business leaders. Whether it is…

    Jun 13,2022
  • Automation
    Instabase Selected by Sonic Automotive to Transform Invoice Processing

    Instabase, the Automation Platform for Unstructured Data, today announced that Sonic Automotive, Inc. (“Sonic Automotive” or “Sonic”), a Fortune 500 Company and one of the…

    Jun 08,2022
  • People
    Instabase Spotlight: Reimagining the Customer Experience with Steve Jenner, Chief Customer Officer

    We’re thrilled to welcome Steve Jenner, a challenge-driven, customer-facing business leader with 20 years of experience establishing and scaling high growth organizations in new markets….

    Jun 06,2022
  • Automation
    Achieve Efficiency, Automation, and Cost Reduction through Finance Transformation

    Much of the talk about digital transformation in business has centered on the improved front-end experience for customers. However, finance executives in banks and corporate…

    May 17,2022
  • Hiring
    Instabase Encipher Sets Out to Increase Diversity in India Engineering Hub

    Introducing Encipher Encipher centered on inviting India’s most innovative tech talent to navigate through a series of “unsolvable” coding challenges tied to the Instabase platform….

    May 06,2022
  • Finance
    Streamline Investor Services with Intelligent Document Processing

    Intelligent document processing has become a pressing need for investor services in recent years. Providers face significant challenges inherent in large volumes of unstructured data…

    Apr 26,2022
  • People
    Instabase Spotlight: Ascending into APJ with Shannon Nixon, Regional VP, APJ

    We’re thrilled to welcome Shannon Nixon, a collaborative and inclusive global business IT professional with an engineering background and more than 26 years of experience…

    Apr 20,2022
  • Automation
    Openlane, Inc.: Automating Unstructured Data with Unprecedented Accuracy and Speed

    Overview A subsidiary of KAR Global, Openlane, Inc. is the online vehicle remarketing and portfolio management pioneer, delivering intelligent innovations and trusted technology solutions preferred…

    Apr 04,2022
  • Instabase
    Instabase Selected for Plug and Play Accelerator Programs

    In an exciting announcement, Instabase has been selected by Plug and Play, the world’s largest early-stage venture investor, accelerator and corporate innovation services platform, ​and…

    Apr 04,2022
  • Instabase
    Tackle Specialty Insurance Challenges with Intelligent Document Understanding

    Specialty insurance involves risk protection for unusual circumstances, which typically include very large protection requirements for certain perils that could impact an extensive list of…

    Apr 01,2022
  • Automation
    6 Ways Healthcare Payors Use Intelligent Document Processing

    Rising medical costs are a persistent challenge for health insurers. For example, PwC’s Health Research Institute (HRI) projects a 6.5% increase in the cost to…

    Mar 22,2022
  • Instabase
    Instabase At Insurtech Insights Europe 

    On March 16, 2022, the Instabase team is headed to London for Insurtech Insights Europe, Europe’s largest insurtech conference, which will convene approximately 4,000 insurance…

    Mar 15,2022
  • Hiring
    Instabase Spotlight: Growing Across the Globe with Stephen Reidy, VP, U.K. and Ireland

    We’re thrilled to welcome Stephen Reidy, an energetic global sales executive with more than 15 years of experience scaling businesses across regions, to Instabase. At…

    Mar 14,2022
  • Automation
    Minimize Compliance Risk with Intelligent Document Processing

    Compliance is a major priority for organizations in heavily regulated industries such as financial services. At the same time, organizations are dealing with huge volumes…

    Mar 08,2022
  • Automation
    Document Automation: The Key to Front Office Transformation for Insurance Brokers

    Brokers play an important intermediary role in the insurance industry, connecting insurance providers to potential clients. Many of the back-end processes of data and information-sharing …

    Mar 05,2022
  • Instabase Spotlight: Scaling People and Culture with Angela Miller, Head of Recruiting

    We’re thrilled to welcome Angela Miller, a magnetic global talent recruitment executive with 15 years of experience attracting top R&D and engineering talent, to Instabase,…

    Mar 01,2022
  • Deep Learning
    Instabase Academy Launch Enables Customers to Develop Deep Expertise

    At Instabase, we’ve always fostered a culture of learning, and today, we are very excited to bring this same experience to our customers with the…

    Feb 16,2022
  • Automation
    Reduce Risk and Protect Your Financial Services Clients by Automating Unstructured Data

    Overview The transformation of the financial services industry to a more digital environment has contributed to significant increases in regulatory requirements. These new regulations mostly…

    Feb 08,2022
  • People
    Instabase Spotlight: Hyper-Scale Transformation with Phil Vella, Sales Leader

    We’re thrilled to welcome Phil Vella, a dynamic sales executive with over 20 years of experience scaling businesses, to Instabase, where he’ll leverage his deep…

    Jan 13,2022
  • Engineering
    Instabase Voices: My Wintership at Instabase

    Advait Maybhate was a Software Engineering Intern at Instabase NYC in 2021. He’s currently studying Computer Science at the University of Waterloo. In his free…

    Jan 11,2022
  • Automation
    Planning Strategic Transformation in 2022

    Insurance companies of all sizes and types are looking ahead to the new year, organizing and setting goals for the months ahead, and allocating their…

    Dec 23,2021
  • Automation
    Expedite Disability Claims with Insurance Document Automation

    The last thing a policyholder filing a disability insurance claim wants or needs to do is to wait for their funds. However, because of time-consuming…

    Dec 14,2021
  • Deep Learning
    A New Dawn for Unstructured Data with Deep Learning

    Instabase, the world’s first horizontal platform for unstructured data, is democratizing access to deep learning to empower any organization to solve unstructured data problems with…

    Dec 09,2021
  • Deep Learning
    Optimize Life Insurance Underwriting with Machine Learning

    Some types of insurance carry greater risks than others and therefore require more rigorous underwriting processes. Even within a broad category such as life insurance,…

    Nov 19,2021
  • People
    Unlocking the Power of Tech at the Federal Level with Erin Hawley

    We’re thrilled to welcome Erin Hawley, an executive with over 25 years of experience leading complex business opportunities in the federal market, to Instabase, where…

    Oct 25,2021
  • Hiring
    Instabase Spotlight: Rearchitecting How Applications are Built with Dan Weinberg, Sales Leader

    We’re thrilled to spotlight Dan Weinberg, Regional Vice President at Instabase, who recently joined our team. In this spotlight, we’ll highlight Dan’s personal journey, his…

    Sep 21,2021
  • Data Processing
    Achieve Accuracy in Document Processing with Configurable Confidence

    Understanding unstructured documents in the real world demands extensibility and full configurability. Inability to tailor the platform to your organization’s particular needs and use cases…

    Sep 02,2021
  • Automation
    Focus on What Matters Most in Your Mailroom with Intelligent Automation

    The mailroom is one of the biggest entry points of information into any business. In many cases, the amount of delivered documentation (both of the…

    Aug 28,2021
  • Automation
    Stop Claim Leakage with Document Understanding Solutions

    Claims leakage (CL)–the money that is wasted due to inefficient claims management processes–is among the top challenges for the insurance industry. It’s little wonder, since…

    Aug 28,2021
  • Deep Learning
    What is Unstructured Data?

    Anyone who keeps a finger on the pulse of technology news has heard the term “unstructured data.” But what is it, and how does it…

    Aug 20,2021
  • People
    Putting the Tech into Insurtech with Bastiaan de Goei, Industry Leader

    We’re excited to welcome Bastiaan, an expert on the intersection of tech and insurance, to Instabase, where he’ll leverage his deep Insurtech expertise to expand…

    Aug 17,2021
  • Automation
    Financial Services Document Automation: Three Challenges Deep Learning Can Solve

    The financial services industry is an excellent fit for process automation powered by deep learning. Automation technologies improve business processes by streamlining labor-intensive and time-consuming…

    Aug 09,2021
  • Hiring
    Instabase Welcomes Microsoft’s Nathaniel Crook as Chief Revenue Officer

    Instabase is building a horizontal application platform which enables organizations to leverage a suite of intelligent building blocks to automate their most complex business processes….

    Aug 03,2021
  • Engineering
    Learning, the startup way

    Jessica Campos embarked on a wild ride at Instabase as a software engineer in 2018 and is now an engineering manager. Previously, she studied computer…

    Jul 29,2021
  • Automation
    Fuel Trade Growth with Document Understanding

    Buoyed by post-COVID-19 recovery activities, international trade finance is forecast to grow in the next few years at a robust pace. Lacking funds needed to…

    Jul 29,2021
  • Automation
    Exploring the Business Impact of Intelligent Automation

    “Rather than wringing our hands about robots taking over the world, smart organizations will embrace strategic automation use cases. Strategic decisions will be based on…

    Jul 29,2021
  • Engineering
    Building our Engineering Force in India with Hariharan Thirugnanam, Software Engineering Leader

    We’re excited to spotlight Hariharan Thirugnanam, Engineering Leader at Instabase. Hariharan joined in 2018 as the first leader on the ground in India as Instabase…

    Jul 19,2021
  • Automation
    Fast-Forward Decision Making with Automated Income Verification

    Borrowers want decisions about their requested funds soon after they apply for them–and the responsibility to facilitate fast, fair decision making about said loans rests…

    Jul 03,2021
  • Automation
    Revolutionize Transaction Dispute Resolution with Intelligent Automation

    Credit card transaction disputes are unfortunately all too common today. Whether they arise due to fraud, miscommunication, poor-quality services or products, or something else entirely,…

    Jul 03,2021
  • Automation
    Supercharge Client Onboarding

    Client onboarding can represent an exciting time for a financial institution. A new customer means an expanding book of business, a contribution to organization-wide financial…

    May 23,2021
  • Automation
    Achieve Smooth Scaling for Client Due Diligence Remediation

    Financial institutions must constantly ensure that they remain free from money-related illegality, including but not limited to money laundering, corruption schemes, and terrorism financing. That’s…

    May 20,2021
  • Automation
    Grow Consumer Lending without Growing Costs

    2021 has been a challenging year so far for consumer lending. Still reeling from the fallout of a global pandemic, financial institutions are dealing with…

    May 11,2021
  • People
    Building the Next App Store with Mark Bubien, Sales Engineering Leader

    We’re excited to spotlight Mark Bubien, Sales Engineering leader at Instabase. In this spotlight, we’ll highlight Mark’s journey to Instabase, where he sees Instabase heading,…

    Apr 30,2021
  • People
    Instabase Welcomes Onur Aksoy to Lead Expansion into Continental Europe

    We are excited to announce that we have hired Onur Aksoy, a proven sales leader in Central and Southern Europe, as a VP of Sales….

    Apr 06,2021
  • Instabase
    Our Bet on the Future of Computing

    Author: Anant Bhardwaj Over the last 5 years, we have been working tirelessly towards what we believe will be the next major offshoot of the…

    Mar 17,2021
  • People
    The Power of Codification in Building a Sales Organization, with Luke Rogers VP of Sales at Instabase

    We’re excited to spotlight Luke Rogers, the VP of Sales at Instabase. In this spotlight, we’ll highlight Luke’s approach to building entrepreneurial, data-driven teams, his…

    Feb 22,2021
  • Engineering
    Building the Future: My (Remote) Internship at Instabase

    I distinctly remember the first day of my internship at Instabase this summer — May 26th. It was a Tuesday, which is the day of…

    Aug 13,2020
  • Automation
    To innovate, look to your foundation

    Managing projects so that innovation becomes the norm In 1294, the city council of Florence approved the construction of a grand cathedral, the Cathedral of Saint…

    May 08,2020
  • Instabase
    Processing Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) Loan Applications At Scale

    As of today, we are making the Instabase Platform available free of charge for processing the Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) loan applications, for any institution…

    Apr 16,2020
  • Business Process
    How Instabase Makes “Complex Data” Usable

    At Instabase, we make unstructured and structured data useful for business productivity. Complex data, or data that can only be used by humans, presents a variety…

    Jan 27,2020
  • A16z
    Why I left Andreessen Horowitz to join Instabase

    Six months ago, I left one of the top VC firms in Silicon Valley for a startup with no sales team, no website, and no…

    Nov 19,2019
  • Hiring
    6 Useful Tips for the First Recruiters at a Start-Up

    Having worked in the recruiting world for several years now, I’ve seen it all. I started out at staffing agencies before transitioning to high-growth start-ups…

    Oct 21,2019
  • Engineering
    Interning at Instabase: The 10 Million Dollar Ideas

    On my third day of work at Instabase, our CEO Anant plopped down next to me, dumped his laptop on the desk, and warmly declared,…

    Aug 30,2019
  • Computer Vision
    To solve an impossible problem, redefine it

    Machine learning is at the cusp between research and engineering. On the one hand, many ML techniques have become simple off-the-shelf libraries. On the other…

    Nov 24,2018
  • Automation
    Good Automation Strategies Extend, not Replace

    Talk of automation can create apprehension. The fear for both managers and employees is the same: what if a significant part of the team becomes…

    Jul 09,2018
  • Cloud Computing
    Instabase Acquires Cloudstitch

    Welcome Cloudstitch! Today we are excited to announce Instabase’s acquisition of Cloudstitch, a web development platform that uses your office suite as the back-end. We’re excited to…

    Feb 14,2018
  • Big Data
    A text alignment algorithm inspired by ..soap operas?

    Most problems in computer science can be reduced in some part to one of a few hundred or so classic problems. There are the Dining Philosophers,…

    Feb 12,2018
  • Data Science
    How to outperform perfectionism with ensembles and a “Good Enough” mindset

    Machines outperform humans at a million small tasks, but they lack any understanding of how those tasks fit together. That fractured competence can pose a…

    Jan 29,2018
  • Engineering
    How to approach structured data extraction from images

    I’ve been doing a lot of image processing lately, with the goal of extracting the structured data visible inside an image. While I’ve still got…

    Jan 17,2018