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  • Deep Learning
    Streamline Life Insurance Underwriting with Deep Learning Technology

    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
  • Automation
    Revamp Your Commercial Insurance Submissions and 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,…

    Oct 05,2021
  • Hiring
    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
  • Business Process
    Building Horizontally is Key To Unlocking Next Level Interoperability

    In the age of Big Data, organizations across multiple industries must have a firm grasp on the way they understand their unstructured data. A poor…

    Aug 25,2021
  • Deep Learning
    Unstructured Data: What It Is and Why It Is an Unsolved Problem

    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
    Process Automation in Financial Services: Three Challenges Deep Learning Can Solve

    The financial services industry is an excellent fit for process automation powered by deep learning. According to a Deloitte whitepaper: “Automation and cognitive intelligence (CI)…

    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
  • Hiring
    Instabase Welcomes Facebook’s Yee Jiun Song as Senior Vice President of Engineering

    Instabase is and will always be an engineering-driven company where we place major bets on the future of computing. One of the long-term goals we…

    Jun 15,2021
  • Automation
    Supercharge Client Onboarding & Unlock Perpetual KYC

    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
  • Customer Experience
    Improve Mortgage Customer Experience with Intelligent 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,…

    May 13,2021
  • 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
  • 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
  • People
    Instabase Appoints Ozge Tuncel Ozcan as Chief Customer Officer

    Ozcan, a proven customer-obsessed leader, will help drive the next phase of success for Instabase and its customers. SAN FRANCISCO, CA (October 6, 2020) — Instabase,…

    Oct 06,2020
  • 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