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Anant Bhardwaj, Founder and CEO at Instabase, among the Most Exceptional Entrepreneurs at 2023 Builders and Innovators Summit

October 18, 2023

Menlo Park, CA – October 18, 2023 – Today, Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) is recognizing Anant Bhardwaj, Founder and CEO of Instabase as one of the Most Exceptional Entrepreneurs of 2023 at its Builders and Innovators Summit in Healdsburg, California.

Goldman Sachs selected Anant Bhardwaj from multiple industries to be honored at the two-day event. Anant leads the charge as keeper of the Instabase vision and mission. Anant Bhardwaj is the founder & CEO of Instabase, a global technology company based in San Francisco, which provides a software platform to automate mission-critical processes by applying the latest innovations in AI.

Instabase has raised more than $175M from leading investors such as Andreessen Horowitz, Greylock, NEA, Index Ventures, Tribe Capital and Spark Capital and reached unicorn status in less than four years with its Series B in 2019. Today, Instabase is helping the world’s largest financial institutions, insurance companies, retail and federal organizations, like Natwest, Standard Chartered, and AXA to automate their most complex business processes by extracting and understanding the unstructured data that underpins those business processes.

Instabase has received several awards such as Forbes AI 50, Deloitte Fast 500, Forbes Best Startup Employer, BuiltIn Best Places to Work, LinkedIn Top Startups, Goldman Sachs Builders and Innovators, Intelligent Applications Top 40 (IA 40), etc.

Before Instabase, Anant Bhardwaj was a Ph.D. student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He dropped out of the PhD program to start Instabase. Anant holds a Master’s degree in Computer Science from Stanford University and a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Pune.

“We’re delighted to recognize Anant Bhardwaj as one of the most exceptional entrepreneurs of 2023,”  said David Solomon, chairman and CEO of Goldman Sachs. “Like everyone in this year’s class, Anant has been a visionary in his field, pushing forward innovation and redefining markets. We are excited to harness Goldman’s convening power to bring together these dynamic leaders and hear their insights.”

In addition to honoring the most exceptional entrepreneurs, the Summit consists of general sessions and clinics led by seasoned entrepreneurs, academics and business leaders as well as resident scholars.

About Instabase

Instabase is an AI application platform that empowers anyone to transform complex, unstructured data into actionable insights using cutting-edge generative AI. Harness the power of any data that flows through your organization in any format, layout or language, including documents, PDFs, images, emails, spreadsheets, slides–even handwriting. Instabase streamlines manual processing, facilitates quicker, more informed decision making, and cultivates an ecosystem for developers to build and innovate the next generation of intelligent applications. Today, many of the world’s largest financial institutions, insurance companies, governments, and enterprises rely on Instabase to automate their mission-critical business processes end-to-end. The business is backed by leading investors, such as Greylock Partners, NEA, Andreessen Horowitz, Index Ventures, Spark Capital, Tribe Capital, K5, Original Capital, SC Ventures, and Glynn Capital.

About Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs is a  leading global financial institution that delivers a broad range of financial services to a large and diversified client base that includes corporations,  financial institutions, governments and individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in all major financial centers around the world.

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