Introducing… #Responsibill

Before joining Sensibill, I worked in the non-profit industry and I still remember the doubts I had when I made the switch: Was I was selling out my ideals to join a shiny, exciting startup? My fears, it turned out, were unfounded. As I’ve learned at Sensibill, strong corporate social responsibility isn’t defined by the industry you’re in, it’s defined by a culture that empowers employees to give back.

Read More

Credit card tips for the self-employed

Whether you’re a full-time freelancer or a part-timer looking to earn some extra money in the gig economy, a credit card that’s used strategically can help improve your bottom line and financial management strategy.

Read More

Ask an accountant: Volume 1

Nothing kills the buzz of your new side hustle/freelance career/small business quite like tax season. One minute you’re following your passion, the next minute you’re using your 1099 form to dry your tears. At times like these, an accountant can give you the guidance you need to get back on track.

Read More

5 tax deductions that self-employed professionals forget

It doesn’t matter where you live in the world, if you’re a self-employed professional, there are quite a few expenses that you can claim. The thing is, even though there are government websites that explain what you can write off, people end up missing out on tax deductions because they didn’t know they are entitled to claim them.

Read More

Functional release update: Multilingual, you?

There’s a Swedish couple that lives in my building, and every now and then the wife will turn to her husband and ask him, “What clock is it?”. Turns out “clock” and “the time” are the same word in Swedish, and while this anecdote proves flubbed semantics can be charming, it also reminds you that you can learn a lot about the nature of language processing by taking your headphones off in the elevator.

Read More

The myths and facts about receipt management

‘Tis the season for gym memberships and buyer’s remorse. Whether you’re tallying up your holiday spending or trying to return Grandma’s horrid sweater, there are plenty of reasons to hold onto your receipts this time of year. What people don’t talk about, though, is that receipts matter all year-round—especially if you’re a freelancer, self-employed professional, or small business owner.

Read More

CEO spotlight: Big banks and their role in the freelance revolution

Today, 36% of the American working population does some form of independent work, veering away from the traditional 9-to-5 work arrangement on which America’s post-industrial economy was founded. Between traditional freelance workers, contractors, on-demand service workers and moonlighters, 57.3 million Americans are self-employed in some capacity; and this workforce is outpacing the overall U.S. workforce growth three times over.

Read More

CEO spotlight: Sizing up the real threat of challenger banks

Of the 75 or so challenger banks muscling their way into the UK banking sector, more than half of them are vying to capture the loyalty of small business owners; simply because big banks have failed to do so.

Read More

Sensibill wins Best Tech Workplace for Diversity in Toronto

Sensibill is proud to announce that we took home the award for Best Tech Workplace for Diversity at the 3rd annual Toronto Timmy Awards. The Timmy Awards recognize technology companies with leading workplace cultures in 10 different cities across North America. The Best Tech Workplace for Diversity award was determined through a combination of community…

Read More

Product planning Q&A with Amanda Pardy

Amanda Pardy is the VP of Product at Sensibill. She has experience leading world-class product teams at Intuit, AdParlor, and Achievers with a focus on strategy, generating customer empathy, and breaking into new markets.

Read More

Functional release update: Sensibill Receipts leverages multi-brain technology

Our receipt management engine is powered by machine learning techniques that allow us to have the most accurate, efficient, and scalable solution on the market. (For those who need a refresh on how we do this, refer to Part I and Part II of our machine learning series.) To be brief, these techniques allow our technology…

Read More

The jobs-to-be-done of receipt management

I’ll be honest: getting people excited about receipt management isn’t always easy; it’s not buzzy or sexy, but to freelancers and small business owners who spend hours a week sifting through receipts at the expense of growing their business, it’s a lifesaver. As a product marketer, I work with our bank partners to understand and…

Read More

Sensibill celebrates 5 years!

On Friday, May 4, Sensibill celebrated its fifth birthday with employees, investors, and friends of the company. In true Sensibill fashion, it was a Star Wars themed party (did you know our main boardroom is officially named The Death Star?) featuring food, drinks, and plenty of laughs. Founded in 2013 by co-founders Corey Gross and…

Read More

Making Tax Digital: Getting in the habit of digital receipt management

Between the buzz of GDPR, Open Banking, and PSD2, it’s easy to lose track of yet another regulatory change, but HMRC’s Making Tax Digital is poised to radically change tax season for people and businesses across the UK. While Making Tax Digital should streamline the reporting process and eliminate the stress of annual tax seasons…

Read More

Sensibill announces new UK office

Earlier this week Sensibill announced the opening of our new office in London, England. The UK office, led by General Manager of EMEA, Robert Fillmore, will support our expansion into international markets following the successful launch of our receipt management solution with Royal Bank of Scotland, NatWest and Ulster Bank. The new office reflects Sensibill’s commitment…

Read More