Sensibill wins Best Tech Workplace for Diversity in Toronto

At the 3rd annual Timmy Awards, Sensibill was honoured to win Best Tech Workplace for Diversity in recognition of our work to build an inclusive, diverse company. Learn more and see our nomination video here.

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Corey Gross discusses “Reimagining Banking’s Role in a Micro-Enterprise Economy” in webinar with RBS

In 10 years, self-employment is expected to outpace salaried work, meaning that most individuals will behave like business owners. In the UK alone, sole proprietorships and micro-enterprises make up 96% of businesses. European banks could open up billions in new revenue streams by 2028 if they reimagine their roles from financial services providers to business partners.

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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.

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Teaming up for transformation: Choosing the right bank-fintech engagement model

The bank-fintech relationship has reached a turning point, as collaboration – not competition – becomes the primary driver of leadership and innovation. For their part, fintechs are embracing their role in the broader banking ecosystem, preferring to enable banks than to go it alone. In fact, Capgemini found that 75% of fintech executives’ primary business objective is to collaborate with traditional players.

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Data research: Building the best receipt management app

As a Data Research Analyst, I help train our model to read receipts the same way humans do.  In many ways, this is no different than teaching a child how to read. Think of the machine as a human brain – they both have a network of neurons, which stores information along the way; and…

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Sensibill + NatWest demo receipt management solution at Finovate Europe 2018

Last week, we attended Finovate Europe 2018 in London, to demo our mobile receipt management solution with our partners at NatWest. It was an exciting opportunity to show off the new functionality for the bank’s small business customers, as well as catch up on the latest in fintech. Takeaways from the conference: European banking is…

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Start[up] with security

Information security is important, most people wouldn’t argue that. However, startups often don’t think about security until they have to. Most startups are already over capacity working on their minimum viable product (MVP) and finding product market fit. That leaves little time to even think about security. Usually, they’ll decide to invest in security because…

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Accessibility and localization: 3 lessons from our QA meetup

For the last few months, we’ve been working hard to upgrade our app for greater accessibility, and localizing it to accommodate our partners around the world. On February 6th, our quality assurance, design, and development teams hosted a meetup at our downtown Toronto office to share what they’ve learned, and to connect with fellow accessibility-enthusiasts…

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Designing for accessibility: 4 overlooked features in mobile banking

Why is accessibility important for mobile banking? According to the World Health Organization, there are an estimated one billion people worldwide that have some type of mental, physical, or sensory limitation that could impact their ability to fully use technology. With the population in North America and Europe aging rapidly, coupled with the increasing number…

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The rise of the self-employed: Banking’s biggest untapped market

In the U.S. alone, there are 57.3 million Americans who are self-employed in some capacity; many of which, prefer not to deal with big banks. The majority believe big banks are not designed to service their needs and wish there were more alternatives. As a result, almost 1 in 2 do not have a business…

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