Pitney Bowes and FileThis Sign Multi-Year Agreement to Feed New Technology Platform,InletTM,with Consumer Documents, Including Bills and Bank Statements, from Hundreds of the Largest Companies in the U.S.
SAN FRANCISCO– JUNE 9, 2014 – FileThis, the digital mailbox and filing service platform, is excited to announce a multi-year agreement with Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE: PBI). As part of the collaboration, FileThis will power the delivery of content to InletTM, a new platform created by Pitney Bowes and Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: BR), to make it easier than ever to provide access to statements, bills and other documents for businesses and consumers. The FileThis paperless fetching technology will help enable millions of consumers to access important household documents.
“Households are in a confusing transition period between paper-based and digital workflows and the time is ripe to help consumers go paperless,” said Brian Berson, CEO and co-founder of FileThis. “We are excited and proud to have been selected by Pitney Bowes as a key collaborator on their new venture, Inlet, to help bring the latest technology to even more consumers. Our integration with Inlet elevates FileThis from a consumer service to a scalable content aggregation and delivery platform.”
Inlet is a technology platform that works behind the scenes, connecting businesses to the online channels consumers already frequent and trust. Inlet makes it simple for a business to deliver communications to many digital destinations with a single integration. Inlet helps companies provide greater choice to their consumers, saving them time and providing comfort in knowing their key documents will be securely archived and easily accessible for seven years.
“We are thrilled to work with an innovative startup like FileThis to change the way companies and consumers connect. FileThis has built a proven platform for document aggregation and delivery that has delivered more than three million documents to their consumers over the last 18 months,” says Chuck Cordray, CEO of Inlet, LLC. “Together, we will bring an interactive and data-rich document experience that will further relationships between companies and their loyal consumers.”
The secure FileThis document platform automatically gathers online statements, bills and other documents from financial services, insurance and utility companies without requiring consumers to repeatedly log in to each vendor site individually. FileThis delivers PDF documents directly to consumers and through the Inlet integration, to channel partners such as online banking and bill payment services accessed through local banks.
FileThis has been working closely with Pitney Bowes and Broadridge ahead of the launch of Inlet over the past 12 months. Inlet is a scalable document delivery platform that ensures the highest levels of security throughout the system and makes it easy and enjoyable for consumers to connect with their household accounts and go paperless.
A Macworld “Best of Show 2012” winner, FileThis is the easy-to-use portal that safely fetches and organizes important documents, including bills, bank statements, medical records, insurance policies, and more, eliminating paper waste and the need for a filing cabinet. FileThis utilizes bank-level security practices, including encryption, auditing, logging, and back-ups, and is backed by the Verisign security seal and the McAfee Secure badge. FileThis makes paperless organizing as simple as it is affordable. For more information visit http://www.FileThis.com.
About Pitney Bowes:
Pitney Bowes provides technology solutions for small, mid-size and large firms that help them connect with customers to build loyalty and grow revenue. Many of the company’s solutions are delivered on open platforms to best organize, analyze and apply both public and proprietary data to two-way customer communications. Pitney Bowes includes direct mail, transactional mail and call center communications in its solution mix along with digital channel messaging for the Web, email and mobile applications. Pitney Bowes: Every connection is a new opportunityTM. www.pb.com.