Summary of Innovation

Founded in 2016, Instawork is the leading flexible work app for local, hourly professionals. Its digital marketplace connects thousands of businesses and more than three million workers in the U.S., filling a critical role in local economies. Instawork has been featured by CBS News, the Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Associated Press, and more. Instawork helps businesses in food & beverage, hospitality, and warehouse/logistics industries fill temporary and permanent job opportunities in more than 30 U.S. markets.
Instawork is fundamentally unique in that our approach to solving staffing problems combines high-tech with high-touch for convenient, quality, and reliable staffing that both companies and professionals can rely on. By leveraging Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML), we’re able to match the right Professional with the right business across a multitude of position types, geographies, and work requirements. This intelligent system also optimizes payout rates to ensure Instawork Pros earn as much as possible while Instawork Partners get the best value.

Innovation Statement

As the tight labor market continues to plague warehousing businesses across the country, Instawork’s flexible work platform has revolutionized the way businesses find and connect with reliable workers. This technology has also completely changed how millions of workers are achieving a work schedule that best works for their personal needs and financial goals.


With increased desire for flexibility in the hourly workforce, Instawork offers warehouse businesses a way to tap into a network of more than 3 million workers in North America, and flex up and down their labor needs based on changes in demand - saving them on labor costs.


Posted Date1/11/23
ContactMeghan Hermann
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CategoryBest IT Innovation

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