Flatfile Portal: The Elegant Way to Import Spreadsheet Data

No one wants to spend hours formatting data in Excel. Flatfile is on a mission to fix that.

B2B data migrations are a pain

Migrating B2B data is typically an inefficient, costly, and outdated process. Non-technical customers are tasked with formatting messy CSV templates, while even the most senior engineers are doomed to building and maintaining a custom data parser, or wasting hours wrangling data in Excel. Both are shortfalls of a larger problem associated with Data Onboarding.

Nearly every software engineer has experienced the pain of building a custom data importer, and usually not for the first time. Building a data import solution takes development efforts away from improving core, differentiating product features. Ultimately, this results in a high operational cost, while funneling customers through a subpar data onboarding experience. Enter Flatfile.

The definitive B2B data migration solution

Flatfile offers an elegant import button called Portal. Portal is a turnkey data importer that can be embedded into any application, and provides an intuitive data onboarding experience for customers, partners, and vendors. Portal is a powerful data importer that is easy to implement, and provides an exceptional user experience for your customers. The best part is… you can get it up and running in minutes! 

In this article, we’ll go over some pain points of the traditional way to import data into your application, and we’ll explore how using Flatfile Portal could improve your workflow.


Building your own data importer can be a challenge for many reasons. It not only requires a lot of engineering work to do it right, but also means engineers need to dedicate precious development time to maintaining the importer. In addition to building your own custom data importer, FAQs, documentation, and lengthy

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