Case Study

Hippo Insurance

Hippo CTO Ran Harpaz needed to double the size of his engineering team. To do it, he partnered with Karat to raise the bar with professional technical interviews that improved onsite-to-offer ratio by 2x.

Ran Harpaz
Chief Technology Officer, Hippo Insurance

Read the Hippo Story

Case study in brief


Hippo needed to double the size of their engineering team in order to meet aggressive product and growth goals, but lacked the interviewing capacity and expertise to do so.


Karat conducts first-round technical interviews on behalf of Hippo and provides analytics, insights, and training to increase hiring yield across seven unique roles.


Professional, consistent, and highly predictive hiring process.

2x improvement in onsite-to-offer ratio.

93% of candidates rated the interview experience as positive.

Technical interviews
engineered by Karat

Efficient for engineering teams
Effective for technical recruiters
Enjoyable for candidates

Solutions trusted by software engineers, recruiters, and executives

Spend less time interviewing

Professional Interview Engineers conduct live tech screens for you, for dozens of roles, at all levels of seniority, from interns and senior architects.

Reach hiring targets, worldwide

Karat Alignment Engineers work with your team to benchmark required skills, by geography, creating a centralized hiring process and a single hiring bar. Scheduling is available 24/7. Interviews are 100% remote.

Level the playing field

Your candidates are interviewed with questions aligned to your hiring bar and that have passed a rigorous third party validity study.

Improve candidate quality

Post-interview recommendations are developed using structured scoring rubrics aligned to each role. Onsite-to-offer ratios improve up to 3x.

Access hiring analytics and benchmarking

Karat’s aggregated dataset of over 80,000 structured technical interviews include insights that reveal how to lead technical talent acquisition in your industry.

At Roblox, our goal is to be the best place in the world to do software engineering and computer science. Interviewing is a necessity and that’s where Karat comes in. The investment in Karat gets us the highest signal to noise ratio and helps us optimize our engineers’ time.

Claus Moberg
VP Engineering, Roblox

I’m incredibly proud of our partnership. Karat’s interviews are highly predictive and provide a fair and responsive experience for our candidates.

Nick Mailey
former VP of Talent Acquisition, Intuit

It’s enablement; I couldn’t do the job without it. I rely heavily on Karat because it is the one thing in our hiring process that is consistent and systematic.

Ran Harpaz
CTO, Hippo Insurance

Karat has conducted 80,000+ video interviews on behalf of leading organizations