March 30, 2016
As scaling become a priority for your startup, there will be a series of tough lessons that will help you shape the future for your company. As someone who has experience scaling startups into emerging growth companies, the lessons I’ve learned are actionable and relevant for startups at all stages. The four tips below are taken from my own experience and they have helped me scale multiple businesses for long-term success.
March 30, 2016
SendGrid, a company that delivers Uber cab invoices and Airbnb bills over email, is targeting revenue of $100 million by 2017 and expects to become profitable in the second half of this year.
March 28, 2016
Research has shown that diversity improves a team's performance by providing a richer pool of experience, knowledge, and perspectives that the team can benefit from. Many companies are therefore broadening their recruiting approaches to create a more diverse workforce. However, even though the benefits of diversity are clear, companies must make a conscious effort not to fall back into complacency, observes Sameer Dholakia, CEO of SendGrid.
March 24, 2016
Just getting started with A/B testing, or looking to fine-tune your strategy? Columnist Scott Heimes walks you through the essentials to help you get the most out of your email marketing program.
March 22, 2016
According to the Harvard Business Review, the data scientist could well be the ‘sexiest’ job role of the 21st century, and according to recent research, UK organizations have the second highest volume of data with unidentified value in EMEA. This leaves a growing global demand for competent data analysts and data scientists, but not nearly enough candidates to fill the positions.
March 22, 2016
SendGrid, the leading delivery platform for customer communication, today announced its availability in Google Cloud Launcher,a marketplace that enables Google Cloud Platform users to explore, launch, and manage powerful solutions and services. The integration will enable customers to seamlessly deploy SendGrid's proven, cloud-based email service which delivers over 22 billion emails per month and provides industry-leading delivery and support infrastructure. Beginning tomorrow, SendGrid's Community Development team will be on site at GCP NEXT 2016, Google Cloud Platform's global user conference.
March 16, 2016
Sending email is easy; getting email delivered is a totally different story. When you hit send on your email, it doesn’t just go straight to your recipient’s inbox, it has to jump through several hoops first: each step in the process increases the chance that your email will be diverted away from the inbox.
March 10, 2016
What does “big data” mean to you? To Kurt Diver, who’s in charge of deliverability and compliance at SendGrid — it means deep and meaningful insights from a technology platform that sends over 22 billion emails every month.
March 9, 2016
The era of mobile and web is upon us, which has caused nearly every business decision-maker to ask the question, Is now the time to hire a developer to build our app or website? In 2016, businesses are going to be looking for the best developers to join their team and help scale their business.