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SendGrid Spotlights: A Year in Review

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“When tasked with a seemingly insurmountable goal, ask yourself ‘how do we get there’ instead of ‘we can’t do it.’” – Isaac Saldana Throughout 2013, we had a number of our SendGrid team members share why they came to SendGrid and what they’ve learned from working at a growing company through our SendGrid Spotlight series. We know that many of … Read more ›

SendGrid Spotlight: Intern Edition

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Monica (front in gray tee) and the SendGrid crew.

What It’s Like to Be a Summer Engineering Intern at SendGrid SendGrid’s Intern Program is relatively new… scratch that, very new. This summer was the inaugural season for the 16 interns we proudly introduced into our SendGrid ecosystem. An eclectic bunch (regarding experience) overall—some were just beginning college, while others were right in the middle or recent grads, and others … Read more ›

SendGrid Spotlight: Tim Jenkins


As part of our SendGrid Spotlight Series, we’re happy to hear from SendGrid’s co-founder and CTO, Tim Jenkins. I like a challenge. Whether it was breaking the copy protection of Might and Magic as a kid, teaching myself C Programming in high school, elevating to black belt status in Jiu Jitsu, or making email safe from spammers, I need to … Read more ›

SendGrid Spotlight: Jose Lopez

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As part of our SendGrid Spotlight Series, we’re happy to hear from SendGrid’s co-founder and web architect, Jose Lopez. It’s been an exciting past few months for the team here at SendGrid. We started off the year by setting big goals for 2013 at our annual kickoff in Mexico and followed that by sending our 100 billionth email. Isaac, Tim, … Read more ›

SendGrid Spotlight: Silvia Botros

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As part of our SendGrid Spotlight Series, we’re happy to hear from Silvia Botros, SendGrid’s MySQL Database Administrator on the Operations Team. I’ve been a member of the SendGrid family for a year and a half. In that time, the company has doubled in size and has more than tripled its email volume. Needless to say, it’s been quite a … Read more ›

SendGrid Spotlight: Denise Hulce

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In our second installment of our “SendGrid Spotlights” series, we are excited to feature Denise Hulce, SendGrid’s VP of Sales and Business Development. The following is a guest post from Denise. The Startup Sprint No cab. No subway. Certainly no bus. Sprinting. That was the only way we were going to make it to a crucial meeting in downtown San … Read more ›

SendGrid Spotlight: Isaac Saldana

SendGrid's Founder Isaac Saldana

In celebration of sending our 100 billionth email, we’re excited to kick off a new series on the blog, “SendGrid Spotlights.” These spotlights will shine a light on the many faces of SendGrid, and aim to give you an inside look at what makes SendGrid and its team tick. We’re thrilled to start off the series with SendGrid’s Co-Founder and … Read more ›

Spotlight on SendGrid’s Parental Leave Policy

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Spotlight on SendGrid's Parental Leave Policy
Here at SendGrid, we pride ourselves on being innovators, always one step ahead of the game. Our benefits are no exception, because our employees are our strongest asset. That’s why we’re excited to announce our updated Parental Leave policy. SendGrid now pays 5 weeks at 100% salary for new parents for up to one year following the birth or adoption of a new bundle of joy. ... Read more ›

SendGrid Customer Spotlight


Web apps have moved light years beyond their humble beginnings. In the 1990s, business sites resembled little more than electronic bulletin boards and CGI was the standard delivery mechanism. As the early 2000s approached, the industry demanded flexibility in addition to functionality and web platforms came to the forefront relying on REST based systems to provide more choices and customization. … Read more ›

Customer Spotlight: Bandsintown


At its core, Bandsintown enriches lives by connecting fans with the artists they love. Through the Bandsintown Concerts app, users are able to track artists they love to listen to, and see when they’re coming to town and where they’re performing. Today, over 20 million music lovers have registered with Bandsintown to track their favorite artists and learn about upcoming … Read more ›

Code Challenge: Fun with Mashape and SendGrid


In my penultimate post for the Code Challenge series, I’m putting a spotlight on Mashape. You can check out the list of all my posts in my introduction to the Code Challenge. Mashape is an API hub that has tons of APIs that are perfect for SendGrid mash-ups. In this post I wanted to go over some of my favorites … Read more ›