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eCommerce Hack Day Brings New Challenge To Developers

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When you go online to shop at a store, you often don’t think about the technology making it all happen.  I mean, how do you build the next eBay?  There are startups working to make your online shopping experience easier, faster more secure.  This weekend welcomed the first eCommerce Hack Day organized by Dwolla and Etsy in New York City and brought together over 100 developers competing for more than $10,000 in cash and prizes. Developers had over 20 API’s to choose from and while we love to see cool hacks using Sendgrid for email notifications and parsing, teams created some really cool apps

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Hacking APIs at Internet Week in NYC!

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  I’m leaving behind the humble hills of Boulder this Wednesday, and heading to the BIG Apple for Internet Week! While I’ll be enjoying many of the festivities involved in this enormous gathering of technophiles, I’m most excited about SendGrid’s third API Hackday, which we are hosting on Thursday, along with Aviary and SimpleGeo. We’ve sponsored and organized two API Hackdays over the last several months, having covered SF and Chicago so far. Given the success of the first two events, our inaugural NYC showing is sure to be awesome! If you’d like to learn more about API Hackday and

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SendGrid Sponsors NCWIT’s Entrepreneurial Alliance

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I’m in New York this week for the NCWIT’s annual summit. Established in 2004, the National Center for Women & Information Technology is a coalition of over 250 prominent corporations, academic institutions, government agencies, and non-profits working to increase the participation of girls and women in computing and IT. I’m proud to report that SendGrid is now a partner in this coalition as a sponsor of NCWIT’s Entrepreneurial Alliance, and I’m delighted for the opportunity to represent our company at the 2011 summit. You have likely been involved in discussions around the general topic of women in IT in recent memory,

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Back on the scene – ATL > NYC > CHI

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We’ve been kind of silent lately – since SXSW, we’ve been hiring new team members, planning and building new features, and ramping up for a spring season full of awesomeness. Now, the wait is over, and we’re looking forward to re-engaging on the blog and in a city near you! Related PostsLone Star Ruby Hackathon Recap Customer Success Story: Extole “Likes” SendGrid’s Deliverablity Expertise and ISP Mediation Solutions Customer Success Story: Online Music Promotion Software, Haulix Achieves a 95% Delivery Rate With SendGrid Multiple User Credentials Customer Success Story: Turnkey Sports & Entertainment Brings the Ultimate Sponsorship Management Tool to

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