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Startup Resources

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Startups Are Everywhere We hear a lot about startups in the news, blogs, movies, and even commercials. The notion of creating a product with nothing but sheer willpower, ramen, some college buddies, and an empty garage sounds romantic. Dreams of hockey stick growth, press in TechCrunch, and Mark Cuban becoming an investor feels inevitable. In my opinion those hopes and dreams are fuel in the nascent stages of your company, but not usually what happens. It’s Hard It’s hard work finding product-market fit. That process takes time, money, and resources (commodities most startups are lacking). However, many companies such as

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Delivering Beers Hand Over Wrist!

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Since May 2013, we’ve partnered with our friends at Ignite in Newcastle, England, to run an event for startups, developers, tech watchers, entrepreneurs, and investors every month called Startup Beers. Recently, the Ignite team partnered with UKTI to run an accelerator programme in the newly opened Campus North. The 3-month-long Sirius programme was open to anyone who had gained their degree outside of the UK and wanted to accelerate their idea within the confines of the UK tech scene. After being asked to mentor on the programme, I was extremely interested in one company in particular – SunEos, two French

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Simulating Pokemon with SendGrid (and an Audience)

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Hi, I’m SendGrid’s newest evangelist, Yamil Asusta. I have fond memories of playing a lot of Pokemon when I was young. Blue, Yellow, Silver and Gold. The good old days. Recently I’ve seen a lot of hype around the new games Pokemon X and Y. It is for this reason that I decided to build my first SendGrid API demo around this game I enjoyed so much. How do you play Pokemon with email? The dynamic is simple. For every email the audience sends to the application, a little mail will fly towards the Pokemon performing damage to it. At

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SendGrid Delivered hits NYC September 12

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Are you an app developer that’s looking for a service to send your transactional email? Maybe you’re a marketer that’s curious about the SendGrid newsletter. Or maybe you’re just a die-hard SendGrid fan who wants to share a drink with the team.  Well, you’re in luck because we’re heading to New York City for SendGrid Delivered. SendGrid Delivered is a national tour where our email experts will be teaching the masses about all-things email. We’ll cover the gamut of email best practices; from how to improve your sender reputation to which of our APIs will revolutionize your business. Our developer

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Customer Success Story: Award Winning Digital Agency, Cyber-Duck Benefits from Cloud Email Capabilities

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Cyber-Duck is a leading UK based digital agency with a world-class reputation working with global brands. As part of their service offering, they produce custom Web Portals with SaaS capabilities and also develop bespoke web applications which send out tens of thousands of emails per month via cloud hosting services. However, they were experiencing deliverability challenges with the default email capabilities of the cloud servers and needed more robust tracking of email usage so they could bill clients accordingly. After looking at a couple popular solutions, they decided to give SendGrid a try through our partnership with Rackspace. After just

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Become an Inbox Insider with SendGrid Delivered

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  We are pleased to announce SendGrid Delivered, a national tour where SendGrid’s email experts will be teaching the masses about all-things email. Hitting New York, San Francisco and Denver, we’ll cover the gamut of email best practices; from how to improve your sender reputation to which APIs could revolutionize your business. Related PostsThe Definitive “How-To” Guide on Leveraging SendGrid APIs to Better Manage Your Email Program We Dare You to Take the 15 Minute SendGrid Set-up Challenge! We’re Geeks…and We Love Planes. Hollywood Hack Day Recap Customer Success Story: Free Logo Services’ CEO Selects SendGrid as their Solution of Choice

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Vote For SendGrid In The 2013 SXSW Panel Picker

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Voting has opened up for one of the nation’s largest  tech & web conferences this site of the Mississipi – SXSW Interactive.  SendGrid has enjoyed being a part of this fantastic experience (2011, 2012) and next year is already shaping up to be bigger and better! SXSW Interactive is a conference held each March in Austin, Texas where attendees number over 20,000 come to hear speakers and panels talk about the future of the web, design, development, social networks, startups and many more topics with a full blown exhibit hall, interactive demos, video game experiences and one of a kind opportunities to

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