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SendGrid has sent out almost as many emails as McDonald’s has sold burgers

March 5, 2014

McDonald’s has sold billions and billion of burgers — around 300 billion, in fact. But SendGrid is on track to overtake the fast food giant with its core metric: total emails delivered.

SendGrid today announced that it’s racked up 150,000 customers — including new clients like Snapchat, Dwolla, and Sonos — for which it’s sent out more than 200 billion emails. It delivers a half billion new emails each day, so it won’t be long until it leaves McDonald’s and its burgers in the dust.

“We’re really the only company that has that kind of scale experience [in email],” SendGrid CEO Jim Franklin told VentureBeat.

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SendGrid launches email service

June 18, 2013

Just in time for Small Business Week, SendGrid is launching a new email service, set up to help businesses control costs and yet still have access to top of the line email programs and data. The new product joins SendGrid's existing email deliverability suite of tools.

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SendGrid picks fight with heavyweight MailChimp in email marketing

June 18, 2013

SendGrid grew a healthy business enabling apps with automated sales confirmation, invoice and opt-in/opt-out email now wants a piece of the email marketing business as well.

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SendGrid launches email service

June 18, 2013

Just in time for Small Business Week, SendGrid is launching a new email service, set up to help businesses control costs and yet still have access to top of the line email programs and data. The new product joins SendGrid's existing email deliverability suite of tools.

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SendGrid Launches Marketing Email Service

June 18, 2013

Email Deliverability Pioneer Expands Beyond Transactional Email; Introduces Volume-Based Pricing to the ESP Space

BOULDER, CO--(Marketwired - Jun 18, 2013) - Email deliverability leader SendGrid today announced the launch of its new marketing email service. Designed for marketers who need a cost efficient, simple to use service that can reliably send high volumes of email, the new service combines SendGrid's trademark email deliverability expertise with the ability to quickly and easily design and send marketing emails and track results.

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SendGrid Rolls Application Load Testing Service

March 1, 2013

The new Loader.io service lets developers stress their web apps and APIs with thousands of concurrent connections, and makes it easy for developers to routinely load test during their daily coding and deployment routines.

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Top 10 Boulder startups we're excited about

February 18, 2013

One of the biggest names on this list is SendGrid, one of the fastest-growing startups in Boulder. SendGrid focuses its efforts on cloud-based email infrastructure and management. All those important emails like sign-up confirmations, shipping notifications, and “likes” are all handled by SendGrid’s service, making the lives of its clients easier.

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What to do when Amazon decides to jump into your business

February 17, 2013

Sendgrid, a cloud-based email delivery provider, went up against Amazon after the company introduced its transactional email service in January 2011. Well, it’s been three years and not only is Sendgrid still in business, it’s thriving.

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SendGrid adds Parse, Stackmob, Azure integrations

December 13, 2012

SendGrid keeps moving toward ubiquity. The company, which brings e-mail delivery to popular applications like foursquare, Pinterest, and Airbnb, now integrates with Parse, Stackmob and Windows Azure mobile-backend-as-a-service (MbaaS) options.

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SendGrid's Hiring Goals Highlighted by NBC News

December 7, 2012

SendGrid was featured in a December 2012 NBC Nightly News piece on the job market. SendGrid's CEO Jim Franklin was asked to speak about employment opportunities at SendGrid and our aggressive hiring goals. He stated that "in the broader economy there is unemployment—in the technology sector there is full employment."

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