August 24, 2012
Dave McClure is one of the most prominent angel investors in Silicon Valley — and possibly the world. His accelerator, 500 Startups, will fund its 500th company sometime this year.
August 10, 2012
Boulder’s SendGrid is the latest Colorado-based tech company from outside of Denver that’s opening offices in Lower Downtown. It leased space for 20 employees — with room for 105 — at 1451 Larimer St., saying it gives the company’s Denver-area employees better commute options. It’s also meant to help the company draw from Denver-area tech talent, which it wants because it’s hiring steadily to fill new jobs.
July 25, 2012
Email-management startup SendGrid has partnered with leading Platform-as-a-Service providers including Heroku, Engine Yard, and CloudBees, the company announced today. SendGrid helps more than 60,000 web application companies and developers send all kinds of emails to their customers, including shipping notifications, sign-up confirmations, and even notes to let you know you’ve earned a new “badge” on Foursquare. SendGrid customers include Pinterest, Airbnb, Twilio, Spotify, and Pandora.
June 29, 2012
Some may think the end is nigh for email — with services like Facebook coming to replace it as a one-stop communications hub for consumers — but going by the numbers out today from SendGrid, the email delivery company, thoughts like that may be a bit premature.
March 16, 2012
While the number of ways in which businesses are communicating with their customers is steadily climbing, email still remains the preferred tool for customer interaction. Between 2010 and 2011, the volume of emails sent to customers grew by 14.9%.
March 1, 2012
SendGrid is an e-mail cloud service hired by Pinterest, Foursquare, Hootsuite, Spotify, job sites, daily deal sites and many other companies.
February 12, 2012
SendGrid was founded in 2009, and had rapid success. The Boulder startup, which sends e-mails on behalf of companies such as FourSquare, announced in January that it raised $21 million in funding and entered into a partnership with Microsoft, spokeswoman Carly Brantz said.
January 18, 2012
Since its launch in December 2009, SendGrid has grown from a seed-funded startup into one of the largest email platforms in the world. The company sends about 2.6 billion emails per month for customers in more than 150 countries.
January 17, 2012
SendGrid has raised $21 million in a Series B round of funding led by Bessemer Venture Partners. The Boulder, Colo.-based company sends 2.6 billion personalized emails per month to users of services like Pinterest, Airbnb and Path — with 26 billion total emails sent over the past two-and-a-half years.
January 17, 2012
All those email messages from web applications and services for notifications, updates and subscriptions are growing at a fast clip, and that’s helping to spawn new opportunities in so-called transactional email. SendGrid, a TechStars graduate, is a big beneficiary, becoming one of the largest email platforms in the world, with 40,000 customers and 2.6 billion emails sent a month.
SendGrid helps you focus on your business without the cost and complexity of owning and maintaining an email infrastructure. We manage all of the technical details from scaling the infrastructure, to whitelist services and real-time analytics. We offer world-class deliverability expertise to make sure your emails get delivered.