Could downtown Denver be the next Silicon Valley?

November 5, 2012

Those footing the bill for October's extravaganza hope CampuScene and other startups will follow the path of SendGrid, a Boulder-based tech company with money to spend and high-paying jobs to fill. Founded in 2009 and backed by more than $27 million in funding, the company opened a 15,000-square-foot office in Larimer Square during Startup Week. "We'll be starting off with 25 employees," said SendGrid chief executive Jim Franklin, who works from the Denver office. "We have room to grow to 100."

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Ideas Are Worthless Until You Execute On Them

October 31, 2012

The inspiration to start a company can come from many places. Some startup founders look at challenges in the world, and decide to fix them. Others have a chance encounter with someone influential, and walk away feeling the urge to build and create. For SendGrid founder Isaac Saldana, his inspiration came from a bit of both.

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Dave McClure: hottest investments, favorite start-ups, biggest screwups, and clueless founders

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.

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Boulder's SendGrid opening Denver office

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.

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SendGrid partners with Heroku, Engine Yard, & others on email management

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.

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Inbox Alert: SendGrid Sends 45B Emails For 60,000 Customers, 20B In 2012 Alone

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.

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30 Billion Emails Can’t Be Wrong, SendGrid Delivers

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%.

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All Those E-mails From Pinterest Are Very Good For This Guy

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.

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From unlimited burritos to on-site yoga, Boulder firms pile on perks

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.

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Boulder startup SendGrid raises $21 million

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.

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