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.
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.
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."
December 4, 2012
In a partnership that makes so much sense it’s crazy, cloud-focused messaging startups SendGrid and Twilio have teamed up to empower SendGrid enterprise customers with a suite of messaging tools, including transactional emails, SMS, voicemails, and push notifications.
December 4, 2012
Cloud-based email service SendGrid has teamed up with Twilio to integrate SMS, voice and push notifications into its platform. With the goal of creating a “multi-messaging platform for the enterprise,” SendGrid explains that this move is one piece of its strategy to “offer a complete cloud messaging service by bringing together best-of-breed technology partners.”
November 16, 2012
Southern California is often criticized for having too many startups which only revolve around brand, celebrity, ecommerce, and marketing, and not enough of the traditional, software-and-algorithm intensive startups you'd expect to see in Silicon Valley.
November 13, 2012
If you're an application developer, sending emails through your application can be a chore. It turns out it's not just a quick line of code to send an email -- it's also a hassle to make sure that those emails get delivered, that your email isn't classified as spam, and handling all sorts of delivery issues. How do you offload all those headaches? Sendgrid (www.sendgrid.com) has stepped into that void, providing application programming interfaces (APIs) and all the infrastructure required to handle that email delivery.
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."
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.
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.
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.