As one of the most successful companies to come out of the Techstars Program, SendGrid understands what it requires to take off as a startup, so we want to give back to the next generation of founders.
We’ll help maximize your growth potential with marketing and transactional email through SendGrid.
Our sage perspective, key introductions, and relevant tools will help you overcome your toughest obstacles.
SendGrid Accelerate is program to help startups succeed. Startups participating in the SendGrid Accelerate program receive 12 months of product credit, access to mentoring, and networking opportunities exclusive to program participants.
We are not an accelerator and do not take equity of any kind.
Our core values include the notion of “Give First,” a value we picked up while in the TechStars Program in Boulder. SendGrid Accelerate is our way of giving back to the vibrant ecosystem of founders, entrepreneurs, and dreamers who are driving the next generation of innovation.
With over 400 accelerators and early-stage VC funds in over 30 countries, we’re proud partners with some of the biggest names in the startup ecosystem. We are a globally distributed team that works hands-on with founders, accelerators, and VC funds.
In addition to the SendGrid product credit, the Accelerate Program includes: dedicated office hours, private workshops, and mentoring sessions.
Companies like Airbnb, Uber, and Spotify use our technology on a daily basis to communicate with their users. They were all startups at some point, just like you.
We believe that we can make a significant contribution to the growth of your startup. We can share our deep industry expertise, networking connections, and top-tier email technology. Now, the only missing piece to the puzzle is you!
You are eligible for the Accelerate Program if you meet the following criteria: (1) Are not a current customer (Free Trial is ok!), (2) If you are part of an accelerator or VC fund that has partnered with SendGrid (3) You get referred via a SendGrid employee
At least 100,000 emails per month for 6 months. The best way to find out is to apply now!
The SendGrid Accelerate program lasts for up to 12 months.
No. Each company can only participate in Accelerate once.
Unfortunately, current customers on a paid account are not permitted to participate in the Accelerate program at this time. If you are a Trial User or on a free account, you are still welcome to apply.
No. SendGrid Accelerate is not an accelerator program and does not make investments or take equity of any kind.
If you are a startup developing frontier technology for the email use case and are interested in corporate development opportunities you can contact our corporate development liaison (firstname.lastname@example.org) to learn more.
No. We are a globally distributed team with community development experts in every major region around the world.
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