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Episode 3 of The Grid: Chief Architect, JR Jasperson on Scaling Engineering and What Startups Should Focus On

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Startups usually don't start out with a Chief Architect. It's a position that exists a bit later in the game. Once engineering teams grow, problems start popping up, and coordination isn't as easy as just walking over to someone's desk. Unfortunately, startups can end up paying big for making architecture mistakes early. Our Chief Architect weighed in on The Grid to share how to avoid those mistakes. Read More ›

SendGrid CEO Responds to Trump’s Executive Order on Immigration

Sameer Dholakia Community, Company
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As you know, this past Friday, President Trump issued an executive order restricting immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries. Over the weekend, many of our government leaders, business leaders, our fellow citizens here in the U.S. and leaders from around the world have spoken out against this order, accurately stating that it directly conflicts with our country’s values and that it is fundamentally un-American. Read More ›

SendGrid Partners with FullContact and the Denver Broncos to Tackle STEM

Brandon West Community, Company, Events
SendGrid is excited to be partnering will FullContact and the world champion Denver Broncos to host the Tackle STEM Colorado All-Stars Hackathon this fall. The Colorado All-Stars Hackathon offers participants an opportunity to interact with professionals from the industry and gain insightful knowledge about their chosen stream of study. The goal is to challenge aspiring students and technology enthusiasts to explore feasible ideas, develop their team skills and strengthen their network. Read More ›

SendGrid is Now Available in Google Cloud Launcher

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SendGrid is happy to announce its availability in Google Cloud Launcher, a marketplace that enables Google Cloud Platform users to explore, launch, and manage powerful solutions and services. Google Cloud Platform offers computing, storage, and application services for your web, mobile, and backend solutions. Google Cloud Platform and SendGrid have collaborated for a number of years, but this update provides customers with easier access to leverage SendGrid. Why Join Google Cloud Launcher Email continues to be one of the most effective ways for organizations to communicate with their users or customers. From an ROI perspective, each $1 invested in email returns an average of $38 in revenue. We’re happy to provide an easy email integration for Google Cloud Platform users. Read More ›


Automating the Accelerate Program Using Stamplay

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Stamplay + SendGrid Stamplay is basically lego blocks for developers. Essentially, it allows developers to connect disparate API endpoints together to build a functioning backend, all through an easy-to-use and intuitive interface. I first came across the tool during my office hours at 500 Startups and I immediately saw a lot of value in it. In addition to connecting endpoints seamlessly, it also allows a developer to trigger workflows based on certain criteria. For example, you can send out automated Slack invites over email. Stamplay connects with several services (including SendGrid) to add a layer of abstraction, allowing developers, and even non-developers, to quickly put together a backend for their projects. Most recently, there were two major updates to the service Read More ›