Hey Mandrill Customers—We’d Love the Opportunity to Serve You

Sameer Dholakia Company
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Yesterday, MailChimp announced that Mandrill is becoming a paid “add-on” to MailChimp, meaning they will be consolidating the Mandrill service into the MailChimp solution to focus on the marketer, starting April 27th. Mandrill customers who’ve spent countless hours integrating and fine-tuning their transactional email strategies are now suddenly faced with transitioning to a MailChimp account (for developers, you may not … Read more ›

Everything You Should Know For The First 48 Hours of a New Job

Ken Apple Company

The following is a post from VP of Support and Business Operations, Ken Apple, and People Operations Generalist, Emily Staebell, who run our new hire onboarding at SendGrid. Below are a few lessons we compiled from facilitating the onboarding sessions in 2015 for 115 new SendGrid employees (we call these newbies “Gridders”). These Gridders have gone on to be some … Read more ›

Customer Spotlight: Bandsintown


At its core, Bandsintown enriches lives by connecting fans with the artists they love. Through the Bandsintown Concerts app, users are able to track artists they love to listen to, and see when they’re coming to town and where they’re performing. Today, over 20 million music lovers have registered with Bandsintown to track their favorite artists and learn about upcoming … Read more ›

Life on the Grid

Sameer Dholakia Company

The title of this blog post is not a confession of my dependence on being digitally connected at all times. No, this post is about my not-so-new role at SendGrid (affectionately known as the Grid by insiders). In October, I passed my 1-year anniversary of joining the SendGrid family as CEO, and the milestone provided me an opportunity to reflect … Read more ›

Helping Crowdfund School Projects


With the holiday season upon us, we wanted to highlight one of the great non-profit organizations that chooses to send their email through SendGrid. is an online charity that helps people find and then help fund school projects they would like to support. pioneered the idea of crowdfunding for charity in April 2000. Today, nearly 66,000 schools participate … Read more ›

SendGrid and the Return to Work Program

Return to Work event

The following post is from People Operations Generalist, Emily Staebell, and Corporate Recruiter, Margho Dunahoo-Kirsch, who help manage the Return to Work program at SendGrid. In support of SendGrid’s commitment to diversity and inclusion, they share details of the program and its participants below.  Return to Work Here at SendGrid, we are always striving to think of the next out of the … Read more ›