What an exceptional year it was for SendGrid.  The infographic below highlights all of the most important milestones.  When I started in July of 2010 as employee #36, I could have never imagined that in just a year and a half later, we would be a company of over 100 people, sending more than 7 billion emails in a single month with over 100,000 customers.

I’m extremely proud to be part of an organization that puts resources into growth, innovation and the happiness of our employees.  It truly is a unique place to work with a focus on the 4H philosophy.  Looking forward to another incredible year in 2013! Did I mention we are hiring?

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Via SendGrid: 2012 in Review

2012 in Review


  • Announced partnership with Microsoft to support the Windows Azure development platform
  • SendGrid raised $21 million from Bessemer, Foundry Group, Highway 12 Ventures, and others to fund rapid growth
  • Milestone: 20 billion emails delivered to date


  • Milestone: 3 Billion Emails delivered in one month
  • Milestone: More than 40,000 customers


  • SendGrid speaks, hacks, & parties at SXSW


  • Launched monthly webcast series on email infrastructure, deliverability, and transactional email best practices


  • SendGrid wins Red Herring North America 100 Award
  • Announced new partnership with HP Cloud Services


  • Milestone: 60,000 customers
  • Milestone: 50 billion emails delivered to date


  • First SendGrid Delivered event takes place in NYC
  • SendGrid hacks at TechCrunch Disrupt


  • SendGrid reaches 100 full time employees
  • Improved Newsletter Application launched
  • SendGrid Delivered arrives in San Francisco


  • Milestone: 70 Billion emails delivered to date
  • SendGrid partners with Twilio for Enterprise Messaging Platform


  • SendGrid featured on NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams
  • Listed as a Whitehat Sender by Spamhaus
  • Milestone: 7 billion emails delivered in 1 month
  • Milestone: 100,000 customers

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Carly Brantz
With more than 15 years of experience, Carly Brantz is an email deliverability and inbound marketing veteran. As the VP of Revenue Marketing at SendGrid, Carly empowers her team to transform marketing from a cost center to a revenue generator. With a key focus on funnel optimization, Carly leads the team responsible for content creation, lead nurturing, SEO/SEM, and website optimization. An accomplished speaker, Carly shares her email delivery and revenue marketing tactics as a headline speaker on SendGrid’s international roadshow as well as other Marketing conferences.