Infographic: 2012 in Review

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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?

2012 In Review Infographic

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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 is a veteran in the email deliverability space working to make email simple and easy for developers by regularly writing whitepapers, research briefs and blog posts about email, technology and industry trends.

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