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A Startup Weekend for the record books: the SLC community is fo realz

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A few weeks ago, I took a tiny plane over the Rockies to Salt Lake City to attend our first Startup Weekend as Global Sponsors.  Our good pal (and loyal customer), Al Doan, was the local organizer of @SWSaltLake, and he did an amazing job facilitating the first ever SW for the SLC startup community. When Al moved to SLC a few months ago, he set out to play a role in strengthening the community. He noticed an untapped potential, given the plethora of talented, intelligent people that seemed to be missing a venue in which they could express themselves

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Leveraging SendGrid’s Event API

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This guest post is from H. Wade Minter at TeamSnap, a SendGrid customer. TeamSnap is a web/mobile tool to help keep sports teams and social groups organized. With that mission, email deliverability is critical. Our users send a lot of email, most of it important team-related business We need to make sure that the email gets delivered, as well as watch out for bouncing addresses or spam complaints. We don’t want to get blamed when someone shows up at the wrong field because they didn’t get the email that their coach sent out. Keeping our deliverability numbers high is paramount,

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Come Hack Mobile Devices with us at our Anaheim Office this Saturday

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First, Jorge Garifuna will teach you how to get your iPhone or Android app idea created and published. Then, you will network and form teams with fellow inspired hackers in competition for some great prizes from Heroku, IOGEAR and SendGrid. We will provide the food and drinks along with a great hack day atmosphere.  Go ahead and sign up (space is limited) and join us to create some awesome mobile apps! Thus far, we have the following prizes to give away: – 8GB Apple iPod Touch from SendGrid – Kindle Fire from SendGrid – A Mobile Accessory Package from

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Softlayer Email Delivery Service: powered by SendGrid!

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Today, we’re happy to announce a new partnership between SendGrid and Softlayer that brings together our common passion for making developers’ lives easier. As we’re all aware, when it comes to integrating email functionality into web apps, things get complicated and frustrating very quickly. Through our newly founded collaboration with Softlayer, SendGrid continues its quest to make email simple for developers. Related PostsHacking the Midwest SendGrid Wins at Colorado Companies to Watch and Red Herring North America 100 SendGrid Joins Forces With Engine Yard Customer Success Story: Free Logo Services’ CEO Selects SendGrid as their Solution of Choice Customer Success Story:

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SendGrid Sponsors NCWIT’s Entrepreneurial Alliance

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I’m in New York this week for the NCWIT’s annual summit. Established in 2004, the National Center for Women & Information Technology is a coalition of over 250 prominent corporations, academic institutions, government agencies, and non-profits working to increase the participation of girls and women in computing and IT. I’m proud to report that SendGrid is now a partner in this coalition as a sponsor of NCWIT’s Entrepreneurial Alliance, and I’m delighted for the opportunity to represent our company at the 2011 summit. You have likely been involved in discussions around the general topic of women in IT in recent memory,

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Back on the scene – ATL > NYC > CHI

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We’ve been kind of silent lately – since SXSW, we’ve been hiring new team members, planning and building new features, and ramping up for a spring season full of awesomeness. Now, the wait is over, and we’re looking forward to re-engaging on the blog and in a city near you! Related PostsSendGrid at SXSW Empowering You The Life of a SendGrid Developer Evangelist on the West Coast SendGrid at SXSW 2012: Panel Picking API Hackday recap & preview – coming to a city near you

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GET.down with SendGrid & Friends at SXSW

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It’s official – SendGrid is rocking out at South by SouthWest 2011. And we’re doing so with some of our coolest friends at three other rad companies: Apigee, SimpleGeo, and Twilio. Obviously, you’d like to join in the fun, right? So do it – visit our party website at GetdownParty.com and submit your RSVP today. Also, join in the conversation on Plancast, Twitter (#GETdown), and Facebook. The party is Sunday, March 13 10pm-4am at the Pure Volume House (right downtown, super close to the convention center) This will be a great opportunity to hang out and meet some of the SendGrid team.

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