If you’re a SendGrid customer you will no doubt have taken a look around your statistics dashboard a few times. It’s great isn’t it? Being able to get such a granular view of what’s happening with the email you send through us. I’m fascinated by statistics and analytics so when I stumbled upon Techstars Cloud graduate company TempoDB recently I had to check them out. What is TempoDB? TempoDB is a database designed specifically for storing time series data. This data could be anything really but it’s better used for little pieces of information like thermostat temperatures, network latency or heart rates. Perfect for storing data over extended periods of time, or where the storage requirement is very, very frequent.
We are pleased to announce some improvements for SendGrid users on Heroku. We’ve increased email credits across the board, refreshed our suite of plans, and have enabled some additional features. Heroku users can now manage their sub-users via our API, and all users on the Silver plan and above have access to dedicated IPs for their accounts. Heroku and SendGrid’s partnership started in 2009 while SendGrid was still in the TechStars program. Heroku and SendGrid have both grown from tiny startups sailing the untested seas of the cloud services market to proven market leaders. Before Sendgrid had a proper logo, we had a simple clipart image of an envelope with our name on it. Longtime users might notice that the old logo
Developers, start your laptops!
Twilio and TechStars have teamed up to offer developers of all shapes and sizes an awesome opportunity, in the form of their “Two for One” contest. The premise is pretty simple: combine Twilio with an API or service from any TechStars company to develop the most bad ass app you can imagine.
Recently, David Cohen, co-author of the newly published book Do More Faster, was interviewed by Andrew Warner on Mixergy.com. Throughout their conversation, David and Andrew discussed the seven themes that are covered within the chapters of the book. In this post, we will explore each of these themes in the context of SendGrid.
With this being our first blog post, we would like to thank TechStars for being such a wonderful help during the summer. They helped us get to where we are today. We cant forget the companies that shared the jouney with us! =) Stay tuned for updates from our blog from time to time!