Unlike most, SendGrid, the TechStars-incubated email management and delivery system, loves dealing with overloaded inboxes. In fact, it loves email so much that it has delivered over 9 billion emails for more than 23K companies. This is probably why, since graduating from TechStars, the email enthusiast has raised over $5 million in funding, and brought on former Oracle executive Jim Franklin as… → Read More
SendGrid, an email delivery and management service, has reached an impressive milestone today—the startup has helped companies send 7.5 billion emails. That’s up from 1.2 billion emails sent through the platform last April. SendGrid is also announcing that former Oracle exec Jim Franklin has joined as CEO.
Email has taken over our lives, and most of us hate it. But a new generation of email apps are changing how we interact with the inbox, and on Monday Facebook might even join the party. The inbox of the future is going to look a lot more like Facebook than the one you’re using today—but it’s also going to do a lot more. Thanks to these apps, you’ll learn to love your email again.
Here are four… → Read More
If you send 200 million e-mails a month you should meet SendGrid. The email delivery and management service has raised $5 million in its latest round of funding. Foundry leads the investor group, which includes angel investors Scott Petry (Postini founder) and Matt Mullenweg (Wordpress) and several of SendGrid’s early backers, such as Highway 12 Ventures, David Cohen (TechStars), Jeff Clavier… → Read More
Startup SendGrid has raised $750,000 in Series A funding led by Highway 12 Ventures, with SoftTech VC, FF Angel LLC, TechStars-founders David Cohen and other angel investors participating. Incubated by TechStars, SendGrid attempts to solve the problems faced by companies when sending transactional outbound email (emails delivered by software applications such as sign up confirmations, shipping… → Read More
Editor’s note: The following report comes from Don Dodge, who blogs at Don Dodge on The Next Big Thing and is a business development executive for Microsoft. TechStarsis a startup incubator that selects 10 teams and provides funding of $18,000 per team, as well as free office space, operational support, and mentoring from investors, entrepreneurs and business leaders.
TechStars has now been… → Read More