• How Email Apps Will Help You Learn To Love Your Inbox Again

    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… Read More

  • SendGrid Raises $5 Million, Sends A Bajillion E-mails

    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)… Read More

  • SendGrid Raises $750K For Email Delivery Software

    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… Read More

  • TechStars Incubator Hatches 10 New Companies

    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… Read More