SendGrid is a company offering a cloud-based customer communication platform. The platform allows developers and marketers to craft, segment, test, and deliver emails for such use cases as purchase confirmations, password reset instructions, an upcoming sale, a nurture campaign, etc.

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Parent CompanyTwilio
HQDenver, US
Cybersecurity ratingAMore
SendGrid was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in Denver, US

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Key People/Management at SendGrid

Jeff Lawson

Jeff Lawson

Founder, CEO, & Chairman
George Hu

George Hu

Karyn Smith

Karyn Smith

General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Khozema Shipchandler

Khozema Shipchandler

Erin Reilly

Erin Reilly

Chief Social Impact Officer
Michelle Grover

Michelle Grover

Chief Information Officer
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SendGrid Office Locations

SendGrid has offices in Denver, Irvine, Redwood City and London
Denver, US (HQ)
1801 California St #500
Irvine, US
400 Spectrum Center Dr #400
Redwood City, US
889 Winslow St #400
London, GB
41 Old St, Corsham St, Old Street
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SendGrid Financials and Metrics

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In total, SendGrid had raised $80.4 m. SendGrid is a subsidiary of Twilio

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SendGrid's revenue was reported to be $111.89 m in FY, 2017 which is a 40% increase from the previous period.
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SendGrid Operating Metrics

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100 28.50 k33.40 k40 k42.70 k42 k45.90 k55.20 k58.20 k63.60 k69.30 k74.60 k78.60 k80 k80 k

Emails Processed (for the Period Ended)

100 m161 b233 b149 b237 b338 b210 b325 b457 b130.40 b140.20 b141.70 b

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SendGrid Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
BizzyMarch 07, 2017
Message BusJune 10, 2015
SendGrid UK Limited

SendGrid Cybersecurity Score

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SendGrid Revenue Breakdown

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SendGrid revenue breakdown by business segment: 13.4% from Marketing Campaigns, 79.5% from Email API and 7.1% from Other

SendGrid revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 62.5% from United States and 37.5% from International

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SendGrid Online and Social Media Presence

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SendGrid News and Updates

Twilio launches SendGrid Ads and new cross-channel messaging API

At its annual Signal developer conference, Twilio today announced a couple of new features for developers on its core messaging platform and users of its recently acquired SendGrid email service. The new Twilio tools now allow developers to create multi-channel messaging tools and to get real-time s…

Twilio adds email automation and testing tools to SendGrid

Cloud communications company Twilio Inc. wants to help email marketers optimize their campaigns with new automation and testing features in its SendGrid platform. Twilio SendGrid was created following the firm’s $2 billion acquisition of SendGrid Inc. in October. The acquisition added cloud email s…

Transactional Email Software Global Market 2019-2025: Amazon, MailChimp, SendGrid, SendInBlue, Postmark

Wiseguyreports.Com Publish New Market Research Report On -“Transactional Email Software Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Trends, Growth and Forecast 2019 - 2025” Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Monteverde & Associates PC Announces An Investigation Of SendGrid, Inc. - SEND

NEW YORK, Dec. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Juan Monteverde, founder and managing partner at Monteverde & Associates PC, a national securities firm headquartered at the Empire State Building in New York City, is investigating the Board of Directors of SendGrid, Inc. ("SendGrid" or the...

Twilio Announces HSR Clearance for Proposed Transaction of SendGrid

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 21, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Twilio (NYSE: TWLO), the leading cloud communications platform, today announced that SendGrid and Twilio received notification of early termination of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (HSR Act) on Nov…
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SendGrid Blogs

How to Flush the Mail Queue in Postfix

In this tutorial, learn how to view, flush, and purge queued mail in Postfix. The post How to Flush the Mail Queue in Postfix appeared first on SendGrid.

The Google BIMI Pilot is Here!

Learn about Google's limited pilot for Brand Indicators for Message Identification (BIMI) – a standard method for logo display within an email client. The post The Google BIMI Pilot is Here! appeared first on SendGrid.

What Skills to Look for When Hiring Email Developers

Learn from Twilio's software engineering leaders what qualities you should look for when building out your email team. The post What Skills to Look for When Hiring Email Developers appeared first on SendGrid.

7 Best Practices to Protect Your Twilo SendGrid Account and Sending Reputation

Learn about how you can protect your Twilio SendGrid account from bad actors, as well as improve your deliverability. The post 7 Best Practices to Protect Your Twilo SendGrid Account and Sending Reputation appeared first on SendGrid.

Protect Your Data with Twilio SendGrid’s Event Webhook Security

Read about Twilio SendGrid's Event Webhook Security, and how it verfies that your email event data is being posted by a trusted source. The post Protect Your Data with Twilio SendGrid’s Event Webhook Security appeared first on SendGrid.

Sending Emails from Python Flask Applications With Twilio SendGrid

Learn how to deliver email through Twilio SendGrid using the Python Flask framework and the Flask-Mail extension.  The post Sending Emails from Python Flask Applications With Twilio SendGrid appeared first on SendGrid.
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SendGrid Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was SendGrid founded?

    SendGrid was founded in 2009.

  • Who are SendGrid key executives?

    SendGrid's key executives are Jeff Lawson, George Hu and Karyn Smith.

  • How many employees does SendGrid have?

    SendGrid has 162 employees.

  • What is SendGrid revenue?

    Latest SendGrid annual revenue is $111.9 m.

  • What is SendGrid revenue per employee?

    Latest SendGrid revenue per employee is $690.7 k.

  • Who are SendGrid competitors?

    Competitors of SendGrid include CM Group, Sigstr and Campaign Monitor.

  • Where is SendGrid headquarters?

    SendGrid headquarters is located at 1801 California St #500, Denver.

  • Where are SendGrid offices?

    SendGrid has offices in Denver, Irvine, Redwood City and London.

  • How many offices does SendGrid have?

    SendGrid has 4 offices.