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, CO, US
Cybersecurity ratingCMore
SendGrid was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in Denver, CO, US

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Key People/Management at SendGrid

Jeff Lawson

Jeff Lawson

Co-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, CO, US (HQ)
1801 California St #500
Irvine, CA, US
400 Spectrum Center Dr #400
Redwood City, CA, 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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$80.4 m


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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10028.5 k33.4 k40 k42.7 k42 k45.9 k55.2 k58.2 k63.6 k69.3 k74.6 k78.6 k80 k80 k

Emails Processed (for the Period Ended)

100 m161 b233 b149 b237 b338 b210 b325 b457 b130.4 b140.2 b141.7 b

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SendGrid Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

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

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 Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

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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

Apple Mail App Privacy Protection: What Email Senders Need to Know

On June 7th, Apple announced Mail Privacy Protection allowing users to decide what data is shared when using the Mail app. Here's what we know so far. The post Apple Mail App Privacy Protection: What Email Senders Need to Know appeared first on SendGrid.

A Spike in Spamhaus Listings: Here’s What Happened

On June 7th, 2021, Twilio SendGrid alongside other ESPs saw a significant spike in Spamhaus listings, impacting many IP addresses and some customer mail. Here's what happened. The post A Spike in Spamhaus Listings: Here’s What Happened appeared first on SendGrid.

Expanding Into SMS (for Those Who Don’t Code Like Me)

Get started with SMS in just one click. Setting up an SMS Auto-response app has literally never been easier. Why wait to expand into SMS? Start today. The post Expanding Into SMS (for Those Who Don’t Code Like Me) appeared first on SendGrid.

The State of Personalization 2021 Just Published

The State of Personalization hones in on an important point: for businesses today, it’s personalize or perish. The post The State of Personalization 2021 Just Published appeared first on SendGrid.

Email Writing 101: How to Write Better Emails in 2021 (14+ Ways)

Email writing is a skill—not an inherent talent. Learning to write outstanding emails takes time, practice, and a little know-how.  The post Email Writing 101: How to Write Better Emails in 2021 (14+ Ways) appeared first on SendGrid.

How to Create a Landing Page with Laravel, Vue.js, and SendGrid

Learn to create a landing page using a combination of Laravel 8, Vue.js, and SendGrid from a PHP expert. The post How to Create a Landing Page with Laravel, Vue.js, and 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 108 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 $1 m.

  • Who are SendGrid competitors?

    Competitors of SendGrid include Stensul, Front and SparkPost.

  • 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.