BOULDER, CO--(Marketwire - Aug 22, 2012) - SendGrid, the leader in email deliverability, today announced a three-city tour aimed at educating web application companies on email deliverability. The SendGrid Delivered tour kicks off in New York on September 12 and includes stops in San Francisco on October 10 and Denver on November 8. The full day events include guest presentations from developers at Branchout, Crowdtap, Formspring, FullContact, Glo, Kickstarter, StumbleUpon, Yipit, as well as an API workshop and happy hour.
Attendees will hear about email deliverability best practices, learn about leveraging transactional email for higher ROI and will be among the select few to preview SendGrid's latest feature releases. SendGrid's developer evangelists will be on hand to demo SendGrid APIs, and answer one-on-one questions about integration with SendGrid's cloud-based transactional email infrastructure service. 2009 TechStars Boulder graduate SendGrid currently counts 60,000 web application companies as customers, including Foursquare, LinkedIn, Tumblr, Pinterest and Spotify.
"SendGrid Delivered is the first leg of a broader effort to bring what we've learned in three years of helping web application companies of all sizes make sure their app-generated email reaches their users," said Robert Phillips, Vice President of Marketing, SendGrid. "Attendees will come away with a better understanding of how to manage, improve and scale transactional email programs, what technical issues to be aware of and how to integrate their applications more seamlessly with SendGrid."
SendGrid Delivered is free to attend, but space is limited. Those interested in attending can reserve a seat in their city.
SendGrid is the leader in email deliverability. SendGrid's cloud-based platform increases email deliverability, provides actionable insight and scales to meet any volume of email, relieving businesses of the cost and complexity of maintaining custom email infrastructures. The email delivery platform of choice for 60,000 web application companies and developers, including foursquare, Pinterest, Airbnb, Twilio, Spotify and Pandora, SendGrid delivers more than 4 billion emails per month. Founded in 2009 and based in Boulder, Colo., SendGrid is backed by Foundry Group, Highway 12 Ventures, Bessemer Venture Partners and several notable individual investors. For more information, visit www.sendgrid.com.