Startup Exits
Startup Exits
Mar 27, 2019
Tim Jenkins, founder of SendGrid: $3 billion sale to Twilio
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Tim Jenkins is a founder and ex-CTO of SendGrid, world's largest email delivery platform that sends as many emails per day as Twitter generates Tweets. SendGrid IPO'd in 2017 and was acquired by Twilio for $3 billion dollars in 2019. 


On this episode of the Startup Exits Podcast, we chat with Tim about:

• SendGrid's experience with TechStars. 

• Product-market-fit. What makes a great CTO? 

• Startup culture. 

• Remote operations for startups. 

• How startups go public. 

• SendGrid's relationship with Twilio. 

• Timing of startup exits. 

• Exit strategy for startups.


Full episode with transcription can be found here


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