BOULDER, Colo., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SendGrid, the leading email delivery service for the world's wanted email, today announced that it is powering the application email delivery for the fastest growing real estate SaaS technology platform in North America, Commissions Inc. Since becoming a customer in 2011, Commissions Inc has scaled its email delivery with SendGrid from 2,000 emails to tens of millions of emails delivered, all with high delivery and response rates.
Thousands of real estate brokers and agents in the US and Canada utilize Commissions Inc's platform to discover potential home buyers and sellers, while millions of home buyers and sellers use the service to gain access to home listings and to understand the broker and agent landscape. Buyers and sellers can sign up for daily property email alerts that match with their preferred listing criteria. Whether in the form of customized email or automated alerts, email serves as the primary customer acquisition and retention tool for agents looking to match home buyers and sellers.
"With email, Commissions Inc enables brokers and agents to deliver customized, targeted messages which connect prospective homebuyers and sellers. As such, the reliable delivery of email is mission critical to our business and we would not have been able to manage or scale our email delivery effectively without SendGrid," said Matthew Swanson, chief software architect, Commissions Inc. "SendGrid has established itself as a trusted expert when it comes to navigating the complexity of SMTP email and has unmatched customer support. They have played an important role in the rapid growth of our broker, buyer and seller user base."
"We're excited to have played a role in Commissions Inc's ascendance from innovative startup to one of the most widely adopted real estate technology platforms in use today," said Jim Franklin, CEO, SendGrid. "Commissions Inc is a visionary company, both in the design, function and user experience of its platform, and in the way that they use application email as a core driver for customer acquisition and growth. We look forward to helping them to continue to achieve their customer adoption and growth goals."
To learn more about how Commissions Inc is using SendGrid to successfully deliver email, tune into the SendGrid customer webcast on August 5th.
SendGrid is the leader in application email infrastructure. 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 160,000 web application companies and developers, including Uber, foursquare, Pinterest, Airbnb, Twilio, Spotify and Pandora, SendGrid delivers more than 100 billion emails per year. Founded in 2009 as part of Techstars and based in Boulder, Colo., SendGrid is backed by Bessemer Venture Partners, Foundry Group, Highway 12 Ventures, Bullet Time Ventures, SoftTech VC, 500 Startups and several notable individual investors such as Matt Mullenweg and Scott Petry. For more information, visit www.sendgrid.com.
About Commissions Inc
Commissions Inc is a real estate technology platform that connects top tier real estate brokers and agents to homebuyers and sellers. Commissions Inc works with hundreds of MLS data providers throughout the US and Canada resulting in millions of listings housed within their platform. This unique exchange attracts active and engaged home buyers to their agent and broker sites providing extensive home buyer data which brokers and agents use to foster deals. Powerful communication and lead generation tools coupled with strategic marketing from Commissions Inc professionals result in more leads, increased productivity, and ultimately, faster sales.
David Friedman, SendGrid