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  • SparkPost Global Survey Reveals 74% of Marketing Leaders Concerned with Impending Privacy Changes

    COLUMBIA, MD– January 19, 2022 – SparkPost, the world’s largest email sending and optimization platform delivering nearly 40% of the world’s email, today released its annual email benchmark report, titled Email in 2022: The trends, behaviors, and benchmarks driving email forward. The report closely examines how digital marketers and email marketers have adjusted two years

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  • SparkPost Achieves ISO 27001 Certification in Latest Commitment to Global Security

    Columbia, MD – January 11, 2022 – SparkPost, the world’s largest email sending and optimization platform delivering nearly 40 percent of the world’s email, announces it has been granted ISO 27001 certification for its corporate systems and cloud products. SparkPost has long been trusted by some of the world’s most sophisticated enterprise-level email senders such

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  • SparkPost Inbox Expo Valencia: International Email Technology Conference 

    The SparkPost Inbox Expo  is multi-track and attracts leaders in email, marketing, CRM, security and privacy. The event will run for 3 days beginning 14th December, and it will be held at the exclusive beachfront 5-star grand luxury spa resort, Las Arenas. The first class facilities will play host to 3 days of learning, working

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  • SparkPost Announces Updates to Inbox Tracker on Salesforce AppExchange,  the World’s Leading Enterprise Cloud Marketplace

      Media Contact: Carol Tong PR for SparkPost 510-304-6139 carol@caroltongconsulting.com  COLUMBIA, MD– November 10, 2021 – SparkPost today announced it has updated Inbox Tracker on Salesforce AppExchange, providing customers with its new auto seeding feature, which enables marketers and deliverability specialists to efficiently gauge real-time performance within Salesforce Marketing Cloud. The tightly integrated solution leverages

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  • SparkPost New Deliverability Analytics Solution Improves Email Marketing Sends with Competitor Performance Benchmarking and Inline Seeding

    COLUMBIA, MD, July 22, 2021 – SparkPost today announced it has launched SparkPost Deliverability Analytics, reducing the time and effort it takes SparkPost sending customers to make fast, data-driven decisions that optimize email programs. Sending customers will be armed with data-based insights to triage email campaign performance issues early, and quickly respond to improve audience

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  • SparkPost Announces Inbox Tracker on Salesforce AppExchange, the World’s Leading Enterprise Cloud Marketplace

    Columbia, MD – July 13, 2021 – SparkPost today announced it has launched Inbox Tracker on Salesforce AppExchange, offering deliverability analytics to users, enabling them to monitor and optimize their email marketing programs in real time to get more emails to the inbox. A fully-integrated version of Inbox Tracker is now available to users via

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  • SparkPost Acquires Taxi for Email, Expanding Its Enterprise-Focused Email Platform

    COLUMBIA, MD – May 20, 2021 – SparkPost, the world’s most trusted email sending and deliverability platform, today announced it has acquired Taxi for Email, the email design and productivity platform that enterprise-level email teams use to make better performing email, quicker and at larger scale. The addition of Taxi for Email into the SparkPost

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  • SparkPost Names Michelle Byrd Chief People Officer

    COLUMBIA, MD– March 25, 2021 – SparkPost, the world’s most trusted email sending and deliverability platform delivering nearly 40% of the world’s commercial email, today announced Michelle Byrd has joined as Chief People Officer, who will focus on leading global people operations and expanding the employee base as the company plans explosive growth following a

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  • SparkPost Design Tracker Solution Integrates with Litmus Enterprise Platform for Optimum Customer Messaging Experience

    COLUMBIA, MD– March 23, 2021 – SparkPost, the world’s largest email sending and deliverability platform delivering nearly 40% of the world’s email, today announced it has incorporated the Litmus platform’s email optimization technology into its popular Design Tracker solution, providing a more seamless email marketing experience. Design Tracker is an enhanced feature within the company’s

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  • SparkPost and Abusix Expand Partnership to Strengthen Email Deliverability

    COLUMBIA, MD– February 25, 2021 – SparkPost, the world’s largest email sending and deliverability platform delivering nearly 40% of the world’s email, today announced the expansion of its partnership with Abusix, the leading network security provider focused on email threat protection and network security, to include the use of SparkPost’s Reputable Sender List as an

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  • SparkPost Lands $180 Million Strategic Growth Investment

    COLUMBIA, MD– January 27, 2021 – SparkPost, the world’s largest email sending and optimization platform delivering nearly 40 percent of the world’s commercial email, today announced it has secured $180 million from LLR Partners, NewSpring Capital and PNC Bank to invest in the next era of growth of its market-leading email technology. With the major

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  • SparkPost Marketing Leader & Email Practitioner Surveys Reveal 72% of People Feel Overworked

    COLUMBIA, MD–December 9, 2020–SparkPost, the world’s largest email delivery and analytics platform delivering nearly 40% of the world’s email, today released its annual Email Benchmark Report, titled Email In 2021 – The Trends, Behaviors, and Benchmarks Shaping Email In 2021. The report looks closely at email marketing trends as a response to digital marketing opportunities

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  • SparkPost Unveils Newly Built Capabilities For Its Global Spam Trap Network for Faster, Improved Email Deliverability Insight

    COLUMBIA, MD– October 20, 2020 – SparkPost, the world’s largest email delivery and analytics platform delivering nearly 40 percent of the world’s email, today announced it has added additional sources to its Global Spam Trap Network, which provides organizations the ability to monitor and quickly assess which email domains are underperforming and understanding emails that

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  • SparkPost Named “Best B2C Email Marketing Solution” by MarTech Breakthrough Awards

    COLUMBIA, MD– September 29, 2020 – SparkPost, the world’s largest email delivery and analytics platform that delivers nearly 40 percent of the world’s email, today announced it was named the “Best B2C Email Marketing Solution” by leading market intelligence organization MarTech Breakthrough, which recognizes the companies and technologies that drive marketing in a digital world.

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  • WebEngage and SparkPost Announce Strategic Partnership

    MUMBAI, INDIA / LONDON, UK / COLUMBIA, US – September 8, 2020. SparkPost, the world’s largest email delivery and analytics engine, has named WebEngage, a leading, cloud-based, marketing automation platform, as one of its strategic international partners. The partnership with SparkPost expands WebEngage’s email portfolio, allowing its customers to leverage Sparkpost’s advanced technology to supercharge

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  • SparkPost Expands Its IntelliSeeds™ Data Network To Deliver The Most Reliable, Expansive Real-Time Email Deliverability Insights in the World

    COLUMBIA, MD– September 3, 2020 – SparkPost, the world’s largest email delivery and analytics engine that delivers nearly 40 percent of the world’s email, today announced it expanded its IntelliSeeds™ email data to include an additional 24 ISPs. Now firmly into Europe, their reach includes Poland, France, Germany Hungary, and coverage in China and Korea.

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  • SparkPost Names Natalia Dykyj as Vice President and Head of Marketing

    COLUMBIA, MD– July 21, 2020 – SparkPost, the world’s largest email delivery and analytics engine that delivers nearly 40 percent of the world’s email, today announced Natalia Dykyj has joined the company as Vice President and Head of Marketing to spearhead global strategy for corporate, customer, product and partner marketing, ultimately responsible for helping drive

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  • Fifty-Four Percent of Consumers Open Product-Oriented Email When Clear Customer Action is Included, Driving Engagement, Conversion and Opportunity

    SparkPost, the world’s largest email delivery and analytics engine that delivers nearly 40 percent of the world’s email, today published the results of a consumer survey co-developed with leading global survey software company SurveyMonkey. The survey captures how retail consumers feel about marketing communications from their favorite retail brands – what marketing activity promotes consumer

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  • ActionIQ and SparkPost Join Forces to Deliver Transformative Digital Customer Experiences

    SAN FRANCISCO and NEW YORK – May 12, 2020 – ActionIQ, the leading customer data platform for enterprises, and SparkPost, the world’s largest email delivery and analytics engine that delivers over a third of the world’s email, today announced an integrated solution bringing brands real-time email delivery, intelligence, and personalization. The combined solution delivers improved

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  • SparkPost’s 2020 Benchmark Report Finds Senders Neglect Testing, Deliverability and Engagement to Support Transactional Email

    SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 29, 2020 – SparkPost, the world’s largest email sending platform delivering email deliverability solutions and performance insights, today released its 2020 Transactional Email Benchmark Report, a snapshot of email professionals’ approaches, techniques and beliefs. Key findings show that while senders are ramping up transactional emails and view them as powerful tools for engagement

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  • SparkPost to Acquire eDataSource to Offer Industry’s First Fully Integrated Email Sending and Analytics Platform

    SAN FRANCISCO–(Oct 29, 2019) –- SparkPost, the world’s largest email sending platform, today announced the intent to acquire eDataSource, the leading provider of email deliverability solutions and performance insights. SparkPost powers the world’s largest email senders and delivers SparkPost Signals, an innovative, predictive email intelligence solution to market. eDataSource’s inbox performance insights and reputation management

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  • SparkPost Hires Tech Executive Sam Holding to Lead International Business Growth

    SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 24,  2019 — SparkPost (www.sparkpost.com), the #1 email delivery and analytics service, today announced it has hired Sam Holding as Head of International. Holding is located in London and will lead all international strategies and activities related to sales, marketing and customer retention. With the addition of Holding, SparkPost aims to build

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  • SparkPost Announces Speakers and Diversity and Inclusion Scholarships at OptIn’19 Email Intelligence Conference

    SAN FRANCISCO, September 18,  2019 — SparkPost (www.sparkpost.com), the #1 email delivery and analytics service, today announced notable speakers and Diversity and Inclusion Scholarships at OptIn’19 (https://events.sparkpost.com/optin19). The OptIn’19 conference is the first and only email intelligence conference that explores the role data plays in today’s marketing strategies and how it can be leveraged to

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  • SparkPost Announces ‘OptIn’19: The Email Intelligence Conference’

    SAN FRANCISCO, September 4, 2019 — SparkPost (www.sparkpost.com), the #1 email delivery and analytics service, today announced OptIn’19: The Email Intelligence Conference (https://events.sparkpost.com/optin19), Oct. 29 – 30, 2019 at Carmel Valley Ranch in Carmel, California. OptIn’19 is an open industry conference bringing together thought leaders, product managers, marketers, and email professionals from all over the

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  • SparkPost Introduces New Recipient Validation Capabilities for Improved Email Deliverability

    SAN FRANCISCO, August 27, 2019 – SparkPost (www.sparkpost.com), the #1 email delivery and analytics service, today announced the next generation of its SparkPost Recipient Validation service, its email validation solution that uses sending data from its footprint of trillions of emails. SparkPost Recipient Validation achieves the industry’s best sender reputation protection by leveraging the world’s

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  • SparkPost Introduces the Industry’s First Predictive Email Intelligence Platform

    SAN FRANCISCO, May 14, 2019 – SparkPost (www.sparkpost.com), the #1 email delivery and analytics service, today announced SparkPost Signals, the first predictive email intelligence platform which analyzes the behavior of trillions of emails to predict email engagement and delivery health. It allows marketers to optimize their email delivery based on predictive analytics and machine learning

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  • SparkPost & MessageBird Form Strategic Partnership to Link the World’s Largest Sender of Email with Fastest Growing Cloud Communication Platform

    AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands, and SAN FRANCISCO, California. February 12, 2019 — MessageBird, the cloud communications platform for rapidly-growing disruptors and innovative enterprises worldwide, and SparkPost, the #1 email delivery and analytics platform, today announced a strategic partnership agreement to extend the communications channels available to businesses. SparkPost, which delivers more than 37% of the world’s

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  • SparkPost Appoints Rich Harris as Chief Executive Officer

    SparkPost, the cloud email API service preferred by leading Internet and technology companies, today announced that Richard Harris has joined SparkPost as Chief Executive Officer. He succeeds outgoing CEO Phillip Merrick. Harris is joining SparkPost at a time when the company is positioned for continued growth. “Premier businesses such as Zillow, Pinterest, Intercom, and The

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  • SparkPost Celebrates Opening of New Maryland Headquarters to Accommodate Rapid Growth

    SparkPost, a cloud email API service preferred by leading internet and technology companies, today announced it has opened new headquarters in Maryland to accommodate rapid company growth, expanding from approximately 13,900 square feet to 29,665 square feet at its new location at 9160 Guilford Road in Columbia, Md. SparkPost’s new, two-story Maryland headquarters features innovative

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  • World-Class Speakers Announced For The SparkPost European Customer Forum 2018

    SparkPost, the leading email API provider that helps organizations improve email deliverability and customer satisfaction, today announced the speakers for its European Customer Forum 2018 (ECF18). The immersive event, which will be held in Europe for the first time, takes place on May 3rd in London. The forum’s comprehensive agenda features Julian Toledo from Google

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  • SparkPost Earns SOC 2 Type II Certification

    SparkPost, a cloud email API service preferred by leading internet and technology companies, today announced that it has been awarded with the Service Organization Control (SOC) 2 Type II certification that covers all of its facilities, business processes, and cloud services. This certification confirms that the SparkPost platform meets the strict information security and privacy

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  • SparkPost Brings Cloud Email API To The EU, Announces GDPR Compliance

    SparkPost, a cloud email API service preferred by leading internet and technology companies, today announced the immediate availability of SparkPost EU. Entirely hosted in the European Union, the service offers companies low-latency delivery of application-generated emails and enhanced compliance with EU privacy and data protection regulations. Alongside SparkPost EU, the company is also announcing that

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  • SparkPost CEO Phillip Merrick to Deliver Keynote Address at TechBUZZ Spring 2018

    SparkPost, the most performant cloud email delivery service available, today announced its CEO, Phillip Merrick, will deliver the closing keynote address at this month’s TechBUZZ Spring 2018 conference in Washington, D.C. Produced by the Mid-Atlantic Venture Association (MAVA), TechBUZZ is one of the premier venues for credible early companies coming to market. Merrick has a

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  • SparkPost Launches Jump Start Program for New MarTech Partners

    SparkPost, the most performant cloud email delivery service available, today announced its Jump Start Program to supply new MarTech providers with the expert advice and integration services they need to leverage the industry’s leading email sending platform, at no additional charge. The new program both advances SparkPost’s leadership position in the MarTech sector, and builds

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  • SparkPost Customers Deliver Record Number of Emails Over Thanksgiving Week and Cyber Monday

    SparkPost, the cloud email delivery service preferred by leading internet, MarTech, and e-commerce companies, today announced that SparkPost Cloud customers delivered a record number of emails over the seven day period including Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Additionally, the company noted that the majority of all marketing emails sent over the period were delivered by

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  • SparkPost Now Available on AWS Marketplace

    SparkPost, a cloud email delivery service preferred by leading internet and technology companies, today announced that it is now available on AWS Marketplace, enabling customers to quickly and easily integrate SparkPost into Amazon Web Services (AWS)-based applications. SparkPost’s AWS Marketplace listing offers customers simplified sign-up, with the subscription integrated into the AWS bill. Starting December

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  • SparkPost Introduces HEML Email Development Framework

    SparkPost, the most performant cloud email delivery service available, today announced the first release of HEML, an open source, easy-to-use email development tool that enables users to code responsive emails in a way that significantly reduces development time and ensures consistency. HEML is the latest in a collection of standalone platform agnostic developer tools available

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  • SparkPost Reports High Growth T2D3 Achievement

    SparkPost, the most performant cloud email delivery service available, today announced that its cloud email business has achieved another milestone on its path to T2D3, recognized as critical for SaaS companies’ path to success. The T2D3 path is a very specific, high growth trajectory defined by annual recurring revenue (ARR) which triples for two consecutive

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  • Jane.com Turns to SparkPost to Manage Its Targeted Customer Interactions

    SparkPost, the most performant cloud email delivery service available, today announced that Jane.com, an online marketplace featuring the latest in women’s fashion trends, home decor, and children’s clothing, has selected SparkPost to drive its highly-personalized email engagement campaigns. “Email has always been the top channel in bringing in traffic and revenue for Jane.com,” said Marcus

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  • SparkPost Named AWS Partner Network Advanced Technology Partner

    SparkPost, the most performant cloud email delivery service available, today announced it has achieved Advanced Technology Partner status in the AWS Partner Network (APN). The APN is the global partner program focused on helping APN Partners build successful AWS-based businesses or solutions by providing business, technical, marketing, and go-to-market support. SparkPost has leveraged AWS since its

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