Technology

Twilio Acquires SendGrid for $2 billion

Exciting news for all technology fans.  Anyone who has worked for a startup or Fintech has most definitely heard of Twilio and SendGrid. Twilio is well known for being a platform as a service (PaaS) that simplifies building SMS, Voice & Messaging applications on an API built for global scale.  SendGrid is well known for being a platform as a service that simplifies delivering transactional and marketing emails through the world’s largest cloud-based email delivery platform.  WIth Twilio’s latest enterprise omni channel platform called Twilio Flex, this makes perfect sense since email was a missing part of the equation. This is a great Read more…

Fintech

7 Things to Consider Before Launching a Fintech Startup

Fintech is here to stay. Fintech is all about solving pain points we all experience. It’s making an impact in all avenues in our life.  Fintech is not reinventing the wheel, but in fact, improving the Customer Experience as a whole.  It’s improving our spending habits, providing choice, faster access to capital, access to better services. For example, getting a loan is a standard process.  You go to the bank, fill out some forms, and the loan officer will get back to you in a few days to determine if you qualify.  Fintech’s have improve the collection and validation process, now with Read more…