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As the world's third largest transactional email sender, MailChannels secures and delivers billions of email messages for close to 800 infrastructure providers.

  • Stage $3M in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Software
  • Location Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • Currency CAD
  • Founded March 2004
  • Employees 22
  • Incorporation Type C-corp
  • Website

Company Summary

MailChannels helps internet infrastructure providers such as web hosting companies, mailbox providers, and ISPs get their customer email delivered reliably. We deliver email on behalf of millions of individual senders, identifying compromised accounts and shutting them down automatically, automating a costly and error-prone manual process that used to be a major headache for providers.


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    Ken Simpson

    Ken first experienced the excitement and magic of software when his father brought home one of the first IBM PCs in 1980, teaching him how to write simple programs in BASIC. Since then, he has combined his passion for software with entrepreneurism, founding or participating as an early-stage employee in four successful startups in a broad range of technical areas. Ken has a 1st Class Honors degree in Computer Engineering from Santa Clara and SFU.

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    Director of Operations and Technical Support

    Having recently obtained an MBA
    from the UBC Sauder School of Business, Sridhar has a background in engineering large enterprise networks and spent three years with Infosys in Bangalore. At MailChannels, Sridhar is responsible for operating our web scale email delivery cloud and running our mostly remote 24x7 technical support team.

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    Director of Development

    Mike leads the company’s engineering team,
    and is an experienced manager and talented developer in his
    own right. Mike was an early employee and Senior Developer at ActiveState, where he worked on
    a range of products for enterprise customers.

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    Director of Marketing

    Desmond is responsible for demand generation and marketing communications. Previously, he held positions at Hoggan & Associates, a leading public relations agency representing clients such as SAP Business Objects and Electronic Arts Canada.

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    Doug has significant experience managing and scaling high performance teams at quickly growing companies of all sizes, ranging from early stage startups to public companies. Doug is currently the VP, Operations at Zendesk, where he reports to the COO and leads a number of initiatives focused on helping us operationalize the company's goals, objectives, and priorities, including its business operations and GTM strategy teams.

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    Howard founded SustaiNet Software to focus on developing a Stakeholder Information Management Solution that assists those companies in the natural resource and extraction sectors to ‘earn their social license to operate’, and simultaneously reduce project risk, delays and surprises from landowners, Aboriginal communities, the public, anyone impacted in some way by these companies operations, projects and initiatives.


Previous Investors

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    Seattle Alliance of Angels
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    Western Universities Technology Investment Fund