Nylas is a company offering a communications platform allows developers to quickly build features that connect to every email, calendar, and contacts provider in the world that is headquartered in San Francisco, California and was founded in 2013 by Christine Spang, Gleb Polyakov, and Michael Grinich. Nylas offers an email API, calendar API, and a contacts API. The company claims their API platform can connect applications with every email, calendar, and contacts provider in the world. Notable customers using Nylas include: Comcast, HubSpot, Hyundai, LogMeIn, SparkPost, Lever, Pipedrive, News Corp, FreshWorks, AdRoll, Clio, EllieMae, and Ceridian.
On July 7, 2014 Nylas announced raising $2 million in seed funding from Betaworks.
On January 27, 2015 Nylas announced raising $8 million in series A funding from Formation 8 (lead investor), SV Angel, Great Oaks Venture Capital, Fuel Capital, Data Collective DCVC, Augusta Investments LLC, Armando Mann, and Adeyemi Ajao. On December 20, 2017 Nylas announced raising an additional $4 million in series A funding from 8VC (lead investor), Tuesday Capital, Rubicon Venture Capital, Great Oaks Venture Capital, and Armando Mann.
On August 22, 2018 Nylas announced raising $16 million in series B funding from Spark Capital (lead investor), Slack Fund, ScaleUP Ventures, Rubicon Ventures, Industry Ventures, Great Oaks Venture Capital, 8VC, and John Chambers.
Nylas' series B round was co-led by 8VC and Round13, with participation from Slack Fund, Spark Capital, ScaleUp, and Citi Ventures.