Nylas

Nylas

A company offering a communications platform allows developers to quickly build features that connect to every email, calendar, and contacts provider in the world.

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.

Funding

Seed

On July 7, 2014 Nylas announced raising $2 million in seed funding from Betaworks.

Series A

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.

Series B

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.

Timeline

June 23, 2020

Nylas raises $25 million in a series B round of funding.

Nylas' series B round was co-led by 8VC and Round13, with participation from Slack Fund, Spark Capital, ScaleUp, and Citi Ventures.

June 23, 2020

Nylas secures a $25 million Series B round of funding, led by 8VC and Round13 Capital with participation from existing investors Spark Capital, ScaleUP and Slack Fund, as well as a new investor, Citi Ventures.

Funding rounds

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Funding round date
Investment
Nylas funding round, August 2018
16,000,000
August 2018
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People

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Role
LinkedIn

Adeyemi Ajao

Investor

Andrew Romans

Investor

Armando Mann

Investor

Ben Gotow

Employee

Christine Spang

Founder

Daniel Manesh

Employee

Dave Fetterman

Advisor

Deva Santiago

Advisor

Evan Morikawa

Employee

Gleb Polyakov

Employee

Greg Brockman

Investor

Halla Moore

Employee

Henry McNamara

Investor

Jeff Arnold

Investor

Jeremy Price

Employee

Karim Hamidou

Employee

Katja Younes

Employee

Kevin Webb

Investor

Kristina Oh

Employee

Lou Kaileh

Employee

Makala Keys

Employee

Margaret Karl

Employee

Michael Pfister

Employee

Rick Armbrust

Advisor

Russell Murphy

Employee

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AlleyWatch
June 27, 2020
AlleyWatch
The Pulse of New York Tech
Christine Hall
June 23, 2020
Crunchbase News
Nylas helps developers build features that connect to any email, calendar and contacts provider.

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