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  • Our founders have never hesitated to zag whenever everyone else zigs. This Forbes article reveals how sticking to values of humility, creativity and independence led to unlikely success outside of Silicon Valley.

    The New Atlanta Billionaires Behind An Unlikely Tech Unicorn

    wo years ago, Ben Chestnut found a crumpled piece of paper in the trunk of his Mercedes GL63 SUV, alongside the muddy shoes and helmets he uses while mountain biking in the hills of northern Georgia. Forgotten there for a year, the paper assessed how much a top private equity firm in New York thought his company was worth: $2 billion.

  • So excited about our new look at Mailchimp (note the lowercase "c").

    See Mailchimp's weird new branding

    As companies grow up, their branding usually does, too. That often means that the initial quirkiness of a startup logo fades into the slick, streamlined branding you see everywhere today-like that same sans serif font that has become the basis for Google, Airbnb, and Pinterest's wordmarks.

  • We couldn't be prouder to be Inc. Magazine's 2017 Company of the Year. Congrats to Ben and Dan and all of the employees that empower small businesses everyday!

    Want Proof That Patience Pays Off? Ask the Founders of This 17-Year-Old $525 Million Email Empire

    It's a beautiful day in his neighborhood, and Ben Chestnut is thinking about pain. Late-afternoon sun is shining on Atlanta's BeltLine, an abandoned train track converted into a green pedestrian path. Children cluster at a cart selling small-batch raspberry-lime Popsicles. Commuters swarm past on bikes and boards and feet, the city's gleaming towers at a picturesque remove.


    Getting Hired for Design at MailChimp

    If you had to describe MailChimp in visuals, you might use a paint drip billboard, a Freddie made of moss or basmati rice, and about a hundred different T-shirt designs. Then again, maybe you'd use a skateboard deck, a temporary tattoo of Grace Hopper, or a neon sign about coffee inspired by Dave Grohl.

  • That Time We Made a Bike Share App for Our Coworkers

    When MailChimp cofounder Dan Kurzius first visited Krog St. Market in 2014, he was surprised by how many shoppers were riding their bikes to the food-and-retail hall. And with MailChimp's move to a similar structure- Ponce City Market -on the horizon, he was feeling a little bit inspired, too.

  • Community is a crucial part of our culture here at MailChimp, and we dive deep to explore how to improve life for the citizens of Atlanta, our hometown.

    Cultivating Equity with MailChimp Community College | MailChimp Email Marketing Blog

    This week marks the start of MailChimp Community College in partnership with the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta. Over the next few months, a cohort of 12 MailChimp employees will have the opportunity to think broadly about equity in our community.

  • MailChimp employees love coffee in many forms (drip, pour-over, espresso) but we especially love Coffee Hour, our Friday morning speaker series.

    The Evolution of MailChimp's Coffee Hour | MailChimp Email Marketing Blog

    Maybe you've heard about MailChimp's Coffee Hour, our Friday morning speaker series. It's been a staple of our culture for years, growing and changing along with the company. In fact, the last time we blogged about Coffee Hour was all the way back in 2012.

  • "It’s possible, in other words, to start a tech company that runs more like a normal business than a debt-fueled rocket ship careening out of control"

    MailChimp and the Un-Silicon Valley Way to Make It as a Start-Up

    There is perhaps no better example of this other way than MailChimp, a 16-year-old Atlanta-based company that makes marketing software for small businesses. If you've heard of MailChimp, it's either because you are one of its 12 million customers or because you were hooked on "Serial," the blockbuster true-crime podcast that MailChimp sponsored.

  • Love this advice from our CEO, Ben Chestnut..

    Ben Chestnut of MailChimp: Learn to Love the Job You've Got

    This interview with Ben Chestnut, C.E.O. of MailChimp, an email marketing service, was conducted and condensed by Adam Bryant. Q. What were your early years like? A. I grew up in a small town near Atlanta called Hephzibah. It's right outside of a military base, and my father was a military man at Fort Gordon.

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