Acquired by on August 24, 2016
Total Equity Funding
$126.1M in 13 Rounds from 11 Investors
New York, NY
Return Path offers companies with a data platform, SaaS-based products, and professional services to promote and protect their brands.
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Security, SaaS, Email, Messaging

Company Details


Return Path is a global data solutions provider that offers companies with a data platform, SaaS-based products, and professional services to promote and protect their brands. Return Path’s portfolio of solutions includes email optimization: a solution that ensures deliverability of emails and maximizes revenue from email marketing campaigns with the use of its products such as certifications, inbox monitor, reputation monitor, inbox insight, inbox preview, email client monitor, and more; email fraud protection: a solution that helps to find, mitigate, and prevent cyber threats using DMARC implementation, proactive blocking, advanced threat intelligence, mail stream categorization, data integration, dashboards, cloud services, and more; and consumer insight: a solution that provides in-depth visibility into consumer behavior in real-time, based on the category, product, and SKU level of purchases.

Strategy Mapper, Frequency Finder, and Subject Line Optimizer are apps developed to optimize the performance of email marketing campaigns.

Return Path was founded by Eric Kirby, Jack Sinclair, George Bilbrey, and Matt Blumberg in 1999 and is headquartered in New York, United States with offices in Denver, Sunnyvale, Austin, Indianapolis, Toronto, London, Paris, Munich, Hamburg, Sydney, and Sao Paulo.

Funding Rounds (13) - $126.1M

DateAmount / RoundValuationLead InvestorInvestors
Dec, 2014$35M / Private Equity6
Jul, 2014$5M / Convertible Note0
Oct, 2013$6.8M / Series G3
Jun, 2013$29M / Private Equity2
Jan, 2012$1.63M / Venture0
Aug, 2011$11M / Venture0
Jul, 2009$5.5M / Venture0
Jan, 2009$6M / Series E5
Nov, 2008$10M / Series E1
Dec, 2005$4.25M / Venture0
May, 2004$2M / Venture0
Feb, 2003$3.42M / Venture0
Jan, 2002$6.5M / Venture0

Acquisitions (4)

Jul 23, 2012Unknown
Jan 10, 2012Unknown
Aug 12, 2008Unknown
Jul 1, 2004Unknown

Current Team (12)


Competitors (4)

  • 250ok is the preferred choice for email analytics and deliverability services by forward-thinking brands.
  • eData Source offers inbox delivery, campaign rendering, and competitor and ecommerce tracking solutions.
  • Curating news & providing coverage of major events, opinion & commentary for messaging industry leaders and influencers.
  • SendForensics provides advanced email deliverability testing solutions that enables users to accurately measure deliverability.

Memberships (1)

  • Fighting Spam, Educating Members on Best...

Offices/Locations (1)

  • Headquarters

    3 Park Avenue

    41st Floor

    New York, NY 10016


Past Event Appearances (1)

Images (1)


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