From Sticky Notes To SMS: 7Shifts Organizes Employee Scheduling

Maybe old notebooks and scraps of paper aren’t the best “platforms” for managing your employee schedules. Jordan Boesch (pictured right), founder of online scheduling service,…Full Article

Hacker Olympics TwilioCon

Announcing The Hacker Olympics At TwilioCon

We’re super excited bring the Hacker Olympics to this year’s TwilioCon! That’s right, instead of a hackathon, you’ll be battling it out for developer street…Full Article


Announcing TwilioCon Keynote Speakers Jeff Pulver and Mitch Kapor

From defending digital rights to unlocking new avenues of communication, Jeff Pulver and Mitch Kapor changed the way we communicate today. Throughout their careers founding…Full Article


DialDrive: A Complete Phone Platform for Web and Mobile Marketing, Powered by Twilio

Datalot’s focus is to help you execute the best customer acquisition strategy possible on both web and mobile platforms. And now you can easily set…Full Article


Meet The Startups Featured at TwilioCon’s Startup Showcase

At this year’s TwilioCon, we’re featuring 14 startups expanding the future of communication by using Twilio in new and exciting ways. These startups from all…Full Article

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TwilioCon After Party with Nerd Rocker Jonathan Coulton

After TwilioCon, it’s time to dive into Jonathan Coulton’s world of eloquent zombies, Ikea mythology, and coding. Coulton, a fantastic folk/rock songwriter (and former software…Full Article


Get On The Bus To Win a Free Pass to TwilioCon and BoxWorks Developer Day In SF

The deadline for applications is September 5th, 5pm PST. Apply here. Get on the bus and get into two awesome conferences. We’re teaming up with…Full Article


Join Twilio at Parse Developer Day, September 5th in San Francisco

We’re excited to partner with Parse for their first annual conference, Parse Developer Day, in San Francisco on September 5, 2013. Twilio Devangelist, Kevin Whinnery…Full Article

Twilio Tech Talks Video: The Art Of Documentation, Empowering Users

Rob Zazueta may be new to Mashery, but he has over 15 years of development and documentation experience. Only two and a half weeks into…Full Article


Anish Kahnzode Ships American Idol Style SMS Voting System With Twilio

Anish Kahnzode (pictured right) built an SMS based live voting system for an audience of 4,000 in less than three weeks. When he volunteered to…Full Article

Autism Hackathon

Autism Hackathon Recap: Building For A Future of Clear Communication

A few weeks ago, the Autism Hackathon sent a message: Autism doesn’t limit anyone’s ability to communicate. “The only limitation is our imagination,” says Josh…Full Article


Announcing TwilioCon Keynote Speaker Mae Jemison: From Space Travel to Entrepreneurship

Dr. Mae Jemison was the first woman of color to travel in space; but that’s just one highlight of Mae’s incredible career. Dr. Jemison is…Full Article

Cloud Elements

Cloud Elements Connects SendGrid and Twilio

Cloud Elements gives developers an simple platform to organize all the different awesome cloud services they use everyday from GitHub, to Twilio, to PayPal and…Full Article


Draco Li Builds Triggio To Automate Alerts and Increase Productivity

Draco Li, an engineer at Loose Button, was tired of checking sales numbers every five minutes so he decided to build Triggio, an alert notification…Full Article

Twilio Tech Talks Video: David Weekly’s Lessons In Innovation

David Weekly learned a lot over a decade of hosting “nerd parties”, launching international co-working spaces, and founding startups. After founding PBWorks, Hacker Dojo and…Full Article

TwilioCon Announces 5 More Speakers From Zendesk, Polaris Project, ESPN, IDEO.org, and SpareFoot

Join Twilio for the third annual TwilioCon from September 17th through 19th in San Francisco. TwilioCon is a conference for software people with a focus…Full Article


TwilioCon 2013 Announces 5 New Speakers From Coca-Cola, Lyft, OpenTable, Wix and SmartThings

TwilioCon is the conference for software people – the developers, decision makers and entrepreneurs who are building the future of communication technologies. Last week, we…Full Article

Ahmad DOer of the Month

DOer Of The Month: Ahmad Nassri

We profiled Ahmad Nassri as DOer of the Month and featured his developer profile on the front page of the DOer Gallery. If  you’d like…Full Article

Draw The Owl

How To Draw An Owl: Painting A Mural In Minutes

What’s an office without its owl? We wanted to make our new office feel like home while honoring one of our core values – Draw…Full Article


Autism Speaks, Let’s Listen: Josh Carter’s Autism Hackathon

This is a syndicated post by Josh Carter, Twilio Senior Support Engineer, originally published on the Autism Speaks blog. Josh details why he hacks, his…Full Article

Startup Festival

Announcing The 11 Startups Riding Aboard the DOer Express to the International Startup Festival

We’re incredibly excited to get back on the DOer Express and take 11 amazing companies from New York City to Montreal for the International Startup…Full Article


Introducing Alice: New Voice, New Languages and Improved Text-to-Speech Capabilities

<Say> hello to Alice, the latest Twilio voice engine. Alice speaks 26 dialects, so you can communicate with customers, clients and callers in their own…Full Article

Tint How It Works

A Team of Four, The Eyes of Millions: Tint Scales With Twilio

In just eight months, a tiny startup reached millions of users and landed clients like the Dallas Cowboys, NBA.com, indie-rock darlings The Lumineers and pop-star…Full Article


Rocking Queens of Stone Age with Code and Reaching Over 20,000 Fans

Rockstars, Records and Code Josh Homme has sold out stadiums, played with the who’s who of the rock music world, and produced critically acclaimed albums…Full Article

Checkfront Eliminates Booking Hassles, Helps Businesses Keep In Touch w/ Customers via Twilio SMS

Kayaking is fun. Searching for the paperwork you filled out to go on a kayak tour is not fun. Checkfront aims to automate booking processes…Full Article

Create a Twilio SMS Language Translator Using Mashape

The following is a guest post by Chris Ismael, Developer Evangelist at Mashape, a cloud API hub allowing developers to discover and distribute APIs. Learn…Full Article

NodeConf Contest Winner: SMSFoo Lets You Edit Wufoo Forms via Twilio SMS

Last week, we announced a contest to send one lucky node.js hacker to NodeConf 2013.  We had a bunch of amazing entries, but the hack…Full Article

DOer of the Month: Hung Truong

DOer of the Month: Hung Truong – From Geocities to iOS Apps

Developer Hung Truong started putting together basic websites when Geocities was still in style (if it ever was). Now, Hung is an iOS developer at…Full Article

Diginate Shares Shipping Status Updates with Customers via Twilio SMS

How hard could it be to custom order a few posters? Tim Lamm (pictured right) discovered it’s pretty hard, and more expensive than you’d think.…Full Article

Old Stories, New Tech: StoryWorth Captures Family Memories with Twilio Voice

The phrase “ship it” means one thing to Nick Baum (pictured right), and another to his father. To Nick, those are last words you hear…Full Article

SOBERLINK Improves Alcohol Monitoring and Communication with Twilio SMS

SOBERLINK is fighting an old old problem with new technology. They’re offering law enforcement and treatment centers a new way to stay in touch with…Full Article

Txt2Give Lets You Donate to Non-Profits via Twilio SMS

Engineer and entrepreneur, Chad Boyd (pictured right) wanted to create an easy and secure way to donate money to his church. When it came time…Full Article

Twilio DOer Express

Apply Now to Join the DOer Express to the International Startup Festival in Montreal

Start practicing your company pitch and print out extra business cards, the International Startup Fest is happening July 10 -12  in Montreal. Twilio, SendGrid and…Full Article

Introducing Twilio HQ 3.0: Our Brand New Office

Twilio HQ 3.0: New Space, Same Heart 2013 has already been an incredible year – our community is out there fighting human trafficking with shortcodes,…Full Article

Jumping into the Shark Tank: How VerbalizeIt Swam With the Sharks and Prepped Their App With Twilio

VerbalizeIt co-founder Kunal Sarda (pictured right) shares four keys to preparing your communications app, which he and co-founder Ryan Frankel learned from appearing on the…Full Article

Beam Me Up Twilio: Win Tickets To Tonight’s Midnight Showing Of Star Trek: Into Darkness

In honor of all the developers in town for Google I/O, we’re giving away tickets to a midnight showing of Star Trek: Into Darkness tonight…Full Article

It Takes A Village – The Lassy Project Crowdsources Communication To Keep Kids Safe

The Lassy Project app is now live. Download the app here It takes a village to raise a child. But, what does it take to…Full Article

Powered Now Simplifies Construction Contracts, Wins Big at The Next Web Conference

In the midst of a noisy, chaotic home-remodeling, Ben Dyer was inspired to found a company. I use the term “inspired” loosely. Ben really needed…Full Article

Day In The Life: Being a Twilio Senior Visual Designer

Twilio is hiring for a Senior Visual Designer.  We’re looking for someone for can think critically, design beautifully, and bring the story of cloud communication…Full Article

Stalk Arrested Development? Get Notified When It Premiers via Twilio SMS

And now the story of one developer evangelist who feared missing out on Arrested Development’s season four premiere, and the one company which provided him…Full Article

Your Tutor Is One Call Away: Help Hub Connects Students and Tutors Via Twilio Voice

At 14 years old, Miguel Kudry (pictured right) started building apps. Now at age 20, he’s launched his second company, Help Hub, a new social…Full Article

Twilio Fund Europe Deadline Extended to May 6 – Apply Now

Ahoy! We’ve extended the deadline for submissions to our 500 Startups backed micro fund, Twilio Fund Europe to May 6th 11:59 GMT. Building the future…Full Article

CallTask Helps You Get The Most Out Of Your Call With Twilio

CEO Joel Gross built CallTask as a training tool for his sales team at Coalition Technologies. He used Twilio to record sales calls that his…Full Article

Win an Atomic Getaway to Visit the Large Hadron Collider at CERN

A team of the worlds brightest scientists from over 100 countries are working to simulate the Big Bang in a giant 17 mile long hadron…Full Article

Mobile Commons Connects Citizens to Senators with Twilio

Mobile Commons is giving citizens the communication tools they need to spark political action. They’re powering the communication technology behind Mayors Against Illegal Guns’ (MAIG)…Full Article

HomeJoy Bringing Everyone Clean and Happy Homes, Powered by Twilio

When clutter inspires a startup, you get HomeJoy. Founding a startup from your home can get messy. For Adora Cheung and her brother Aaron, the…Full Article

RETZ Brings Telephony To The Theatre with Twilio

Typically, the  telephone is the enemy of live theater. When someone’s phone rings in the middle of a climatic scene, it distracts the audience and…Full Article

Twilio Fund Winner Profile: Babelverse Bridges Language Barriers with Twilio

Building Around The Language Barrier Phrasebooks, calls to friends who could act as language interpreters, and Google translate queries weren’t cutting it while developers Mayel…Full Article

SocialSamba Builds New Avenues for Storytelling w/ Twilio

During SxSW I got a text from The Mad Hatter. “Next time I yell ‘I am a golden god!’ and jump into a pool, I’m…Full Article