Matchmaker, Matchmaker, Make Me an App

I’d like to share with you one of the most exciting things we’ve been doing behind the scenes in the Twilio developer community: matchmaking. We’re connecting businesses with software developers who are familiar with voice-enabling software using Twilio, and helping developers find projects, mentors, and resources to jump start making money with their Twilio skills.  Overall, this leads to more fabulous apps launching on the Twilio… Read More

Test Drive Entrepreneurship with the Twilio Startup Weekend Challenge

Over the course of the next two weekends, Startup Weekend events will take place in ten cities major cities across the U.S. and including London, and Twilio will be there in person as well as in spirit to encourage innovation in voice applications using the Twilio API. November 13th – 15th Atlanta Boise Tulsa November 20th – 22nd New York Los Angeles Bay Area Cleveland Dallas… Read More

Twilio for Non-Profits

Homeless Resource Hotline by Mahmood & Desiree Mahmood and his fiancee Desiree built The Homeless Resource Hotline over the course of the weekend to address a need that the newly homeless, and the volunteers that interact with them constantly, struggle with: finding a place to get a meal and safely spend the night.  Simply dial 877-231-6067 to try it out for yourself.

Twilio for Government

Mobile Commons Mobile Commons provides many ways for citizens to contact their local representatives in the Senate and Congress, as well as the President of the United States. With Mobile Commons, calls can be initiated via web interface, SMS, or simply by dialing 866-581-7519  Try the demo now.

Twilio for Government

FixMyCity DC by Zvi Band Have you ever wanted to report a particularly bad pothole, downed tree, or other issue that needs to be resolved by city services? FixMyCityDC provides a tool for doing just that, and then takes it one step further by calling you back when the issues is resolved.  Transparency and accountability in government services has become increasingly popular, and with FixMyCityDC taxpayers… Read More