Customer Video: Michael Yap Combines Twilio & Joget

Michael Yap, a Twilio developer, created this video demo explaining how to combine Twilio and Joget. Joget is a business process tool, and you can read more about it on Michael’s blog. How did you hear about Twilio? I actually read a post from Fred Wilson’s blog about a demo John Britton did in NYC. It was fun, it was personable and certainly very engaging, so… Read More

WeAreSafeAndSound.com Connects People When Disaster Strikes

In 2008, Hurricane Ike made landfall near Galveston, Texas as a Category 2 hurricane, with Category 5 equivalent storm surge and extended winds of 120 miles from its eye. In the midst of this, Ladder Jumpers, LLC founder, Alvin W. Brown, Jr., found himself disconnected in Austin, Texas and unable to text message with a close family friend to check on him and his family living… Read More

John Britton Presenting OpenVBX virtual phone system at New York Tech Meetup

Tonight at New York Tech Meetup John Britton will demo OpenVBX, our open source virtual phone system, to an audience of roughly 800.  Some might remember John gave a live coding demo of the Twilio API back in August. Tonight’s presentation will have a different twist, focusing on how setting up a simple virtual phone system is accessible to anyone who can download OpenVBX and install… Read More

New Developer Contest: Anything Goes, With a Twist! (Ends 10/17)

This week's contest category is another 'Anything Goes', but this time with a twist. Build anything you want with Twilio and you can enter it into this week's contest. However, we spend a lot of time talking about Ruby, Python, Java, PHP, and .NET. But there are so many more languages and frameworks out there we wanted to dedicate a week to everything else. So while… Read More

New Twilio Developer Contest: Anything Goes, With a Twist! (Ends Sunday 10/17)

This week’s contest category is another ‘Anything Goes’, but this time with a twist. Build anything you want with Twilio and you can enter it into this week’s contest. However, we spend a lot of time talking about Ruby, Python, Java, PHP, and .NET. But there are so many more languages and frameworks out there we wanted to dedicate a week to everything else. So while… Read More

Event Recap: Startup Weekend Summit & StartupCamp L.A.

I just got back from a week of travel; first to Kansas City for Startup Weekend organizer’s summit, and then to Los Angeles for Startup Camp 2 – Communications Edition.  We hit the road regularly to catch up with entrepreneurs, customers, and the creative people building the next generation of communications apps. Startup Weekend Organizers Summit The event took place in Kansas City, MO where the… Read More

Twilio and 99designs Join This Week's AppSumo Lean Startup Bundle

AppSumo is a site that sells bundles of products or services at greatly discounted prices. This week they’re running a Lean Startup bundle which gets you $1324 in merchandise for only $42. Take a look at all the killer items included in the bundle: You may notice a familiar name in that list. Just this morning we’ve thrown our hat into the ring and included a… Read More

New Twilio Developer Contest Category: Play (Ends Sunday October 10)

Our Union Square Ventures contest wrapped up last week and the response was amazing! We’ll have an update on that contest soon, but now that we’ve had a chance to catch our breath, it’s time for a new contest category. We’ve been so focused on businesses and startups and work, work, work lately that I thought we should lighten things up. That brings us to this… Read More