2010 in Review – Inspiration from the Twilio Developer Community

2010 has been an incredible year for the Twilio developer community.  The Twilio voice and SMS APIs have been used in thousands of integrations, applications, non-profits, and startups. Looking Back on 2010 To honor the achievements of 2010, and remind you of some of the highlights, we’re featuring Twilio developers and what they’ve built on Twitter in a countdown to the New Year. Follow along with… Read More

College Hackers Gather in Philadelphia for PennApps Mobile

PennApps 2011 is just around the corner. The annual weekend-long hackathon is happening at University of Pennsylvania  Jan 14-16. It’s free to participate, registration is open to all university students free of charge. Join us in Philadephia Twilio is a proud sponsor of PennApps 2011. I’m excited to be making the trip down from New York City to demo the Twilio API and help all the participating teams build awesome applications…. Read More

Announcing First 3 Recipients of the Twilio Micro Fund

This morning TechCrunch broke the story of the first 3 investments made by Twilio Fund, a micro-fund created by Dave McClure’s 500Startups investment company.  We’re excited to announce Order Mapper, Textaurant, and Voicendo have each received funding from the Twilio Fund.  Congratulations to Jim Bricker, Dan Pickett, Josh Bob, Garrett Wilson and all their team members! To read more about the investment, check out this awesomely… Read More

Anything Goes for the Last Twilio Developer Contest of 2010

We’ve had so many great contest entries this year, we wanted to open things up and finish the year right. For this developer contest, the category is “Anything Goes!” We’ve also lined up an extra special prize for you. Is there a Twilio-powered app you’ve wanted to build all year but didn’t get a chance to? Are you looking for a chance to get a head… Read More

Jonathan Gottfried and Adam Purkiss Are The Latest Twilio Developer Contest Winners

Here are the winners for our recently-completed holiday and Salesforce developer contests. Congratulations to both Jonathan Gottfried and Adam Purkiss for their great entries! Holiday Contest Winner: The Snowman of Babel by Jonathan Gottfried The Snowman of Babel melts away language barriers in the happy-go-lucky holiday season and informs people about holidays they may know nothing about. To use the app, call (845) 367-9979 and enter… Read More

New Developer Contest: Anything Goes (Ends January 2nd)

We've had so many great contest entries this year, we wanted to open things up and finish the year right. For this developer contest, the category is "Anything Goes!" Has there been a Twilio-powered app you've wanted to build all year but didn't get a chance to? Are you looking for a chance to get a head start on a project you've planned to start in… Read More

Social Roots Uses Twilio To Offer Free Calling as Incentive to Users

Kunal Batra is a co-founder of Social Roots, a rate and review site for Indians in the USA. Social Roots recently created a calling card promotion, using Twilio minutes as an incentive for users of Social Roots to write reviews on the site. The minutes can be used to place calls to India for free. Every new user gets 15 minutes to start with and another… Read More