TechStars Goes International with Springboard, Submissions Open in March

The London tech scene is exploding. It’s even better when two awesome accelerators merge to support the London DOers working on early stage startups.Techstars is opening in London, the first international branch of its accelerator program thanks to a partnership with Springboard. The TechStars London program is open to any company, regardless of where they’re based. Submissions open in March so keep an eye on the… Read More

Announcing Finalists of the 2012 Twilio Fund

Today we’re excited to announce the finalists of the 2012 Twilio Fund with investment from Dave McClure of 500 Startups  and SV Angel.  The mission of Twilio Fund is to provide Twilio-powered companies with the resources to take their products to the next level. The submissions received during this application process were incredibly innovative and inspiring, it was challenging to choose the finalists. The companies below… Read More

Get.Down with Twilio #SXSW 2013, You’re Invited

SXSW is one of our favorite events of the year: visiting old friends, spending time with our incredible community and making new friends along the way. This year we’re inviting you to join us for an afternoon of great company, beer, food and ending the day with a special acoustic performance from Akron/Family. How do you register for this event? We put together a little bit of… Read More

Why Two Factor Authentication Should be a Part of Your Security Plans for 2013

Cyber security heats up this week at the RSA Conference with more than 20,000 people in San Francisco discussing President Obama’s recent executive order, the growing number of password hacks and how to protect your business against them. Twilio will be there too talking two-factor authentication, and the pros and cons of phone-based token delivery, aka out of band communication. We believe the phone should be… Read More

Win Tickets to Launch Festival in San Francisco, Powered by Twilio

Launch Festival is one of the top events for entrepreneurial events for tech founders, featuring incredible content around launching your startup, raising money and figuring out how to start your company. Companies in the demo pit compete to present on stage for a chance to grab funding – and we’ve seen some stellar startups launch from this event. Launch kicks off March 4 – 6th in San… Read More

MyAKA Offers Private Numbers, Supports Non Profit To End Dating Violence

MyAKA helps users keep their private phone number private. Using Twilio Voice, MyAKA gives them a number they can use publicly and control privately on their phone. We talked with CEO John Skorick (pictured right) about MyAKA’s partnership with Break The Cycle, a non profit that empowers youth to end domestic violence, and user privacy. What is MyAKA? MyAKA is a privacy service which allows a user to… Read More

Music Hack Day Recap: Bonhamize It, Saxophones As Keyboard Controls, Laptop Orchestras

You give developers 24 hours to hack at Music Hack Day and the next thing you know they’re controlling your computer’s keyboard by playing saxophone. Seriously, that happened. Music Hack Day challenged developers to build apps at the intersection of music and tech, but more specifically at TokBox HQ. There were tons of great apps ranging from online karaoke to an app that logs the mood… Read More

Ducksboard for Twilio: A New Way To Monitor Your Twilio Metrics

A few months ago we released our Usage API, which allows developers to make a single API request to get their usage stats for a given time period. This way, companies can build dashboards or internal tools to figure out what they’re doing with Twilio. (For more information, please visit our REST API documentation). Today, we are very excited to announce a new integration with Ducksboard,… Read More