TwilioCon 2013: Twilio Showcase Launch Featuring Parse, AWS, LiveOps and RingDNA
Yesterday at TwilioCon we launched the Twilio Showcase, a one-stop-shop for customers looking for pre-built Twilio solutions and new developer tools. Whether you’re looking for help with marketing and lead management or for security and fraud prevention, you can tailor your search based on solution at Twilio.com/Showcase.
If you’re part of team of DOers that’s already building Twilio-powered communications solutions, apply to join the showcase here.
The Twilio Showcase allows you to easily search for your solution by communication type like Call Center and Internal Help Desk, Sales Communications, Marketing and Lead Management, Business Communications and Collaboration, and Business Process and Logistics, and Security, Privacy, and Fraud Prevention.
You can also search through different types of Twilio Partners: Solution ISV to Solution SI, Infrastructure, Technology, and Community.
We’re happy to highlight a few of our partners who are shipping new tools and capabilities to ...
Build your Toolkit with these Platforms and APIs in the TwilioCon Community Hall
Get to know these great companies joining us in the Community Hall at TwilioCon 2012. Each of them offers unique products and services that we highly recommend adding to your toolkit. The Community Hall will be open during conference hours on October 17th and 18th. You can register for TwilioCon online today or in person the rest of this week. Say hello to our friends and learn more about what these companies have to offer:
Amazon Web Services
Amazon Web Services (AWS) delivers a set of simple building block services that together form a reliable, scalable, and inexpensive computing platform in the cloud
Box simplifies online file storage, replaces FTP and connects teams in online workspaces
Dropbox lets you bring all your photos, docs, and videos anywhere. Any file you save to your Dropbox will automatically save to all of your devices.
Ducksboard is a real-time dashboard ...
Meet these Twilio-powered Companies in the TwilioCon Community Hall
We’re excited to introduce several great companies with Twilio-powered solutions who will be joining us in the Community Hall at TwilioCon 2012. The Community Hall will be open during conference hours on October 17th and 18th. It’s not too late to register for TwilioCon and learn about their solutions in person next week. Here’s a sneak peak at the who you’ll find in the Community Hall:
Call Tracking Metrics
Sophisticated call tracking analytics in a simple, easy to use package
Convert high quality phone calls from advertising. CallerReady focuses on the lead-to-call and call-to-scale conversion process.
Cloudsquads has partnered with Twilio and Salesforce.com to deliver integrated telephony and messaging services into apps for the social enterprise.
The new way for sales teams to control a deal from lead to close
Fruition’s FruFone integration with ServiceNow allows users to make ...
TwilioCon 2012 Hackathon: Updated Schedule, Hacker League, Judges and Prizes
With TwilioCon quickly approaching, we can hardly contain our excitement for the crazy-awesome hacks and apps you will build at the TwilioCon Hackathon. We’ve given you an overview of the Hackathon and the services that, thanks to our sponsors, will be available for you to integrate with newly released and existing Twilio products. Below you’ll find the nitty-gritty: where to sign up, the schedule, the prizes, and what the judges are looking for.
Get Registered and Ready
When you registered for TwilioCon, you hopefully checked a box that said “I’m coming to the Hackathon”. If not, don’t worry, you can still join us Wednesday, October 17th at 5:45pm in the SF Concourse Exhibition Center. Join a project now or post your own idea on Hacker League.
Wednesday, October 17
5:45pm – Kickoff
6:15pm – Sponsor demos & food
7:30pm – Hacking begins
Technical Talks and Mini Hacks with Twilio at Cloudstock
Twilio is excited to announce that we are sponsoring Cloudstock, a free, one-day cloud developer event on March 15 in San Francisco. At Cloudstock you will have the chance to rub elbows with various developers who are changing the world in which we live while you enjoy the engaging technical sessions. If you haven’t already, register for this event.
Twilio will be hosting a couple of breakout sessions, led by two of our top engineers. Here is a quick description of the sessions:
Mobile World Congress In Session At Barcelona
Each February, mobile industry professionals from around the world descend upon Barcelona for GSMA’s Mobile World Congress to discuss the state of the industry, and more importantly, consume massive amounts of jamón and vinos de España. As we continue to expand within Europe we are very excited to meet with the European carriers, and with the recent release of Twilio Client iOS SDK, we can’t wait to spend time with a new community of smartphone developers.
Over 60,000 flock to MWC each year, and 2012 looks to be a banner year with the spectacular growth of the smartphone development community. We’re looking forward to meeting you during MWC at one of the many events listed below. Please reach out to email@example.com if you’d like to catch up while in Barcelona.
Alcatel-Lucent Discussion :: February 27 :: Agora Room, Hall 6 ...
Calling Communications Entrepreneurs for StartupCamp 5
Twilio is excited to be sponsoring StartupCamp Comm the second year in a row, where entrepreneurs in communications technologies pitch their products and services to an eager crowd of investors, industry leaders, developers, and media. They are looking for startup applicants now.
Apply to Pitch Your Startup
The organizers have put together an awesome package for participating startups. In addition to speaking at the fast-pitch event, you will be included in a video shoot, multiple marketing campaigns surrounding StartupCamp, and you’ll be able to work the ITEXPO exhibition floor from a your own table in the StartupCamp Pavilion.
StartupCamp is directed toward early-stage companies developing products, services, or applications that leverage or enable communications technologies and networks ...
Twilio Fund Winners from Twilio Conference 2011
The Twilio Fund is a micro-fund that was started by 500 Startups and SV Angel in
September of 2010 to invest one quarter of a million dollars of seed capital into Twilio-
powered startups. Since the launch of Twilio Fund, ten companies received funding including FastCall411, KnockKnock, Magnolia Prime, Order Mapper, Proven, Qwipd, Textaurant, Voicendo, and Volta.
At the first annual Twilio Conference this year, nine companies competed on stage in front of 600 people for a chance to win one of two final investments from the first Twilio Fund. Dave McClure, Founding Partner of 500 Startups, recognizes Twilio’s mission to empower people to do heroic things with communications, “TwilioCon is the perfectplace to showcase Twilio-powered startups, who are building a new class of next generation communications applications for business. With Twilio Fund, 500 Startups is getting in early on companies built on the most compelling developer platform since ...
Chext lets you stay on top of your finances with a Twilio SMS gateway
Chext is a mobile app that makes personal financial awareness as easy as sending a text message. Ideal for the on-the-go generation, Chext enables users to share a bank account, keep other account holders updated, and track their spending. Chext uses Twilio as an SMS gateway, so it works on any phone that supports text messaging
We love that Chext encourages financially proactive behavior, so we caught up with co-founders Jeff Bell and Ryan Montgomery to learn how using Twilio as an SMS gateway enabled them to build their app.
What is Chext?
In the age of online banking and debit cards, most of us just “swipe and go” without tracking anything. Typically, that’s not because we don’t think tracking is important – it can just be a real pain. So Chext makes tracking your spending as simple as sending a text message and as convenient as reaching for ...
Get Hacking on Twilio Voice at Startup Weekend Marseille and Lille
We have the perfect opportunity for those of you in France looking for an excuse to tinker with the Twilio API. Startup Weekend is coming to Marseille December 2-5 and Lille December 9-11 and we will expedite you through the Europe Voice Early Access program if you would like to hack on Twilio at one of these events.
To be expedited through the Euro Beta, there are a few simple steps. First, you must sign up for the Europe Voice Early Access program. Then, forward your Startup Weekend registration confirmation email to firstname.lastname@example.org and include your Twilio Account SID. To get setup for Startup Weekend Marseille, complete these steps by 11/30. For Startup Weekend Lille, complete the above by 12/7. Finally, hack away – we can’t wait to see what you build!