Twilio Fund Europe 2013 Opens for Submissions

Since the opening of the London Twilio office in 2011, we’ve had the privilege of participating in the incredible growth of the European startup and tech community. We feel lucky to work alongside so many European-based DOers focused on changing the future of communications. Today we’re beyond excited to announce Twilio Fund Europe for 2013, extending our microfund supported by 500 Startups for Twilio-powered companies and… Read More

SideCar Launches in Austin, Provides Free Rides for Twilio #SXSW Party

Get out of my dreams and get into my Sidecar! This upcoming SXSW you’ll find Sidecar all over Austin, TX including at our Twilio SXSW Get.Down event. Party goers will be able to grab free rides to and from the event so you can cruise like an Austin local, with an Austin local. How to Get A SideCar at Southby Sidecar wants to make sure you… 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

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

Codecademy Launches New Lessons with Twilio, New API Partners

Codecademy wants to help anyone learn how to code, so  people at least have a basic understanding of programming. Last January the team declared 2012 “Code Year”, challenging anyone and everyone to learn programming skills. Over 450,000 people joined, including NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg. Now in 2013, the team is expanding with new curriculums, including APIs, that further empower the newly-skilled developer. We are incredibly excited to be… Read More

Call Tracking in Your CRM with Twilio, MailChimp and NetSuite

Clint Wilson is the CTO of Cazoomi, provider of integrated solutions for CRM, ERP and cloud applications. Recently Cazoomi released a great add-on for the business software suite NetSuite that allows you to easily integrate Twilio into your email campaigns with MailChimp. Clint tells us more about it in his guest post below, read more about the app here. What is NetSuite Call Tracking, Anyway? Do… Read More

Using Twilio and ServiceNow for IT Management by Fruition Partners

This guest post is by Patrick Stonelake, Director of Innovations at Fruition Partners, a cloud integration services provider focused on IT Service Management. Patrick is here to introduce a new product that allows for simple integration of Twilio with the cloud-based enterprise IT Service Management platform ServiceNow. Join Fruition Partners CEO Marc Talluto and Twilio CEO Jeff Lawson, along with Forrester Research Principal Analyst Eveline Oehrlich… Read More

Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the Text Message: History of the SMS

From sharing our favorite emojis to reaching millions in just one text message, SMS is something we couldn’t imagine communications without. Today we’re celebrating the 20th anniversary of one of communications’ defining mediums. Below is the history of the SMS, as told by Twilio.  Sources

Sketchnotes at TwilioCon 2012: Steve Blank on Building a Great Company

Alexis Finch takes notes differently than most: she sketches her way through presentations and interprets it visually on paper. Last year she shared two great Sketchnotes from TwilioCon 2011 talks including Oren Jacobs of Pixar and Adrian McDermott of Zendesk. Lucky for us, Alexis attended TwilioCon 2012 and captured keynote speaker Steve Blank in a rad new Sketchnote. Steve Blank is the author of The Startup… Read More