Twilio SMS Price Reduced – Now $0.02 per Message

We’re excited to announce that we have reduced Twilio SMS pricing from $0.03 per message in or out by 33%, to $0.02 per message.  This price reduction is immediate, and applies to all existing and future Twilio customers.  You don’t need to do anything, the change is automatically reflected in your SMS logs and account balance. This price reduction follows previous pricing breaks on phone numbers… Read More

Super Startup Weekend Part 3: Indianapolis Raises the Bar for All Startup Weekends

I arrived at the Purdue Research Center in Indianapolis a little weary from my travels but was instantly reinvigorated by Lorraine Ball whose infectious enthusiasm was still in full force at 10pm on Saturday night. In case you think I’m exaggerating, watch this: Most of the teams were still there when I arrived. A few wanted to keep working late into the night but around Midnight… 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

Announcing Twilio Fund: $250,000 for Twilio Powered Startups

Today is a pretty kick ass day for the Twilio development community, because 500Startups has announced a $250,000 investment in our ecosystem of awesome Twilio-powered startups. From the 500 Startups blog: Today we’re excited to announce Twilio Fund, a $250,000 micro-fund for investments in startups that are powered by Twilio’s APIs for phone calls and text messages. Via Twilio Fund, we’ll offer investments of $10,000 in up to… Read More

Startup Weekend Twin Cities: A Overwhelming Success

Last week I issued a challenge to the participants of StartupWeekend Twin Cities. Now that the event is complete, I can enthusiastically declare that the challenge was met. It was a great event with great teams and great results. This was the first time StartupWeekend took place in the Twin Cities and it set the record for the highest first-time attendance count. It was so successful… Read More

Last Chance! Submit to Present Your Twilio-Powered Startup Oct. 4th

Building a startup using Twilio? We’d love to see you present your company at Startup Camp in Los Angeles this October, and you’ve only got a few days left to submit your application. Other Twilio Customer Perks To sweeten the deal, if your company is selected to present we’ll help cover the cost of your travel.  And who doesn’t want to come to sunny Los Angeles… Read More

Twilio Wants to See YOU at an Upcoming Event

Check out all our upcoming events here >>> I’ve had a great time traveling around to meetups, StartupWeekends, conferences and other events meeting developers, startups and our awesome customers. Since this is a busy time of year for tech and startup events, and I want to meet as many of you as possible, here’s a rundown of the upcoming events I will be representing Twilio at…. Read More