Startup Weekend DC – 55 Pitches to 11 Products in a Weekend

I’m on a bus back to NYC after an amazing Startup Weekend DC. There were 55 startups pitched on Friday night, Saturday morning 11 teams were formed and Sunday evening they each demoed a prototype that they built in just one weekend. Three of the groups included plans to add voice or SMS using Twilio and one demoed a working voice app. The energy was astronomical,… Read More

Getting the Most Out of Startup Weekend Mobile SF This Weekend

I’ve blogged in the past about how to make the most of Startup Weekend, and I always find it rewarding to hear that people read the post and put thought into some of the issues I’ve outlined.  For those who’ve never heard of this event before, Startup Weekend is a 54-hour long crash course in starting a company.  It begins on Friday night (tonight) with networking,… Read More

Twilio in Your Neighborhood with Meetup Everywhere

Twilio Meetups are happening everywhere! Come show off what you’re working on, get help with the API, and enjoy some food and drink with other Twilio developers. Not on the map? Be bold, organize a Twilio Meetup in your neighborhood. Expect Awesomness Each Twilio Meetup will be different, but I’m sure they’ll all be awesome. You can expect to see demos of cool apps, OpenVBX applets,… Read More

Twilio Comes to Seattle

Join us in Seattle on Wednesday, July 14th from 6-8PM at Eastlake Zoo Tavern for a Twilio Meetup. Hello Seattle Twilio’s very own John Britton (that’s me) is touring the Pacific Northwest on his way back from the Mozilla Summit. He’s making a stop off in Seattle to host a meetup this week and will be hosting one in Portland next week (details coming soon). Agenda… Read More

2010 Mozilla Summit Recap: July 7 – 9, Whistler, Canada

The Mozilla Summit far surpassed my expectations. The event was personal, technical, creative and inspiring all at once. The Mozilla Summit is an invitation-only gathering of some of the most active contributors in the Mozilla community. This year’s theme was “Be More Like the Web”. I was lucky enough to be among those who were invited, due to my involvement with the Drumbeat project. There were… Read More

Vote for your favorite OpenVBX Community Contribution

The nominations are in! It’s time to vote for your favorite OpenVBX Community Contribution. The entry with the most votes will win a netbook and $100 in Twilio credit. Voting ends Sunday, July 11th at 11:59pm PST. And the nominees are… Poll Plugin by Chad Smith Notifo Plugin by Andrew Watson Directory Plugin by Tim Lytle Applet Scheduling Plugin by Jonathan Kressaty Click to Flow Plugin… Read More

.NET Twilio Server Library by Tony Gravagno

 We’re fortunate at Twilio to have an amazing community of developers that openly share their work for the rest of the community to benefit from. One such developer is Tony Gravagno, President of Nebula Research and Development. Tony does a lot of work with .NET and wanted to simplify working with the Twilio APIs. Existing open source options were incomplete so Tony started work on Twilio… Read More

Host a Twilio Meetup

Would you like to host a Twilio meetup in your hometown?  We’d love to help! Checkout the Twilio meetups organized around the country and sign up for one, or create your own.  Organizers, get in touch with and we’ll send you tshirts, stickers, and even order pizza and drinks for your meetup group.

OpenVBX Community Choice Contest

In the spirit of the community OpenVBX has spawned, Twilio is leaving it up to you to decide who should win the this week’s contest. The winner of the Community Choice contest will receive a netbook and $100 in Twilio credit. From now until Sunday July 4th at 11:59PM PST we’ll be taking nominations for the best contribution to the OpenVBX community. This can be any contribution:… Read More