Shipping a Conference – CascadiaJS

Join the conversation on Hacker News! Back in July, someone named Troy Howard sent me a tweet. I didn’t know him personally, but I knew he was involved in the JavaScript community in Portland: @thoward37 had a quick question (@mikeal pointed me your way), could you shoot me an email at — Carter M Rabasa (@CarterRabasa) July 16, 2012 I wanted to talk to Troy… Read More

Twilio Makes a Comeback in Seattle with Office Hours & Startup Weekend

This post was originally posted on the Startup Weekend blog, found here. Carter Rabasa is a Twilio Developer Evangelist based in Seattle and he’s looking forward to meeting all the local developers so say hello at Twilio is gearing up for a big weekend in Seattle as we’re sponsoring Seattle Startup Weekend and I’m excited to spend this time with the local tech community. Twilio was… Read More

Startup Weekend Launches its GOV Initiative in Seattle

This past weekend Startup Weekend kicked-off it’s GOV initiative in Seattle.  The premise is simple: connect communities and governments to innovative and entrepreneurial people.  Startup Weekend has done such a great job of rallying these DOers over the years in order to solve persistent and pressing problems. Mayor McGinn and representatives from the City of Seattle, King County and the State of Washington were on hand this… Read More

Seattle Ruby Hack Night

Yesterday I joined the Seattle Ruby Brigade for their weekly hack night. The event was held at Vivace Café in cozy room in the back. There were about 10 people at the event working on everything from Ruby tutorials to MacRuby Cocoa apps. I spent a bit of time writing code samples in Ruby that use the Twilio API (to be published soon). In addition, I… Read More

Ahoy Hoy Seattle! Join Twilio at nPost Networking Tomorrow Night @ Columbia City Theater

Come say hello, grab some Twilio stickers, and hang out with us tomorrow starting at 6pm at the nPost Startup Networkig & Demo event, at the Columbia City Theater.  Not only will you get to hear from our CEO Jeff Lawson; come check out presenting startups including: Mpire, Gist, eVenues, and ViaFo. The event is organized by Nathan Kaiser, who writes the popular Pacific Northwest startup… Read More

Twilio Climbs 29 Spots on the Seattle 2.0 Startup Index

Each month, Marcelo Calbucci at Seattle 2.0 updates a list of Seattle-based startups and ranks them by their traffic growth. This list is called the Seattle Startup Index, and measures the traffic of both startups and website properties of entrepreneurs based in the Seattle area. So How Did Twilio Do? In March Twilio climbed 29 spots in the startup list to spot #81, with an SSI… Read More