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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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
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
I made my way to Amazon HQ for the first time this past weekend for Seattle’s fifth Startup Weekend, and I was pleased to find both fine weather and friendly folks. I met not only the bulk of the team behind Startup Weekend itself, but also a bunch of entrepreneurs eager to build a business in a weekend. Clocking in at almost 200 attendees, this was… Read More
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
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
Just dug up this great video of Jeff speaking at a Seattle Tech Startups monthly meeting back in September. Jeff speaks about his background with previous startups, and the founding of Twilio.
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