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

Women Innovate Mobile Kicks Off its First Week with New Startup Class

Four selected startups kicked off their first official week in one of the latest New York City accelerators, Women Innovate Mobile. Founded by Veronika Sonsev, Deborah Jackson and Kelly Hoey, WIM focuses on promoting mobile technology companies started by female entrepreneurs. We are very excited to be a sponsor for this new class of WIM startups and provide mentorship to the teams during their three-month program. The… Read More

TechCocktail Startup Mixology D.C. Recap

A couple weeks ago, I had the opportunity to attend TechCocktail’s Startup Mixology Conference in Washington, DC. The conference is a single track event focused on putting the people “who do” together with the people “who want to do.” It ends up being an interesting blend of business types, lawyers, accountants, technologists, bloggers, and developers. The thread that ties them all together are startups. My mission… Read More

Twilio and OnCompare Are Throwing a LAUNCH After Party!

Come party with us! Next week at the LAUNCH Conference, dozens of cutting edge, and never-before seen, startups will all debut. One of our customers, OnCompare, will be launching and we’re very excited for them. They are a “Yelp for Software as a Service,”  so you build an incredible service, and they’ll point users to it. Join us next Wednesday, February 23rd, at the Bloodhound bar… Read More

Announcing First 3 Recipients of the Twilio Micro Fund

This morning TechCrunch broke the story of the first 3 investments made by Twilio Fund, a micro-fund created by Dave McClure’s 500Startups investment company.  We’re excited to announce Order Mapper, Textaurant, and Voicendo have each received funding from the Twilio Fund.  Congratulations to Jim Bricker, Dan Pickett, Josh Bob, Garrett Wilson and all their team members! To read more about the investment, check out this awesomely… Read More

Kicking off Global Entrepreneurship Week at Startup Weekend Detroit, Cleveland, Indy and Chicago

The Kauffman Foundation is sponsoring Global Entrepreneurship Week 2010 which runs November 15-21. GEW is bookended by two weekends full of Startup Weekend events across the globe. The Startup Weekend teams are also participating in the Global Startup Battle which will reward the winning team with a trip to San Francisco to meet with notable entrepreneurs and a bevy of other prizes. Twilio wanted to be… Read More

Twilio and 99designs Join This Week's AppSumo Lean Startup Bundle

AppSumo is a site that sells bundles of products or services at greatly discounted prices. This week they’re running a Lean Startup bundle which gets you $1324 in merchandise for only $42. Take a look at all the killer items included in the bundle: You may notice a familiar name in that list. Just this morning we’ve thrown our hat into the ring and included a… 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

Apply to Present Your Startup at StartupCamp2

Would you like to present your startup to an audience of technologists, C-level executives, fellow entrpreneurs and venture capitalists?  If your startup is leveraging communication technologies like voice, video, or SMS?  You can apply to present here. Helping Showcase Twilio-Powered Startups Startups powered by Twilio have some exciting successes this past year, with Precision Polling being acquired by Survey Monkey earlier this year and entrepreneurs from… Read More