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TechCrunch
(Business)
Michael Arrington
(Business)
Amazon Web Services
(Software)
Wix.com
(Web design)
lifeLock
(Business)
Shopify
(Retail and On-line shopping)
DocuSign
(Tech)
 

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Twilio

Knowledge Identifier: &Twilio

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Twilio

Category:Cloud computing providersadd

Category: Business (53)

Founded in 2007.

Countries: (64%), United States (36%)

Main connections: TechCrunch, Michael Arrington, Amazon Web Services

Linked to: Public company, Y Combinator

 

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2008

Twilio's first major press coverage, in November 2008, was the result of an application built by Jeff Lawson to Rickroll people, which investor Dave McClure used on TechCrunch founder and editor Michael Arrington as a prank add something

 

TechCrunch A few days later on November 20, 2008, the company launched Twilio Voice, an API to make and receive phone calls completely hosted in the cloud add something


2010

An early example is GroupMe, which was founded in May 2010 at the TechCrunch Disrupt hackathon and uses Twilio's text messaging product to facilitate group chat add something

 

In June 2010 Twilio launched OpenVBX, an open-source product that lets business users configure phone numbers to receive and route phone calls add something


2011

Twilio follows a set of architectural design principles to protect against unexpected outages, and received praise for staying online during the widespread Amazon Web Services outage in April 2011 add something


2014

In February 2014, Twilio acquired Authy, a Y Combinator-backed startup that offers two-factor authentication services to end users, developers and enterprises add something


2017

In February 2017, Twilio acquired Beepsend, a Swedish-based SMS messaging provider, for an undisclosed amount add something


2018

In October 2018, Twilio announced they were acquiring SendGrid, a Denver, Colorado-based customer communication platform for transactional and marketing email add something


2019

Bessemer Venture Partners - As of 2019, the firm had invested in over 120 IPOs, including Shopify, Yelp, LinkedIn, Skype, LifeLock, Twilio, SendGrid, DocuSign, Wix.com, Box and VeriSign