Aug 3, 2014

TWILIO - A tool to run SMS campaigns

With Twilio API's you can create new phone numbers for your business, route calls wherever you need, and run SMS campaigns.


2007Jeff Lawson, Evan Cooke and John Wolthuis found Twilio.
Jan. 2009Raises $1 million in seed money.
Dec. 2009Raises $3.7 million in Series A funding.
Feb. 2010Launches SMS service that allows web app developers to add SMS-based functionality into their web apps
Sept. 2010500 Startups earmarks a quarter-million dollars for a Twilio Micro Fund, which invests in startups using Twilio.
Nov. 2010Raises $12 million in a Series B round led by Bessemer Venture Partners.
March 2011AppSumo creates discounted bundle of SaaS products that includes credit for using Twilio.
July 2011Offers developers the option to use all IP communications as well as traditional phone and mobile networks.
Dec. 2011Raises $17M (Series C) to expand communications platform worldwide.
Feb. 2012Lets iOS app makers add VoIP as a feature.
March 2012Twilio and other companies face class action lawsuits for its “club-texting.”
July 2012Activates global SMS service.
Dec. 2012SendGrid announced tie ins to the popular Twilio APIs that enable SMS text and voice integration into mobile apps.
June 2013Twilio raises a $70 million in Series D as it weighs going public.

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