Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Twilio Raises $17 Million for Cloud Communication APIs

Twilio, a start-up based in San Francisco, has raised $17 million in series C funding for its APIs that help application developers add voice and SMS capabilities. Twilio is a web-service API that uses XML to integrate voice and SMS into applications. Investors include Bessemer Venture Partners and Union Square Ventures.
http://www.twilio.comTwilio is headed by Jeff Lawson, who previously served as Product Manager for Amazon Web Services, and has held founding executive roles for NineStar, Stubhub.com, and Versity.com.

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