Twilio is a cloud communications platform as a service company which allows software developers to programmatically make and receive phone calls, as well as send and receive text messages using its web service APIs. With the Company's platform, businesses can make communications relevant and contextual by embedding real-time communication and authentication capabilities directly into their software applications. Twilio's services are accessed over HTTP and are billed based on usage.
San Francisco, US
Size (employees)
996 (est)+5%
Twilio was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US
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Key People/Management at Twilio

Jeff Lawson

Jeff Lawson

Founder, CEO, & Chairman
Lee Kirkpatrick

Lee Kirkpatrick

George Hu

George Hu

Karyn Smith

Karyn Smith

General Counsel


Chief People Officer
Ott Kaukver

Ott Kaukver

Vice President and GM of Voice and Video
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Twilio Office Locations

Twilio has offices in Singapore, Hong Kong, Gamla Staden, Berlin and in 9 other locations
San Francisco, US (HQ)
300 375 Beale St
Mountain View, US
399 W El Camino Real
New York, US
50 W 17th St
Bogotá, CO
11-30 Cl. 94
Tallinn, EE
24 Veerenni
Berlin, DE
Potsdamer Platz - Kemperplatz 1
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Twilio Financials and Metrics

Twilio Financials

Twilio's revenue was reported to be $399.02 m in FY, 2017 which is a 43.9% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (Q1, 2018)

129.1 m

Gross profit (Q1, 2018)

69.5 m

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2018), %


Net income (Q1, 2018)

(23.7 m)

EBIT (Q1, 2018)

(24.3 m)

Market capitalization (22-Jun-2018)

5.3 b

Closing share price (22-Jun-2018)


Cash (31-Mar-2018)

117.7 m
Twilio's current market capitalization is $5.3 b.
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


88.8 m166.9 m277.3 m399 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

41.4 m74.5 m120.5 m182.9 m

Gross profit

47.4 m92.5 m156.8 m216.1 m
USDQ2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018


38 m44.3 m59.3 m64.5 m71.5 m87.4 m95.9 m100.5 m129.1 m

Cost of goods sold

16.8 m19.6 m26.8 m28.2 m31.3 m37.3 m42.3 m48.3 m59.6 m

Gross profit

21.1 m24.7 m32.5 m36.3 m40.2 m50.1 m53.5 m52.3 m69.5 m

Gross profit Margin, %

USDFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


108.8 m305.7 m115.3 m

Accounts Receivable

19.1 m26.2 m43.1 m

Prepaid Expenses

8.5 m21.5 m19.3 m

Current Assets

136.5 m353.4 m353.3 m
USDQ2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018


261.4 m252.2 m118.4 m92.2 m91.9 m117.7 m

Accounts Receivable

23 m29.4 m30 m37.3 m37.3 m57.3 m

Prepaid Expenses

16.8 m18.3 m23.2 m19.1 m26.4 m16.8 m

Current Assets

301.2 m299.8 m341.7 m345.6 m347.6 m382.1 m
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

(26.8 m)(35.5 m)(41.3 m)(63.7 m)

Depreciation and Amortization

1.8 m4.2 m8.3 m18.8 m

Accounts Payable

1.2 m658 k1.7 m5.4 m

Cash From Operating Activities

(17.4 m)(18.8 m)10.1 m(3.3 m)
USDQ2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q1, 2018

Net Income

(18.2 m)(27.2 m)(6.5 m)(17.5 m)(28.7 m)(14.2 m)(21.3 m)(23.7 m)

Depreciation and Amortization

1.6 m2.8 m1.6 m3.3 m5.3 m4 m8.5 m5.6 m

Accounts Payable

(78 k)1.1 m7.3 m4.6 m2.3 m149 k(1.3 m)6.7 m

Cash From Operating Activities

(12.1 m)(14.4 m)6 m5.1 m4.4 m2.4 m(4 m)16.9 m
USDY, 2018

Financial Leverage

1.3 x
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Twilio Operating Metrics

Twilio's Users was reported to be 2 m in Jun, 2018.
Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017FY, 2017Q1, 2018Jun, 2018

Data Centers

22 22 26 26 26 27 27 27

Patents Pending

45 44 43 43 41 40 42

Trademarks (foreign)

15 35 47 48 61 61


2 m
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Twilio Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Beepsend SMS February 07, 2017
Kurento September 20, 2016
Authy February 24, 2015
Aquarius Survivor LLC
Twilio Colombia S.A.S.
Twilio Estonia OÜ
Twilio Europe Limited
Twilio Germany GmbH
Twilio Hong Kong Limited
Twilio IP Holding Limited
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Twilio Revenue Breakdown

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Twilio revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 15.7% from International and 84.3% from United States

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Twilio Online and Social Media Presence

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Twilio News and Updates

An inside look at Bessemer Venture Partners’ investment process for Twilio

An inside look at Bessemer Venture Partners’ investment process for TwilioMark Twain once said that history doesn’t repeat itself, but it does rhyme. If Twilio provides any indication of what’s to come, we believe now more than ever in the future of the business-to-developer (B2D) space. As we reflect on 2016, Twilio’s IPO is a real highlight.

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From the earliest moments of boot camp, budding soldiers learn about entrepreneurship. They learn how to operate in unknown terrain, how to listen to signals, and perhaps most importantly, how to make things happen with extremely limited time and resources. Yet, when soldiers return home following a…

Twilio CEO calls Trump's policy to separate families at the border 'a war crime'

As outrage in the nation rises, Silicon Valley executives are issuing public statements condemning the Trump Administration's policy of separating children from their parents at the US-Mexico border. One such CEO, Twilio founder Jeff Lawson, has done more than tweet a statement. He has written an …

Twilio tops earnings estimates as existing customers spend more

Cloud communications company Twilio Inc. gave its investors reason to be cheerful with a strong first-quarter earnings report that outperformed Wall Street’s expectations. The company posted a first-quarter loss after certain costs such as stock compensation of 4 cents per share on revenue of $129.1…
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