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. 
Company Growth (employees)
San Francisco, US
Size (employees)
955 (est)-2%
Twilio was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US

Key People/Management at Twilio

Jeff Lawson

Jeff Lawson

Co-Founder & CEO
Lee Kirkpatrick

Lee Kirkpatrick

George Hu

George Hu

Ott Kaukver

Ott Kaukver

VP of Engineering

Twilio Office Locations

Twilio has offices in San Francisco, Mountain View, New York, London and in 12 other locations
San Francisco, US (HQ)
645 Harrison
Singapore, SG
128 Prinsep St
Dublin, IE
Custom House Quay
München, DE
20 Luise-Ullrich-Straße
Bogotá, CO
1130 Cl. 94
London, GB
4 Crown Pl
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Twilio Financials and Metrics

Twilio Financials

Twilio's revenue was reported to be $277.3 m in FY, 2016

Revenue (Q3, 2017)

100.5 m

Gross profit (Q3, 2017)

52.3 m

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2017), %


EBIT (Q3, 2017)

(24 m)

Market capitalization (13-Nov-2017)

2.4 b

Cash (30-Sep-2017)

91.9 m
Twilio's current market capitalization is $2.4 b.
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


88.8 m166.9 m277.3 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

41.4 m74.5 m120.5 m

Gross profit

47.4 m92.5 m156.8 m
USDQ2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017


64.5 m71.5 m87.4 m95.9 m100.5 m

Cost of goods sold

28.2 m31.3 m37.3 m42.3 m48.3 m

Gross profit

36.3 m40.2 m50.1 m53.6 m52.3 m

Gross profit Margin, %

USDFY, 2016


305.7 m

Accounts Receivable

26.2 m


21.5 m

Current Assets

353.4 m
USDQ2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017


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

Accounts Receivable

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


26.4 m

Current Assets

301.2 m299.8 m341.7 m345.6 m347.6 m
    USDFY, 2016

    Net Income

    (41.3 m)

    Depreciation and Amortization

    8.3 m

    Accounts Receivable

    (8.3 m)


    (13.8 m)
    USDQ2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017

    Net Income

    (11.3 m)

    Accounts Receivable

    23 m29.4 m30 m37.3 m


    26.4 m

    Accounts Payable

    8.7 m6.2 m6.2 m7.1 m
      USDY, 2017


      102.5 k

      Financial Leverage

      1.2 x
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      Twilio Operating Metrics

      FY, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Jun, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017

      Active Customer Accounts

      16.6 k19.34 k21.23 k23.82 k25.35 k28.6 k30.78 k34.46 k36.61 k40.7 k4343.43 k46.49 k

      Data Centers


      Trademarks (US)


      Patents Issued

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      Twilio Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

      Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
      Twilio Spain, S.L.
      Twilio Germany GmbH
      Twilio Hong Kong Limited
      Twilio Singapore Pte. Ltd.
      Twilio Europe Limited
      Twilio Estonia OÜ
      Aquarius Survivor LLC
      Twilio Colombia S.A.S.
      Twilio IP Holding Limited
      Twilio Ireland Limited
      Beepsend SMSFebruary 07, 2017
      KurentoSeptember 20, 2016
      AuthyFebruary 24, 2015

      Twilio Market Value History

      Twilio Median Salaries

      Source: 127 public H-1B filings from Twilio

      Twilio's Web-traffic and Trends

      Twilio Online and Social Media Presence

      Twilio News and Updates

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

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      Twilio competitor Bandwidth up 6% following IPO

       Bandwidth, a company that helps businesses with voice and text communication, debuted on the Nasdaq on Friday, going up about 6 percent on its first day of trading. After pricing its IPO at the bottom of the expected range at $20 per share, the company closed Friday at $21.19, or up about 6 percent…

      Q&A: an inside look into Twilio’s developer event

      Pat Malatack, VP Product for Twilio, discusses the SIGNAL event, customer service, and the role of a developer today.

      Twilio’s holistic approach to inclusion starts from the top down

      With a wealth of experience at companies like PayPal, Google and Yahoo, LaFawn Davis (pictured) can speak with authority on what it takes to maintain healthy diversity and inclusion in the tech industry. Six months into her role as Twilio Inc.’s global head of culture and inclusion, Davis is develop…

      MessageBird, a European Twilio rival, raises $60M in early funding

      Cloud company MessageBird announced today that it has raised an impressive $60 million in Series A financing. The funding round was led by Accel, and it also included investments from London-based venture capital firm Atomica as well as startup accelerator Y Combinator. Like American rival Twilio, M…

      European Twilio rival MessageBird raises $60 million from Accel, Atomico, and Y Combinator

      MessageBird, a European Twilio rival that says it bootstrapped its way to profitabilty early on, has raised its first notable equity financing via a $60 million series A round led by Accel, with participation from London-based Atomico and Y Combinator. Founded out of Amsterdam in 2011, MessageBird h…
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