Twilio is a cloud communications platform as a service company. It 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)
829 (est)+11%
Twilio was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US

Key People 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)
300 375 Beale St
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 Data and Metrics

Twilio Financial Metrics

Twilio's revenue was reported to be $95.9 m in Q2, 2017

Revenue (Q2, 2017)

95.9 m

Net income (Q2, 2017)

(7.1 m)

Market capitalization (19-Sep-2017)

2.8 b

Cash (31-Mar-2017)

118.4 m
Twilio's current market capitalization is $2.8 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, 2017


64.5 m71.5 m87.4 m95.9 m

Cost of goods sold

28.2 m31.3 m37.3 m

Gross profit

36.3 m40.2 m50.1 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, 2017


261.4 m252.2 m118.4 m

Accounts Receivable

23 m29.4 m30 m

Current Assets

301.2 m299.8 m341.7 m


20.5 m26 m40.9 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, 2017

Net Income

(11.3 m)

Accounts Receivable

23 m29.4 m30 m

Accounts Payable

8.7 m6.2 m6.2 m
Y, 2017

Financial Leverage

1.3 x
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Twilio Operating Metrics

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

Active Customer Accounts

16.6 k21.23 k25.3 k28.6 k36.61 k41 k43
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Twilio Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
AuthyFebruary 24, 2015

Twilio Market Value History

Twilio Job Categories

Twilio Median Salaries

Source: 127 public H-1B filings from Twilio

Traffic Overview of Twilio

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 Functions lets developers build communications apps without having to worry about servers

 Twilio is getting into the serverless game today with the beta launch of Twilio Functions. Like other so-called “serverless” platforms, Functions abstracts away all of the tiresome server and infrastructure management and scaling and allows developers to focus on building their event-driven applica…

Twilio adds Google’s speech recognition to its voice platform

Twilio is making it easier for developers to build applications that react to what people say during phone calls with a new feature announced Wednesday. The company’s Automated Speech Recognition beta will take a caller’s speech and turn it into text. Twilio’s technology hands the text off to develo…

Twilio’s Proxy API connects people anonymously

Twilio is making it easier to connect two people anonymously through text messages and phone calls with a new API launching today. Proxy will handle the task of provisioning phone numbers to connect people anonymously instead of requiring developers to handle that process manually. The service is ai…

Twilio warns about Uber’s waning usage of its platform

Twilio ($TWLO) is raising a flag to caution shareholders about a potential impact on future revenue. During the company’s first quarter earnings call, chief executive Jeff Lawson warned about a change with one of Twilio’s largest customers: Uber. He said that contributions from the on-demand ride ha…
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