Cloud communications firm Twilio raise $3.7M

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Database Reference:  F231109-313
Business:  Twilio
Web:      Twitter
Location:  USA, San Francisco, CA
Region:  North America
Business description:  Provides a web-service API for businesses to build scalable communications apps that make and receive phone calls.
Category: Telecommunications, Technology
Contact 1:  Jeff Lawson, co-founder
Contact 2:  John Wolthuis, co-founder
Contact 3:  Evan Cooke, co-founder
Investors:  The round was lead by Albert Wenger of Union Square Ventures who will become a board director.
Amount raised:  $3,700,000 
Details:  Twilio raise $3.7M to expand product development, sales, and marketing efforts. Albert Wenger of Union Square Ventures will become a board director. Also joining the board is Dave McClure of original March 09 seed funder Founders Fund. David Cohen, Chris Sacca, Manu Kumar, Mitch Kapor, and other angel investors also participated in the seed round.

Link:  Twilio Blog (30 Dec 09)

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