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The Startup Guide to Cloud Communications

October 9, 2015 Published by // // // //

Communications are evolving at an exponential rate. WhatsApp processes 30 billion messages daily. How can startups effectively tap into this massive communications opportunity with limited resources? To start, let’s look at a few drivers of this evolution: The API Economy Only a decade ago, an API (Application Programming Interface) was an obscure computer science term. […] Read more »

Volunteering to Help End Hunger at SF-Marin Food Bank

July 13, 2015 Published by //

Last week, the San Francisco Nexmo team partnered with the SF-Marin Food Bank to prepare meals for local families in need. The SF-Marin Food Bank has been working to help end hunger for over 27 years, with 25,000 volunteers each year and 450 partner organizations throughout the community. Click here to view pictures of our day […] Read more »

Dodging Balls and Giving Back

March 30, 2015 Published by //

Last Sunday, March 22nd, the SOMA Rec Center in San Francisco hosted the 2015 GitHub Dodgeball Tournament. Over the last 4 years, GitHub has organized an annual tourney bringing together various startups from around the Bay Area to raise funds in favor of different charities. This year, each team donated $3,000 to Build, the Second […] Read more »

Improving Women’s Health in Malawi

February 18, 2015 Published by // //

World’s First Program Provides Medical Care Via SMS & Voice Messages Here is another reason why Nexmo is special: our technology has a direct impact on making people’s lives better. It’s incredibly rewarding whenever we see our products help connect people when they need it the most. You may have missed how we worked with […] Read more »

SMS Campaigns Contain Urgent Evacuation Updates to Help During Typhoon Hagupit in The Philippines

December 17, 2014 Published by // //

Last week, Nexmo client engageSPARK sent approximately 175,000 SMS messages on behalf of the global humanitarian agency Mercy Corps to inform citizens in the path of Typhoon Hagupit in the Philippines to evacuate, including what to prepare, where to go, and provided emergency phone numbers. The typhoon forced more than 1.7 million people to flee […] Read more »