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 »

3 Ways to Increase Customer Engagement Using Text-to-Speech (TTS)

March 25, 2015 Published by //

Mobile marketing has become  an essential part of customer engagement . Over 58% of customers leave a brand after a single negative customer experience. With the odds stacked against marketers, getting the user experience right the first time is crucial. Mobile marketing spend globally has risen 103% in 2013 and is still rising.  As more […] Read more »

Nexmo Does SXSW

March 23, 2015 Published by //

Last week I attended South by Southwest (SXSW) in Austin, TX. Having never been to SXSW before, I had no idea what to expect but I heard time and time again that SXSW is “awesome.” For those who’ve never been to SXSW, it’s broken up in to an interactive section, a music section and a […] Read more »

The Future of Mobile Messaging: An interview with Joshua Stern, CEO of Telerivet

March 19, 2015 Published by // //

SMS has become the most reliable way for organizations to communicate with their employees and customers. Yet, for many organizations — especially non-profits and small businesses — integrating professional mobile messaging in a meaningful way often proves prohibitively expensive, technical, or unmanageable. Telerivet eliminates these barriers by enabling organizations to effortlessly implement robust, cost-effective, two-way […] Read more »

Why should you Verify users?

March 13, 2015 Published by //

User identity and what it means for businesses has dramatically changed over the last two decades of the Internet economy. Web 1.0, or the Internet as it was in the mid 90s, had no concept of identity. Businesses only cared about visits to websites and often put a number of visits counter on them. The […] Read more »