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November 13, 2015 12:00 ET

Twilio Selected to Deloitte's Fast 500™ for the Second Year in a Row

Twilio Recognized for Continuing to Drive Global Cloud Communications Growth

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Nov 13, 2015) - Twilio, the cloud communications company for developers, today announced its selection to Deloitte's Technology Fast 500™. This is Twilio's second time on the Fast 500™ list, having also been selected in 2014. The Deloitte Technology Fast 500™ is a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North America.

"Twilio is enabling more meaningful communications through software for developers and businesses," said Jeff Lawson, CEO & Co-Founder of Twilio. "Being named one of the fastest growing software companies in North America for the second year in a row underlines how the industry has shifted to building communications into nearly any application."

Launched in 2008, Twilio now serves a global network of over 700,000 registered developers with over 30,000 new accounts being created every month. Twilio directly connects with communication networks all over the world and operates in 22 datacenters in 7 regions in order to reach nearly every phone on the planet. Fast growing start ups such as Uber and Airbnb, enterprises such as Nordstrom and Coca-Cola, and nonprofits such as The Red Cross and Doctors Without Borders use Twilio to power modern communications experiences globally and at scale.

About Deloitte's 2015 Technology Fast 500™
Deloitte's Technology Fast 500 provides a ranking of the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies -- both public and private -- in North America. Technology Fast 500 award winners are selected based on percentage fiscal year revenue growth from 2011 to 2014.

In order to be eligible for Technology Fast 500 recognition, companies must own proprietary intellectual property or technology that is sold to customers in products that contribute to a majority of the company's operating revenues. Companies must have base-year operating revenues of at least $50,000 USD or CD, and current-year operating revenues of at least $5 million USD or CD. Additionally, companies must be in business for a minimum of four years and be headquartered within North America.

About Twilio
Twilio makes communications easy and powerful. With Twilio's platform, businesses can make communications relevant and contextual by embedding real-time communication and authentication capabilities directly into their software applications. Founded in 2008, Twilio is privately-held and has over 400 employees, with headquarters in San Francisco and other offices in Bogotá, Dublin, Hong Kong, London, Mountain View, Munich, New York City, Singapore, and Tallinn.

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