Join Layer and Parse for our Google I/O Party

We’re teaming with our friends at Parse to host a party during Google I/O. Join us on May 27th — the evening before the conference kicks off — at Layer’s San Francisco HQ. Come for drinks, food, music and great company. If you came to Layer’s I/O party last year, you know the turnout was […]

Join us for #OpenLayerHQ May 20

#OpenLayerHQ is office hours at Layer’s SF headquarters, where app creators can talk to Layer engineers, support staff, product experts, designers, and growth team members. It’s a great opportunity to have any of your questions answered as you work to integrate Layer. Last month’s event was a big success, and we’d like to invite you […]

Announcing Early Access for Layer for Web

It’s been nine weeks and six days since we opened up the Layer platform. Our mission: communications in every app. In this short 69 days, we’ve been inspired by the communications experiences you’ve imagined and built. You, Layer developers, are in 126 countries around the world. You’re in 1,360 cities. You’re on six of the […]

Messaging for the on-demand economy

If you live in the developed world, you likely have access to apps that let you order just about anything from the comfort of your couch. You can purchase groceries, cleaning services, or food delivery, call a car, or even arrange a doctor visit. Over the past few years the number of these on-demand apps […]

Building blocks for logistics: maps and notifications

Editor’s note: This is a cross-post from Mapbox‘s Peter Liu. It’s a sneak peek of a larger collaboration between Mapbox, the building block for maps, and Layer, the building block for communications. More to come! Technology is reinventing on-demand services to include everything from shipping to laundry, and the central innovation is realtime logistics. Delivery-on-demand […]

Layer at Disrupt NY Hackathon 2015

The Layer team is in NYC for TechCrunch Disrupt Hackathon and we’d love to meet you. Hackathon participants can sign up up for Layer here. Layer is giving away a $1,000 cash prize as well as one year’s subscription to our Startup Plan ($300 value) for a total of $1300 in value for “Best Use […]