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 […]


Kicking off monthly #OpenLayerHQ developer office hours

Since we opened up the Layer platform and announced Atlas, our customizable UI toolkit, for general availability at the end of February, we’ve been amazed at the variety of applications and experiences that developers are building on Layer. From connecting communities around common interests like sports or career development, to shareable to-do lists, the possibilities […]


How Web Summit super-charged event networking with Layer

Web Summit has been called “the best technology conference on the planet.” It’s certainly one of the largest and most innovative technology-focused conferences in the world. First held in Dublin, Ireland in 2010 and drawing a crowd of 500, by 2013 it saw more than 10,000 attendees. In 2014 that number more than doubled to […]


Greylock Partners design event @ Layer HQ

Layer HQ played host to a fantastic event last night, and we’d like to take a minute to thank the organizer, Greylock Partners, for allowing us to be a part of it. The evening brought together some of the most talented and creative designers in tech to share their recent work. The people were amazing […]

Layer Talks – a speaker series for the app developer community

This month we’re kicking off Layer Talks, a new speaker series tailored for the app developer community and being held at Layer HQ in San Francisco. The premise is simple: we’re inviting some of the most talented and respected members of our community to come and share their expertise. We’re excited to kick off the […]

HackLayer, and looking toward the future of in-app communications

At Layer we spend lots of time considering how our service can best enable the creation of the next great messaging apps, as well as apps of all types that are — as of yet — only imagined. So our first hackathon, HackLayer, was awesome for many reasons. It proved that Layer makes it possible […]