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 […]

Kicking off I/O at Layer HQ

Thanks to everyone for coming out last night. Together with co-hosts Bloomberg Beta, Homebrew, Data Collective, Fuel Capital, Morado Ventures and AME Cloud Ventures, we welcomed a great crowd. Thanks for kicking off I/O with us. Hope everyone has an excellent week.

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You’re invited: open house at Layer HQ for Google I/O

Kick off Google I/O with us! If you’ll be in San Francisco for Google I/O, you’re invited to join us the night before it starts for an open house at Layer HQ. On behalf of co-hosts Layer, Bloomberg Beta, Homebrew, Data Collective, Fuel Capital, Morado Ventures and AME Cloud Ventures, we hope to see you […]

Thanks for coming to our WWDC open house

A huge thank you to everyone who made it out to our WWDC open house. The turnout was incredible. We loved hosting you and hearing about the amazing products you’re envisioning and building. Inspiring. We’re planning another, similar event during Google i/o. Stay tuned for details. (photo credit @superdeux)

Design critique at Layer HQ

Last night we cohosted an event at Layer’s Mission District HQ with Salesforce’s Brooks Hassig. The event brought together local designers and gave them the chance to get honest feedback from peers on their current work. A taco truck, warm San Francisco evening and great company made for a fantastic event. A fine time was […]

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Passing the Disrupt Cup

Last September we had the tremendous honor of winning TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco’s Startup Battlefield, joining the ranks of successes like Mint.com and Yammer. I can’t imagine a better way to launch a technology company than TechCrunch Disrupt. Since we won: We’ve had more than 6,000 requests for access to our beta from individuals and […]