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Feb 16, 2016

Layer muses on messaging’s future — and why some brands should skip Facebook

If there’s anything that Facebook Messenger, Slack, and Operator have shown, it’s that we’re in an era of conversational commerce. It’s an environment where phone… Read more

Dec 28, 2015

15 interesting startups to watch in 2016

As we usher in another year, we brace for the next wave of innovation, disruption, consolidation, and dissolution. What will be the next big thing that everyone… Read more

Sep 22, 2015

Communications Platform Layer Adds Support For Webhooks

The company explains via blog post that, while the Layer Platform API is used to input data into conversations, webhooks can serve as an output. “As a developer,… Read more

May 6, 2015

Communications Platform Layer Expands To Web, Announces Fund To Back Layer-Powered Apps

TechCrunch Disrupt Battlefield alumni and former Disrupt winner Layer, a company that is offering developers tools to build their own communications platforms where… Read more

Feb 25, 2015

As messaging apps proliferate, one service aims to power them all

We live in a world where messaging apps command $20 billion valuations, but amidst that embarrassment of riches is a major pain for users: each massively successful… Read more

Feb 25, 2015

Layer rolls out turnkey messaging platform and Atlas UI tools for app developers

With the numbers of people using messaging apps already huge and still growing, many developers are looking for easy ways to build the functionality into their own… Read more

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