S.F. startup Telerivet's SMS could help developing nations
San Francisco Chronicle
"I was really compelled because it's a product that actually matters."
Nexmo Partners with Telerivet to Bring High-Quality Messaging Platform to Small and Mid-Size Businesses Worldwide
"Nexmo is very excited to be working with Telerivet. [...] This is the first partnership in the market to leverage reliable, global SMS deliverability and optimal usability to finally make mobile messaging technology accessible to the 'long-tail' of organizations."
"[Telerivet has] designed a low-cost cloud-based SMS management system and Android app that lets businesses and non-governmental organizations turn an ordinary smartphone into a messaging gateway."
The Weight Of A Text: Telerivet Unlocks SMS Communication In Developing Countries with Twilio SMS
"In a developing country, a text message is greater than the sum of its characters. A text can open doors to micro-financing, give farmers the critical weather information they need, or help a radio station reach its listeners in rural areas."
Telerivet Raises $1M To Help Provide An SMS Gateway And Platform For The Developing World
"The majority of people in these areas are not connected to the Internet but do have mobile phones that are SMS-enabled. But there wasn’t a great way for businesses and organizations to reach consumers at a mass scale in these countries. [...] So the team decided to create the technology themselves."
Telerivet Launches First-of-its-Kind Developer Platform for Business SMS Communications Globally
"[Telerivet's] new Cloud Script API platform will make it easier for organizations and developers to create innovative SMS solutions"
How Missed Calls Amplify Farmers' Voices
"[For] these Tanzanian farmers, the prevalent technologies are radio and cell phones. By putting them together, in a near zero-cost way, [Farm Radio International] was able to collect data that could influence government policies, which in turn could change lives – using just cellphones and radio."
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