When we first debuted Texterator at last year’s GeekWire Bash, we had some “technical difficulties.” The robot was malfunctioning, and CEO John Lauer pulled an all-nighter trying to get it to work. By that time, we were so fashionably late that Texterator didn’t arrive until the event was nearly over.

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We didn’t want to make that mistake again, so this year, we came prepared. Robot Pro Ted Griebling was on-site to make sure everything ran smoothly with no malfunctions. And it did – people lined up all night to grab brews and take selfies with Texterator. Watch our recap video below:

 

 

To be clear, we’re a texting company – not a robot company. Why did we build a robotic bartender that laser-engraves your number onto a SOLO cup, takes a selfie with you, and then texts the photo to your phone? Because anything that can be text-enabled will be text-enabled. By us. (To see all the business numbers we’ve text-enabled, click here.)

Meanwhile, Team Zipwhip donned their bandannas, shorts, and swag to compete in the ping-pong, foosball, and dodgeball tournaments.

 

 

And don’t forget sumo wrestling…

 

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We had (a little too much) fun.

 

 

A big thanks to GeekWire, Ted, and everyone who made this year’s #GWBash a memorable one. Find your #Texterator selfie below!

 

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Zipwhip is the productivity tool that lets businesses and customers text each other like friends. Zipwhip text-enables your existing (landline, VoIP, or toll free) business number. With direct connections to tier 1 carriers - Zipwhip is the trusted, scalable solution to business texting.