Building a business that relies heavily on APIs is a model that has brought success to many companies. Sometimes success comes in the form of diversified revenue streams, other times it means increasing customer value within the existing ecosystem. API-driven businesses also allow for more third-party innovation, which in turn boosts the success of the business. Read more
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Don’t let trendy terms overrule crucial business decisions
We’ve all seen tech marketers use a trendy phrase to push their offerings. Some of these phrases get muddled in the push to promote and they begin to lose a bit of their impact. Read more
One of the most important things any API developer can realize is the fact that, as a data handler, they have some of the most important legal and moral requirements towards their data subjects of any technically oriented organization.
The fact that consumers entrust developers with their data at all is predicated upon the idea that this data will be secured, that the API itself will be bolstered against attacks, and that the API provider is doing everything within their power to continually secure themselves against potential threats. Read more
We have recently seen plenty of notable IPOs coming out of the tech space, but as TechCrunch notes, we have yet to hit the peak.
Of past IPOs, Facebook (FB 209,94 -0,05 -0,02%) (which raised $16 billion on its opening day in 2012) and Alibaba (BABA 190,79 -1,87 -0,97%) (which still holds, at $21.8 billion, the largest IPO of all time) are undoubtedly jewels on the crown. Read more
APIs have transformed the way we purchase, and now they are poised to completely change our payment experience. Customers increasingly demand secure, interconnected, and intelligent digital payment services. Across the whole range of the payment space the most forward-looking companies embrace an API-first approach in their product development. Read more