Investment Blog Posts From API Evangelist

These are the blog items I've written over the last decade when it comes to my Investment resarch, providing the short form of my research across the API industry.

Hoping For More Investment In API Design Tooling (07-16-2019)
Why The Open Data Movement Has Not Delivered As Expected (07-05-2019)
Facebooks Business Model Is Out Of Alignment With Their API Management Layer (03-21-2018)
68 Stops In A Comprehensive API Strategy Transit Map (03-16-2018)
Generating Operational Revenue From Public Data Access Using API Management (11-20-2017)
When We Are Told That API Security Investments Will Affect Profitability (11-07-2017)
Your Lack Of Investment In API Education Will Be The End Of Your API Service (08-31-2017)
APIs Will Just Get More Unreliable As Funding Becomes More Volatile (08-31-2017)
The 85 Stops Along The API Lifecycle That I Track On (08-16-2017)
More Investment In API Security (07-19-2017)
Bot Observability For Every Platform (07-17-2017)
Heavier Investment In API Training Will Be Necessary (06-01-2017)
15 Topics To Help Folks See The Business Potential Of APIs (05-18-2017)
Wearing My Tech Vendor Hat When It Comes To Public Data (04-27-2017)
From Awareness, Observability, To API Ratings (03-09-2017)
Trying To Define API Awareness (02-16-2017)
Focusing On Common API Definitions, Schema, Scopes and Specifications (01-19-2017)
Taking Another Look At The Department Of Labor API Efforts (09-26-2016)
Reconciling How Reliable APIs Are While Also Embracing Tone Set By VC Investment (08-05-2016)
Gathering My Thoughts About Open Referral And The Human Services API (03-31-2016)
An Imbalance In Investment Priorities That Will Continue To Slow API Growth And Adoption (03-10-2016)
How Are We Going To Create The Standard And Poors And Moodys For The API Economy? (10-31-2015)
Expanding On My API Monetization Strategy And Research (09-05-2015)
Weekly API.Report For May 11th, 2015 (05-11-2015)
Weekly API.Report For April 27th, 2015 (04-28-2015)
Weekly API.Report For April 20th, 2015 (04-20-2015)
Weekly API.Report For April 13th, 2015 (04-13-2015)
Foundry Group Makes Investment In The Open Standards, API Driven, JavaScript Approach Of MapBox (10-16-2013)
Overview Of Backend as a Service (BaaS) White Paper (05-08-2013)
Make Sure And Have Multiple KPIs For Your APIs (05-07-2013)
Investment in BaaS (05-05-2013)
Overview Of The Backend as a Service (BaaS) Space (05-03-2013)
After Last Couple of Weeks, It's Clear There Is Big Opportunity In The API Space (04-25-2013)
Mashape API Service Provider (03-04-2011)
Weekly API.Report For May 4th, 2015 (11-30--0001)

You can find all of the blog posts I have written over at the main API Evangelist site, these are mean to just be for providing easy access to what I've written when it comes to Investment.

Curated Investment News

These are the news items that I have curated during the monitoring of the API space that have some relevance to the Investment conversation and I wanted to include in my research. I am using all of these links to better understand how the space is defining not just their APIs, but their schema, and other moving parts of their API operations.

On-demand road freight startup Ontruck pulls in $10M Series A led by Atomico and Idinvest (05-11-2017)
Video Game Raised $148 Million From Fans. Now Its Raising Issues. (05-10-2017)
How Zapier Pulled Off Its One-and-Done Approach to Fundraising (05-09-2017)
Free streaming service Tubi TV grabs $20 million in new funding (05-09-2017)
How high can weed tech go? Pretty high if you ask Silicon Valley (05-09-2017)
Hedge Fund Leaders Will Gather, and Uber May Learn Fate in Europe (05-07-2017)
Heap raises $27M to make data useful for everyone (05-04-2017)
Bitfusion raises $5M for its AI lifecycle management platform (05-02-2017)
Twilio crashes after its full-year forecasts miss big (TWLO) (05-02-2017)
Twilio stock takes a nosedive in after-hours trading on weak guidance (05-02-2017)
Investor VCs and Operator VCs (05-01-2017)
Twitter shares rise after report on deal with Bloomberg (05-01-2017)
The Rise of Non VC compatible SaaS Companies Point Nine Land (04-28-2017)
Enterprise data company Cloudera explodes in its opening minutes of trading (CLDR) (04-28-2017)
Tencent to open AI research center in Seattle (04-28-2017)
A car-sharing service that partners with Uber just snatched $45 million in funding (04-20-2017)
Okta Goes Public In First Big Cybersecurity IPO Of The Year (04-07-2017)
Otonomo raises $25M to help automakers make money from connected cars (04-07-2017)
Lyft just raised $500 million to aid its fight against Uber (04-06-2017)
Sharethebus becomes and raises $5M for event shuttle management (04-05-2017)
Cohesity raises $90M+ Series C round for its hyperconverged data platform (04-04-2017)
Ally Gets 250K Customers from TradeKing (03-21-2017)
MuleSoft Makes Debut As Public Company After IPO on NYSE (03-17-2017)
Tesla just raised $1.2 billion ahead of its Model 3 launch (TSLA) (03-17-2017)
Bill Gates And Other Major Investors Put $52.6 Million Into Site Sharing Unauthorized Copies Of Academic Papers (03-16-2017)
Okta Files to Go Public (03-14-2017)
Okta files for $100 million IPO (03-13-2017)
PokitDok Attracts Strategic Investment from Guardian (03-09-2017)
Currencycloud, maker of APIs for remittance startups, raises 20M led by GV (03-08-2017)
Microsoft, Airbus climb aboard drones software firm AirMap (02-23-2017)
Clinc raises a $6.3M Series A to advance its AI for banking platform (02-22-2017)
Email delivery service Mailgun spins out of Rackspace and raises $50M (02-22-2017)
Fitbit reveals it paid $23 million to acquire Pebbles assets (02-22-2017)
Verizon Acquires Drone Management Company To Help Manage & Connect Moving Devices (02-22-2017)
Voysis raises $8 million to help it become the Twillio of voice AI (02-22-2017)
Ford invests $1 billion in Pittsburgh-based Argo AI to build self-driving cars by 2021 (02-18-2017)
Mulesoft files for IPO (02-17-2017)
Mulesoft files for IPO (02-17-2017)
Mulesoft files for IPO (02-17-2017)
App platform company MuleSoft files for IPO (02-17-2017)
App platform company MuleSoft files for IPO (02-17-2017)
Internet Archive Reaches Semifinals in MacArthur Foundations Competition for $100 Million Grant (02-15-2017)
Twitter's dismal performance gives Dorsey another excuse to finally act on Trump (02-09-2017)
Venture firm Trident Capital raises $300 million for cyber security startups (02-08-2017)
Xeneta raises $12M Series B to crack open ocean freight pricing (02-08-2017)
Snapchat files plans for US stock market listing (02-02-2017)
Snapchat's parent company files for $3 Billion U.S. IPO (02-02-2017)
Algorithmic commerce platform Feedvisor gets $20 million from General Catalyst (01-31-2017)
SoundHound raises $75M to bring its voice-enabled AI everywhere (01-31-2017)
Short sellers are cleaning up in Fitbit (FIT) (01-30-2017)
Payments startup Dwolla raises $6.85M more, debuts Access API (01-21-2017)
Measure raises $15 million toward drone service business (01-17-2017)
Slack Invests in Finance Bot Startup Sway Finance (01-10-2017)
Microsoft, Qualcomm and Citigroup Partner to Invest in Israeli Cyber Syndicate - Technowize (01-09-2017)
Trigger Creates Alert for Trump Tweets About Portfolio Companies (01-09-2017)
TWLO: Why I'm Staying Away From Twilio Stock for Now (01-09-2017)
Venture capital is going to murder Medium (01-05-2017)
Canadian fintech is revitalizing the startup scene attracting major funding (01-04-2017)
Ev Williams Announces Layoffs at Medium (01-04-2017)
Twitter cofounder Evan Williams lays off one-third of staff at Medium, closes two offices (01-04-2017)
UK funds drone trials around the world (12-30-2016)
Ubers Middle Eastern rival Careem raises $350M at a $1B valuation (12-18-2016)
Wyre raises $5.8M in blockchain bid to make cross-border bank... (12-16-2016)
BRIEF-VictorOps says raised $15 mln in equity financing - SEC Filing (12-15-2016)
Silicon Valley VCs are growing wary of on-demand delivery (12-13-2016)
Britain to Make 1.9 Billion Cybersecurity Investment (11-09-2016)
Confirmed: Periscope Data raises $25 million from Bessemer Venture Partners (11-07-2016)
Obama Caps Off His EV Legacy by Electrifying American Highways (11-04-2016)
Periscope Data pulls in $25 million in Series B (11-04-2016)
Twilio tops Q3 earnings targets, losses widen (11-03-2016)
Twilio?s Revenue Climbs 62% (11-03-2016)
Gordon Moore's Foundation Funds First of 50 Fellows in $34 Million Plan (11-02-2016)
UK government to spend $2.3 billion to bolster cybersecurity (11-01-2016)
CenturyLink is buying Level 3 Communications for $34 billion (CTL, LVLT) (10-31-2016)
Drone startup funding crashes (10-20-2016)
Mobile marketing and data startup mParticle raises $17.5M (10-13-2016)
mParticle Raises $17.5 Million In Series B Funding For Multi-Screen Customer Data Platform (10-13-2016)
PlaceIQ Announces Strategic Investment From Alibaba Group, Expansion Into China (10-13-2016)
PlaceIQ Snags Alibaba As Customer And Investor (10-13-2016)
Billionaire investor Draper leads $4.2 million funding in U.S. blockchain start-up (10-05-2016)
Blockchain-for-Data Company Factom Raises $4.2M (10-05-2016)
The Entire History of Kickstarter Projects, Broken Down by City (10-04-2016)
Amazon Offers $2.5M To Make Alexa Your Friend (09-30-2016)
Data storage provider Nutanix soars in market debut (09-30-2016)
In a good sign for the tech industry, tech unicorn Nutanix's IPO pops a huge 90% (NTNX) (09-30-2016)
Nutanix, a Cloud-Based Business, Soars in I.P.O. (09-30-2016)
Nutritionix API v2.0 Officially Launches (09-30-2016)
Amazon Launches $2.5 Million Alexa Prize Competition (09-29-2016)
First Annual Alexa Prize ? $2.5 Million to Advance Conversational AI (09-29-2016)
5 New Tools Partners Will See From SAP's Blockbuster $2.2 Billion IoT Investment (09-28-2016)
Obama Administration announces $80 million in smart cities funding (09-28-2016)
Partners Say Cisco's $4B Commitment To Mexico Will Help Them Deliver Products Faster (09-28-2016)
SAP allots $2 billion for IoT investments, buys software firm Plat.One (09-28-2016)
Microsoft leads $9 million investment round in container security startup Aqua Security (09-27-2016)
Skyhigh Networks raises $40m funding to tap cloud security market (09-26-2016)
Red Hat Inc: Why Red Hat Stock is Smoking Hot Today (09-22-2016)
Tax compliance software company Avalara raises $96 million (09-22-2016)
Alexa Fund Adds New Company to Portfolio by Taking Lead Investor Role in Nucleus (09-21-2016)
InfluxData closes $16 million Series B led by Battery Ventures to organize IOT data (09-21-2016)
Troops, a Slackbot for sales, raises $7 million (09-21-2016)
Drone racing takes to the Sky with $1m investment (09-14-2016)
Tweet: GitLab secures $20 million SeriesB by @techcrunch (09-13-2016)
Why Twilio went public (09-13-2016)
Shippo raises $7 million to further its goal of being Twilio for shipping (09-09-2016)
Apply now for the Google Developers Launchpad Accelerator (09-08-2016)
Intel Security Spins Off To Private Equity In $4.2B Deal (09-07-2016)
Tweet: Syndicate deals are now 100% private (09-06-2016)
Source Security: Eagle Eye Networks Extends Drako Cloud Security Grant For Public And Private Schools To $1.25 Million (09-01-2016)
Box beats market expectations for Q2 (08-31-2016)
Cyber security firm LogRhythm raises $50 mln after changing IPO plans (08-30-2016)
Agtech Funding Sheet: FarmShots Raises Seed Round (08-29-2016)
Amazon claims another victim as Rackspace finally goes private in a $4.3 billion deal (RAX) (08-26-2016)
Rackspace's $4.3 billion deal to go private allows it to transition to cloud support, 'strike more quickly' (08-26-2016)
Introducing the Bots Landscape: 170+ companies, $4 billion in funding, thousands of bots (08-25-2016)
Startup DroneDeploy raises $20 million (08-25-2016)
Authentication startup Auth0 raises $15M as it beefs up security features (08-24-2016)
SDM Mag: Eagle Eye Networks Awards $1.25 Million in Drako Cloud Security Grants (08-24-2016)
Ad tech industry boost as Chinese investors pile in (08-23-2016)
ThreatQuotient Secures $12M in Series B Funding (08-23-2016)
Amazon's Alexa Fund leads $35 million investment in smart thermostat maker Ecobee (08-18-2016)
Blockchain and bitcoin companies raised $290 million in the last 6 months (08-16-2016)
Twilio Inc (TWLO) Posts a Stellar Second Quarter (08-09-2016)
Twilio's results, forecast beats estimates on strong demand (08-08-2016) secures $1.9M of new funding (08-05-2016)
Formlabs raises $35 million series B, announces Autodesk partnership (08-04-2016)
Network analytics startup Kentik pulls in $23M Series B (08-04-2016)
Kentik Technologies Closes $23 Million Series B Funding Round (08-03-2016)
Attic Labs raises $8.1M and launches its new decentralized database (08-02-2016)
Distil scores $21 million Series C to crush bad bots (08-02-2016)
Video distribution startup Zype raises $2M (08-02-2016)
Tesla to buy SolarCity for $2.6 billion (08-01-2016)
Tech investors are tapping into a 2.5 billion fund created by Britain's 5 biggest banks (07-31-2016)
Big data integrator Talend pops 54% in Nasdaq debut, raising $94.5M (07-29-2016)
The best-positioned mega-cap tech company: What Wall Street is saying after Amazon's earnings (AMZN) (07-29-2016)
Cybersecurity startup PhishMe raises $42.5 million Series C (07-27-2016)
BRIEF-Coinbase Global says has raised $10.5 mln in equity financing (07-21-2016)
Red Hat Inc (NYSE:RHT): Strong Price Momentum But will It Sustain? (07-21-2016)
Pandora shares drop after it rejects $3.5B buyout from SiriusXM (07-21-2016)
Investing in the Future of Work (07-19-2016)
News from the Slack Fund (07-19-2016)
Slack, now with 600 apps on its platform, pours $2M into 14 Slackbot startups via its Slack Fund (07-19-2016)
Why did SoftBank buy ARM? To prepare for our robot overlords, of course (07-19-2016)
Encrypted comms company Silent Circle closes $50M Series C (07-15-2016)
SeedStories Ep 5: Barrett Daniels on Twilio IPO & Startup Exits ? IPO's are Back for Unicorns? Future of Exits in the Valley (07-07-2016)
Agriculture tech startup KisanHub raises $1M Seed (07-06-2016)
Germany?s Brillen raises $49M from TCV to take its eyewear marketplace international (07-06-2016)
Innovation and iteration: Open call for the new Project Grants Program (07-01-2016)
Keen IO Secures 14.7M in Series B Financing (06-29-2016)
This VC firm wrote a $125,000 check over breakfast to Twilio ? now it owns a $500 million stake in the company (TWLO) (06-26-2016)
Matter launches in NYC with help from Google and New York Times, reveals new startup class (06-23-2016)
Twilio built 3 apps on the floor of the NYSE to celebrate its IPO (06-23-2016)
Twilio IPO launches: Why it's successful (06-23-2016)
Twilio's CEO just got $100 million richer (TWLO) (06-23-2016)
Twilio, a Cloud-Based Business, Soars After Its I.P.O. (06-23-2016)
Investors are backing more AI startups than ever before (06-22-2016)
Post Earnings Coverage as Red Hat Posts Impressive Numbers (06-22-2016)
Red Hat acquires API management firm 3scale, posts Q1 results (06-22-2016)
Twilio, the closely watched tech IPO, is already beating Wall Street expectations (06-22-2016)
Individual Engagement Grants program will fund eight community-led projects (06-18-2016)
Twitter invests $70m in SoundCloud, rather than acquiring it (06-15-2016)
Twitter Invests $70 Million in SoundCloud Music Service (06-14-2016)
BitTitan Raises $15 Million in Series A Funding (06-09-2016)
What Twilio's IPO Filing Means for the API Economy (06-07-2016)
Uber just got $3.5 billion from Saudi Arabia (06-01-2016)
Uber Turns to Saudi Arabia for $3.5 Billion Cash Infusion (06-01-2016)
Twilio to make Wall Street debut with $100 million IPO (05-26-2016)
Automakers are solving a major problem by investing in Uber and Lyft (05-25-2016)
Afero raises $20.3M in Series A funding for its IoT platform (05-18-2016)
Investing, Authentication, and a Few Bots Take the Stage at Finovate (05-11-2016)
CoreOS secures $28 million in Series B funding led by Google's venture capital arm (05-09-2016)
Fitbit is getting destroyed (FIT) (05-04-2016)
A startup that claims to be the 'Uber for sales' has been using fake profiles and endorsements (05-01-2016)
PAYMILL?s Strategic Insolvency. Here?s What You Need To Know (04-29-2016)
Signs of a Chill in Fintech Funding? (04-28-2016)
On the Road to Recap (04-21-2016)
Telegram is tempting devs with a $1M fund to bring you more chatbots (04-19-2016)
$1,000,000 to Bot Developers. For free. (04-18-2016)
Running an API-based company is a lot like running a venture fund (04-07-2016)
The company behind a human-like AI bot who organizes your meetings just raised $23 million to take on Facebook and Microsoft (04-07-2016) raises $23 million for its AI personal assistant, plans to launch this fall (04-07-2016)
American Security Today: Apply Today: $1,000,000 Drako Cloud Security Grant for Schools (04-01-2016)
Slack raises $200 million at $3.8 billion valuation (04-01-2016)
LinkedIn is 'trending in the wrong direction' (LNKD) (03-29-2016)
MIT Rides to the Rescue of Bitcoin with $900,000 Developer Fund (03-29-2016)
Announcing a $900,000 Bitcoin Developer Fund ? MIT Media Lab Digital Currency Initiative (03-28-2016)
It Is Not You Being Evil I Worry About, It Is You Being Greedy And Priveleged (03-24-2016)
Markit and FinTech Sandbox partner to provide boost to FinTech startups (03-23-2016)
Checkr nabs $40m to expand its background screening platform beyond the Valley (03-23-2016)
London fintech startup GoCardless has raised $13 million in new funding (03-23-2016)
Elliptic raises $5 million for blockchain security apps (03-21-2016)
Mattermark Raises $7.3 Million Series B Led by Foundry Group, Valuing the Company at $42 Millio (03-20-2016)
Cisco Announces Fund to Fuel App Development on Spark Platform (03-11-2016)
Slack, a 2-year-old messaging platform, is raising $200 million at nearly a $4 billion valuation led by Thrive Capital (03-11-2016)
What Funding Opportunities Are There For E-Commerce Startups? (03-10-2016)
Box shares jump almost 11% on big earnings beat (BOX) (03-09-2016)
Apply Now! Digital Library Federation grants to attend DPLAfest 2016 (03-03-2016)
Wearable startup Orion Labs raises $9M from Motorola Solutions and Avalon Ventures (02-18-2016)
Security vendor expects slower spending in cyber security (02-12-2016)
The Inside Story on Why BBVA Launched Propel Ventures (02-12-2016)
Investors are pouring money into drone startups (02-10-2016)
Tableau sees some softness in spending amid strong Q4 (02-04-2016)
Google Funds Frictionless Data Initiative at Open Knowledge (02-01-2016)
Cybersecurity startup Fireglass raises $20 million (01-26-2016)
Knight News Challenge winners focus on data and transparency (01-26-2016)
ParkWhiz Raises $24 Million in New Funding and Acquires BestParking (01-26-2016)
Data analytics startup Looker raises $48 million, led by Kleiner Perkins (01-14-2016)
Mobile Data Firm PlaceIQ Raises $25 Million (01-14-2016)
PlaceIQ Secures $25 Million Funding Round to Meet Accelerating Demand for Its Proprietary Data Solutions among Media and Enterprise Customers, and to Expand its Industry-Leading Location Data Platform (01-14-2016)
18F ? Early lessons from the micro-purchase experiment (11-06-2015)
Poynt Announces $28 Million Series B Funding [VIDEO] (10-22-2015)
Amazon Announces the Next Alexa Fund Recipient: Invoxia (10-16-2015)
Technology Imperialism, the Californian Ideology, and the Future of Higher Education (10-15-2015)
CartoDB raises $23M to expand its data visualization tools (09-10-2015)
NewsCred Raises $42 Million To Build The Future Of Content Marketing (09-02-2015)
Search startup Qbox raises $2.4M as it develops ?Project Gossamer? (08-28-2015)
Amazon Announces the Next Alexa Fund Recipients: Musaic and Rachio (08-27-2015)
API development startup Apiary raises $6.8M and launches a testing service | VentureBeat | Deals | by Jordan Novet (08-18-2015)
Exciting News from PokitDok! (08-18-2015)
App management startup WSO2 raises $20M to fuel global expansion (08-13-2015)
Xignite Is Raising Money to Take Over Financial Data (07-08-2015)
Digital Asset Holdings Buys Blockchain Startup Hyperledger (06-26-2015)
Digital Public Library of America makes push to serve all 50 states by 2017 with $3.4 million from the Sloan and Knight foundations (06-26-2015)
Automatic parks $24M to connect your car (06-25-2015)
?Amazon throws in $100 million, developer tools to open Echo's Alexa ecosystem (06-25-2015)
Build New Voice Experiences with Help from the Alexa Fund (06-25-2015)
Connected car platform Automatic raises $24 million led by USAA (06-25-2015)
New ? Alexa Skills Kit, Alexa Voice Service, Alexa Fund (06-25-2015)
Snap-together electronics maker LittleBits raises $44M, hires former Makerbot CEO (06-25-2015)
HackerOne raises $25M to make the Internet safer via bug bounty programs (06-24-2015)
Slack hits another big milestone, proving its massive $2.8 billion valuation (06-24-2015)
Container storage startup Portworx puts away $8.5M (06-22-2015)
Fitbit IPO still fit ? up another 10% on second day of trading (06-19-2015)
HP Ventures backs data-integration startup Tamr in $25.2M round (06-19-2015) Raises $2.2 Million in Series A Funding Launchpad Digital Health... (06-19-2015)
Fitbit opens up 52% (FIT) (06-18-2015)
Healthcare Cloud Platform Sikka Software Secures $10.5 Million Series C... (06-18-2015)
Mapbox Raises $52.6M Led By DFJ To Be The ?Map Layer? For All Apps | TechCrunch (06-17-2015)
Mapbox Raises $52.6M Led By DFJ To Be The ?Map Layer? For All Apps | TechCrunch (06-17-2015)
Mapping platform Mapbox raises $52M (06-17-2015)
Fitbit Raises Price Range for I.P.O. (06-16-2015)
MacArthur Impact Investments Help Advance Energy Efficiency Financing for Multifamily Housing (06-16-2015)
Box pops 9% after announcing $65.6M in revenue, shrinking losses in second-ever earnings report (06-10-2015)
Spotify Sells 1.4% Stake for $115 Million (06-10-2015)
Menlo Security gets $25 million to isolate, and eliminate, malware (06-08-2015)
Sky Dayton Backed Diffbot Gets More Funding (06-05-2015)
Data science cloud service Plotly raises $5.5M (06-03-2015)
DataScience gets $6M to analyze data so you don?t have to (06-02-2015)
We just raised our Series A. What’s next? (05-29-2015)
Dell, Intel throw in $45 million toward DocuSign Series F (05-27-2015)
Postman, An API Development Platform Used By Box And Others, Raises $1M (05-26-2015)
Orange launches African Social Venture Prize (05-22-2015)
Announcing The New TwilioFund: Investing $50 Million In The Future of Communications (05-20-2015)
MuleSoft raises $128 million at $1.5 billion valuation (05-19-2015)
DocuSign Raises $233M Series F At $3B Valuation | TechCrunch (05-12-2015)
A venture capital firm just bet 2.5 million on oil companies using drones (05-11-2015)
Mode takes $775K for cloud IoT platform (05-11-2015)
StrongDM raises $800K to push a new tool for detecting data errors (05-11-2015)
?Fitbit files for IPO: 7 key facts (05-07-2015)
Fitbit files to raise up to $100M in IPO (05-07-2015)
Investment Round in Cheddar Starts Heating Up (05-05-2015)
Twilio raises $100M; is now worth over $1B, report says (05-04-2015)
Apigee makes Wall Street debut with $87 million IPO - San Jose Mercury News (04-24-2015)
Translation platform Gengo attracts $5.4 mln (04-22-2015)
Slack confirms $160M funding round at $2.8B valuation (04-16-2015)
?Uber for pot? app Eaze raises $10 million and a would-be Kalanick gets his wings (04-14-2015)
Bits Blog: Docker Raises Another $95 Million in Funding (04-14-2015)
Docker Announces $95m Series D Funding Round (04-14-2015)
Network Security Start-Up Illumio Raises $100 Million (04-14-2015)
Superhot startup Docker raises $95 million as it prepares to squeeze out the competition (04-14-2015)
CoreOS raises $12M and introduces its Tectonic platform, featuring Kubernetes (04-06-2015)
Slack?s new funding round could value the company at $2.8B (03-26-2015)
API Economy Sees Increased Venture Capitalists Interest (03-25-2015)
With $35M more in the bank, Localytics has now raised more than any other Techstars alum (03-24-2015)
Chargebee Raises $5 Million (03-18-2015)
Predictive analytics player InsideSales raises $60 million led by Salesforce (03-18-2015)
Cloud-based billing solutions co ChargeBee raises $5M in Series B from... (03-11-2015)
APImetrics gets Funding from Bain Capital Ventures (02-17-2015)

These are curated as part of my daily work to understand what is happening across the space, and I regularly use them to track on what has occurred overtime, and include them in my guides, whitepapers, and other outputs.

Investment Companies and Organizations

These are the organizations I come across in my research who are doing interesting things in the API space. They could be companies, institutions, government agencies, or any other type of organizational entity. My goal is to aggregate so I can stay in tune with what they are up to and how it impacts the API space.

IDG Ventures USA

IDG Ventures USA isan early-stage venture capital firm investing in new media, consumer Internet and IT enterprises.


Particeep provides the leading SaaS solution to create a marketplace dedicated to investment. We offer an online customizable technology and a Rest application programming interface (API) that allows organizations to create their custom-made financial product distribution or crowdfunding platform. Use Particeep enables organizations to easily create their investment platform. Particeep offers a financial features engine that limits the creation of an investing platform to the development of the user experience.


QuantHouse, provides end-to-end systematic trading solutions. This includes ultra-low latency market data technologies, algo-trading development framework, proximity hosting and order routing services


Smartkarma unites the fragmented research industry, empowering worlds leading investors and research analysts to collectively achieve their full potential.