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.

Crops under solar panels can be a win (09-05-2019)
Structured Data Files v5 now available in the DoubleClick Bid Manager API (09-03-2019)
Cloudflare files for initial public offering (08-15-2019)
Integration Key to Experience: API Management Details (Part 4) (01-21-2019)
Moesif raises $3.5M seed round to provide insight into API usage (01-04-2019)
Eaton Vance Management Acquires New Holdings in SendGrid Inc (SEND) (12-17-2018)
Pimcore closes $3.5M for its open (12-14-2018)
Cloudflare Apps Fund 2.0 (11-30-2018)
Airtable, maker of a coding platform for non (11-15-2018)
Alexa Fund Invests in German Smart Thermostat, tado (10-31-2018)
Mocking With the Mockito Framework and Testing REST APIs [Video] (10-29-2018)
UNT proposes to become affiliate site of the National Science Foundation research program (10-27-2018)
Amex Ventures invests in API integration vendor Cloud Elements (10-26-2018)
Announcing Alexa for Business Support for Products with Alexa Built (10-24-2018)
GitLab raises $100 million for DevOps vision (09-21-2018)
What Is a Queue? (08-31-2018)
Datree gets $3M seed round to build DevOps policy engine in GitHub (08-29-2018)
Eventbrite files for $200 million IPO (08-23-2018)
Ticketing website Eventbrite has filed to go public (08-23-2018)
Spark Capital backs email API tool Nylas (08-22-2018)
Nylas scores $16M Series B to expand email API tool (08-22-2018)
From Monolithic to Serverless The 3 Ws (Why, What and When) (08-01-2018)
Serverless, Inc. lands $10M Series A to build serverless developers platform (07-30-2018)
Here are some simple tips to not get fooled by shady ICOs (06-30-2018)
M12, Microsofts Venture Fund, Leads $8M Codefresh Funding Round; Invests in Kubernetes Ecosystem (06-27-2018)
Codefresh raises $8M Series B round for its container (06-27-2018)
CloudBees raises $62M for its DevOps platform (06-27-2018)
Sterling Partners Education Opportunity Fund backs API (06-01-2018)
StdLib Secures $2M in Strategic Financing from Stripe, Finalizing a $4M Seed Round From Multiple Investors (05-31-2018)
20 Github Topics We Are Keeping An Eye On (05-14-2018)
DocuSign raises $629 million after pricing IPO (04-26-2018)
Announcing $8M funding to continue building delightful APIs (04-25-2018)
White House Announces Plan for Government (03-22-2018)
Snyk snares $7 million Series A to help developers deliver open source components securely (03-06-2018)
WTF is CFIUS? (03-04-2018)
Box shares fall over 20% on slowed growth (03-01-2018)
Dropbox will be the first (02-23-2018)
Dropbox to go public 10 years after launch (02-23-2018)
The Dropbox IPO filing is here (02-23-2018)
Tom Hewitson Builds a Thriving Business with Voice, Credits Alexa Developer Rewards for Growth (02-23-2018)
Ozonetel Introduces Speech API for KooKoo IVR (02-22-2018)
Government Ramps Up ICO Fees for Large Organizations (02-22-2018)
Introducing the 2018 Alexa Accelerator, Powered by Techstars (02-21-2018)
Amazon seeks to boost user retention for Alexa skills (AMZN) (02-20-2018)
The Problem With Private ICOs and Venture Capitalism (02-15-2018)
Okta (NASDAQ:OKTA) vs. The Competition Head (02-13-2018)
Dwolla secures $12 million round of funding, will nearly double workforce (02-13-2018)
German API integration startup CloudRail announces $672K seed investment (02-01-2018)
Factmata closes $1M seed round as it seeks to build an anti fake news media platform (02-01-2018)
Unravel Data raises $15M Series B for its big data performance monitoring platform (01-23-2018)
Storytelling app Wattpad raises $51M at a $398M valuation (01-17-2018)
Alkami raises $70 million for mobile banking software (01-09-2018)
Telegram plans multi (01-08-2018)
Investor Liability for ICOs Could Be Downturn Catalyst (01-04-2018)
Twilio (TWLO) and Zendesk (ZEN) Head (12-31-2017)
Twilio (12-31-2017)
The Stories We Were Told in 2017 about Education Technology (12-30-2017)
The Business of 'Ed (12-29-2017)
How to spot a Professional Scam ICO? (12-29-2017)
Why your ICO could generate a VAT liability (and what to do next) (12-22-2017)
All About the PinkDate ICO (12-21-2017)
Quick One Launches ICO Based on Newly Developed QR Code Technology That May Become the Future of Ultra ... (12-21-2017)
ICO Analysis: AidCoin (12-20-2017)
Where VC's Will Invest in 2018: Blockchain, AI, Voice, Pets (12-20-2017)
ICOs are the New Blockchain Trend Transforming Business (12-20-2017)
ICO 2.0: A framework for due diligence (12-19-2017)
ICO (12-17-2017)
To ICO or not to ICO? (12-16-2017)
UPS bets on blockchain as the future of the trillion (12-15-2017)
2018 to see the rise of ICO 2.0 (12-15-2017)
Angel Token ICO Review (12-14-2017)
What You Need to Know about ICO (12-14-2017)
The ICO Weather Forecast: Sunny to Partly Cloudy (12-12-2017)
The 4 Basics of ICOs (12-12-2017)
SEC shuts down Munchee ICO (12-12-2017)
All ICOs claiming to be registered with the SEC are lying, says top official (12-12-2017)
SendGrid Inc (SEND) Receives Consensus Rating of Buy from Brokerages (12-11-2017)
Twilio: Refreshing The Bull Narrative (12-10-2017)
Lordmancer II ICO referral program (12-10-2017)
Due Diligence Checklist for Investing in Cryptocurrency (12-10-2017)
Its Not About the ICO, Its About the Trading Vehicle (12-09-2017)
Rio de Janeiro to open taxi app API (12-07-2017)
Are ICOs the Future of Early Stage Startup Funding? (12-06-2017)
The ICO Dilemma: Understanding Both Sides of the Same Coin (12-05-2017)
Contentful, a Stripe for content management, raises $28M led by General Catalyst (12-04-2017)
Autonomous trucking startup TuSimple raises $55 million (12-04-2017)
Building a Public Database for Voices (11-30-2017)
Alexa Fund Goes Abroad with Up To $100 Million in New Global Investments (11-29-2017)
Log File Too Big (11-25-2017)
How Silicon Valley is Cracking the Construction Code (11-23-2017)
Scalyr scores $20M Series A for super (11-20-2017)
Key infrastructure financing program to facilitate smart city projects worldwide (11-15-2017)
An Investors Guide To The Four Kinds of ICOs (11-15-2017)
A Sequoia Capital partner explains why he's not scared of blockchain startups and how it's changing the VC business (11-15-2017)
Lighter Capital Puts Up $15M to Ignite Developer Interest in Intuit's QuickBooks Platform (11-13-2017)
Insider Reflections on The ICO Bubble (11-12-2017)
Cryptocurrencies As a Long Term Investment (11-11-2017)
Twilio competitor Bandwidth up 6% following IPO (11-10-2017)
Why So Many ICOs What Does It All Mean? (11-10-2017)
Radicle ICOs Research Playlist Recurring research reports on ICOs (11-09-2017)
Rising Trend of Initial Coin Offerings (11-09-2017)
Where venture capitalists invest and why (11-09-2017)
4 Reasons for the Current ICO Reality (11-09-2017)
Okta, Inc. (OKTA) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research (11-09-2017)
A simple tip for pitching your Token launch or ICO to investors (11-08-2017)
Goldman Sachs leads $10 million round for data structuring startup Crux Informatics (11-08-2017)
3 ICOs Leveraging Token Baskets (11-08-2017)
How Facebook Figures Out Everyone You've Ever Met (11-08-2017)
How to quickly spot an ICO scam (11-08-2017)
Russian trolls pushed the California and Texas secession movements (11-07-2017)
Russia funded Facebook and Twitter investments through tech magnate (11-05-2017)
The Kremlin invested 'hundreds of millions' in Twitter and Facebook through Kushner associate Yuri Milner (11-05-2017)
Oh, BTW, Kremlin (11-05-2017)
SendGrid Announces Potential Pricing for IPO (11-03-2017)
SEC warns celebrities over endorsing ICOs without proper disclosure (11-02-2017)
SendGrid SEC Filings (10-30-2017)
New seed funds pursue AI, hard tech and the Midwest (10-28-2017)
What Tezos' crisis could mean for the ICO space (10-26-2017)
How to stay safe in the ICO FOMO pressure cooker (10-25-2017)
Patreon Developer Funding the arts across the web with Patreon's new API (10-25-2017)
New Patreon tools help creators connect with backers (10-25-2017)
HashiCorp raises $40M for its cloud infrastructure automation services (10-24-2017)
How to Write a Good White Paper for ICO: Tips and Examples (10-23-2017)
An ICO we can all resonate with (10-22-2017)
How the ICO Market is Maturing (10-21-2017)
CloudRail Releases Universal Messaging API For Deploying Chatbots Across Platforms (10-20-2017)
ICOs are harder than traditional finance (10-20-2017)
SendGrid files for marketing email IPO (10-19-2017)
Windows 10's data collection allegedly violates Dutch privacy law (10-15-2017)
Believe it or not, regulations will make ICOs more awesome (10-15-2017)
API software provider Bandwidth files for an $85 million IPO (10-13-2017)
IcoBroker: Diving into CryptoCompare API (10-13-2017)
Why the ICO Industry is terrible and how to fix it. (10-10-2017)
ICOs are not Fintech theyre every startup and about to become EVERYTHING (10-09-2017)
Roller Coaster of Red Pulse ICO (10-09-2017)
GitLab raises $20M Series C round led by GV (10-09-2017)
Facebook sneakily released a Slack competitor (10-06-2017)
ICOs, dont bite off more than you can chew (10-06-2017)
How ICOs are revolutionizing investment (10-06-2017)
Fundraising Bot A bot with an access to a database of 3150 angel investors (10-04-2017)
Cryptocurrency investing can make you rich as long as you know what youre doing (10-04-2017)
Initial Coin Offerings: Are We in a Bubble? (10-04-2017)
The new age of ICOs is here, and its not based on Ethereum (10-03-2017)
Announcing Our Series A in MessageBird: Giving Voice to Developers Worldwide (10-03-2017)
MessageBird, a profitable Dutch rival to Twilio, has raised $60 million for its messaging API (10-03-2017)
MessageBird, a profitable Dutch rival to Twilio, has raised $60 million for its messaging API (10-03-2017)
Some VCs want to jump into ICOs, but a host of challenges remain (09-29-2017)
Swiss regulators crack down on ICOs, say some might be guilty of 'terrorist financing' (09-29-2017)
South Korea joins China in banning coin offerings (09-29-2017)
How to Promote Your ICO: 3 Useful Tips (09-29-2017)
Most ICOs Fail: Tale of Two Worlds (09-26-2017)
Season 2: How to spot a great ICO (09-26-2017)
Everything you ever wanted to know about ICOs (09-26-2017)
How marketers can capitalize on ICOs (09-23-2017)
Everything you need to know about ICOs (09-22-2017)
Coming out of the fold: Announcing our $15m Series A (09-21-2017)
YC wants to let people invest in its startups through the blockchain (09-20-2017)
How NOT to invest in ICOs (09-19-2017)
Subscription art crowdfunder Patreon confirms $60M fundraise (09-19-2017)
ICOs arent just about raising lots of money, say founders who raised lots of money from ICOs (09-18-2017)
Crunch Report (09-15-2017)
ICOs Surpassed Early Stage Venture Capital Funding (09-15-2017)
Acapture introduces SlicePay, a PSD2 (09-14-2017)
Investing in Blockchain Technology Startups (09-13-2017)
ICO Analysis: Wolk (09-11-2017)
ROBERT SHILLER: Bitcoin is the 'best example right now' of a bubble (09-10-2017)
Blackmoon to ICO its blockchain (09-06-2017)
ICOs, Fraud or the Future? (09-05-2017)
ICObench ICOs ratings from blockchain investors (09-05-2017)
China was right to clamp down on ICOs (09-04-2017)
China bans all ICOs and digital currency launches as illegal public financing (09-04-2017)
Ethereum is getting smoked after China and South Korea's ICO crackdown (09-04-2017)
China bans ICOs for being full of fraud and pyramid schemes (09-04-2017)
ICODrops ICO calendar, ratings, bounty list and more (09-04-2017)
China has banned ICOs (09-04-2017)
Okta, Inc. (OKTA) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research (09-03-2017)
Are You Bullish Enough about Your ICO? (09-01-2017)
Equity podcast: The Uber saga, delayed IPOs and just what is an ICO? (09-01-2017)
Tokens at the Gate. What Happens After the ICOs? (08-31-2017)
The first ICO unicorns are here (08-31-2017)
Chinese regulators crack down on ICO risks (08-30-2017)
ICO Watchdog Real (08-30-2017)
KICKICO (08-28-2017)
Why ICOs are booming, blockchain, crowdfunding and Initial Coin Offerings insights with Anti Danilevski, KICKICO Irish Tech News (08-28-2017)
Evaluating Tokens and ICOs (08-27-2017)
Big data analytics platform Databricks raises $140M Series D round led by Andreessen Horowitz (08-22-2017)
In (08-21-2017)
My investigation into APIs and Server Side Development (08-19-2017)
Remember software's dearly departed with Product Graveyard (08-18-2017)
LiftIgniter raises $6.4M to bring website personalization to the rest of the internet (08-17-2017)
Gartner: Cybersecurity Spending Worldwide to Hit $86.4 Billion This Year (08-16-2017)
The Truth and Untruth About VCs (08-15-2017)
API feed platform 'Stream' speeds growth with $3M investment (08-14-2017)
SoundCloud isn't shutting down just yet (08-11-2017)
SoundCloud saved by emergency funding as CEO steps aside (08-11-2017)
Hacking Your Seed Round: The Fundraising Funnel (08-10-2017)
CoinDesk ICO Tracker Comprehensive ICO funding data and visualizations (08-05-2017)
Morgan Stanley: Fitbit needs better software to survive (08-04-2017)
Fitbit spikes after losing less money than expected (FIT) (08-02-2017)
Big Data, Little Ethics One CIOs Musings (07-28-2017)
Slack is raising a $250 million round at $5 billion valuation (07-26-2017)
Slack just got a $5 billion valuation in a mega funding round led by SoftBank and Accel (07-26-2017)
AI Grant aims to fund the unfundable to advance AI and solve hard problems (07-25-2017)
Cybersecurity Pioneer Bricata Raises $8 Million in Series A Led by Edison Partners (07-25-2017)
Blockchain data verification platform Tierion gets backing from FenBuShi (07-22-2017)
Everyone could use some basic web development skills (07-21-2017)
Brookfield Residential Enables Customers to Control Entire Home with Alexa (07-19-2017)
Clara Labs nabs $7M Series A as it positions its AI assistant to meet the needs of enterprise teams (07-19-2017)
Nauto raises $159M to fuel expansion of its autonomous driving data platform (07-19-2017)
Cybersecurity startup Corelight raises $9.2 Million in series A funding led by Accel for network visibility solution ... (07-18-2017)
Cybersecurity Startup Corelight Raises $9.2 Million in Series A Funding Led by Accel for Network Visibility Solution ... (07-17-2017)
Introducing the First Alexa Accelerator Class (07-17-2017)
UK Government to Invest 21m in NHS Cybersecurity (07-13-2017)
Ethics and Governance AI Fund funnels $7.6M to Harvard, MIT and independent research efforts (07-10-2017)
The Business of Ed (07-01-2017)
The Blockchain Fuels StartupsUnlike Any You've Ever Seen (07-01-2017)
Apply now for Engadgets $500,000 immersive art program (06-28-2017)
Security startup Cloudflare has a plan to fund other startups (06-27-2017)
StdLib just raised $2 million to connect businesses via APIs (06-27-2017)
Announcing the Cloudflare Apps Platform and Developer Fund (06-27-2017)
Cloud Identity Leader Auth0 Adds $30 Million Series C (06-27-2017)
Googles secretive AI fund makes first public investment in Algorithmia (06-23-2017)
Algorithmia raises $10.5M Series A round led by Googles new AI fund (06-23-2017)
Algorithmia Raises Series A Funding (06-23-2017)
Battelle Funds STEM Arts Grants (06-21-2017)
Bank API platform TrueLayer secures $3m series A funding (06-21-2017)
TrueLayer raises $3M Series A to provide fintech companies with easy access to bank APIs (06-21-2017)
Language learning startup Lingokids scores $4M funding and partners with Oxford University Press (06-20-2017)
Algorithmia Raises Series A Funding (06-20-2017)
Slack is reportedly raising another $500 million and Amazon, Google, and Microsoft might try to buy it (06-15-2017)
FinMason Launches FinTech Accelerator Program With Free Access to Investment Analytics API (06-15-2017)
Location Tracking API HyperTrack Raises Series A Round (06-13-2017)
HyperTrack: Enabling Location (06-12-2017)
ICO launches Grants Programme to promote data protection and privacy research (06-12-2017)
Algolia raises $53 million for its search engine API (06-08-2017)
Algolia raises $53 million for its search engine API (06-08-2017)
Venture investing in the US and Europe are totally different industries (06-07-2017)
Pin This: Pinterest just scored $150 million in funding (06-06-2017)
Pinterest raises $150M at a $12.3B valuation as it makes a full press into visual search (06-06-2017)
Krypt.co scores a $1.2M seed round to simplify developer encryption key security (06-05-2017)
Sequoia raised $4 billion across four funds, including $2 billion for its growth fund (06-02-2017)
Amazon and Audible get dramatic, offer enticing grants for playwrights (06-02-2017)
NTT Data announces strategic investment in NoSQL database provider MarkLogic (05-31-2017)
Salesforce announces $50 million fund to invest in cloud consulting startups (05-31-2017)
Audibles new $5 million fund will pay emerging playwrights to write audio dramas (05-30-2017)
Fieldbook Review (Pricing, Features & Alternatives) (05-29-2017)
Google has reportedly launched a new AI (05-26-2017)
Rulai launches low (05-25-2017)
Artificial Intelligence M&A Slows In April (05-25-2017)
Tech IPOs An Inside Out View D Keith Casey Jr Medium (05-24-2017)
Collaboration platform Smartsheet nabs $52M at $800M valuation (05-24-2017)
Announcing our Series A with Accel (05-23-2017)
Blockchain consortium R3 raises $107 million (05-23-2017)
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 Bus.com 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 https://t.co/8DicwDn0Dm by @techcrunch https://t.co/MwapO3rvAn (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 https://t.co/111tqPm17T (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)
Hypothes.is 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 SHARES JUMP 90% IN MARKET DEBUT (TWLO) (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)
X.ai 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)
Sense.ly 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.

Featured 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.

Other Investment Companies and Organizations

These are additional companies who have APIs, but do not have as much detaila nd resources available to rank with the others.

QuantHouse - 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
BCG Digital Ventures - BCG Digital Ventures is a corporate investment and incubation firm. We invent, build and invest in startups with the worlds most influential companies.