API Evangelist Partners

These are my partners who invest in API Evangelist each month, helping underwrite my research, and making sure I'm able to keep monitoring the API space as I do.


3scale makes it easy to open, secure, distribute, control and monetize APIs, that is built with performance, customer control and excellent time-to-value in mind.


Runscope is a SaaS-based company that provides solutions for API performance testing, monitoring and debugging.


Tyk is an open source API Gateway that is fast, scalable and modern, and offers an API management platform with an API Gateway, API analytics, developer portal and API Management Dashboard.


Restlet is providing the fastest and easiest API-First Platform as a Service that developers and non-developers working on API projects can use.


DreamFactory Software develops and markets a technology that enables developers to connect modern mobile applications to enterprise back-end infrastructure in the cloud.

API Acquisitions News

These are the news items I've curated in my monitoring of the API space that have some relevance to the API definition conversation and I wanted to include in my research. I'm using all of these links to better understand how the space is acquisitions their APIs, going beyond just monitoring and understand the details of each request and response.

Title Source Visit
Facebook acquires AI startup to make Messenger chatbots better (2017-08-03) readwrite.com
Symantec Sells Digital Certificate Business to DigiCert (2017-08-03) www.darkreading.com
Snap is in talks to buy Chinese selfie drone maker Zero Zero Robotics for $150M (2017-08-01) techcrunch.com
Facebook acquires AI (2017-08-01) medium.com
Facebook buys Ozlo to boost its conversational AI efforts (2017-07-31) techcrunch.com
Smart home platform Wink has been acquired by will.i.am (2017-07-28) www.theverge.com
Stripe acquires Payable to help on (2017-07-26) techcrunch.com
iRobot to acquire its biggest European distributor for $141M (2017-07-26) techcrunch.com
Payable is joining Stripe (2017-07-25) stripe.com
Facebook acquires Source3 to get content creators paid (2017-07-24) techcrunch.com
Freshdesk owner Freshworks acquires Joe Hukum as it plans a move into chatbots (2017-07-20) techcrunch.com
What Amazon wants from Whole Foods: Data on shopping habits (2017-06-29) hosted.ap.org
Airbnb is buying a scam (2017-06-16) www.engadget.com
Here are all of Amazon’s acquisitions before Whole Foods (2017-06-16) techcrunch.com
TIBCO Officially Welcomes Statistica to the Family! (2017-06-08) www.tibco.com
Microsoft to Buy Hexadite for AI, Enterprise Security (2017-06-08) www.darkreading.com
After acquisition, Pinboard will shutter social bookmarking site Delicious (2017-06-04) www.theverge.com
It’s the end of an era, as Pinboard buys and shutters del.icio.us (UPDATED) (2017-06-01) thenextweb.com
Snap acquires drone company, may put eyes in the skies (2017-05-27) mashable.com
Red Hat to Acquire Codenvy, Integrate Its IDE into OpenShift.io (2017-05-25) thenewstack.io
Red Hat to acquire Codenvy as part of its growing container strategy (2017-05-25) techcrunch.com
Why Red Hat is acquiring Codenvy – Expanding our cloud (2017-05-25) developers.redhat.com
Spotify buys AI startup Niland to develop its music personalization and recommendations (2017-05-18) techcrunch.com
Why Startups Need an API (2012-04-21) tune.com

If you think there is a link I should have listed here feel free to tweet it at me, or submit as a Github issue. Even though I do this full time, I'm still a one person show, and I miss quite a bit, and depend on my network to help me know what is going on.