A summary of discussions from OKFestival on open data business models reveals a strong commitment to fostering an ecosystem, while many startups commence with a composite model with multiple revenue streams.
This year’s Open Knowledge Festival—to be held July 15-17 in Berlin—will celebrate and push forward the progress being made around the world in using open data for civic society projects.
Open data startup Enigma has released its platform to the public and now provides the open Enigma API so that developers can begin drawing on open data sources and feeding them into their applications. Co-founder Marc DaCosta spoke with ProgrammableWeb about the importance of encouraging developer involvement, and why Enigma can succeed when other open data platforms have had difficulties building a sustainable model.
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||The Tierion Hash API helps manage authentication and API requests using JSON and REST. It works with Tierions data APIs to anchor data in the Blockchain.||Data||06.05.2016|
||The Explorer API will allow you to retrieve and publish public data. This JSON and REST API uses datastores to securely collect and store the data. This includes a Blockchain receipt for validation...||Data||06.04.2016|
||Verify your data, manage datastores and collect records using this JSON and REST based API. It uses Blockchain to securely collect and store the data including a receipt to verify the record.||Data||06.04.2016|
Open Source Initiative
||The Open Source Initiative API is used to build applications that are "license aware" which means that any business can determine if the license is open source or not. This API stores a list of...||Licensing||06.03.2016|