Single purpose API
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.
||Safecast is an international open citizen science organization that specializes in sharing information about environmental radiation and other pollutants. Safecast maintains the largest dataset of...||Environment||09.16.2016|
||The braapDB API is a gateway to a database of various extreme and off-road sports that include ATV, Dirt Bike, Jeep/4x4, and Side by Side (SxS) as well as Snowmobile parks. It facilitates the sharing...||Sports||09.08.2016|
||The Furkot API is a trip planning and networking portal. It allows users to access detailed descriptions of their trip data, including the duration and designated stops of specific trips. The RESTful...||Travel||09.07.2016|
||The Fitch Finance API simplifies access to archived securities data of the U.S. equities market. The digitized data that dates back to 1968 is stored in OHLCV format and summarizes the historical...||Financial||09.07.2016|
Connekt Infinite Scrolling WP
||This REST API is an Ajax Load More add-on for Wordpress that allows infinite scrolling. The WordPress REST API V 2.0 add-on works by routing the standard Ajax Load More requests through to API...||Data||09.04.2016|