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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.
W3C Indexed Database
||The W3C Indexed Database API is a document that defines APIs for a database of records that holds simple values and hierarchical objects. The API can be used to locate database records either by...||Database||10.17.2016|
Urban Algorithms Geo Data
||The Urban Geo Data API allows users to access socio-economic and environmental profiles of specific GPS locations. Such data types include: air and noise pollution, crime rate, demographic profiles,...||Data||10.17.2016|
MasterCard Sector Insights
||The MasterCard Sector Insights API takes information from MasterCard payment transaction data that has been collected in near real-time, and identifies trends for a given industry sector. Some of...||Credit Cards||10.16.2016|
||The MasterCard SpendingPulse API offers near real-time, anonymous transaction data sourced from millions of Mastercard-accepting locations. Reports are available on a subscription basis. Some of the...||Credit Cards||10.10.2016|
MasterCard BIN Table Resource
||The MasterCard BIN Table Resource API can keep up-to-date MasterCard issuing account ranges that can be used for authorization, routing, and fraud prevention purposes. Incorporating the BIN Table...||Credit Cards||10.09.2016|