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.
||Worldbox provides reports about companies around the world. Information such as company credit reports, company profiles, management reports, and legal status is available. The Worldbox API is used...||Business||04.21.2016|
Google Consumer Surveys
||Google Consumer Surveys API facilitates the use of Web and mobile apps in the creation and integration of surveys. Anchored on the Google Cloud Platform, the REST API incorporates the consumer...||Data||04.21.2016|
||Simapi (Simple Movies API) is a system that allows developers to integrate movie information retrieval with applications. Information such as movie title, movie year, actors and IMDb movie ID can be...||Movies||04.17.2016|
||IATACodes is a system that provides International Air Transport Association codes for airports, airlines, cities, and aircrafts. Also, it provides information about countries, routes, and timezones....||Air Travel||04.15.2016|
||ncryptify provides a RESTful API that maintains the security of data while abstracting the details of the encryption. ncryptify makes managing keys very secure (using a Gemalto SafeNet HSM at the...||Security||04.08.2016|