Nexmo's mission is to take SMS global, putting messages on the 5 billion smartphones across continents and languages, with 800 carriers in 200 countries. As Alex Williams noted in Techcrunch, Nexmo raised $3 million from Intel Capital, NHN Investment Corporation and Initial Capital. Nexmo is:
"one of a new generation of companies that are disrupting the telco market. It streamlines the layers between the telcos and developers, removing the hubs by offering a carrier grade service based upon a worldwide network that gives companies like Airbnb an international messaging platform for communicating between buyers and sellers over SMS."
The RESTful and SMPP APIs save large multinationals from having to build their own infrastructure.
Redbooth, a leading collaboration and communication platform provider, has just announced the launch of the company's first public API along with a new self-service portal for developers. The brand new Redbooth API makes it possible for developers to create innovative web, mobile, and desktop applications driven by the Redbooth platform as well as integrate Redbooth features and functionality into existing systems.