Of all the markets being impacted by the booming API economy, perhaps none has seen as much activity and innovation as the payments space. The past several years have seen the launch of a number of disruptive and successful API-centric upstarts, including Stripe and Balanced. Meanwhile, entrenched players like PayPal and Verifone have responded with new offerings of their own.
To be a successful API provider means actively engaging with your developer community to build up your ecosystem of developers and partners. This research report looks at the growth patterns of eight successful API providers and the strategies they employed to gain traction.