Mashape Blog

Rumors aboard Mashape's spaceship

Augusto Marietti
Hi all! After almost 6 months of alpha testing, Mashape is finally going Beta today! We pushed out the billing system to easily monetize your API, as well as some social features that allows you to follow APIs and other developers. Check out some of the news coverage we got below! From Mashable: http://mashable.com/2011/06/02/mashape For startups looking to create or license their web-based products, an API marketplace is a boon. It allows for quick publicizing and discovery of APIs, and lets its users easily match them to developers’ needs. Mashape is also launching a simple billing system and social features…
Augusto Marietti
Hey World, We’re very excited to announce our First Angel Round funding.  Almost all startups have to pass over this step. So there is nothing surprising with that. But our story till now wasn’t so easy. Most of the time Americans don’t understand how harder is to achieve the same milestones if you are outside of this world, than in the USA, if you are just a little guy with a big dream 7000 miles away from San Francisco. You have to get into the network when nobody knows you. We grew up in Italy; it’s not the kind of…
Augusto Marietti
Hi there! I’m pretty excited that we are finally rolling out the first raw version of Mashape alpha. The platform is extremely powerful and it’s opening a new way for creating applications around the world… or at least we hope Mashape is only available for developers during these coming months.  We are still debugging the platform but gradually we’re inviting all developers that have requested an alpha invite. This project has literally taken our lives for long time, and more sleepless nights will come until we push out the most efficient, simple and fast development platform. Create and develop like…
Augusto Marietti
Snapshot of Mashape version 0.1…
Augusto Marietti
Here’s Mashapers Marco and Augusto in Philadelphia waiting for their connecting flight to San Francisco. Lounging in Philadelphia waiting for the flight to San Francisco…
Augusto Marietti
Some photos of Mashapers hard at work! #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-1 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-1 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp-includes/media.php */ Mashaper Michele Mashaper Augusto Mashaper Marco Mashapers working hard Michele working Mashapers hacking…