APIs can be fairly called a force that powers innovative solutions bright entrepreneurs come up with in FinTech and beyond. APIs significantly ease and speed up innovation across industries as they allow businesses to not start from scratch and focus on improving the service instead of building the back-end that powers it.
Probably, the vast majority of FinTech companies nowadays are either using APIs or moving towards implementation. The LTP team has covered a wide array of insanely useful APIs startups can access right now to enhance their operations and services.
Another technology that seems to be gaining extraordinary momentum is blockchain. Needless to say, 2016 will be the year of distributed ledger technology application across industries with financial services probably being the one the most transformed by blockchain.
At the crossroads of APIs and blockchain, there are players that seek to empower startups and developers interested in the implementation of distributed ledger technology. Let’s look at some of the companies offering blockchain APIs for developers and enterprises for building the next generation of applications and providing access to vast market data.