Handshake, sales order processing platform, offers the Handshake API that allows developers to integrate Handshake with third party applications and services. Handshake allows users to write, accept, and sync orders across any device or server running the Handshake platform. Additionally, Handshake supports barcode scanning for more streamlined order processing.
Standard Treasury wants to bring banks up to speed with the modern era. The Silicon Valley startup is developing a white label collection of APIs and webhooks that will allow commercial banks to give customers access to core banking services in their apps and backends.
Online shopping has won many a consumer over with the quick, easy and convenient benefits it provides. But even with all its pros, the check-out process can still be a bit laborious and time consuming. As with all things digital, we have become spoiled for choice and anything other than lightening fast can make users a little grumpy. This is the issue that Paddle has set out to address. It’s an app for iPhone, Android and tablets that allows users to make payments with a quick click or tap. The Paddle API also makes it quick and easy for its functionality to be integrated with other existing e-commerce systems.
You want to give a big gift, but you have little money. Or maybe you just have a lot of friends or family members eager to pile in on your great gift idea. Either way, as Colleen Taylor writes in Techchrunch, Given.to can help corral your crowd and manage the money.
Traindom, information product creation and marketing platform, offers many of its feature via the Traindom API. At the core of Traindom stands a belief that “anyone can start a business.” Whether you want to create a membership site, provide a training class, or produce/market an information product of any type, Traindom looks to ease the time to market. Its API allows developers to access its platform within existing applications and tools. Accordingly, users are not locked in to utilizing Traindom for every last detail of their go to market plan.
What happens when Joe Investor (“sophisticated” or otherwise) backs too many ventures that go bust that take him down with them? Now that crowdfunding is legal thanks to the JOBS Act passed in 2012, scenarios like this and worse have the potential of becoming much more frequent. But just because it’s legal doesn’t mean it’s free of regulation. In fact, the regulations that are still being hammered out promise to be fierce. How will a crowd sourcing investment site, or an enterprise looking for financing on one of those sites, keep track of it all? Actually, that may not even be possible–unless the funding portal uses a service like the Crowdbouncer API.
Stripe, ever aimed at simplifying and increasing web-enabled payment options, has expanded the Stripe API to programmatically send bank transfers to anyone with a US bank account. Anyone using the web (e.g. vendors, service providers, sellers, etc.) can utilize the new functionality to transfer money. Stripe created the product with internet users who require payments on two sides (i.e. buy side and sell side) in mind. Instead of sellers collecting money into a bank account, the sellers can direct money directly into a third party account.
Bitcoin’s explosive growth in APIs–45 so far in our directory–owes its pace to three cornerstone APIs that make possible a new form of trust, trust by computation rather than the old financial trust built on exclusion.
Today, Box announced a few developer-centric moves it hopes will fuel enterprise adoption and the app economy. First, Box revealed Box $rev–a program through which developers can monetize applications integrated with or built on the Box OneCloud platform. Box $rev monitors third party app integration and developers receive compensation based on integration levels. Additionally, Box released new SDKs for iOS and Android. The new SDKs allow developers to easily build apps that seamlessly integrate into Box with enterprise level security and scalability.
Xero, cloud accounting software provider, has expanded its Payroll product to integrate with other applications via the Payroll API. The Payroll API allows developers to build add-on apps to work alongside Xero products, or integrate Xero functionality into existing apps and workflows. Xero’s target audience remains in the SMB space who typically cannot afford massive onsite, dedicated ERP and accounting software packages.