Kong, formerly Mashape, is a software company offering open source platforms and cloud services for Application Programming Interface (API) and Microservices. The company is headquartered in San Francisco, California and was founded in 2007 by Augusto Marietti and Marco Palladino. The company rebranded as Kong, from Mashape, in October 2017. Ahead of its rebranding exercise, Mashape/Kong sold off its API marketplace to RapidAPI.
On April 1, 2010 Kong completed an angel funding round with $101,000 in funding from Massimo Sgrelli, Kevin Donahue, Dwipal Desai, and David Estrada.
On August 15, 2011 Kong completed a seed funding round with $1.5 million in funding from New Enterprise Associates, Charles River Ventures, Ignition Partners, Innovation Endeavours, Mucker Capital, Jeff Bezos, Erik Rannala, Russel Siegelman, Mike Voipi, Lars Kamp, and Rick Webb.
Kong cloud service launched
Users can use Kong Cloud platform for securing, connecting and orchestrating APIs.
Deploying Kong with Mesosphere DC/OS
How to implement an API Gateway & JSON Web Token (JWT) Based Authentication for EdgeX Foundry - EdgeX Foundry
Kong Raises $43 Million to Connect the Next Era of Software - KongHQ
Managing microservices and APIs with Kong and Konga
Documentaries, videos and podcasts
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