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Wednesday, September 30 • 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Panel: Venture Capitalist's Perspective: Investing in API-Centric Startups

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Can API's be a core business model, or are they a simply a feature? We ask some of the bay area's top investors about their perspectives on investing in API-centric startups. Is the API a monetization strategy or a distribution strategy? What types of startups should focus on API-driven partnership building?

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Anthony Alfidi

CEO, Alfidi Capital
I am a private investor and independent financial analyst.
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Salil Deshpande

Managing Director, Bain Capital Ventures
Salil Deshpande has invested $150M into 32 companies over 9 years, mostly early, in software infrastructure, open source, middleware and enterprise software, such as Typesafe (the Scala language; Akka and Play frameworks for Java), Redis Labs (the Redis NoSQL database), DataStax (the Cassandra NoSQL database), Hazelcast (in-memory computing for Java), Iron.io (lambda architectures), ZeroTurnaround (faster Java redeployments), MuleSoft... Read More →

Wednesday September 30, 2015 2:00pm - 2:50pm
API World Main Stage

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