You’ve developed an amazing API product. Fantastic. But that’s just the beginning of your journey. Starting an API-first company brings with it a whole host of unique challenges for you to face along the way. Based on my own experience of founding an API-first company, I’ve shared some insights below to help you avoid some of the pitfalls and make the most of the opportunities that lie before you.
“API-first” can mean different things to different people. However, for the purposes of this article, we’re referring to companies that publish APIs as their primary product and make money by selling their APIs to other businesses.