The rise of cool APIs

API startups are hot. With the rise of Twilio, the near-acquisition of Plaid, and the surge of recent startups in the space, it’s clear that tomorrow’s tech companies will be powered by external APIs, each responsible for outsourcing a different piece of infrastructure. In this piece, Gil Feig (Co-Founder at Merge) and Julianna Lamb (Co-Founder at Stytch) discuss some of the most important trends seen across rising players in the API space.