Palo Alto, California, United States
Terapeak, the market leading provider of e-commerce research and
analytics solutions, has announced the launch of their Public API and
Developer Program, an initiative to provide developers the opportunity
to create tools for online merchants. Its API and developer resources
are powered by Mashery, the leader in API management technology and
As global business leverages APIs to create powerful new platforms for
scaling business online, APIs such as Terapeak’s are leading e-commerce
towards a projected $250 billion industry by 20141.
Terapeak’s new Developer Program empowers the ecosystem of merchant
service providers, existing platforms and merchants looking to develop
their own tools. Terapeak’s developer program expands on Terapeak’s
existing successful partner-focused API program.
The Terapeak Developer Program includes access to its API via a
Mashery-made developer portal and API explorer powered by Mashery’s
innovative I/O Docs. The portal includes a community forum, dedicated
resources, as well as access to Terapeak’s world-class support.
“We want to become the premier source for analyzing, understanding and
predicting e-commerce consumer and product behavior,” says Tyler Black,
Developer Programs Director at Terapeak. “By launching a dedicated
Developer Program, Terapeak can provide insights to a world of talent
that is hungry for innovation.”
“By collaborating with Terapeak on their developer portal and API we are
excited to help developers accelerate their success in the online
selling community,” said Neil Mansilla, Director of Platform Evangelism
and Partnerships, Mashery. “The Mashery products they are using enable
first class management and scalability for Terapeak’s APIs, enabling a
more excellent understanding of what is happening in e-commerce and why.”
The Terapeak Developer Program is open to all developers to start for
free, available at http://developer.terapeak.com.
Terapeak is a leader in e-commerce market research and payment
analytics, and sole authorized global re-licensor of eBay data. Terapeak
provides custom insights and SaaS technology-enabled solutions, and
currently aggregates over 20% of all e-commerce sales data.
Mashery, the world’s leading provider of API technology and services,
helps power 44,000 apps for more than 150 top brands. Mashery helps
companies build API-powered platforms for opening new distribution
channels, speeding time-to-market, and spurring innovation.
1 Source: Forrester, http://techcrunch.com/2010/03/08/forrester-forecast-online-retail-sales-will-grow-to-250-billion-by-2014/