The API gives information mostly direct from our database tables, sometimes augmented with links. We will make some attempt to remain backwards compatible over time. Additional fields may be added. If you need a more formal / dependable contract, Contact Us.
- GET only / read only.
- application/json format only. The api is just a different way of rendering an existing html page
- no authentication is required. The data is all public
- fair use applies: if you hammer us we will block or require API keys
- rate limits may apply. Check the HTTP headers for details
- no pagination: our data sets are small and self managing because data items expire over time
Detailed local ecosystem statistics. /stats is a human friendly html render of the same data. More detail is available in the json: additional statistics plus raw values eg for income and expenses. Data is updated every few hours. Items pulled from third party APIs (eg Xero, LinkedIn, Mailchimp) may be internally cached and refreshed over longer periods.
A detailed list of local tech companies. /companies is the human friendly html render of the same data. This may change weekly.
You can use the same tag filters eg ?tags=1,2,3 as is on the /companies html page to filter by tag.
An alternate view: Industry area tags with the companies that belong to each, plus the companies tagged with the industries they belong to. /companies/map-industry is the human friendly html render of the same data.
A list of all the tags used for companies. /tags is the human friendly html render of the same data. Tag info changes rarely: the tag set is fairly stable now. Occasionally we add a new category (eg for the [/companies/map-industry](Industry Map)) or a new tag for a specific company or two. Company counts per tag change often (weekly) as more info about companies is discovered.
Jobs we know about in the region, aggregated and human-curated from multiple sources. /jobs is the human friendly html render of the same data. Changes daily. External links are checked daily to see if they are still valid.
Stories of individuals and companies around the region. /stories is the human friendly html render of the same data. Changes monthly. Sorted newest first
Future meetups and other events in the region up to 6 months ahead. /calendar is the human friendly html render of the same data. Changes daily.