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Powering all APIs and microservices for today’s leading innovators

Kong makes connecting APIs and microservices across today’s hybrid, multi-cloud environments easier and faster than ever. We power trillions of API transactions for leading organizations globally through our end-to-end API platform.

Our growing team of engineers and tech professionals work passionately to drive the future of API innovation and service control platforms to help our community and our customers stay at the forefront of technology and innovation.




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Our Story

July 2009

Augusto, Marco and Michele founded Mashapps -- a simple mashup platform -- in a small garage in Italy

April 2010

The three founders moved to the U.S. and raised the company’s first 101K in angel funding

August 2011

Mashapps pivoted into Mashape -- the first API marketplace -- and raised $1.5M in seed funding

November 2013

Mashape became the largest API marketplace in the world, raising $6.5M in Series A funding

April 2015

Mashape open sources Kong to the community with impressive early adoption

March 2017

Mashape grew the Kong business rapidly, raising $18M in Series B funding

May 2017

Mashape divested the API marketplace product to RapidAPI to focus 100% on Kong

October 2017

Kong rapidly gained community and enterprise adoption around the globe, leading to Mashape’s rebrand to Kong Inc. and the launch of Kong Enterprise

March 2018

Kong’s first company offsite

September 2018

Kong announced Kong 1.0 at its first Kong Summit in San Francisco to an audience of hundreds of developers and customers

January 2019

Kong solidified its DNA as a global company, growing revenue significantly year-over-year and doubling headcount

March 2019

Kong raised $43M in Series C funding to deliver the first enterprise Service Control Platform, grow its open source community and further international expansion

Meet Our Leadership Team

Augusto MariettiCEO

Marco PalladinoCTO

Ken KimVP, Business Operations

Janet PhillipsVP, People

Geoff TownsendVP, Engineering

Sandeep Singh KohliVP, Marketing

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