The Orbit Shift Podcast

S02E41: How Iddo Gino, Founder of RapidAPI, built the world’s largest API hub

October 12, 2021 Freshworks Inc. Season 2 Episode 41
The Orbit Shift Podcast
S02E41: How Iddo Gino, Founder of RapidAPI, built the world’s largest API hub
Show Notes

When he was 18 years old, Iddo Gino founded RapidAPI, a platform that allowed users to find, connect and manage APIs. Today the platform is the largest API hub in the world, where almost 3 million developers can discover, test, and connect to thousands of APIs. 

In this episode, we sit down with Iddo to talk about his journey into the world of programming, the importance of building a community, how he approaches VCs and manages relationships with them, and his thoughts on the developer economy and the growth of APIs.  


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About the Guest

Iddo Gino is the Founder and CEO of RapidAPI. Part of the Forbes 30 Under 30 list, he's a 2017 Thiel Fellow. Previously, he was a Co-organizer of Hacking Gen Y. Iddo has been programming since he was a kid and continues to contribute to open-source projects. Originally from Haifa, Israel, Iddo is based in San Francisco, CA.


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Host and Producer - Jayadevan PK

Assistant Producer - Shashwath J

Audio Engineer - Rajesh Subramanian