Bootstrapping SoundCloud's Platform - The bumpy ride from zero to hundreds of apps and millions of users

A session at Future of Web Apps London 2011

Tuesday 4th October, 2011

11:50am to 12:30pm (GMT)

SoundCloud has had an API ever since we launched in private beta. Today, hundreds of 3rd-party apps have been built on top of our platform—in fact entire companies depend on our API and a fair amount of our business is driven by it, which is pretty cool! But how did we get there? It’s been a pretty exciting and at times bumpy ride, so in this talk I wanted to share some of our experiences we’ve made along the way. I will be covering topics such as API do’s and dont’s, agile platform bizdev, hacker engagement and scaling…

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Eric Wahlforss


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Time 11:50am12:30pm GMT

Date Tue 4th October 2011

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