Disrupt NYC 2017 Partners & Sponsor APIs


ArcGIS Developer Subscriptions provide you access to ready-to-use content (points of interest, demographics, directions & routing, spatial analysis, offline support, visualization, geocoding, imagery, and more.

  • Documentation: https://developers.arcgis.com/documentation. There you will find API/SDK documentation, conceptual help, and thousands of running sample applications.
  • GitHub & Esri: https://github.com/Esri. Find hundreds of open source code and projects you can leverage and participate in to pair with Esri’s ArcGIS mapping platform on GitHub.
  • Data: http://doc.arcgis.com/en/living-atlas. Access authoritative ready-to-use data on thousands of topics. Combine this information with your own work to create new maps and apps. Data themes available include Imagery, Basemaps, Historical Maps, Demographics & Lifestyle, Landscape/Weather, Earth Observations, Urban Systems, Transportation, Boundaries & Places and more.

Contact: startups@esri.com, @EsriStartups, 207-239-4829


PubNub powers realtime messaging for web, mobile, and IoT apps with a variety of communication APIs, powered by our global infrastructure. Use Pub/Sub Messaging for realtime, bi-directional messaging between clients and devices, as well as push notifications, alerts, and data streaming from device to client. Use Presence for state and device monitoring. Use PubNub BLOCKS to integrate 3rd party APIs (over 50 available), directly into your data in-motion.


Contact: dan@pubnub.com


Nexmo is a global cloud communications platform, providing APIs and SDKs for SMS, voice, phone verification, messaging and advanced multi-channel conversations. We have officially supported open source libraries for Python, Node.JS, Ruby, PHP, Java and C# .NET. You can easily build scalable communications features such as two-factor authentication, notifications, two-way and group messaging, one to one or multi person calls, all with the technologies that you are already using.

https://docs.nexmo.com/, https://dashboard.nexmo.com/sign-up, https://www.nexmo.com/

Contact: devrel@nexmo.com, leggetter@nexmo.com, @nexmo, https://nexmo-community-invite.herokuapp.com/, https://github.com/nexmo-community


Built for advanced research in Robotics and Artificial Intelligence (Deep Learning).


Contact: patrick@autonomous.nyc


Our SDKs provide emotion recognition by analyzing facial expressions in real-time using the camera, or in video and still images.


Contact: @boisypitre


Develop your hack using the ThingSpace IoT development platform at thingspace.verizon.com. We will give you access to Device Messaging, Smart Cities and MapQuest APIs as well as API simulators and documentation. In addition, IoT enabler kits will be available for selected teams using ThingSpace APIs. The kits come with a variety of sensors and a robust set of interfaces.


Contact: Uzair.siddiqui@verizon.com


Clarifai is an artificial intelligence company that excels at visual recognition. We do not sell an abstract, futuristic technology - we sell a solution that people can use today to solve real-world problems. We believe that the same AI technology that gives big tech companies a competitive edge should be available to developers or businesses of any size or budget.


Contact: Kunal@clarifai.com, @kunal732, @clarifai


Natively embed all the best features of the world's largest and most powerful GIF library into your app.

The Giphy API implements a REST-like interface. Connections can be made with any HTTP or HTTPS enabled programming language. The public Giphy API provides the following JSON endpoint(s):

READ: -Search -Trending -Translate

  • Random
  • GIF(s) by id
  • Stickers
  • Search
  • Trending
  • Translate
  • Random


  • Upload


Contact: dan@giphy.com


The delivery.com ordering API gives hackers the ability to search for and discover local restaurants, liquor stores, grocery stores, laundromats and dry cleaners, and other businesses within the delivery.com network of merchants. Facilitate purchases through our checkout API.

To register an API account, please go to this link. https://admin.delivery.com/create_api_account.php?cq=EHIhTH0ZeELfDCwG3aV0-3mLVZcU3L8BjwDF4TcJBhw.&cq_key=3a19d

To join our Hackathon slack channel, please email api@delivery.com for an invite.


Contact: api@delivery.com

IBM Watson Conversation

Watson Conversation allows you to quickly build, test and deploy a bot or virtual agent across mobile devices, messaging platforms like Slack or even on a physical robot. Conversation has a visual dialog builder to help you create natural conversations between your apps and users, without any coding experience required.

View Watson Conversation documentation here: https://www.ibm.com/watson/developercloud/doc/conversation/index.html

Getting started with Watson and IBM Bluemix: https://www.ibm.com/watson/developercloud/doc/common/index.html