Apiary, a San Francisco, CA-based provider of an API design platform, raised $1.63m in seed funding.
The company, which has also joined Heavybit, the community for developer-focused businesses that is led by Heroku founder James Lindenbaum, intends to use the funds to expand its engineering division to innovate around its core platform and grow its API tooling strategy.
Led by CEO Jakub Nesetril and Jan Moravec, Apiary helps developers build APIs through its Blueprint language, which provides an environment for collaborative design, instant API mock, generated documentation, integrated code samples, debugging and automated testing.
The company has engineering operations in Prague, Czech Republic.
Launched in public beta at end of 2012, it has gathered over 25,000 APIs.