APIs & Libraries

Industry Niche Description

Providers of APIs, libraries, web services and other development resources for application and system software.

Investment Thesis

The resources required to build secure, scalable and maintainable software across industries and applications will become more important as digital technologies drive an increasing share of economic activity. Moreover, software development and architecture principles often argue for modularity and the separation of concerns. Trusted providers who focus on critical foundational technology such as APIs and libraries will be uniquely positioned to benefit from these trends.

Representative Targets

Attractive target companies within this niche may have the following attributes:

  • Providers of document, data and language processing APIs, libraries and development resources.
  • Providers of mathematical and engineering APIs, libraries and development resources.
  • Providers of telemetry APIs, libraries and development resources.


Ray Wagner
Managing Director
(314) 446-3315