3SCALE Official API Partner of Smart Transportation & Energy Accelerator Startupbootcamp Berlin

September 2nd, 2014 |

Looking Forward to The Next “Transportation Miracle”

We’re proud to announce 3SCALE as the official API partner of  the Smart Transportation & Energy accelerator — Startupbootcamp in Berlin. We’ll provide assistance to the eleven startup teams chosen for this accelerator program and be their partners in all things API. This includes design, technology, strategy, marketing, and adoption — essentially an effort to provide them every advantage in their endeavors. As part of this we’re sponsoring the

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Uber API Launch: Unbundling Channels in Travel and Transportation

August 22nd, 2014 |

It is all over the tech news – transportation service provider Uber launched their API. That means Uber now allows programmable access to their core services including passing a destination address to the Uber app, display pickup times, fare estimate provision, and trip history access. More services are to come. Clearly, this  move allows Uber to tap into a range of new opportunities.

By opening their services via APIs, Uber addresses the following API Economy use cases:

1. Developing Massive Reach By providing an API, Uber makes the critical move from being a service to becoming a platform provider. The benefit being that Uber can leverage network effects and access a multitude of new channels by doing so As Gartner vice president Nick Jones t…

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The Benefits Of APIs For Transport And Logistics

July 21st, 2014 |

There is currently a lot of momentum in the travel, transportation and logistics sector with respect to Application Programming Interfaces (APIs). More and more often, non-technical companies see the opportunities that lie in APIs to revive existing revenue sources or establish new ones. A very comprehensive article on laid out the current status and opportunities that APIs can provide to the travel, transportation and logistics sector. Also noted is the massive potential and interest from cities to transform into Smart Cities. The article mentions many ex…

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Transportation And Energy API Hackathon Wrap-up

July 9th, 2014 |

In an earlier blog post we announced our participation in the Smart Transportation and Energy hackathon organised by the Startupbootcamp – the leading global startup accelerator network. This hackathon was organized with the Startupbootcamp center Berlin, which focuses on topics around transport and energy.

The event was a huge success and the results were really impressive. About 75 people participated spread over eleven teams. Motivation was really high and peop…

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3scale co-organizes the Smart Transportation & Energy Hackathon

May 29th, 2014 |

3scale joined forces with the Startupbootcamp – the leading global startup accelerator – to organize the Smart Transportation and Energy hackathon. This hackathon is organized with the Startupbootcamp center Berlin, which focuses on topics around transport and energy.

The hackathon will be kicked-off on Friday (June 13th) evening with some keynote talks. Two of our customers will provide their APIs for the hackathon: FlightStats and TransiCast. Both will be introduced and provided for th…

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CabForce API: Flat-rate and secure pre-bookable private rides everywhere

May 9th, 2013 |

Our Taxi Content Hub is the place for reliable and competitively priced taxis and private rides across Europe and in New York. Soon also in other US main destinations and Asia. We enable innovative companies to create new door-to-door travel services and mobile offerings.

Interview with Tommi Holmgren, co-founder and Chief Product Officer at Cabforce.

Tommi has an extensive online business background and has been working at Amadeus before founding Cabforce.

Tell us more about Cabforce
Cabforce was founded by a group of guys who had been traveling for business and experienced the pain of getting and paying trusted taxis while abroad. Our mission is to provide a flat-rate and se…

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