Apollo GraphQL announces $130 Million Series D Funding, wants to define its own category

Apollo GraphQL announces 0 Million Series D Funding, wants to define its own category

GraphQL is a specification that came at just the right time to address an age-old issue in software engineering: service integration. Apollo’s implementation is seeing lots of traction, and it just got more gas in the tank for its grand vision that goes well beyond integration

GraphQL is a specification that came at just the right time to address an age-old issue in software engineering: service integration. Apollo’s implementation is seeing lots of traction, and Apollo has a grand vision that goes beyond integration

Apollo GraphQL, a pioneer in the use of open source and commercial GraphQL API technologies, announced today a $130 million Series D funding round led by Insight Partners with participation from existing investors including Andreessen Horowitz, Matrix Partners, and Trinity Ventures.

This raises Apollo’s valuation to over $1.5 billion and is empowers it to execute on its vision to “pioneer the Graph as an essential new layer in the tech stack that serves as a unified representation of an organization’s services, data, and digital capabilities”.

That sounds grand indeed. We discussed with Apollo CEO and Founder Geoff Schmidt, covering everything from Apollo’s origins to its implementation and future plans.

Read the full article on ZDNet

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