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AsyncAPI Initiative

Building the future of event-driven architectures.

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AsyncAPI Initiative is hosting the following events.

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A series of conferences that will be hosted in different locations across the globe.

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A Virtual Tech Conference

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Connect and innovate with the AsyncAPI Community.

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11:00 AM-06:00 PM UTC
The first-ever AsyncAPI conference. From your favourite quarantine room.

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Top financial contributors

Organizations

1
Solace

$142,000 USD since Apr 2019

2
IQVIA Technologies

$56,000 USD since Nov 2019

3
IBM

$48,000 USD since Dec 2021

4
Red Hat

$12,100 USD since Jan 2022

5
TIBCO

$12,000 USD since Jun 2019

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Postman

$12,000 USD since Feb 2024

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Bump.sh

$8,680 USD since Jan 2021

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HiveMQ

$6,000 USD since Feb 2024

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Ably Realtime

$5,300 USD since Jun 2019

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Svix

$3,000 USD since Aug 2023

Individuals

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Krasimir Semerdzhiev

$525 USD since Jun 2020

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Dan Weese

$415 USD since Apr 2020

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Marius Schmeding

$320 USD since May 2019

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Ilia Liferov

$200 USD since Nov 2020

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Elegbede Azeez

$150 USD since Mar 2022

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Thomas Manson

$140 USD since Oct 2021

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Soumya Smruti Mishra

$75 USD since Jan 2020

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Waleed Ashraf

$70 USD since May 2019

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Georgie Burrows

$60 USD since Feb 2023

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@sn0wcat

$20 USD since Sep 2020

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Thank you for supporting AsyncAPI Initiative.

Solace

Platinum Sponsors

$142,000 USD

IQVIA Technol...

Platinum Sponsors

$56,000 USD

IBM

Platinum Sponsors

$48,000 USD

Red Hat

Bronze Sponsors

$12,100 USD

TIBCO

$12,000 USD

Postman

Gold Sponsors

$12,000 USD

Bump.sh

Silver Sponsors

$8,680 USD

HiveMQ

Silver Sponsors

$6,000 USD

Ably Realtime

Bronze Sponsors

$5,300 USD

Event-driven & streaming APIs are more fragment...

Svix

Silver Sponsors

$3,000 USD

Contributions


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Amount contributed

$250.00 USD / month

Contributed to date

$13,250.00 USD

Budget


Transparent and open finances.

Invoice #189173

Credit from HiveMQ to AsyncAPI Initiative

+$6,000.00USD
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Added funds #739359

Credit from Postman to AsyncAPI Initiative

+$12,000.00USD
Completed
Added funds #739357
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Today’s balance

$66,226.10 USD

Total raised

$311,240.09 USD

Total disbursed

$245,013.99 USD

Estimated annual budget

$80,615.68 USD

About


We're on a mission to standardize message-based communication and increase interoperability of the different types of messaging systems available.

The messaging world is full of schema formats and protocols. Some of us prefer to use a combination of Google's protobuf with AMQP, or Avro with Kafka, or Avro with MQTT, or protobuf with MQTT, … you guessed it.

In production systems, it's common to find REST APIs, GraphQL APIs, and message-driven APIs working together. All of them serving as different interaction layers for the same data/operations. REST is usually defined using the OpenAPI specification, GraphQL has its own built-in schema language, and message-driven APIs now have AsyncAPI.

AsyncAPI is a common language for all the different protocols and schema formats, but we need to make it easy for developers to create new message-driven systems, in their programming language of choice. A quick calculation takes us to 120 possible combinations, assuming we create tooling for 6 programming languages (e.g., Java, Node.js, Go, Python, PHP, and Ruby), 4 schema formats (OpenAPI schemas, JSON Schema, Protobuf, and Avro), and 5 protocols (AMQP 0-9-1, AMQP 1.0, MQTT, Kafka, and WebSockets). We know it's a huge challenge, but we accept it 💪

REST APIs have OpenAPI. Messaging has AsyncAPI.

Our team