RestaurantRep: Building a Restaurant Reputation Manager in 48 Hours

  Congratulations to RestaurantRep for winning the Factual Developer Contest at LA Startup Weekend.  The RestaurantRep team went from an idea to a working product in just 48 hours.  What’s even more amazing, is that they were able to sign up six restaurants as customers before their final pitch Sunday night. Briefly, RestaurantRep is an [...]

Los Angeles Startup Weekend Developer Contest

We’re excited to announce that we are sponsoring the upcoming Los Angeles Startup Weekend.  LA Startup Weekend holds a special place in our heart since it’s right in our own backyard and brings together some of our favorite SoCal developers, designers, and entrepreneurs.  LA Startup Weekend is also known for producing winning teams that go on [...]

Startup Weekend San Jose Developer Contest

We’re proud to announce that we are sponsoring this year’s Startup Weekend San Jose.  At Factual, we’re big fans of Startup Weekend and their mission to inspire, educate, and empower individuals, teams and communities.  We also love empowering developers to do amazing things with data faster and easier than ever before. To help one lucky team [...]

Announcing Our v3 API Stack: Faster Data Using Varnish and Node.js

At Factual we’re pretty obsessed with data.  In particular we love building APIs that let you use data in new and interesting ways.  That was the motivation behind launching our two newest APIs, Resolve and Crosswalk. Another thing we’re obsessed with is performance, which is why we’re excited to announce the release of our re-engineered [...]

AngelHack Developer Contest

If you’re in the Bay Area, love data, and love to hack, be sure to join us at AngelHack this weekend.  There’s nothing better for burning off all those added Thanksgiving Day pounds than hacking with new friends for 24 hours straight.  As an added bonus, we will be giving away $500 in Amazon gift [...]