FinDEVr SF 2015 / Currency Cloud

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Develop and automate your product with the Currency Cloud Payment Engine to benefit from real time wholesale rates and a fast, secure payment network. Tailor to your business using our next generation API.


Currency Cloud API Re-Build

The Currency Cloud tech team is giving the audience an insider’s perspective on how they re-built the company’s market leading API. They will cover the trade-offs between conventions, customer feedback and usability that take the creation of an API from the textbook to real life. They are also talking through the innovative processes that they employed to ensure that the new API was exceptionally easy to use from the outset.

What You’ll Learn

  • Trade offs between reality and theory when building an API
  • Real world ‘drinking your own champagne’
  • Exposing your APIs in an open source environment


Rachel Nienaber, VP Engineering | | +44 20 3597 4884

Rachel is responsible for the ongoing development of Currency Cloud technology and support for client needs. Fluent in Ruby and Java, her knowledge of ever-evolving standards, passion for technology and experience in scaling products makes her a critical asset for Currency Cloud in today’s global economy.

Liam McAndrew, Development Manager | @liam_mcandrew | | +44 77 1912 9392

Liam McAndrew is Development Manager at Currency Cloud. Having been with the company since its inception, he has played a key role in building the technology that is currently transacting over $10B a year. He is fascinated by the emergence of crypto-currencies and blockchain technology.

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