Zapier is a web-based service that allows end users to integrate the web applications they use.
Zapier (YC S12) gives people internet superpowers by letting them easily connect and automate the apps they use.
Zapier was started in Columbia, Missouri by co-founders Wade Foster, Bryan Helmig, and Mike Knoop as part of the first Startup Weekend Columbia in 2011. The company is headquartered in San Francisco, CA. it employs a one hundred percent distributed workforce of 125 employees based around the United States and in 13 countries.
Zapier provides workflows to automate the use of web applications together. It is often described as a translator between web APIs.
Zapier partners, including Salesforce, Intuit, Google, and Dropbox, utilize Zapier to offer their customers integrations with over 750 apps. The Zapier Developer Platform enables developers to add APIs for private or public use.