“We created Postman to address issues that I confronted personally as a developer, and our overwhelming market acceptance shows that this was a critical need,” commented Abhinav Asthana, CEO and co-founder of Postman.
Founded in 2014 by Abhinav Asthana, Abhijit Kane, and Ankit Sobti, Postman helps developers and companies supercharge their API workflow. Its extension on Chrome is the most efficient way to test, develop, and document APIs. It also helps to create complex requests, go back in time, and view results easily.
Postman provides free apps for Chrome, Mac, and Windows that are available for download on its website. Postman’s paid product, Postman Cloud, is a subscription service that provides additional collaboration, testing, and documentation tools for both small and large development teams.
As per a company statement, Postman has more than 3 Mn active installations and a customer base that includes more than 1.5 Mn active monthly users at 30,000 companies.
Postman is headquartered in Bengaluru, with offices in Austin and San Francisco. Prior to this in May 2015 it raised $1 Mn from Nexus Venture Partners.
In February 2016, the Postman co-founders were among the 45 Indians and Indian-origin people that made it to Forbes’ annual list of achievers under the age of 30 across varied fields. Ankit Sobti, Abhinav Asthana, and Abhijit Kane were recognised in the field of Technology.