HelloSign Launches New and Improved eSignature API

HelloSign's New API

Today we’re launching the new and improved HelloSign API, the easiest way for developers to build secure, legally binding eSignatures into applications. Businesses want the obvious advantages of taking their processes entirely online. Yet, most documents are still signed on paper, breaking online workflows. The HelloSign API is built to solve this problem.

Here's what makes our eSignature API different:

  • Simple, easy to use, REST based API. Yep, there’s just one. No need to coordinate 3 APIs from the same company, just to send a document for signature.
  • Great wrappers. We are launching with SDKs for Python, Ruby, PHP and Java, with more languages to come.
  • Self sign up. No need to talk to a salesperson or support to get started.
  • Free during development. No need to pay a bazillion dollars and commit your first born just to try it out.
  • Transparent pricing. It doesn’t take layers of salespeople or a complicated pricing table to figure out.
  • Dedicated Support. The developers who created the API support it. Nope, we don’t outsource our support to an external forum. 
  • Fully embedded eSignatures. Keep your app friction free with embedded signing. Users never leave your site, more transactions get done.

What is HelloSign Up To?

APIs have become key components of web infrastructure. Online payments, telecom and web servers are run by great companies like Stripe, Twilio and Amazon. When it comes to business, signatures are also core infrastructure. However, it’s the one piece that hasn’t been done right. That's what we're solving. 

We’re building eSignature infrastructure that’s easy for all developers to integrate. 

Since launching HelloSign, hundreds of thousands of people have signed up! Instacart, Reddit, Squarespace, Lyft and many, many others rely on our eSignature service as an important part of their document workflow. 

Early users of the HelloSign API have had great feedback: 

“The HelloSign API is an important enabler for our business. If we couldn’t collect eSignatures we couldn’t be in this business. It would just be too cumbersome at scale.”- Max Mullen, Co-Founder of InstaCart 

(See how Instacart used the HelloSign API to automate its new Shopper onboarding process.) 

We're making a huge investment in the HelloSign API as a core piece of internet infrastructure. Would love to hear how you think we could make it better. Check out our documentation.

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