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Alpaca (company)

Alpaca (company)

Alpaca is a company that supplies a trading platform designed for investors and traders. It was founded in 2015 and is located in San Mateo, California.

About

Alpaca is a smart trading platform designed for developers, investors, and traders. The company has designed its platform for financial markets in the United States and is a registered securities broker.

Product

The company's platform is an application programming interface (API) for stock trading that allows users to trade with algorithms, connect with applications, and build services. The software development kits are available in Python, Node, and more. The trading algorithms can be executed commission-free, which allows for users to buy, sell, and short stocks in the United States. The platform allows for users to see market updates in real-time for both paper trading and live trading.

Users can test their algorithms in a testing environment on the platform before actually deploying them. Users can also trade outside of regular trading hours, between the hours of 9:00am until 6:00pm Eastern Standard TIme.Alpaca can be integrated in other platforms, such as TradingVIew, Streak, Slack, Zapier, and Alexa.

Timeline

August 30, 2021
Alpaca raises a $50,000,000 series B round.
October 2020
Alpaca raises a $10,000,000 series A round from Abstract Ventures, Fathom Capital, Portag3 Ventures, Social Leverage and Spark Capital.
July 2020
Alpaca launches its Business Trading Accounts Beta.
November 2019
Alpaca raises a $6,000,000 series A round from Spark Capital.
October 2018
Alpaca launches its trading platform.
January 24, 2017
Alpaca raises a $1,800,000 venture round from Eric Di Benedetto, IDEO, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group and SMBC Venture Capital.
October 19, 2015
Alpaca raises a $1,000,000 seed round from SMBC Venture Capital.
February 2015
Alpaca is founded.

Funding rounds

Patents

Further reading

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Alpaca | Algo Trading Commission Free with REST API

Web

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News

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Richard Dal Porto
August 30, 2021
TechCrunch
Hello friends and welcome to Daily Crunch, bringing you the most important startup, tech and venture capital news in a single package.
Alex Wilhelm
August 30, 2021
TechCrunch
The startup has big plans: It is moving into the cryptocurrency market, it announced this morning, and partnering with Plaid to make money transfer easier for investors.
Trade Commission of Peru in LA
December 23, 2020
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Alpaca from Peru stands its versatility, sustainability and quality. The textures, designs and colors of garments made with alpaca are...
Trade Commission of Peru in LA
December 9, 2020
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- A group of seven handpicked young talented designers from Peru will share their creative, sustainable and design-driven brands for the first...
Alex Wilhelm
September 10, 2020
TechCrunch
Startups that deliver products via an API are seeing momentum in 2020, as their method of serving customers becomes increasingly mainstream. And investors are taking note. It's not hard to find a startup with an API-based delivery model that is doing well this year. This column noted a grip of recently funded API-focused startups in [...]
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