Alpaca Named to Y Combinator’s Top Companies of 2022 List

We’re excited to announce that Alpaca has been recognized on Y Combinator’s Top Companies 2022 list. This year’s YC Top Companies List features 267 high-growth companies — both public and private — across 20 countries, ranked by valuation.

“We’re honored to be included in YC’s Top Companies List,” says Yoshi Yokokawa, our CEO and co-founder. “Y Combinator’s acknowledgment is a tribute to the work of the entire Alpaca team and community — from our 200-plus global and remote employees to our tens-of-thousands strong developer community. ”

Y Combinator’s Top Companies list selects from nearly 3,000 companies they’ve worked with since 2005. This year, Alpaca joins industry-leading fintech companies such as Coinbase, Stripe, and OpenSea.

To learn more about the featured companies, see the full list here.

P.S. We’re hiring! Want to join our team? Explore our job openings at

About Alpaca

Alpaca is an API-first stock and crypto brokerage platform that offers brokerage and custody infrastructure for applications to easily launch and scale investing services. With Alpaca, it’s easier to access commission-free stock and crypto trading, real-time market data, brokerage operations, and compliance services through modern APIs.

Securities brokerage services are provided by Alpaca Securities LLC ("Alpaca Securities"), member FINRA/SIPC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of AlpacaDB, Inc. Technology and services are offered by AlpacaDB, Inc.This is not an offer, solicitation of an offer, or advice to buy or sell securities, or open a brokerage account in any jurisdiction where Alpaca is not registered (Alpaca is registered only in the United States).

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