Broker API Resources

Alpaca's Flow of Funds

Alpaca's Flow of Funds

Grab your copy of Alpaca's Flow of Funds Guide to learn about the different funding methods, types of fund flows based on use case, methods, and operational flows we support.

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Build your Trading App: A Broker API Dashboard Guide

Build your Trading App: A Broker API Dashboard Guide

Learn how you can build and launch your own trading app with Alpaca's Broker API Dashboard.

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How Does Robinhood Make Money?

How Does Robinhood Make Money?

Get insights on Robinhood's 2021 financials, its revenue streams, product and technology, and opportunities and challenges.

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Getting Started With Alpaca Broker API: Brokerage Edition

Getting Started With Alpaca Broker API: Broker...

Learn more about Alpaca Broker API and how you can get started.

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How to Build a Fully Functional Trading App With Alpaca

How to Build a Fully Functional Trading App Wi...

Learn how you can build a trading app with Alpaca Broker API.

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How to Start Building Your Fintech App With Alpaca's Broker API Dashboard

How to Start Building Your Fintech App With Al...

In this webinar, we discuss what #KYC is and how it works, how to create and virtually fund user accounts, and how to pass orders through Alpaca's Broker API dashboard.

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How to Build Your Fintech App as a Registered Investment Advisor (RIA)

How to Build Your Fintech App as a Registered ...

In this webinar we discuss how you can build your fintech app as Registered Investment Advisor.

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Crypto for Broker API AMA

Crypto for Broker API AMA

Watch our CPO Hitoshi Harada and other team leaders answer questions about the launch of Crypto for Broker API.

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From TradFi to DeFi: How Crypto is Reshaping the Industry

From TradFi to DeFi: How Crypto is Reshaping t...

Are you interested in learning how crypto is redefining the industry and the shift we are witnessing from TradFi to DeFi? Watch our webinar to learn more.

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How to Fund an Account via Broker API

How to Fund an Account via Broker API

This tutorial is a step-by-step demonstration of how to fund an account via the Broker API and is part of the Alpaca 101 Tutorial Series.

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How to Open an Account for an End-User by Broker API

How to Open an Account for an End-User by Broker API

This tutorial is a step-by-step demonstration of how to open an account for an end-user using Broker API and is part of the Alpaca 101 Tutorial Series.

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How to Pass an Order on Behalf of the End-User by Broker API

How to Pass an Order on Behalf of the End-User...

This tutorial is a step-by-step demonstration of how to pass an order via the Broker API and is part of the Alpaca 101 Tutorial Series.

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How to Journal Cash or Securities from One Client Account to Another by Broker API

How to Journal Cash or Securities from One Cli...

This tutorial is a step-by-step demonstration of how to journal cash or securities from one client account to another via the Broker API and is part of the Alpaca 101 ...

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Try Our Postman Workspace for Alpaca APIs

Try Our Postman Workspace for Alpaca APIs

As a product manager, or a startup founder, have you always wanted to try Alpaca APIs quickly but never had a chance to write code for it? Today, we are excited to ann...

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Open-Sourcing Commission-Free Trading App Code for Alpaca Broker API

Open-Sourcing Commission-Free Trading App Code...

Here at Alpaca, we are committed to providing the best developer experience, and as part of that effort, we are open-sourcing the reference implementation of a commiss...

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Getting Started with Broker API Q&A

Getting Started with Broker API Q&A

We recently launched a webinar series, Getting Started with Broker API. Throughout, we provided opportunities for attendees to ask questions and we've collated the mos...

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Love it or Hate it: Inside Payment for Order Flow and Commission-Free Trading Apps

Love it or Hate it: Inside Payment for Order F...

The industry has been discussing this controversial topic and the GameStop trading halt pushed it back into the spotlight. You guessed it, we're referring to payment f...

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Quickly mock up the account onboarding process of your commission-free trading app

Quickly mock up the account onboarding process...

Creating a brokerage account onboarding flow is one of the most complex components when you build your commission-free trading app. Due to the nature of the financial ...

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Broker-Dealer, Investment Advisor, or No License? How to start your research journey on regulatory licenses

Broker-Dealer, Investment Advisor, or No Licen...

The concept of getting licensed is foreign to most of us as developers and entrepreneurs in the tech industry. At the end of the day, regardless of how you refer to yo...

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How Does Crypto Fee Pricing Compare to Stock Trading Fees?

How Does Crypto Fee Pricing Compare to Stock T...

In this article, we dive deep on how does crypto fee pricing, compare to stock trading fee pricing.

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Easily allow users to fund their account with Plaid and Broker API

Easily allow users to fund their account with ...

In this article, we dive into the core functionality of any trading app - account funding and executing orders. We point to the specific API calls you can leverage thr...

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What a fintech startup did to win #1 Product of the Day on Product Hunt with Alpaca Crypto API

What a fintech startup did to win #1 Product o...

Launching on Product Hunt can seem daunting. What should you prepare? How can you increase traction? Here's our take and what worked for Alpaca.

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Add market data to your trading app with Alpaca Market Data API

Add market data to your trading app with Alpac...

Following the release of Ribbit, we've discussed constructing an app's onboarding, funding, and trading flows using the Broker API. Here, we'll explore another foundat...

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Webinar Recap: How to Build a Fully Functional Trading App

Webinar Recap: How to Build a Fully Functional...

In our recent webinar, How to Build a Fully Functional Trading App, Christie Ruales, a product manager at Alpaca, shared how you can build anything from a simple tradi...

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How to integrate the Onfido SDK into your brokerage app

How to integrate the Onfido SDK into your brok...

When it comes to building your own brokerage app, perfecting the KYC process can be one of the most difficult parts. Through Alpaca's KYC as a Service offering, we tak...

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How to Enable Stock Market Trading from 4 am to 8 pm ET

How to Enable Stock Market Trading from 4 am t...

With the launch of extended hour trading, you can trade commission-free* US exchange securities according to your schedule and react quickly to after-hours news. By em...

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Getting Started with Corporate Actions API: Announcements

Getting Started with Corporate Actions API: An...

Corporate action announcements refer to the notification of future reorganization events that impact shareholder positions. Alpaca's Corporate Actions API: Announcemen...

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How Does Coinbase Make Money?

How Does Coinbase Make Money?

Get insights on Coinbase's journey to IPO, its revenue breakdown, products and opportunities, and challenges.

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Alpaca Broker API Plans & Features Explained

Alpaca Broker API Plans & Features Explained

Alpaca Broker API offers modern cryptocurrency and stock investing infrastructure for developers, high-growth startups, and enterprises. Leverage our flexible plans an...

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Alpaca Broker API Guide to the KYC Process

Alpaca Broker API Guide to the KYC Process

For fintech apps, at the time of onboarding KYC is a crucial regulatory requirement to collect and confirm the identity of their customers. In this guide, we cover var...

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Get Started with Just-In-Time Funding for Broker API

Get Started with Just-In-Time Funding for Broker API

Alpaca's Just-in-Time (JIT) offering, also known as post-trade settlement, serves as an alternative to the traditional pre-funding model for securities trading. This h...

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How to Get Started with Just-in-Time Funding for Broker API

How to Get Started with Just-in-Time Funding f...

In this video, you will learn about JIT funding which offers Instant Access to purchase US Stocks Globally and a product demonstration to show you how to get started w...

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