Alpaca now supports business accounts who want to do algorithmic trading. This post should help you to find why useful to trade through a business entity such as a startup hedge fund, prop trading firm etc.
Hedge Fund Basics
Starting a hedge fund sounds mysterious and complicated. Here are resources on the basics of how to start a hedge fund including what types of hedge funds there are and anything related to starting up a hedge fund.
As a developer, I decided to do research to figure out myself on how I could build similar things to what HFTs do after wondering what's so special about hedge funds and HFTs.
There are many use cases for automated trading, particularly when considering different time horizons, tools, and objectives. This is the part 1 of series “Ultimate List of Automated Trading Strategies.”