For Users

No, Alpaca does not require a minimum deposit to fund your account.

For business entities globally (invite only beta for business trading accounts)

Yes, there is $30,000 initial funding requirement in today’s beta program.

Please read Account Plans for more information.

Account Plans
Account Plans # Alpaca Paper Only Account (Paper-Trading) # Anyone globally can create an Alpaca Paper Only Account! All you need to do is sign up with your email address.An Alpaca Paper Only Account is for paper trading only. It allows you to fully utilize the Alpaca API and run your algorithm i…