I Love APIs, San Francisco - September 14, 2014 — Financial trade and data API provider Tradier today announced that it has won the 2014 Digital Accelerator Award for business excellence in financial services. The Digital Accelerator Awards, sponsored by Apigee, is a global awards program recognizing innovative organizations and individuals accelerating and transforming digital business with APIs and data.
As the winner, Tradier has been recognized for enabling innovation and empowering financial services companies, startups and developers to create innovative trading experiences for retail traders. This has created choice and value for traders, breaking the mold of how traditional online investment experiences are delivered. The Tradier ecosystem and supporting network effect has created a democratic effect in the market where both individual developers and large organizations now have a common engine to connect and build services while delivering low cost trading to traders.
"By 2020, we'll have 50 billion connected devices - an 'Internet of Everything,'" said Chet Kapoor, Apigee CEO. "Businesses across industries must transform and use data and APIs to connect and interact with customers in new ways. The Digital Accelerator Award winners represent the companies and individuals that are embracing digital technologies to operate with the speed, scale, and agility required for modern digital business."
"Tradier is humbled by the recognition and award for Digital Business Excellence in Financial Services" said Dan Raju, Tradier CEO. "Tradier has been built on open enablement of innovation as its core strategy. Tradier Brokerage, Inc. is able to power choice of tools for traders and low trade execution at $3.49 per equity order and $0.35 an options contracts because of our cloud technology and innovation by our API users."
Apigee provides the leading technology platform for digital business acceleration. Through APIs and big data, Apigee delivers the speed, scale and agility any business needs to compete in today's connected mobile world. Many of the world's largest and most respected organizations have selected Apigee to enable their digital business, including 20 percent of the Fortune 100 and 25 percent of the world's most admired companies. Apigee customers include global enterprises such as Walgreens, eBay, Shell, Live Nation, Kaiser Permanente and Sears. Apigee is headquartered in San Jose, California and has about 500 employees worldwide.
Tradier Brokerage, Inc. — a member FINRA and SIPC is an independent subsidiary of Tradier, Inc. The Brokerage API enables entrepreneurs, businesses, developers and active traders to solve their trading and brokerage challenges using independent content and tool providers of their choice — at simple and competitive prices.
Tradier, Inc. is a cloud-based financial services provider and brokerage API company that offers a groundbreaking platform to serve Platform Providers, Advisors, Developers and Individual Investors. Tradier delivers an innovative set of fully hosted API's, modules and "out of the box" tools that are leveraged by a growing list of providers seeking to create innovative trading and investing experiences.
Created by developers, Tradier is a technology linchpin that works with organizations that want to democratize access to data, trade execution, low cost trading and market connectivity through cloud access. In addition, Tradier's APIs empowers third-party developers to build applications such as algorithmic and robotic trading systems.
The Tradier solution features REST-based and Streaming APIs, and turnkey tools that deliver speed, choice and simplicity – all on a secure platform.