Charlotte, North Carolina – June 9, 2015 — Tradier Brokerage, Inc., the leading cloud-based financial services brokerage firm, today announced that Instavest, backed by Y Combinator, has integrated with the Tradier API to power the execution of smart investment advice directly with its brokerage technology. Instavest provides a next generation platform for investors to replicate investments by following the movements of lead investors as they post their trades. A lead investor can only post an investment if he or she has invested on the Instavest platform. The Tradier Brokerage integration enables Instavest to offer affordable and seamless trade execution through its innovative social trading platform.
"We are delighted that innovative companies like Instavest are choosing the Tradier API," said Craig Russell, Chief Evangelist and SVP of Product of Tradier, Inc. "Our open and secure brokerage API makes it easy for companies to focus on the investor experience, so that they can integrate rapidly and provide their customers with great value and low commissions. Instavest represents a new wave of innovation for Digital Advisors. Similar to firms like Wealthfront and Betterment, this new breed of Digital Advisors is redefining investor experiences through their innovative financial products."
"We're dedicated to providing a product where investors can benefit from the investments and knowledge of the world's best investors and industry leaders. Having a seamless experience that removes the friction points in the market is crucial for us. With Tradier's API, we were able to provide an intuitive experience to our users, in addition providing access to some of the lowest trading commissions in the market," said Saleem S. Khatri, Co-Founder and CEO of Instavest, Inc. "With the Tradier integration, we are pleased to offer the immediate connection for investors to buy or sell as soon as leading investors make a move. As a Digital Advisor, we are excited to continue to collaborate with Tradier and innovate on their API."
For information on Tradier Brokerage, Inc, visit brokerage.tradier.com or contact us at 980.272.3880.
Instavest allows users to replicate the world's best investments. How it Works: - Buy a stock just as you normally would on a discount brokerage website - Write a short investment rationale - When someone copies your investment, they can tip you a portion of their profits when they sell Instavest Adviser, Inc. is a Registered Investment Advisor with the Securities Exchange Commission.
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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.