Charlotte, North Carolina - August 13, 2014 — Tradier Inc. today announced that it has been named a finalist in the 2014 Digital Accelerator Awards in the categories of Vision, Business Excellence and Developer Experience. 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. Tradier stands as a finalist with companies like Coca-Cola, Target, Kohl’s, Philips, BBC, Walgreens, Pearson and Kaiser Permanente.
As a finalist, Tradier has been recognized for the following categories.
Top Digital Visionary
This category recognizes a business leader who’s had positive change in transforming digital assets into new value for customers, partners and/or employees using APIs and data. Dan Raju, CEO of Tradier has been nominated for this category.
Best Developer Experience
This category recognizes an organization with an outstanding developer program. The award is for enabling developer success, providing the right incentives to attract developers and encourage adoption; offering support and tools; and inviting interaction and feedback. Tradier is nominated.
Digital Business Excellence
Winners in this category will be the organization that demonstrates successful digital transformation. The winners’ stories will show how a well-implemented digital strategy powered by data and delivered by APIs can turbo-boost business agility, speed time-to-market and enhance customer interactions. Tradier is nominated.
"By 2020, we'll have 50 billion connected devices - an ‘Internet of Everything,’" said Chet Kapoor, Apigee chief executive. "This is creating an imperative for businesses to transform and use data to connect with customers through apps with highly personalized information and services. The Digital Accelerator Award finalists represent the companies and individuals who are embracing digital technologies and competencies to operate with the speed, scale, insight and agility required for modern digital business."
"Enabling Innovation is at the heart of Tradier’s strategy and we are very delighted to be recognized by industry leaders like Apigee. API powered networks and ecosystems are fast creating value in all market sectors and Tradier is proud to be leading the efforts in Financial Services" said Craig Russell, Chief Product Evangelist of Tradier.
"We built the Tradier API with a simple goal: create capabilities for innovators and offer game changing financial service products. We have abstracted brokerage and data capabilities into simple APIs to create a democratic effect in the market where small and large companies can rapidly innovate. We are excited and humbled to be among some of the most reputable companies." said Jason Barry, Co-Founder and Vice President of Technology at Tradier.
The Digital Accelerator Award winners will be announced and recognized at the Apigee "I Love APIs" conference, Sept. 8-10, 2014 in San Francisco. Click here for the latest updates on conference events, speakers and registration.
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.