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Fintech Underground by Alpaca

Fintech Underground by Alpaca

By Alpaca
Fintech Underground by Alpaca is a podcast devoted to all topics related to Stock Trading API. From trading with algorithms to connecting apps to building out services, we aim to bring light to the different corners of Fintech.


This is not an offer, solicitation of an offer, or advice to buy or sell securities or open a brokerage account in any jurisdiction where Alpaca is not registered. Any stock or investment strategy mentioned are for illustrative purposes only and do not constitute a recommendation for a particular security or investment strategy.
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Tobias Heaslip from Trading.TV #016
In Episode 16 of Fintech Underground by Alpaca, we interviewed Tobias Heaslip. As the CEO and Founder of Trading.TV, Tobias discusses creator-led social investing, shoppable live streams, and how he started TTV as a solo founder.
25:36
September 2, 2021
Ben Rollert from Composer #015
In episode #15 of Fintech Underground by Alpaca, we interviewed Ben Rollert. As the CEO and Co-founder of Composer, a no-code, visual editing tool for building automated investing strategies, Ben discusses the low-code, no-code phenomenon, what makes Composer different, and the roadmap ahead.
26:21
August 26, 2021
Giovanni Santostasi from AlphaHub and Quantonomy #014
In this episode, Yoshi Yokokawa, CEO and Co-founder of Alpaca interviews Giovanni Santostasi. As the CEO and Founder of AlphaHub and Quantonomy, Giovanni discusses his trading philosophy, his background in neuroscience and physics, and the primary users of Quantonomy and AlphaHub. Any opinions expressed are opinions of the host and their guests. Alpaca Securities LLC does not recommend any specific investments or investment strategies.
20:18
August 18, 2021
Roger Cawdette from Finary #013
In this episode, Yoshi Yokokawa, CEO and Co-founder of Alpaca, interviews Roger Cawdette. As Co-founder and CEO of Finary, the social investing platform for Gen-Zers and millennials, Roger discusses his path to founding Finary, going through YC, and more.  Any opinions expressed are opinions of the host and their guests. Alpaca Securities LLC does not recommend any specific investments or investment strategies.
27:04
August 11, 2021
Ben Soppitt from Unifimoney #012
In this episode, Yoshi Yokokawa, CEO and Co-founder of Alpaca, interviews Ben Soppitt. As the CEO and Founder of Unifimoney, a multi-asset investment and money management platform, Ben discusses investor inertia and his motivation for starting Unifimoney, the problems it aims to solve, and more.  Any opinions expressed are opinions of the host and their guests. Alpaca Securities LLC does not recommend any specific investments or investment strategies.
29:58
August 4, 2021
Cynan Rhodes from IXily #011
In this episode, Yoshi Yokokawa, CEO and Co-founder of Alpaca, interviews Cynan Rhodes, Co-founder of IXily. As an open finance platform, Cynan discusses how they aim to build the future of investing. Listen along as they dive deep into Cynan’s background, IXily, and the fintech ecosystem as a whole. Any opinions expressed are opinions of the host and their guests. Alpaca Securities LLC does not recommend any specific investments or investment strategies.
26:13
July 28, 2021
Umesh Ranglani from TRADETRON #010
In this episode, Yoshi Yokokawa, CEO and co-founder of Alpaca, interviews Umesh Ranglani. As the CEO of Tradetron, an algorithmic trading strategy marketplace, Umesh begins by sharing his background and motivation to create a no-code strategy builder. From there we discuss different features of Tradetron, which includes their web-builder, marketplace, and mobile app. Ending the episode with their roadmap moving forward this conversation is not one to be missed. Any opinions expressed are opinions of the host and their guests. Alpaca Securities LLC does not recommend any specific investments or investment strategies.
24:38
June 29, 2021
Christopher Josephs from IRIS #009
In this episode, Yoshi Yokokawa, CEO and co-founder of Alpaca, interviews Christopher Josephs, the co-founder of Iris. As a social investment app, Christopher discusses how Iris allows traders to communicate, share, and track other traders and influencers from the convenience of their phones. Any opinions expressed are opinions of the host and their guests. Alpaca Securities LLC does not recommend any specific investments or investment strategies.
26:20
June 17, 2021
James Kardatzke from Quiver Quantitative #008
In this episode, Yoshi Yokokawa, CEO and co-founder of Alpaca, interviews James Kardatzke, the CEO and co-founder of Quiver Quantitative. As an up-and-coming alternative data platform, James discusses how they aim to bridge the information gap between wall street and non-professional investors with their datasets, API, and soon-to-launch mobile app. Any opinions expressed are opinions of the host and their guests. Alpaca Securities LLC does not recommend any specific investments or investment strategies.
25:11
June 7, 2021
Ran Aroussi from TRADOLOGICS #007
In this episode, Yoshi Yokokawa, CEO and co-founder of Alpaca, interviews Ran Aroussi. As the Founder of Tradologics, a cloud platform for programmatic trading, Ran discusses his background from the Ad Tech space to developing popular python libraries such as YFinance and QuantStats to starting Tradologics.  Any opinions expressed are opinions of the host and their guests. Alpaca Securities LLC does not recommend any specific investments or investment strategies.
28:58
April 26, 2021
Brendan Wood from PASSIV #006
In this episode, Yoshi Yokokawa, CEO and co-founder of Alpaca, interviews Brendan Wood, the CoFounder of Passiv. As a modern portfolio management tool with over a billion dollars in invested assets, Brendan discusses how Passiv makes it easier for DIY investors to maintain a balanced portfolio and build a passive investment strategy at their online broker. Any opinions expressed are opinions of the host and their guests. Alpaca Securities LLC does not recommend any specific investments or investment strategies.
27:39
April 19, 2021
Joe Percoco from TITAN #005
In this episode, Yoshi Yokokawa, CEO and co-founder of Alpaca, interviews Joe Percoco.  As the Co-CEO and CoFounder of Titan, an investment platform, Joe discusses his experience at Goldman Sachs along with Titan’s recent growth, series funding, future plans. Disclosures: Any opinions expressed are opinions of the host and their guests. Alpaca Securities LLC does not recommend any specific investments or investment strategies. The context of this show is provided for informational purposes only and is not intended to provide specific advice or recommendations for any individual, specific security or strategy.  Titan Global Management USA, LLC (“Titan”) is not responsible for the consequences of any decisions or actions taken as a result of information provided in this show and do not warrant or guarantee the accuracy or completeness of the information provided.  The information discussed today reflects the views of Titan as of the date of this show and are subject to change without notice. Any past performance discussed during this show is no guarantee of future results.  Any forward looking statements or forecasts are based on assumptions and actual results may vary from any such statements or forecasts. No reliance should be placed on any statements or forecasts made today when making any investment decision.  There is a risk of loss from investing, including the risk of loss of principal. Different types of investments involve varying degrees of risk, and there can be no assurance that any specific investment will be profitable or suitable for a particular investor’s financial situation or risk tolerance. Asset allocation and portfolio diversification cannot assure or guarantee better performance and cannot eliminate the risk of investment losses.  Titan is a registered investment adviser and no advice may be rendered by Titan unless a client service agreement is in place.
24:13
April 14, 2021
Nitesh Khandelwal from QUANTINSTI #004
In this episode, Yoshi Yokokawa, CEO and co-founder of Alpaca, interviews Nitesh Khandelwal.  As the Director of QuantInsti, a premier Algorithmic Trading Research and Training Institute, along with a Cofounder of a high-frequency firm, Nitesh discusses his prior experience in the algorithmic trading, startup, and fintech space. Any opinions expressed are opinions of the host and their guests. Alpaca Securities LLC does not recommend any specific investments or investment strategies.
30:36
April 6, 2021
Dr. Ernest Chan from PREDICTNOW #003
In this episode, Yoshi Yokokawa, CEO and co-founder of Alpaca, interviews Dr. Ernest Chan.  As the Founder of PredictNow.ai, along with the author of multiple books on quantitative and algorithmic trading, Ernest discusses his experience at Morgan Stanley, the hedge fund industry, and his thoughts on the recent surge in retail trading. Any opinions expressed are opinions of the host and their guests. Alpaca Securities LLC does not recommend any specific investments or investment strategies.
26:16
March 25, 2021
Remy Astie from VAUBAN #002
In this episode, Yoshi Yokokawa, CEO and co-founder of Alpaca, interviews Remy Astie.  As the founder and CEO of VAUBAN, the world's first wealth container platform, Remy discusses his views of the Fintech Industry along with his experiences at and before VAUBAN.  Any opinions expressed are opinions of the host and their guests. Alpaca Securities LLC does not recommend any specific investments or investment strategies.
30:50
February 27, 2021
Vipul Divyanshu from STREAK #001
In this episode, Yoshi Yokokawa, CEO and co-founder of Alpaca, interviews Vipul Divyanshu.  As the co-founder and CTO of Streak, a no-code algorithmic trading platform, Vipul discusses his journey into Fintech along with his experiences at Streak.  Any opinions expressed are opinions of the host and their guests. Alpaca Securities LLC does not recommend any specific investments or investment strategies.
29:58
December 30, 2020