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the next-generation platform for finance.

Type Workshop

  Typography speaks to instinct. Often an unnoticed element, type can serve as the biggest influence in a design because it tends to tell the personality of a piece before the copy’s been read. To share the love of type with the company, Addepar’s Design team hosted an in-house, hands-on workshop with Rod Carvazos, owner...

The Financial Graph

Addepar’s platform consumes not only financial instruments and holdings (such as stocks and bonds), but the accounts that custody those holdings, the asset owners themselves, and any legal entities that exist in the real world. Together, these entities and the ownership relationships between them make up what we call the Financial Graph. In this blog...

Our Tech Stack

We’re building the Financial Platform for the world. We have over $500 billion worth of assets on our platform that translates to 1.4 million nodes and 6.3 million edges in our financial graph from 268 thousand accounts. Every day we process hundreds of gigabytes of data from a few hundred sources and our API server...

Addepar Form Studies

Guided by a traditional approach to visual research and identity development, the Addepar Design team performed a series of studies to explore how we could translate our logo into a compelling, consistent visual language. We started by breaking the mark into its essential elements—shapes, lines, angles, and its general nature. Next, we created work under...

Building at Addepar

At Addepar, we’re solving complex problems for finance–one of the largest, most impactful industries in the world. We collectively refer to the people designing and developing the underlying platform as our Build team–a name chosen to remind us that we’re creating something new, that our platform is made to scale, and that we’re providing a...