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How To Link your API Keys so you can copy trades or be copied | 10 Simple Steps

Alpha Impact has recently launched integration on our web app. Read more to find out how to link your FTX account in 10 simple steps!

What is an API key?

An application programming interface (API) key is basically a code used to identify and authenticate an application or user. When you provide this key to Alpha Impact, our servers will be able to connect to your FTX exchange account and reflect your account information on your Alpha Impact profile.

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10 Steps to Link your Account to your Alpha Impact Account

Step 1: Log into your account on desktop (not mobile), and click the settings icon in the top right corner

Click the Settings icon in the top right corner

Step 2: Click on ‘API’ on the bottom left of the page and click on ‘Create API key’

Click on ‘API’ and ‘Create API key’

Step 3: Copy the API key that is generated

Copy the generated API key

Step 4: Go to your Alpha Impact Account (web app) and log in

Step 5: Click ‘Link Portfolio’, then select ‘Link More’

Click on ‘Linked Portfolios’, then ‘Link More’

Step 6: Give your FTX portfolio a name and description

Tip: Give your portfolio a name by which you can identify it! For example, ‘Day Trading’ or ‘Investing’.

Give your FTX portfolio a name and description

Step 7: Select FTX as your choice of exchange to integrate. For users using multiple FTX sub-accounts, you can link only one sub-account to Alpha Impact at one go. To link your other FTX sub-accounts, you will need to repeat this 10-step process again.

Select ‘FTX’ exchange and input FTX sub-account information if you are using a sub-account

Please Note

For the sub-account connection to be successful, the sub-account name given on Alpha Impact must match the name of your FTX sub-account.

Step 8: Paste in the FTX API key previously copied in step 3

Paste in your account API key copied in step 3

Step 9: Go back to and copy your API secret key

Copy the generated API secret key

Step 10: Go back to your Alpha Impact account, and paste the API secret key copied in step 9

Paste your account API secret key into your Alpha Impact account

And you’re done!

Do remember to make your portfolio public to other Alpha Impact users to gain followers and begin monetising your trades!

Make your FTX portfolio public

Once you have successfully linked your API keys, your FTX portfolio performance, composition, trades, and movements should be displayed on your account dashboard within a few minutes. If you are experiencing any issues, please contact us at

Want to find out more about our integration launch? Read more here.

About Alpha Impact

Crypto Made Easy.

Alpha Impact is a social trading platform designed to bring trust to crypto trading. Whether you want to automatically copy an expert trader or you’re already a crypto trader and want to build and monetize your following, we’re building the infrastructure to take the guesswork out of crypto trading.

Traders on the Alpha Impact platform are some of the top-performing traders in crypto. In good markets or bad, our traders are incentivized to share their trades and trading strategies through the Alpha Impact platform. Finally, a place where users can filter through the noise and learn about crypto trading from experts with a visible track record. What’s even better is that traders have an incentive to share their investment thesis, analysis of the market, and the reasons behind their trades.

We share our fees with traders, meaning that there is finally an incentive for expert traders to share their activity and views with crypto enthusiasts and beginners.

Built by experts from the traditional finance space, our philosophy is to empower everyone to become a crypto trader. Whether you’re a beginner wanting to learn from an expert, or an expert wanting to get paid, we’re here to democratize access to this industry, one trade at a time.

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