A modern API and cloud-based delivery platform for historical market data

Normalized historical market data with a single click—or just a few lines of code

Databento dashboard on a desktop and mobile

Comprehensive market coverage

Select and customize data down to the symbol. Choose your favorite format, encoding, and delivery.


Licensed distributor for 40+ trading venues.


Tick data, full order book, and more.


Simple APIs for futures, options, and equities.

Trusted by


AUM of hedge funds whose researchers use Databento


emerging managers and CTAs over $100M AUM


developers at tech startups valued over $1B

The most powerful API for normalized market data

Brought to you by the same engineers behind market data infrastructure at some of the world’s leading HFT firms

Entire venue in a single API call

Fetch all symbols on the venue in one call. Like a direct feed. Even over internet.

Entire venue in a single API call

Precision timestamping with PTP

Up to 4 timestamps per event, in nanosecond resolution.

Precision timestamping with PTP

Optimized for Pandas dataframes

Get market data in dataframes at over a million rows per second.

Optimized for Pandas dataframes

Multiple customizations

Select symbols, format, encoding, and delivery. Get any range by the nanosecond.

Multiple customizations

Blazing fast market replay of full order book data

Replay events in the same order as our live APIs. Use the same code between historical and live data.

Market replay

Batch download with a single click

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Customize download

Quickly select different schemas and time ranges with a single click.

Customize download

Preview sample data

Extract sample data in various formats within seconds in your web browser.

Preview sample data

Modern features built for top financial institutions

Modern features

Self-service onboarding

Skip the sales call. Access your first dataset in as little as 3 minutes.

Direct from colocation facilities

Sourced and distributed straight from the colocation facilities that house each venue’s matching engine.

Complete normalization

Cover multiple asset classes and trading venues with one unified message format.

Multiple encodings

Choose between CSV, JSON, and our highly-compressed binary encoding, DBN.

Multiple symbology systems

Continuous contracts, options chains, rollover rules, venue-native numeric IDs, ticker symbols, and more.

Unlimited usage

Scale up with near-unlimited API calls and enough bandwidth even for a full-venue firehose.

Build your first application in 4 lines of code

Databento works with any language through our Raw API, which uses a binary protocol over TCP, and our HTTP API. We also provide client libraries for Rust, Python, and C++.

import databento as db
client = db.Historical('YOUR_API_KEY')

data = client.timeseries.get_range(


Flexible pricing to meet your needs

Only pay for the data you use with usage-based pricing, or get unlimited data with our flat-rate pricing. Skip the sales call and get an instant price quote today.

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