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Brex is a financial service and technology company that provides business credit cards and cash management accounts primarily for startups and other businesses. It offers features such as high credit limits, no personal guarantee requirements, and rewards tailored to business needs, along with tools for expense tracking and financial management.

Refer to our website for the list of metrics and attributes available in Dataddo.

Refer to Brex's official documentation to see all available endpoints from the Brex API.

Authorize Connection to Brex

In Brex

To authorize your Brex account, you will need an API token.

Sign in to as an account admin .
Create a name for your token that will help you identify it. Choose what level of data access you need for your application; these are the scopes your token will have.

  1. In your Brex account, navigate to the Developer page and continue to the Settings page.
  2. Click on Create Token and name your token for easier identification.
  3. Select your permission scopes.
  4. Create the token and copy the value.

In Dataddo

  1. On the Authorizers page, click on Authorize New Service and select Brex.
  2. Insert the Brex API Key.
  3. Rename your authorizer for easier identification and click on Save.

How to Create a Brex Data Source

  1. On the Sources page, click on the Create Source button and select the connector from the list.
  2. Select your dataset and click on Next to continue.

    If you are not sure which dataset you need but know the metrics and attributes, use the Search by Name or Attribute function.

    Fixed-schema connector
  3. From the drop-down menu, select your authorizer.
    Didn't find your authorizer?

    Click on Add new Account at the bottom of the drop-down and follow the on-screen prompts. You can also go to the Authorizers tab and click on Add New Service.

  4. Name your data source and select your metrics and attributes. Keep in mind that metrics and attributes depend on the selected dataset.
  5. Configure your sync frequency or the exact synchronization time under Show advanced settings.

    If you need to load historical data, please refer to the Data Backfilling article.

  6. Preview your data by clicking on the Test Data button in the top right corner. You can adjust the date range for a more specific time frame.
  7. Click on Save and congratulations, your new data source is ready!


Data Preview Unavailable

No data preview when you click on Test Data might be caused by an issue with your source configuration. The most common causes are:

  • Date range: Try a smaller date range. You can load the rest of your data afterward via manual data load.
  • Insufficient permissions: Please make sure your authorized account has at least admin-level permissions.

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Now that you have successfully created a data source, see how you can connect your data to a dashboarding app or a data storage.

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