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TradeStation Integrates with Fintech Plaid to Enhance Financial Account Connectivity Capabilities

TradeStation Group, Inc., a Florida-based company whose operating subsidiaries provide self-clearing online brokerage services for trading stocks, ETFs, options, futures, and crypto that aim to offer the ultimate trading experience, has announced its integration with Plaid, a data network powering the digital financial ecosystem. The… Read More

Fintech Integration: Budgeting App Buddy Integrates with Plaid to Offer Budget Tracking

Buddy, the budgeting app for Gen Zers with 3M users worldwide, has integrated with Plaid, an open finance service provider, in order “to provide Buddy users with the ability to securely connect their financial accounts and automatically track their spending.” Buddy claims it is “entirely… Read More

Finastra, Fintech Plaid to Give Acct Holders Access to Financial Tech Apps

Finastra announced that Plaid, the open finance provider, is now integrated within Finastra’s Fusion Digital Banking platform. The partnership, delivered via Finastra‘s FusionFabric.cloud open APIs, “provides financial institutions of all sizes within the Finastra ecosystem with account verification tools, making it easier and more secure… Read More

Fintech Plaid to Enable Safe, Fast ID Verification in Canada

In 2018, Plaid launched Plaid in Canada to enable account connectivity for thousands of fintechs and help increase financial access for millions of Canadians. Since then, they’ve worked with companies like Wealthsimple, Shopify, and Wave. But onboarding a new user is more than “just account… Read More

Fintech Plaid, Okta to Deliver Secure Access for Open Finance

Plaid, the data network that powers the tools millions of people rely on to live a healthier financial life, and Okta, Inc. (NASDAQ: OKTA), the independent identity provider, announced a partnership and integration “to help thousands of banks and financial institutions adopt OAuth and APIs… Read More

PayJunction Partners with Fintech Plaid to Extend A2A Money Transfers

PayJunction, a developer of payment processing technology, announced an integration with Plaid, a consumer-permissioned network powering the digital financial ecosystem to simplify bank payments, “enabling PayJunction customers and partners to deliver a better pay-by-bank experience.” Integrating Plaid’s secure account-to-account (A2A) bank connectivity technology with PayJunction’s… Read More

Plaid is Next Fintech to Reduce Employees in Move to Cut Costs

Plaid, a leader in open banking technology, is the next Fintech to reduce its staff due to a slumping economy. In a team update, Plaid founder and CEO Zach Perret announced the company was reducing its headcount by 260 positions. Offices around the world were… Read More

Plaid, Airwallex Partner on Payments

Airwallex has partnered with open banking platform Plaid. The agreement will see Airwallex offer an integrated solution for Automated Clearing House (ACH) payments. Airwallex said this will enable a more seamless and cost-efficient way to authorize debits from bank accounts into Airwallex accounts.  Users will… Read More

Financial Technology Association Selects Plaid Executive as Chair of Board

The Financial Technology Association (FTA) has selected Leigh Lytle, head of North American Policy at Plaid, as the 2023 Chair of the FTA Board of Directors. Before joining Plaid, Lytle spent more than 15 years at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. According to… Read More

Capco, Plaid to Drive Open Finance Innovation Across Banking Sector

Capco, a Wipro company and global technology and management consultancy, and Plaid, an industry leader powering the digital financial ecosystem, announced a new alliance. The alliance will “combine Plaid’s leading open finance solutions with Capco’s domain and data analytics expertise to help financial institutions unlock… Read More

Financial Infrastructure Fintech Plaid Launches Data Privacy Product

Plaid has launched a new data privacy product – Permissions Manager – which enables their financial services partners “to help put consumers in control of their own data from initial account connections to ongoing connection management.” Plaid’s consumer research has shown that today people “generally… Read More

Open Banking: Plaid Continues Global Expansion, Now Offering Services in More European Markets

Open Banking provider Plaid is continuing to expand its services around the world – focusing for now on Europe. According to a note from the company, Plaid is now live in 8 markets, having recently added Spain and Poland and offering data connectivity in Germany…. Read More

Capital One Executive Meghan Welch Joins Fintech Plaid

Fintech firm Plaid recently announced that financial services industry veteran Meghan Welch has joined as the firm’s very first Chief People Officer. Plaid has “grown to 1,200+ employees to support the mainstreaming of fintech.” Meghan’s over 20 years of professional experience at Capital One, “most… Read More

Open Banking: Plaid Releases New Service for Variable Payments

Popular Open Banking service provider Plaid has announced a new service called Variable Recurring Payments (VRP). Plaid claims the offering can help UK businesses save more than £1.5 billion annually by slicing payment processing fees, according to a company statement. As the name explains, VRP… Read More

Fintech Plaid Expands Network to Include Digital Asset Exchanges

An increasing number of people – 16% of US adults – are using cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin and Ethereum, “through digital asset exchanges for investments, value exchange, asset tokenization, and more,” according to an update from Fintech Plaid. With crypto becoming mainstream, Plaid has “seen… Read More

Very Good Security Teams Up with Plaid to Improve Data Security for the Digital Finance Sector

Very Good Security (VGS), a firm focused on protecting sensitive data, enabling innovation while ensuring security and privacy, announced an extended partnership with Plaid, a data network that powers the tools “millions of people” rely on to “live healthier financial lives.” VGS will be “a… Read More

Fintech Current Introduces Platform API, Teams Up with Plaid to Deliver Open Finance Solutions

Current, a U.S. financial technology platform serving Americans working to “create a better future” for themselves, recently announced the launch of its platform API, “built to facilitate seamless integrations and embedded banking experiences.” Plaid, the API-first data network powering the digital financial ecosystem, is reportedly… Read More

Welcome to the Fintech Party: Snark Emerges Between Plaid and Stripe

This past week, Stripe announced an open banking (or open finance) initiative with Stripe Financial Connections. Stripe laid out its plans explaining they were “enabling businesses to establish direct connections with their customers’ bank accounts that power a wide range of financial processes.” This is… Read More

Fintech Plaid Adds Partners to Payment Partner Ecosystem to Enable the Digital Commerce in Europe

Plaid, an international open finance data network and payments platform, is announcing an expansion of its Payment Partner Ecosystem in order to include three European partnerships – Primer, UniPaas and NoFrixion. As a result, more vendors and merchants can “leverage open banking in order to… Read More

Skyflow Teams Up with Plaid to Help Fintechs “Prioritize” Privacy, Global Data Protection

Skyflow recently announced a partnership with Plaid, a data network that powers the tools millions of people “rely on to live healthier financial lives.” The partnership will make it easier for developers “to build applications with data privacy infrastructure via a simple API.” This brings… Read More

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