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Financial Infrastructure Fintech Plaid Releases State of DEI Report

Plaid has released its State of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB) report. In this year’s report, Plaid commented on the progress made from the previous year and their reflections on how their DEIB efforts have “grown at Plaid—including their focus on sustainability and creating… Read More

Plaid Remains Committed to Supporting Digital Finance Evolution with Product Updates

Over the past decade, digital finance apps and services have “accessed consumer-permissioned data to provide personalized experiences that serve many consumer needs,” according to an update from Plaid. As a result, consumers now have “more and better choices in the apps they can use to… Read More

Fintech Plaid Introduces Consumer Report to Help With Better Credit Decision-Making

Jonathan Gurwitz, the Credit Lead at Plaid helping customers incorporate cash flow data to make smarter risk decisions, noted recently that Plaid is announcing its Consumer Report, a new solution that “brings businesses real-time, actionable cash flow data along with credit risk insights through Plaid… Read More

Fintech Plaid and Western Union Enable Secure Open Banking Payments Across Europe

Plaid is pleased to announce its collaboration with Western Union (NYSE: WU), a global leader in cross-border and cross-currency payments. The collaboration provides Western Union’s customers with open banking payments, giving them additional flexibility in “how to send money to their families and loved ones.”… Read More

Capital on Tap Extends Partnership with Plaid to the United Kingdom

Capital on Tap, the small business credit card and spend management platform trusted by over 200,000 businesses, has expanded its partnership with Plaid to the United Kingdom. This builds upon Capital on Tap and Plaid’s successful partnership in the US, “which began back in January… Read More

Fintech Plaid Appoints Jen Taylor as President

Plaid is marking an “exciting” chapter for the Fintech firm as they recently welcomed Jen Taylor as the first President. As noted in a blog post by Plaid, Jen is considered to be an experienced product leader who joins them from Cloudflare where she “spent… Read More

Financial Infrastructure Firm Plaid Says Consumers Are Increasingly Using Bank Accounts to Sign-Up for Fintech Apps

Everything that Plaid is building together is part of a “bigger picture” which includes helping millions find financial freedom. As Plaid and its team prepares for 2024, they’ve taken a look back at what they consider to be the year’s biggest highlights and what they’ve… Read More

Financial Infrastructure Fintech Plaid Comments on Open Finance Adoption, Widespread Use of APIs

Plaid says that it has led the industry shift away from screen scraping, with the majority of their traffic now “on or committed to APIs.” Plaid are pleased to see regulators “reaffirm the industry’s adoption of this new technology.” At the same time, the open… Read More

Global Fintech Plaid Shares Update on Open Finance Strategy

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Over the past decade, a strong foundation of consumer financial data rights have underpinned an open finance ecosystem “that drives competition, choice, and inclusion for hundreds of millions of people today.” This, according to an extensive update from Plaid. Plaid noted in a blog post… Read More

TD Bank Group and Plaid to Assist Canada and US Clients with Securely Accessing Financial Data

TD Bank Group and Plaid announced that they have entered into a North American data-access agreement that will enable TD customers in Canada and the U.S. to more securely connect to and “share financial data with Plaid’s data network of over 8,000 + apps and… Read More

Fintech Platform Alkami to Provide Financial Institutions with Direct Access to Plaid’s Services

Alkami Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALKT), a cloud-based digital banking solutions provider for financial institutions in the U.S., announced today that it has enabled its financial institution clients to benefit from direct application programming interface (API) access to Plaid, a data network powering over 8,000 popular… Read More

Fintechs Adyen and Plaid to Enable Pay-by-Bank Services in North America

Adyen (AMS: ADYEN), the global financial technology platform of choice for leading businesses, is pleased to announce its Pay-by-Bank services in North America will launch in early 2024 in partnership with Plaid, the digital finance innovator that makes it easy, safe and reliable for people… Read More

Riskified and Plaid to Enhance Risk Protection for ACH Bank Payments

Riskified (NYSE: RSKD), which claims to be a leader in ecommerce fraud and risk intelligence, today announced a partnership and integration with Plaid, the data network powering the digital financial ecosystem. This partnership empowers online merchants, marketplaces, and trading platforms to approve ACH (Automatic Clearing… Read More

Fiserv and Plaid to Enable Secure Data Sharing for Financial Institutions

Fiserv, Inc. (NYSE: FI), a global provider of payments and financial services technology, and Plaid, a data network at the forefront of the digital financial landscape, announced an agreement to enable secure and reliable data sharing through application programming interfaces (APIs), addressing growing consumer demand… Read More

Financial Infrastructure Fintech Plaid Announces Updates to Transactions Product

Plaid is pleased to announce several updates to their Transactions product, which enables financial services providers to do even more with transactional data. These new features and quality enhancements from Plaid are “designed to amplify your ability to provide tailored solutions and services, unlocking improved… Read More

Fintech Plaid Says that Businesses Now Expect Instant Payments and FedNow May Help Address these Requirements

Every company that moves money is keeping a close eye on FedNow, the team at Plaid notes in a blog post. Plaid explains that firms expect instant payments for every use case, but the reality is “that the market isn’t quite there yet.” However, there… Read More

Financial Infrastructure Fintech Plaid Helps Scholar Fund with Adding Anti-Fraud Measures to Application Process

Scholar Fund is a non-profit offering education, workforce placement, and financial assistance for underserved communities. Recently, they managed the application and distribution of “a $5 million fund supporting over 6,000 Washington families and 20,000 children that are 200% below the poverty line.” To make this a… Read More

Fintech Plaid Appoints Cecilia Frew to Lead Open Finance Initiatives

The team at Fintech Plaid are pleased to have Cecilia Frew join the open banking provider as their Head of Open Finance. As the industry comes together to establish data connectivity standards and embrace digital finance, Plaid’s relationship with financial institutions “continues to evolve.” Today,… Read More

Pinwheel Is Now Plaid’s Provider for Direct Deposit Switching, Helps Power Payroll Data for Income Verification

Pinwheel, the provider of income and employment data engineered for fintech innovation, partners with Plaid, the open finance network, in order “to provide complementary payroll data services for its Income product.” In addition, Pinwheel will become “a Preferred Provider for direct deposit switching (DDS) services.”… Read More

Fintech Firm Knot Finalizes $10M Series A to Transform Card-on-File Management

Knot, the platform that enables card issuers to automatically switch saved payment methods at the request of their users, announced a $10 million Series A raise led by Nava Ventures, with participation from Amex Ventures, Plaid, and 20+ world-leading CEOs and founders. The funding from… Read More

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