Design upgrades for Link

Today we released some exciting design upgrades for Link! We first launched Link with the goal of making it the easiest and most secure way to inte...

Debuting a new partnership with Dwolla

Today we’re excited to announce our partnership with Dwolla, the bank transfer API platform, to launch a fully tokenized ACH payments integration. ...

Announcing Plaid Link for iOS

We want to make it as easy as possible to work with financial data, and today, we’re thrilled to share Link iOS, a native iOS SDK that makes connec...

Improving the developer experience with our API

We’re excited to announce upgrades and enhancements to our API — including simplified endpoints, redesigned docs and client libraries, a new sandbo...

Partnering with Ellie Mae in mortgage

Today, we’re excited to announce our new partnership with Ellie Mae, one of the most established and forward-thinking mortgage companies in the Uni...

Thoughts on consumer data access

Plaid’s role in connecting financial institutions, fintech developers, and consumers places us in a unique position in the ongoing discussion aroun...

Plaid plus Citi and Amex

Changing the landscape of financial services requires a partnership between financial institutions, technology firms, and startups. With this in mi...

Plaid + Bridge

At Plaid, we’re focused on building technology that makes financial services better—and we believe design will play a major role in that effort.

More products for more banks

Today, we’re excited to announce that we’re expanding coverage for our account authentication product, Auth, to more than 60 institutions. On top o...

Announcing a new mobile experience for Plaid Link

We’re excited to share new Link product updates that we’ve been working on that improve the mobile experience and make it even easier to integrate.

Introducing the new and improved Dashboard

Today, we’re excited to announce that we’ve shipped a new, completely redesigned Dashboard.

Making sense of data access approaches

Consumer access to financial data has become a hot topic of late—and with good reason. U.S. consumers are embracing a proliferation of digital fina...

Announcing our $44M Series B

When we started building Plaid in 2012, our goal was simple: We wanted to make the financial services industry developer-friendly and enable new in...

Plaid named a Gartner 'Cool Vendor'

We’re excited to share that Plaid has been named a Cool Vendor in financial services by leading research company Gartner.

Seeking refuge from unsafe JavaScript

I joined Plaid in December 2013. At that time, the vast majority of Plaid’s code was JavaScript. Though the proportion has decreased since then, Ja...

Speeding up npm in virtual environments

At Plaid, we spend a lot of time thinking about the tools we use on the engineering side, which has helped us to automate time-consuming tasks and ...

OFX 2.2

Let’s face it: Bank accounts weren’t designed with 21st century needs in mind. That’s a big part of what drives us here at Plaid—exploring how we c...

Putting consumers first in fintech

Over the past few years, Plaid has been working with a growing number of groups throughout financial services to deliver better access to financial...

Plaid + Stripe ACH

Plaid and Stripe are excited to announce a new way to authenticate and accept ACH payments. With Plaid Link’s instant ACH authentication and Stripe...

Frequently Asked Questions

Check out the below FAQs for info on the most commonly asked questions we get at Plaid. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, I’d also recomme...

Introducing Plaid Link

Plaid Link is a quick and secure way to integrate with the Plaid API. Link is a drop-in module that handles credential validation, multi-factor aut...

Getting Started with Plaid Transactions

This quickstart guide will get you up and running with Plaid Transactions (previously known as Connect), which allows you to retrieve user-authoriz...