Welcome to the Plaid Blog

November 20, 2019
Plaid in France, Spain, and Ireland
Plaid envisions a fully inclusive fintech ecosystem that serves everyone, no matter where they bank or live. Throughout 2019, we’ve made a tremendous amount of progress towards achieving this goal. We strengthened our institution coverage in Canada, made our first overseas expansion by entering the UK, and...

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November 19, 2019
Reinventing property management
Building Stack empowers landlords and tenants, one rent payment at a time....

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Case Studies

November 19, 2019
Easier troubleshooting with event logs and status improvements
Having the right tools to monitor external systems can make or break your ability to provide a smooth experience for your users. At Plaid, we know these tools can go a long way in helping you more easily troubleshoot user issues from day one....

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November 01, 2019
Changelog - October 2019
Highlights from what we've been working on over the last month: Institution Status: We’ve updated institution status to include the success rates of Balance, Auth, and Identity...

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Changelog

November 01, 2019
Plaid People: Jack LaMar
In the two and a half years Jack LaMar has worked at Plaid, he climbed the ranks from new business associate to mid-market account executive. Along the way,...

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Plaid People

October 30, 2019
Banking for modern life
By leaning into innovation, Current creates better financial outcomes for people from all walks of life....

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Case Studies

October 29, 2019
Third Annual Fintech Request for Startups
This year, we’re focusing on student debt management, as well as several unmet needs in other areas of financial services....

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Company

October 08, 2019
Unlocking the potential of entrepreneurs
Wave helps micro-businesses grow by offering them free financial management software....

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Case Studies

October 01, 2019
Changelog - September 2019
Highlights from what we've been working on over the last month, including updates and improvements to UK coverage, Transactions, Liabilities, Investments, as well as a new LinkKit....

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Changelog

September 27, 2019
Plaid People: Erik Anstine
Software engineer Erik Anstine is fairly new to Plaid—and software engineering, in general. He joined Plaid in January 2019 when it acquired Quovo, his former employer. Before...

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Plaid People

September 25, 2019
Summer 2019 Engineering Interns: A Look Back
The Plintern team from front to back: Andrew Chen, Jennifer McCleary, Sarafina Smith, Lujing Cen, Owen Gillespie, and Jarrod Dunne. Not pictured: Eric FortneyWith the end of summer, it’s time to bid farewell to our wonderful Plaid interns, or Plinterns as they’re known throughout our offices. Before they left our San Francisco and...

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September 20, 2019
A responsible way to bridge through money shocks
Brigit uses cash flow data to help users improve their financial health....

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Case Studies

September 18, 2019
Enhancing Liabilities with credit card details
In July, we introduced a new Liabilities product that provides developers access to more granular, real-time information about what consumers owe, starting with their student loans. Now we've...

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Product Updates

September 17, 2019
A bank that builds financial health
Varo makes premium financial services available to everyone, no matter where they start out....

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Case Studies

September 16, 2019
Mastercard and Visa make strategic investments in Plaid
Today, we are excited to announce that Mastercard and Visa have made strategic investments in Plaid....

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Company