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January 15, 2020
Optimize for more user conversions with Plaid Link configurations
Optimizing Plaid Link for your users is crucial to their onboarding experience and engagement with your app. Today, we are giving you a new way to make that flow even better–by introducing the ability to create multiple configurations of Link for your app. Easily customize the account...

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January 14, 2020
Payments that scale with your business
With Dwolla, companies can grow quickly and affordably....

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Case Studies

January 13, 2020
Plaid is joining Visa
Together, we’re looking forward to expanding our products for developers and connecting consumers with the fintech services that are making money easier for everyone....

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Company

January 06, 2020
Changelog - 2019 Year in Review
2019 was a big year for us at Plaid—from the Quovo acquisition and the release of exciting new products such as Investments and Liabilities, to our entrance...

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Changelog

December 23, 2019
Plaid People: Judd Blair
Photo by Kevin HuIn 2016, Judd Blair joined Plaid as a backend engineer. Today, he’s an engineering manager on Consumer Experience. In that time, he’s also...

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December 19, 2019
Benefits of writing our own application bootloader
There's a lot of variability in Plaid's 75+ internal services. Most of our services are written in Go, TypeScript, and Python. They can communicate with each other synchronously (through gRPC and HTTP), as well as asynchronously (with message queues and scheduled jobs), and are deployed on multiple environments (internal testing, staging, or production). In addition...

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December 16, 2019
Compassionate loans, on your terms
Zirtue brings structure and accountability to friends-and-family lending....

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Case Studies

December 13, 2019
How we 30x'd our Node parallelism
What's the best way to safely increase parallelism in a production Node service? That's a question my team needed to answer a couple of months ago....

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Engineering

December 10, 2019
Introducing Plaid Link SDKs for Android and React Native
Today, we’re excited to announce new Plaid Link SDKs on Android and React Native. This makes it easier to integrate with Plaid across mobile devices, and gives...

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December 03, 2019
Changelog - November 2019
Highlights from what we've been working on over the last month: France, Spain, and Ireland: We launched Plaid in France, Spain, and Ireland in beta with support for...

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Changelog

November 26, 2019
Plaid People: Jennifer Wu
While the majority of Plaid team members spend their work days at our offices in San Francisco, New York, Salt Lake City, London, and Amsterdam, software engineer Jennifer...

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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...

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Product Launches

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