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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

March 28, 2019
Expanded Canadian coverage and country filtering in Link
We’ve continued to expand institution coverage in Canada since we launched in the country last year. Recently, we added support for Desjardins, National Bank of Canada, President's Choice, and Simplii. Additionally, users can now link their accounts from many credit unions in Canada including Vancity, Coast Capital Savings, Conexus Credit Union, and more. Coinciding...

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Product Updates

February 05, 2019
Now supporting Auth for every bank and credit union in the U.S.
We’re excited to introduce an upgraded Auth product that enables developers to authenticate accounts from any of the ~11,500 banks or credit unions in the U....

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Product Updates

October 17, 2018
More improvements to help users find their bank in Link
We recently introduced several improvements to Link web and iOS that will help your users to easily find their bank when connecting their accounts. Updates include: Adding 6,300+ new bank logos and colors Displaying bank homepage URLs in search results Ranking popular banks higher in search results Bank logos and colors help reinforce brand...

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May 22, 2017
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 integrate with Plaid. With just a few lines of code, Link makes it possible for end users to search for and connect to thousands of financial institutions—all so...

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March 08, 2017
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 connecting with user bank accounts even better on mobile. We launched Link in 2015 to help developers focus on building great applications—not on the intricacies of...

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January 22, 2017
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. Until recently, experiences with financial services have been marked by complexity. But, as banking experiences increasingly become digital, good design can fundamentally change that. And that’s where Plaid plays...

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October 23, 2016
Introducing the new and improved Dashboard
Today, we’re excited to announce that we’ve shipped a new, completely redesigned Dashboard. New look and feel It’s hard to miss it — we’ve given the Dashboard a fresh new look. Better onboarding experience It’s not just about aesthetics, though. We wanted to make it easier to get up and running...

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