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March 27, 2020
Earned wages without the wait
Branch helps hourly workers get ahead by offering payroll advances and budgeting tools....

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

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

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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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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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September 03, 2019
Personal finance for all
Metal’s crypto-enhanced payments are the first step in a mission to democratize capital....

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August 23, 2019
A path to money happiness
Qapital uses learnings from behavioral psychology to help members reach their financial goals....

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July 02, 2019
Helping people invest in each other
Prosper needed a reliable way to onboard new users. With Plaid, Prosper’s customers successfully connect their bank accounts about 80% of the time....

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June 10, 2019
An ethical alternative to payday loans
By nearly doubling its conversion rate, Plaid has helped SoLo Funds bring stability to the financially insecure....

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April 15, 2019
A pharmacy for the digital age
Since its founding in 2015, Alto has experienced tremendous growth—as well as a few growing pains. By integrating with Plaid Transactions, Alto saves money that can be reinvested in the business and passed on to customers....

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February 28, 2019
A disruptive savings app rooted in tradition
With the help of Plaid Auth, Esusu is making financial stability attainable for the underserved. In a country as diverse as the United States, there’s no one-size-fits-all...

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November 15, 2018
How Carvana uses Plaid to drive profitability
In allowing customers to browse, finance, and trade cars exclusively through its website, online used-automotive dealer Carvana offers a whole new way to shop for a vehicle. But...

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