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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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November 02, 2018
How Astra makes it easier for professionals to achieve their financial goals
In pursuit of its mission to make finances more intelligent, empowering, and personal, Astra—a smart personal finance tool for the overbanked, goal-oriented professional—recently launched a flexible,...

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October 26, 2018
How Zeta helps millennial couples achieve financial agency
Aditi Shekar has long believed that financial agency is a human right. So, when she founded Zeta, a digital money management tool geared toward couples, she did so...

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October 23, 2018
How Stilt provides millions with access to credit products using Plaid
Because traditional lenders in the United States rely on credit scores to determine loan eligibility and interest rates, immigrants and other underserved populations often find themselves in a...

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September 12, 2018
Shifting the used car landscape
When it comes to car ownership, Shift is rethinking the status quo. Since its launch in 2014, the digital marketplace and end-to-end car concierge service has prided itself...

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August 23, 2018
For Financial Gym, Plaid’s clean transaction data is key to balanced budgets
After the technology behind Financial Gym’s spend-tracking tool, the Training Zone, proved ill-equipped to provide clean transactional data, the New York City-based, fitness-themed financial advisory company linked...

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August 13, 2018
Fighting the friction, fees and fraud of digital remittance
When Placid Express introduced a digital version of its international money transfer service in 2014, it faced unprecedented challenges: top-notch fraud verification and a tension between speed and...

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May 11, 2018
Drop leverages Plaid’s Transactions to innovate faster, further and better
When the founders of Drop set out to build their customer loyalty rewards platform, they envisioned a truly seamless user experience. To ensure they realized their vision, they...

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April 26, 2018
Swift and secure branchless banking with Plaid
Security and speed—that’s what our bank customers expect. With Plaid’s Auth and Identity products, your company’s tech can meet the same high standards as...

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