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October 23, 2020
New Plaid docs to get you building faster
The Plaid docs are a key resource for you as you integrate with Plaid and help build the future of fintech. We want to ensure that you have...

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Product Updates

October 14, 2020
Access mortgage data to help users better manage debt
Last year, we launched Liabilities so developers can help consumers understand, and manage their student loan and credit card debt more effectively. Today, we’re taking that one...

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October 02, 2020
The all-new Plaid Link
Making money easier for everyone is our vision at Plaid. In 2015, we built Plaid Link to give first-time fintech users a secure and easy way to connect...

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August 06, 2020
Improvements to Plaid Link with account filtering and updated error messaging
We’re continually iterating on Plaid Link to improve the experience for you and your users. That’s why we’re excited to share two additional enhancements to...

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July 23, 2020
Introducing Link tokens and Link event logs
We’re consistently working to strengthen the infrastructure and security of our ecosystem. Today, we’re releasing two updates to Link–Link tokens and Link event logs–to...

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March 30, 2020
Microsoft announces Money in Excel powered by Plaid
Money in Excel features a Plaid integration and the new capabilities essentially turn the spreadsheet software into a fintech app....

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Company Product Updates

February 25, 2020
On-demand updates to transactions data
We’re excited to introduce a new optional refresh feature for our Transactions product! Fintech has made managing your money so much easier, from rounding up payments to...

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Product Updates

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...

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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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May 29, 2019
Plaid in the UK
Making money easier for everyone is what drives us here at Plaid. We hear from customers every day about how fintech is transforming people’s financial lives, making...

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April 17, 2019
Greater transparency for institution, Item, and system status
Today we’re releasing new Dashboard and API functionality to provide real-time status across bank integrations and Plaid systems. Institution and Item statusWe want to give you the...

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Product Updates

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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December 20, 2018
3,000+ supported institutions for Auth and Identity
This year, we’ve made deep investments into expanding our institution coverage in order to help you reach more users, and more account types, using Plaid. In May, we launched Plaid in Canada–our first international market. In June, we opened a new engineering office in downtown Salt Lake City with a team dedicated to...

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November 08, 2018
New Assets features including transaction insights
Since introducing Assets earlier this year, we received a lot of great feedback from lenders about how they are using the financial data accessed through Plaid to make better and more timely credit decisions. With this feedback, we’ve worked to build new features that will make it even easier for lenders to work with...

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