Plaid Officially Launches in the UK

One of the hottest U.S. based fintech startups is now live in the UK with their first two customers; Plaid has announced a partnership with money management app Emma and integration with eight of the UK’s biggest traditional and challenger banks; Chief executive Zach Perret tells the FT, “The commitment to enabling consumers to live fully digital financial lives is palpable and the progress impressive,” he said. “We’re excited to launch in the UK to both deliver on the promise of Open Banking and help drive velocity for the applications that are making money easier for everyone.” Source.

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