An announcement from Plaid, launching their collaborative fraud fighting network, Beacon, which is designed to "stop the chain reaction of fraud."
After avoiding section 1033 of Dodd-Frank for 12 years, in October the CFPB announced proposals for action. Plaid now offers their advice.
Despite the continuing bear market, consumer interest in crypto remains high. Plaid found that increased trust could be the key to adoption.
Stripe announced an open banking product called Financial Connections sparking a testy Twitter tussle with Plaid CEO Zachery Perret.
The firm is calling it the Plaid Portal and not explicitly tying the launch with a privacy settlement the firm reached on Friday, but the timing is close enough to call.
The economy has faced waves of challenges and fintech may be feeling the strain. Plaid investigated customer behaviour within the sector.
Acre Homes aims to build a modern home ownership experience, and with the help of data from Plaid, applications are a breeze. Learn how.
LendIt Fintech held the 5th annual industry awards to celebrate the top fintech influencers and innovators.
In this analysis, we want to update the discussion of card networks, money movement, and the potential existential threat — or perhaps evolution — to existing infrastructure. It continues the thread on articles like Is Plaid cheap at $5.3 billion for $500 billion Visa? and Marqeta's $300MM of revenue & Ethereum's $20B in ann. transaction fees highlight opportunity and industry structure, and Who are the customers of Embedded Finance, and what do they reveal about Stripe, Affirm, DriveWealth, and Green Dot?, and more generally in this research section. We map Plaid’s progress in building out a payments ecosystem, and highlight Affirm’s debit card product powered in a novel manner through open banking. The analysis visualizes a likely evolution of the space with the introduction of Web3, and highlights a couple of early symptoms.