Welcome to the Plaid Blog
June 10, 2021
Yaroslav Korshak on viewing the journey as the goal
Get to know the people behind Plaid
June 10, 2021
Exploring performance differences between Amazon Aurora and vanilla MySQL
Amazon’s Aurora MySQL is Plaid’s primary relational database. It's proven to be a reliable and scalable storage layer that backs some of our most critical systems.
June 09, 2021
Driving Towards an Open Finance Future
Plaid and Capital One announce an open finance partnership. Users will have secure, reliable access to the 5,000+ fintech apps and services powered by Plaid.
June 08, 2021
Mythbusting: consumer protection and PIS payments
The revised payment service directive (PSD2) is quickly transforming the financial services industry, giving consumers more options than ever before for how they pay. The newest choice,...
June 02, 2021
Obstacles be gone: Open Banking and the possibility of a smooth customer journey for financial services in Europe
No one has ever said “I’d love to have a few more obstacles in my financial life.” The Netherlands has a history of constantly removing those obstacles,from inventing...
June 01, 2021
Newsletter - June 2021
Read about our latest product features and configurations, our growing YouTube channel, and our recent whitepaper on a critical component of fintech’s future.
May 25, 2021
Plaid’s going Dutch
We think open access to financial data should be for everyone, everywhere. We’re committed to building consumer trust in open banking in the EU.
May 24, 2021
LendingTree gives users a holistic view of their finances
Plaid enables LendingTree users to share their financial data and thus gain access to helpful tools for making better financial decisions.
May 20, 2021
Square and Plaid partner to give US merchants a better ACH payment experience
Through the partnership, Square uses a tokenized check system that uses Plaid to allow customers to securely connect their bank accounts for bank payments. This verification option allows...
May 12, 2021
The evolution from data access to data control
Giving people meaningful controls over their financial data can evolve our industry. Learn how in our latest white paper.
May 11, 2021
A New Architecture for Plaid Link: Server-Driven UI with Directed Graphs
"Flexible Link”: the re-architecture set out to not only solve the existing scaling problems but to develop a product platform that would deliver years of diverse new product...
May 10, 2021
Improving the payments experience in the UK
In addition to our plug and play Plaid Link we are now offering another integration option for Payment Initiation in the UK–Modular Link. Modular Link enables you to...
May 07, 2021
Policy Pulse: The State of Privacy
Privacy regulations are taking shape across the world. Learn what to expect and how our industry can prepare.
May 06, 2021
Partnering with Railsbank to power the next generation of financial needs
Through a strategic partnership, Railsbank customers in the UK will gain access to Plaid’s Payment Initiation API to accept instant bank payments directly within their app or website....
May 04, 2021
Clear Books helps small businesses simplify accounting
Clear Books needed a way for users to easily share their business transactions. Plaid provides Clear Books with payment account information feeds that simplify accounting for small businesses.