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Visa is buying Plaid for $5.3 billion

9 days ago   |   By Geeky Gadgets

Visa has announced that it is buying Plaid in a deal which is worth $5.3 billion, the company is used by Venmo and other banking apps as well as other companies like Robinhood, Coinbase and more. Visa has said that at least one if four people who have a US bank account have used Plaid's...
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Visa acquires fintech startup Plaid for $5.3 billion

Visa acquires fintech startup Plaid for $5.3 billion

9 days ago   |   By Beta News

Visa has announced that it has agreed to purchase Plaid as part of a deal worth $5.3 billion. The acquisition values the fintech company at around double its valuation following a 2018 Series C funding round. Plaid is behind financial services APIs used by the likes of Coinbase, Gemini, Venmo and Transferwise. Its software allows for easier sharing of financial details, making it simpler to connect services to bank accounts. Plaid says the acquisition will help it continue to "accelerate the success of the fintech ecosystem". See also: JPMorgan to ban third-party fintech platforms from...
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