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Fintech decacorn Plaid is laying off 260 employees, or about 20% of its workforce, the company announced today. While specific details around who exactly was affected remain unknown, sources in recent
Plaid today announced that it has named Meta veteran John Anderson to serve as its new head of payments. The fintech startup has slowly been evolving its offerings beyond its core product of account l
Argyle, which wants to help companies and institutions get access to employment records, has laid off a number of employees across all departments, TechCrunch has learned from sources. A spokesperson
Stripe is one of the most valuable companies in the fintech game, period, and an obvious bellwether for the fintech startup market.
Will healthcare startups tap into new regulatory guidelines with the same fervor that fintech founders have over the last decade?
Plaid, the company building data transfer technologies to power fintech and digital finance products like smartphone-based wallets, today announced that it’s adding support for leading crypto ex
Company founders pivoted when customers wanted their fintech data engine over their budgeting app.
The company is targeting the region's challenges of customer acceptance, conversion and fraud with its "Commerce 3.0" payment infrastructure.
Buy now, pay later (BNPL) products have become incredibly popular with users, and both startups and tech behemoths such as Apple have taken notice. But BNPL companies have attracted some controversy,
It's not just in fintech that API solutions are on the rise — and helping solve a great range of problems.
Hello and welcome back to Equity, a podcast about the business of startups, where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. Happily we were once again at full strength this week, with Al
Plaid and Stripe are now standing face to face, if not already on each other’s toes.
It’s Wednesday, May 18, 2022, and we are hanging out at our Mobility event, ogling cars that fly, drive themselves and have various identity crises. Wish you were here if you’re not, and hope to r
Fintech decacorn Plaid is expanding beyond its core product of account linking — its first major expansion since its 2013 inception. In conjunction with its “Plaid Forum” even
The company offers technology in the form of APIs and widgets that businesses can use to create investment products for their customers.
Hi all, it was a roller coaster of a week in the world of fintech as I published two separate articles on startup layoffs and a nine-figure funding round in the span of a few hours. It was also a week
Hello and welcome back to Equity, a podcast about the business of startups, where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. The crew was back at full-speed, and maybe even full excitemen
Earlier today, payments giant Stripe announced a new product that fills in some significant gaps in its play to be the financial services layer for merchants and other businesses whose models are base
As the tech world inches a closer to the idea of artificial general intelligence, we’re seeing another interesting theme emerging in the ongoing democratization of AI: a wave of startups buildin