Zach Perret

Plaid’s Zach Perret on Visa, valuations and privacy

In a wide-ranging conversation at this year’s Disrupt, founder Zach Perret talked candidly about the highs and lows of Plaid's journey.

Goldsky raises $20M to bring real-time, on-chain data to crypto companies

Despite well-known volatility in the crypto market, crypto startups building infrastructure to support the industry’s long-term growth have seemed to fare better than their peers. This is especi

Potential winners and losers line up as Plaid pushes deeper into payments

So now Plaid says it’s a payments company. It was only a matter of time, really.

TechCrunch+ roundup: Mixpanel’s reset, smart growth, $100K referral bonuses

If you're interested in becoming a TechCrunch contributor, I'll be on Twitter Spaces on Tuesday, October 19 from 3 to 3:30 p.m Pacific to answer questions about our editorial guidelines and talk about

Lowkey raises $7 million from a16z to help game streamers capitalize on short-form video

While the growth of game-streaming audiences have continued on desktop platforms, the streaming space has felt surprisingly stagnant at times, particularly due to the missing mobile element and a lack

Plaid CEO touts new ‘clarity’ after failed Visa acquisition

According to Plaid CEO Zach Perret, the COVID-19 pandemic triggered a "sea change" in consumer behavior.

DOJ files antitrust lawsuit challenging Visa’s $5.3 billion acquisition of Plaid

The Department of Justice has filed an antitrust lawsuit challenging Visa’s proposed $5.3 billion acquisition of Plaid. News of the DOJ’s investigation first broke last month. “By ac

Join us for a live Q&A with Plaid CEO Zach Perret right now

Later today, TechCrunch’s Extra Crunch Live series is sitting down with Plaid CEO Zach Perret. Extra Crunch members can tune in at 10 a.m. PDT/1 p.m. EDT/5 p.m. GMT. The livestream links and sch

Startups Weekly: A Silicon Valley for everyone

Many in the tech industry saw the threat of the novel coronavirus early and reacted correctly. Fewer have seemed prepared for its aftereffects, like the outflow of talented employees from very pricey

Join us for a live Q&A with Plaid CEO Zach Perret June 18 at 10 a.m. PDT/1 p.m. EDT

Extra Crunch Live, TechCrunch’s chat series for Extra Crunch members, is tacking toward founders after bringing on a host of investors: on Thursday, June 18, Plaid CEO Zach Perret will join us f

Persona raises $17.5M for an identify verification platform that goes beyond user IDs and passwords

The proliferation of data breaches based on leaked passwords, and the rising tide of regulation that puts a hard stop on just how much user information can be collected, stored and used by companies h

Who will the winners be in the future of fintech?

In a world where people access their financial services through one universal hub, which companies are the best-positioned to win?