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Here's why Visa made its bold play for buzzy fintech Plaid in a $5.3 billion mega-acquisition, despite knowing the risks
Business Insider:
Visa, the world's biggest payments provider, is set to acquire US payment infrastructure startup Plaid for $5.3 billion, in one of the ...

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Payments giant Visa is buying Silicon Valley start-up Plaid in a $5.3 billion deal, the companies announced Monday.
Visa to pay $5.3 billion to buy fintech startup Plaid
Tech Crunch:
Daily Crunch: Visa makes a $5.3 billion acquisition
Plaid is the technology layer that connects bank accounts to financial apps.
The Financial Express:
The company's technology lets people connect their bank accounts to mobile apps like Venmo.
The history of credit cards helps explain why Plaid is valuable to Visa, and how Visa can make it significantly better.
Gadgets 360:
Visa to Buy Fintech Startup Plaid for $5.3 Billion
 Visa makes another move beyond credit cards with $5.3 billion deal for Plaid Market Watch:
The largest player in credit cards is moving further beyond the traditional card-swiping model amid the rise of newer fintech options ...
Silicon Valley Business Journals:
Investors who bought into the San Francisco company from New Enterprise Associates, Spark Capital and Kleiner Perkins are in line for ...
Coin Telegraph:
Payments giant Visa acquired fintech firm Plaid for $5.3 billion in an effort to expand its business model
Investor's Business Daily:
Visa's buyout of fintech startup Plaid on Monday shows payment stocks aren't done shopping even after three massive mergers in 2019.
 Visa acquires fintech startup Plaid for $5.3 billion Beta News:
Visa has announced that it has agreed to purchase Plaid as part of a deal worth $5.3 billion.
News BTC:
The Big Crypto Linked $5B Deal of Plaid Isn’t Good At All, Here’s Why
24/7 Wall St.:
Credit card giant Visa on Monday announced that it is acquiring venture-funded fintech company Plaid for $5.3 billion.
The Block:
Payments giant Visa is set to acquire Plaid, a crypto-serving fintech unicorn, for $5.3 billion.
Silicon Angle:
Visa buys fintech startup Plaid for $5.3B
American Banker:
In the battle to control consumer data, Visa has made a major score by agreeing to acquire Plaid, a technology company that it could ...
Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) is to acquire Plaid, a San Francisco, CA-based network that allows people to securely connect their financial ...
 Visa to buy fintech start-up Plaid for $5.3bn FinTech:
The deal doubles the fintech's valuation from just over a year ago.
Financial services giant Visa is acquiring fintech app enabler Plaid in an apparent bid to ensure it doesn’t get left behind in the app ...
 Visa Makes Fintech Move With $5.3B Plaid Buy CFO:
Visa has agreed to acquire fintech startup Plaid for $5.3 billion in a move to accelerate its push into connecting…
 Fintech company Plaid, cofounded by Duke grad, gets acquired by Visa for $5.3B WRAL TechWire:
Plaid -- cofounded by Duke graduate Zach Perret -- allows consumers to link their bank accounts to financial services apps like Venmo, ...
 Why Visa Is Acquiring Plaid For $5.3 Billion Pulse 2.0:
Visa announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Plaid for $5.3 billion. These are the details about the deal.
 Visa Is Acquiring Fintech Startup Plaid in $5.3 Billion Deal Coin Speaker:
Coinspeaker Visa Is Acquiring Fintech Startup Plaid in $5.3 Billion Deal The acquisition of Plaid will bring benefits to both companies.

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