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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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CNBC:
Payments giant Visa is buying Silicon Valley start-up Plaid in a $5.3 billion deal, the companies announced Monday.
Reuters:
Visa to pay $5.3 billion to buy fintech startup Plaid
Tech Crunch:
Daily Crunch: Visa makes a $5.3 billion acquisition
ZDNet:
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.
Stratechery:
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 ...
FinSMEs:
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.
Telecoms:
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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