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Plaid provides companies the tools and access needed for the development of a digitally-enabled financial system.
Categories  Financial Services, FinTech, SaaS, SoftwareHeadquarters Regions  San Francisco Bay Area, West Coast, Western USFounded Date 2012Founders  William Hockey, Zachary PerretOperating Status ActiveFunding Status M&ALast Funding Type Series CNumber of Employees 251-500Legal Name Plaid Inc.Hub Tags  Unicorn
IPO Status PrivateCompany Type For Profit
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乐动体育APPPlaid is the technology platform providing the tools and access needed for the development of a fully modern, and digitally-enabled financial system. Plaid makes it easier and safer for developers — from the smallest startups to the largest financial institutions — to build innovative financial services and applications. Plaid offers beautiful consumer experiences, developer-friendly infrastructure, and intelligence tools that give everyone the ability to build the future of financial services.

Plaid was launched by William Hockey and Zach Perret in 2012 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

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Lists Featuring This Company

United States FinTech Acquired Companies
349 Number of Organizations ● $5.6B Total Funding Amount ● 987 Number of Investors
Acquired San Francisco Companies
1,959 Number of Organizations ● $30.3B Total Funding Amount ● 7,753 Number of Investors
Software Companies that Exited (Top 10K)
9,889 Number of Organizations ● $200.1B Total Funding Amount ● 17,024 Number of Investors
California SaaS Acquired Companies
356 Number of Organizations ● $9.1B Total Funding Amount ● 1,605 Number of Investors

M&A Details

Plaid was acquired by Visa for $5.3B on Jan 13, 2020. This deal was done in Cash.
Transaction Name 
Plaid acquired by Visa
Acquired by 
Announced Date Jan 13, 2020Price $5.3B

Funding Rounds

Number of Funding Rounds 4
Total Funding Amount $309.3M
Plaid has raised a total of $309.3M in funding over 4 rounds. Their latest funding was raised on Dec 11, 2018 from a Series C round.
Announced Date  
Transaction Name  
Number of Investors  
Money Raised  
Lead Investors  
Dec 11, 2018
Series C - Plaid
7$250M Index Ventures, Kleiner Perkins
Jun 19, 2016
Series B - Plaid
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$44M Goldman Sachs Investment Partners
Nov 15, 2014
Series A - Plaid
4$12.5M New Enterprise Associates, Spark Capital
Sep 19, 2013
Seed Round - Plaid
5$2.8M Spark Capital



Number of Acquisitions 1
Plaid has acquired Quovo on Jan 8, 2019.
Acquiree Name  
Announced Date  
Transaction Name  
Jan 8, 2019
Quovo acquired by Plaid

Company Tech Stack by Siftery

Plaid uses 62 technology products and services including Google AnalyticsGoogle Tag Manager, and G Suite (formerly Google Apps for Work).

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App Store  
Monthly Downloads  
Itunes Connect
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Itunes Connect

Website Tech Stack by BuiltWith

Plaid is actively using 74 technologies for its website. These include Viewport MetaIPhone / Mobile Compatible, and SPF.

Web Traffic by SimilarWeb

Plaid is ranked 220,972 among websites globally based on its 165,716 monthly web visitors.

Patents and Trademarks by IPqwery

The intellectual property of Plaid includes 6 registered patents primarily in the 'Computing; Calculating' category. Additionally, Plaid has registered 8 trademarks with the most popular class being 'Scientific and technological services'.

Interest Signals by Bombora

Plaid employees are showing high interest in CommissionsLitecoin (LTC), and Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG).

Competitors & Revenue by Owler

Plaid has $124M in estimated revenue annually. Plaid competes with XigniteFinicity, and Yodlee.

IT Spend by Aberdeen

This year, Plaid is projected to spend $375K on IT.

Post-Money Valuation Data by PrivCo

Plaid has a post-money valuation in the range of $1B to $10B as of Dec 11, 2018 according to PrivCo. Sign up for a free trial to view exact valuation and search companies with similar valuations.

Current Team

Number of Current Team Members 11
Plaid has 11 current team members, including Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer Zachary Perret.
Zachary Perret
Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Helen Min
Head of Marketing
Jean-Denis Greze
Head of Engineering
Pouya Fatemi
Head of Business Operations & Finance
Sima Gandhi
Head of BD & Strategy
Paul Williamson
Head of Sales
Lowell Putnam
Head of Partnerships
Keith Grose
Head of UK

Board Members and Advisors

Number of Board Members / Advisors 6
Plaid has 6 board members and advisors, including William Hockey.
William Hockey
Board Member
Santo Politi
Board Member
Mo Koyfman
Board Member
Mary Meeker
Board Member
Zachary Perret
Board Member
Rick Yang
Board Member


Number of Events 9
Plaid has participated in 9 events. They most recently attended, or will attend, Money 20/20 USA 2019 on Oct 27, 2019.

Recent News & Activity

Number of Articles 68

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