Forbes: Plaid’s Billionaire Cofounder Is Back With A New Startup–A Fintech-Friendly Bank He’s Running With His Wife

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In 2019, Plaid, a San Francisco company that connects fintech apps to customers’ bank accounts, was climbing the ranks of startups. It had already become one of the top ten most valuable fintechs in America with its $2.7 billion valuation. But in June of that year, William Hockey, the company’s cofounder and CTO, made a surprising move. With little public explanation, he left his executive job, although he stayed on Plaid’s board of directors.

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