The Interchange: Plaid-Visa antitrust concerns highlight the value of stablecoins built on open public infrastructure

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  • The battle for ACH, and why stablecoins and CBDC built on public open infrastructure could offer a more competitive payment system
It has been nearly 10 months since Visa announced it will be acquiring Plaid, a fintech that provides a platform for applications to connect to banks, for $5.3 billion; making international headlines and kicking of 2020 with one of the buzziest acquisition announcements in recent memory.    At the time, I wrote in a column […]

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