PortX and Plaid Announce Partnership to Fast-Track Data Access and Innovation for Financial Institutions

SEATTLE, WA. Jan. 10, 2024. PortX, the leading financial infrastructure and integration technology company that provides open access to data and drives innovation for financial institutions with its Integration-Platform-as-a-Service (IPaaS), announced a strategic partnership with Plaid, the data network powering the digital financial ecosystem. This collaboration combines the power of PortX’s digital core banking integration experience with Plaid’s industry-leading capabilities for connecting data between applications and bank accounts.

Seamless Banking and Enhanced Data Analysis

The alliance between Plaid and PortX marks a pivotal moment in the financial technology sector, combining the expertise of two industry leaders to revolutionize how financial institutions harness data for innovative products and services. For customers of PortX, which operates as both a systems integrator and middleware provider, the partnership significantly enhances their ability to scale up secure and efficient financial data sharing by minimizing the technical effort and resource allocation typically required for such an expansive task. This leads to a more comprehensive and holistic view of customer data, enabling these institutions to offer highly personalized services and gain deeper financial insights with greater ease.

“Digital finance is here to stay, in fact, 85% of consumers say they have benefited from using technology to manage their finances. It’s imperative that financial institutions embrace technology the same way their customers have – to maintain account primacy and prepare for the codification of open banking in the US”, said Tamara Romanek, Head of Partnerships at Plaid. “Partners like PortX transform banking infrastructure for financial institutions, aiding them in digital transformation and enabling rapid innovation. Together we are enhancing the digital infrastructure and optionality for financial institutions and their customers.” 

Expanding API Capabilities and Facilitating Open Banking

The partnership is poised to expand the horizons of API capabilities in financial services significantly. It sets the stage for more active participation in open banking initiatives, where financial data is shared securely through APIs. PortX’s command over API orchestration and financial services integration, alongside Plaid’s storied expertise in secure data connectivity and Core Exchange, its FDX-aligned API, empowers financial institutions to be at the forefront of the open banking revolution. This capability is critical for offering advanced and personalized digital banking and embedded banking services.

“Our partnership with Plaid is the type of innovative collaboration that can propel the financial services industry into a new era of digital transformation and customer-centric solutions,“ said David Wexler, CEO of PortX. “This partnership represents a significant stride towards a future where financial management is more accessible, efficient, and aligned with the evolving needs of both FIs and their customers.”


PortX is an integration technology company focused on financial services infrastructure that delivers open access to core data and enables rapid project delivery, innovation, and optimal customer experiences. Our solutions facilitate interoperability between internal systems and member services such as online banking, credit checks, mortgage and loan applications, and more, allowing for a real-time 360-degree view of the customer. We help financial institutions empower their teams to connect to fintech partners and real-time payment networks like Zelle®, ACH, Fedwire, Mojaloop, and others. For more information, please visit www.portx.io and connect on LinkedIn.

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