Plaid API library and demo

Disclaimer

The proposer is not an employee, investor, advisor, board member, or shareholder of Plaid, Stripe, or tlon.

Background

Plaid is a fintech company that integrates with 200+ banks.

Proposal

The proposal is to create a API library that would be a low-level library that implements all REST API endpoints.

The library will be MIT licensed, and will implement all functions in https://plaid.com/docs/

Potential Uses

Individuals

  • Mint like app that tracks your own spending without using… Mint
  • Paying your family members without logging into your banking app
  • Keep track of your receivables as an independent contractor

Businesses

  • Create a point-of-sales app on urbit
  • Create a crypto-to-fiat business that can integrate with various crypto RPC libraries (get your MSB and mtls though)
  • Make ACH and wire payments
  • Create a p2p payment app
  • and more.

Details

Started
January 14th, 2020
Category
App dev: Other
Funding
2 STARS
1

Auth and Base API Library

Estimate: February 2020
Reward: 1 STARS
2 weeks * Securely store and load Plaid credentials * Implement Link, Item Management, Product Access, Institutions APIs * Implement Report Management and Categories APIs.
2

End-to-end API examples

Estimate: February 2020
Reward: 1 STARS
2 weeks * Create a ACH payment demo using Plaid library and Stripe API call * Create a front-end that incorporates Plaid widget * Create a personal finance dashboard example