Contact us if you have questions or would like to schedule an interview; read more about Tech CU’s history and services below
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We were founded on May 27, 1960, by a group of forward-thinking employees at Fairchild Semiconductor (the credit union was initially called Fairchild Semiconductor Federal Credit Union). By 1970, we had 6,320 members and $3.5 million in assets. The 1980s were a decade of great expansion in Silicon Valley and pivotal to our growth. We changed our name to “Technology Federal Credit Union” and opened our field of membership to employees of tech companies — growing assets to $50 million.
In 1996, we were among the first financial institutions in the country to have a web page. We again changed our name to “Technology Credit Union (Tech CU)” and began offering a unique “Anytime: Anywhere” delivery system allowing members to access their account information from home — via telephone or online.
Today, we are among the top 1 percent of the nation’s largest credit unions with 10 full-service branches throughout the San Francisco Bay Area and more than $3.5 billion in assets. We serve more than 130,000 members — including employees of such companies as Tesla, eBay, Applied Materials, Nvidia and Facebook. Search TechCU@Work Employers.
We consistently achieve high marks for our customer satisfaction and maintain a 5-star rating from Bauer Financial, the nation’s largest independent rating service for financial institutions.
2010 North First StreetSan Jose, CA 95131-2018(408) 451-9111 or (800) 553-0880 Main
San Jose, Campbell, Santa Teresa, Milpitas, Fremont, Dublin, Sunnyvale, Cupertino, Palo Alto and San Francisco. Members can also visit our Virtual Branch. See branch addresses and directions.
We provide innovative financial products for all stages of our members’ lives, including personal banking, investment services, retirement and financial planning, private banking, commercial lending and business banking.
*Securities and advisory services are offered through LPL Financial (LPL), a registered investment advisor and broker/dealer (member FINRAOpens a new window/SIPCOpens a new window). Insurance products are offered through LPL or its licensed affiliates. Technology Credit Union (Tech CU) and Tech Financial Management are not registered as a broker/dealer or investment advisor. Registered representatives of LPL offer products and services using Tech Financial Management, and may also be employees of Tech CU. These products and services are being offered through LPL or its affiliates, which are separate entities from and not affiliates of Tech CU or Tech Financial Management.
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The LPL Financial registered representatives associated with this website may discuss and/or transact business only with residents of the states in which they are properly registered or licensed. No offers may be made or accepted from any resident of any other state.
Have you ever wondered about our logo — what it is and how it was chosen? Some popular guesses are that it’s a gear or a pinwheel. But actually, it’s neither. It’s even received a couple of facelifts during our 50+ years in Silicon Valley. So, what is it?
We were founded in 1960 by a group of employees from Fairchild Camera and Instrument Corp (today’s Fairchild Semiconductor). Our logo represents the most important part of a camera — the aperture.
An aperture is the opening that controls the amount of light that passes through a lens. It’s what brings about the clarity and sharpness of a photograph — enabling a photographer to achieve the best possible results. Our founders chose this to symbolize their hopes and vision for a new credit union.
Just as the aperture adjusts to changing light to achieve the best possible results, if you’re open to possibilities and guidance, Tech CU will help you pursue your vision of financial success.
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