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  • Why Tech CU?

    When you choose Tech CU, you’re joining a credit union that was founded in Silicon Valley by a group of entrepreneurs and future high tech leaders. The uniqueness of this valley is in our DNA — and we've got the history to prove it.

    Who we are

    More than fifty years ago, a group of forward-thinking employees at Fairchild Semiconductor (a pioneer in technology innovation) who knew there was a better way to bank, formed Tech CU — a credit union solely dedicated to the financial success of its members — and owned by the people it serves.

    We're a not-for-profit organization operated for the benefit of our members. Instead of maximizing profits to pay company stockholders, we invest our resources to deliver lower rates, outstanding service, and member benefits. It’s like a bank you own — with the privileges of membership.

    Whether you call, click, or visit a branch, you’ll receive:

    • Friendly, personalized service
    • Knowledgeable and local expertise
    • A full suite of low-rate loans and products for all of your financial needs
    • Easy 24/7 access through free online, phone and mobile banking
    • Access to over 65,000 fee-free ATMs worldwide - that's more than Chase, Bank of America and Wells combined
    • Free credit score and credit monitoring exclusively for members
    • Ability to reserve a conference room or hoteling station at one of our branches for personal use
    • A safe and secure place to save and borrow
    • An equal voice: As a member-owned institution, each member gets one vote regardless of how much money you have with us

    What we do

    We have stayed true to our core values for over 50 years — having created a workplace we are proud of and supported a community we are dedicated to serving. We volunteer at and donate to a wide variety of organizations with a focus on STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) education, financial literacy and affordable housing.

    With more than $2 billion in assets and ten full-service branches in the Bay Area, see why we’re a financial services leader that consistently achieves customer satisfaction ratings above 95%.

    Learn more about our history and our Member Companies.

    See what our members say about us.

    Our theme for 2014 was innovation — reflecting all that we accomplished during the year. Take a moment and read through what our leadership has to say on this topic. Download our annual report (PDF)




    We have a 5-star rating from Bauer Financial, the nation’s largest independent rating service for financial institutions.

    Bauer 5 Star