BEAVERTON, Ore. & MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--First Tech Federal Credit Union today announced the Zelle experience is now LIVE in its mobile banking app. As part of the digital banking experience, with no additional app to download, Zelle enables person-to-person (P2P) payments for more than 110,000 First Tech mobile banking members.
“We are a credit union serving employees in the tech sector, so naturally our members have high expectations when it comes to their mobile banking experiences,” said Greg Mitchell, CEO, First Tech Federal Credit Union. “Serving as an early adopter by offering full integration of Zelle in our mobile app, First Tech is leading the way in providing safe and convenient ways for our members to share funds with friends and family.”
A NEW WAY TO PAY – RIGHT FROM YOUR FIRST TECH APP
Changing the way money moves, Zelle allows for funds to be sent from one bank account to another typically in minutes, when both parties are enrolled,1 using only a recipient’s email address or mobile number. “Send Money with Zelle” is conveniently available within the mobile banking apps of Zelle Network® participants which include banks and credit unions of all sizes. Zelle makes digital payments a fast, safe and easy alternative to checks and cash.
First Tech Federal Credit Union has been a pioneer of digital banking experiences for their members and the credit union industry. Back in 1989, First Tech was one of the first banks and credit unions to offer online banking to its members, followed by a mobile banking solution in 2000. In 2013, they were one of the first credit unions to offer a native mobile app for all three smartphone platforms – iOS, Android and Windows Phone.
Brought to you by Early Warning®, an innovator in payment and risk management solutions, Zelle makes it easy, fast and safe for money to move. The Zelle Network connects the nation’s leading financial institutions, enabling consumers to send fast person-to-person payments to nearly anyone with a U.S. bank account. Funds are available directly in consumer bank accounts typically within minutes when the recipient is already enrolled with Zelle. To learn more about Zelle and its participating financial institutions, visit http://www.zellepay.com.
About First Tech Federal Credit Union
First Tech Federal Credit Union is a $10.6+ billion institution headquartered in Mountain View, California. It is the nation’s premier credit union serving the world’s leading technology-oriented companies and their employees, including HP Inc., Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Microsoft, Agilent, Intel, Cisco, Amazon, Nike, CH2M, Intuit, Google, and more. First Tech is recognized as the industry catalyst for delivering effortless banking experiences to over 488,000 members through its 41 branch locations, more than 5,400 CO-OP Shared Branch locations, 30,000 CO-OP Network ATMs, online platforms, and 286,000 ATMs nationwide. First Tech offers a full range of financial services, including traditional banking, online banking, mortgages, financial planning, various consumer loans, and insurance services. For more information, visit www.firsttechfed.com.
1 If the recipient is not enrolled with Zelle, the transfer could take between 1 and 3 days once they enroll.