Galileo Financial Technologies

Galileo is the API standard for card issuing programs. The payments technology company powers the world's most innovative card and fintech programs in North America.

Galileo's powerful APIs and payments platform offer the easiest way to create sophisticated card-based and digital financial solutions.

Galileo was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, with offices in San Francisco and New York City.

The Galileo Platform is fully integrated to handle the flow of funds with speed and precision, so your customers’ money gets to the right place at the right time and your settlement process is smooth and seamless.

Galileo has grown to become one of the largest payments processors and program managers in North America. They are the only payments innovator that applies tech and engineering capabilities to empower fintechs and financial institutions to unleash their full creativity to achieve their most inspired goals.

Galileo leads its industry with superior fraud detection, security, decision-making analytics and regulatory compliance functionality combined with customized, responsive and flexible programs to accelerate the success of all payments companies and solve tomorrow’s payments challenges today.

Galileo’s sophisticated API-based, enterprise payments platform supports innovation without limitation—with power, speed and simplicity. Its platfom offers Open APIs, Payments Solutions, Standard Services, Sandbox, Investment Solutions, & Premium Services.


Galileo's APIs is being used by most discerning tech companies globally—including Chime, Robinhood, Monzo, Revolut, Transferwise, Varo and many others.


Galileo has raised $77M from a "Series A" financing on Oct 17, 2019. The round was led by venture capital firm Accel with participation from Qualtrics Co-Founder & CEO Ryan Smith.



  • Year founded: 2000
  • Funding Info: $77M over 1 Round (Funding Type: Series A)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 51-200
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: Salt Lake City
  • State: Utah
  • Country: United States
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