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Launching with over 100 clients, Galileo’s Instant helps businesses pay gig workers

  • After beta launch of Instant last year, Galileo has seen strong interest in its new solution.
  • Instant enables business to launch a debit card really quickly.
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Launching with over 100 clients, Galileo’s Instant helps businesses pay gig workers

Galileo founder and CEO Clay Wilkes will be speaking at Tearsheet’s Resilience Conference July 21-23 about launching a banking product during a time of great uncertainty.

Galileo announced the full launch of Galileo Instant, a solution for businesses to pay gig workers. Instant clients can can launch a debit card programs in as short as 14 days. 

What’s the big deal: Instant reduces the cost and time to market for U.S. businesses to launch debit card programs.

  • U.S. businesses pay millions of 1099 workers
  • Instant makes it easier for businesses to launch a card and digital banking solutions without fully legging in to the payment business
  • In November 2019, Instant launched in beta mode.
  • Instant had a waiting list of over 100 businesses. 
  • In a conversation with Tearsheet last week, Galileo founder and CEO Clay Wilkes told editor Zack Miller that the firm had 450 inbound inquiries into the Instant program and could launch a card in 23 minutes.


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