Curql Collective Wins Credit Union Times Luminary Award for Product Innovation


Des Moines (November 20, 2023)Keeping its reputation as a trailblazer spurring fintech innovation within the credit union industry, Curql Collective has brought home the Credit Union Times Luminary Award for Product Innovation for a service and technology organization. The distinguished award was presented on November 9th at Disney’s Yacht Club Resort in Orlando, Florida.

The Credit Union Times Luminaries awards recognize credit unions, service and technology organizations, and individuals for their outstanding abilities to deliver change, meet members’ needs, and bring innovation to the credit union industry. Curql Collective was selected as the service and technology Product Innovation Company winner from 15 finalists and many more entrants.

Curql Collective brings fintech and credit unions together to foster innovation benefiting the entire credit union industry through its collaborative credit union ecosystem and family of strategic investment funds. Curql Collective has revolutionized how credit unions partner with fintech to serve members and succeed in the digital age. Credit union members ultimately benefit from enhanced digital tools and services, greater convenience, and better member experiences because of the technology partnerships between Curql credit unions and fintech companies.

After accepting the Luminary for Product Innovation, Curql Collective President and CEO Nick Evens said, “We partner with credit unions and CUSOs that are innovative, collaborative, and in the game to stay relevant. We are proud of what we built and do to bring fintech to credit unions. It is not just about investing in fintech and is about everything that we do with the ecosystem we have created and the value we bring to the credit union industry. We are honored to be recognized. Thank you very much.”

About Curql Collective

Curql Collective is a collaborative approach that brings together investment capital, credit unions, and fintech. Launched in 2020, Curql is steered by a collective of forward-thinking credit unions, including former founders, operators, and leaders in the fintech and investment spaces. The group’s flagship – Curql Fund I – invests in the visions of entrepreneurs who thoughtfully and purposefully develop financial services technology that revolutionizes and innovates how people engage with their money. For more information, please visit

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