Curql Invests in BlastPoint, Innovator of Predictive Intelligence Fintech
Des Moines (October 5, 2023) – Curql Collective a Credit Union Service Organization spurring innovation for the credit union industry, recently announced it has welcomed BlastPoint to its Curql Fund I portfolio of investments. BlastPoint is the 23rd company Curql has invested in, further diversifing the fund’s offerings and early-stage investment opportunities in the fintech space for credit unions.
BlastPoint’s predictive customer intelligence platform empowers credit unions to better understand member data and predict member behavior to ramp up engagement, more easily identify prospective members, and reduce costs by facilitating more targeted growth messaging and strategies. BlastPoint’s results-driven solution also helps optimize billing and collections and integrates with existing systems to minimize IT engagement and the need for new processes.
“Leveraging artificial intelligence in a way that’s accessible and helps credit unions dramatically increase efficiency is incredibly exciting to us,” said Curql Collective President and CEO Nick Evens. “BlastPoint impresses us with technology that helps credit unions better understand member data, predict behavior, and ultimately become more member-focused organizations.”
Alison Alvarez, BlastPoint CEO and co-founder, said, “We are thrilled to have Curql on our team. Their expertise will be critical to our next phase of growth, and we couldn’t imagine a better partner to help us serve and innovate in the credit union sector.”
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 www.curql.com.
Founded by two Carnegie Mellon-trained Machine Learning experts, BlastPoint builds AI-driven, predictive customer intelligence used by teams new to AI analytics. Highly regulated industries that serve a broad spectrum of customers, like the credit union and utility sectors, are underserved when it comes to cutting-edge predictive customer analytics. BlastPoint’s platform operationalizes data and empowers teams to proactively meet customer needs.