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Here at Curql, we’re partnering with fintechs to activate meaningful, experiential change through user-centric technology in financial services. Together, through an engaged and deliberate collaboration, we can bring your technology to life and to the credit union industry.
President and CEO at Curql Collective
Vice President of Strategic Partnerships
Board of Managers
Curql Investment Committee
President and CEO of
Service Credit Union
Mission Federal Services
President & CEO of Collins Community Credit Union
Chief Financial Officer at MSU Federal Credit Union
President and CEO at
Chief Member Experience Officer at VyStar Credit Union
Craig Ibsen Managing Partner As Managing Partner of Curql Fund, Craig is also the founder and Managing Partner of Next Level Ventures, the largest venture firm in Iowa. Craig leads the management of three funds with over $300M in assets today. With his deep...
Duane Harris Partner As Partner of Curql Fund I and Next Level Ventures, Duane finds, analyzes and structures transactions to bring to the Curql Fund I investment committee for approval. With more than 30 years of experience in academics, business management...
Dave Tucker Partner As Partner of Curql Fund I and Next Level Ventures, Dave spends his time finding, investing in and advising early-stage technology companies to help them grow into successful companies. A long-time technologist and technology executive, Dave...
Michael Perrin Managing Director As Vice President of Curql Fund I and Next Level Ventures, Michael is responsible for sourcing, due diligence and ongoing portfolio management to ensure investment quality and oversight. His previous experience includes time at...
Martin Walker Vice President As Vice President of Curql Fund I and Next Level Ventures, Martin is responsible for identifying areas of opportunity for investment and sourcing fintech companies. His previous experience includes time at Sound Credit Union,...
Elizabeth Caven Principal Elizabeth Caven is a seasoned entrepreneur whose experience as a founder extends from venture funding and scaling through acquisition. As a founder, she has received international recognition as a stand-out leader from acclaimed tech...
Barbara Gooch Director of Administration As Director of Administration for Next Level Ventures and Curql Fund, Barbara manages all administrative activities for Curql Fund, including: investor relations, investor reporting, custody management, and both...
Liz Keehner Senior Associate As Senior Associate of Curql Fund I and Next Level Ventures, Liz is responsible for sourcing and evaluating investment opportunities in addition to portfolio management support. Liz joined Curql Fund I from Ag Ventures Alliance...
Wyatt Powers Analyst As an analyst for Curql Fund I and Next Level Ventures, Wyatt works with prospective partner companies to complete due diligence and evaluate investment potential for Curql Fund I. Wyatt is a certified public accountant in the state of Iowa...