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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

Board of Directors

Curql Investment Committee

Fund Managers

Craig Ibsen

Craig Ibsen

Craig Ibsen Managing Partner   Managing Partner of Curql Fund I, 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 $200M in assets today. With his deep...

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Duane Harris

Duane Harris

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...

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Scott Hoekman

Scott Hoekman

Scott Hoekman Partner   An experienced CFO, investor and strategic advisor, Scott is a Co-Founder and Partner of Next Level Ventures, as well as a Partner of Curql Fund I. Over his career, Scott has facilitated transactions totaling more than $2B.   Key...

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Dave Tucker

Dave Tucker

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...

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Michael Perrin

Michael Perrin

Michael Perrin Vice President   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...

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Wyatt Powers

Wyatt Powers

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...

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Barbara Gooch

Barbara Gooch

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...

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