Hedging your fintech bets: A CUSO’s fintech investment journey and how they are beating the casino house

Everyone in the Credit Union space has heard the same thing for almost a decade: The fintechs are coming!

But few people have offered Credit Unions actionable advice on how to compete in the era of ever-changing financial technology –– until now.

Ron Araujo, President of Mission Federal Services, LLC, a CUSO that has become one of the country’s first fintech investment funds for CU products and services, is here to teach you how to get your CU on the fintech playing field.

Ron shares how and why Mission Federal decided to step into the “fintech casino” and what they did to improve their odds of winning through a hybrid model of direct investments and a close relationship with another CUSO, CURQL Collective.


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