News and Press Releases

Oportun
October 19, 2016 – Oportun, a mission-driven financial services company that provides small dollar credit to Latinos and others with little or no credit history, today announced its seventh securitization, an issuance of approximately $150 million of two-year, asset-backed bonds secured by a pool of its installment loans. Read …

Oportun
October 18, 2016 – Oportun, a mission-driven financial services company that provides small dollar credit to Latinos and others with little or no credit history, today announced that Jo Ann Barefoot has joined its Board of Directors. A highly-regarded expert in financial services innovation and dedicated consumer advocate, Barefoot will …

LTP Team
September 21, 2016 – These are exciting times for financial services. On one hand, several FinTech startups are providing solutions for specific problems and on the other, incumbents are bringing more digitization and tech-enabled products to their existing customers. The ongoing debate between banks and FinTechs at war is also …

Oportun
August 19, 2016 – The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has announced that Oportun CEO Raul Vazquez will be joining the CFPB Consumer Advisory Board. He will be one of several experts who will advise CFPB leadership on consumer financial issues and market trends. You can read the CFPB’S press …

Oportun
July 8, 2016 – Oportun, a mission-driven financial services company that provides small dollar credit to Latinos and others with limited credit history, today announced its sixth securitization, an issuance of $150 million of two-year, asset-backed bonds secured by a pool of its installment loans. Read More…

Oportun
May 31, 2016 – Oportun, a mission-driven financial services company that provides small dollar credit to Latinos and others with limited credit history, today announced that it has opened its first location in Phoenix, making its responsible, affordable, and credit-building loans available to Arizona borrowers for the first time. …

May 19, 2016 | By Marivi Lerdo
Oportun, CEO Raul Vazquez was recently named Vice Chair of the Federal Reserve Board’s Community Advisory Council. The Community Advisory Council was created in 2015 to provide information, advice, and recommendations to the Federal Reserve Board on a wide range of relevant policy matters and …

Oportun
April 20, 2016 – Oportun today announced that for the second year in a row, it was named one of the SF Bay Area’s “Best Places to Work” by the San Francisco Business Times and Silicon Valley Business Journal. Read More…