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Idaho residents with little or no credit history can now apply for Oportun’s responsible and affordable loans online and via mobile

SAN CARLOS, CA – May 21, 2018 – Oportun, a certified Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) with a mission of providing affordable personal loans that help people with little or no credit history establish credit and [...]

Oportun now provides responsible and affordable loans to Wisconsin residents with little or no credit history

Wisconsin residents can apply by using their mobile phone or computer to go to

Oportun Unveils OportunPath: A Simple, No-Cost Safety Net for Checking Accounts

OportunPath helps people avoid the negative consequences of cash shortfalls to help them maintain a path to financial stability
SAN CARLOS, CA, April 11, 2018 – Oportun, a mission-driven Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) that helps people [...]

Financial Inclusion in the Digital Age

March 2018 - CreditEase, International Finance Corporation, the Stanford Graduate School of Business: List of 100 leading financial technology companies promoting financial inclusion. Billions of adults across the globe lack access to the financial services they need to achieve even modest levels of financial well-being.

Links for Additional Context

Below are links to third-party resources and reports that might be useful in understanding Oportun’s market, financial inclusion, and small dollar credit. We are providing these links as a courtesy only and for your convenience. Oportun Financial Corporation has no control over information at sites hyperlinked to this one. Oportun makes no representation, and is not responsible for, the quality, content, nature or reliability of any hyperlinked site or of any website linked to a hyperlinked site. The inclusion of any hyperlink does not imply any endorsement, investigation, verification, or monitoring by Oportun of any information contained in any hyperlinked site. In no event shall Oportun Financial Corporation be responsible for your use of a hyperlinked site.

Please note that the Catalyst fund associated with the Center for Financial Services Innovation (CFSI) invested in Oportun in 2008 and that we recently commissioned research from consultants at CFSI Advisory Services.

Credit Invisibles and the Financially Underserved

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