Opportunity finance news, stories, and voices

Seth Julyan / June 22, 2017 / Events

OFN launched the Small Business Finance Forum (SBFF) six years ago. Every year since, we’ve topped the one before in attendance numbers and interest—and we expect the trend to continue well into the future.

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Debby Stefaniak / June 15, 2017 / Events

OFN's sixth Small Business Finance Forum brings 300+ mission-driven lenders and their partners and allies together in Chicago starting today. This two-day event is the only one of its kind to focus on the unique needs and challenges of this important lending sector.

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Lauren Stebbins / June 7, 2017 / Voices

On this date last year, OFN launched Venturize, a digital public awareness and education campaign designed to inform small business owners about their financing options and help them prepare for the borrowing process.

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Debby Stefaniak / May 24, 2017 / Events

Opening plenary speakers for OFN’s sixth annual Small Business Finance Forum have just been confirmed.

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Sacha Adorno / May 17, 2017 / Stories

Many great ideas are hatched over drinks. For Josh Bennett and Will Lewis, their great idea was the drinks themselves—cider and mead, to be exact. These two Appalachia natives found each other at West Virginia University and began brewing together as a hobby.

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