As part of their series on Financial Inclusion, the Wall Street Journal recently conducted a series of interviews with Philadelphia-based small businesses as well as OFN's own Lauren Stebbins, Vice President, Small Business who shared insights into the drastic consequences a high-risk loan can have on the success of the business itself. 

The video piece examined the credit and growth challenges so many new small businesses encounter, particularly when faced with the dilemma of financing their new venture if they do not have access to traditional capital. 

The video also featured Leslie Benoliel, President & CEO, Entrepreneur Works who served as the lender for one of the featured small businesses.

Watch the full video here

 

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