Opportunity finance news, stories, and voices

/ August 21, 2017 / Newswire

NextCity explores the impact of small banks and CDFIs on the nation's "most economically distressed areas." Writing, "As a group, the banks provided $550.8 million in loans to 3,181 businesses and $37 million in loans to 2,193 residents in target communities in 2015.

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Sacha Adorno / June 27, 2017 / Newswire

Today is the second annual #FinHealthMatters day, a day-long Center for Financial Services (CFSI) campaign to draw nationwide attention to the fact that 57% of Americans struggle financially. 

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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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