Opportunity finance news, stories, and voices

Donna Fabiani / July 2, 2018 / Events

On June 26th and 27th OFN hosted the 7th annual Small Business Finance Forum, bringing together 108 CDFIs, 18 investors, 6 government agencies and 25 consulting agencies.

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Lindsay Li / June 28, 2018 / Voices

At OFN’s 7th annual Small Business Finance Forum, more than 500 mission-driven small business lenders and partners gathered in Chicago to learn best practices, address challenges, and network with peers. The Forum’s opening plenary focused on worker-owned cooperatives.

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Peder Wiegner / June 19, 2018 / Events

For those gearing up to join us in Chicago next week for the annual Small Business Finance Forum, this year’s Small Business Partner Showcase will be a major highlight.

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Debby Stefaniak / June 7, 2018 / Events

“OFN is thrilled to report that 2018’s Small Business Finance Forum—our convening of business lenders driven by a common mission of providing responsible financing to our nation’s underserved small businesses—has officially broken all prior year’s attendance rec

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Lindsay Li / June 7, 2018 / Events

OFN's Small Business Finance Forum kicks off in just a few weeks—June 26–27 at the JW Marriott Chicago. The Forum is the only event of its kind that digs deep into the challenges and opportunities unique to mission-driven small business lending. With sessions th

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