Opportunity finance news, stories, and voices

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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Donna Fabiani / May 9, 2018 / Events

Small Business Finance Forum 2018 is shaping up to be OFN’s strongest yet, with a jam-packed agenda offering a variety of sessions, from prici

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Lily Rutman / May 2, 2018 / Voices

The power and promise of Latino entrepreneurs and small businesses in low- to moderate-income, or LMI, communities are undeniable. Study after study shows their immense size and potential. Just consider this stat: There are more than 4 million Latino-owned businesses in the U.S., and together they generate $660 billion in revenues. However, another study points out that this subset is growing at a slower pace compared to their non-Latino counterparts, resulting in a $1.3 trillion revenue gap.

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Lindsay Li / June 30, 2016 / Voices

OFN Members are always busy. From traveling across the globe, to working directly in communities, to speaking with members of Congress these daily actions and strategic efforts are well-documented in Member blogs. We are sharing a few snippets of what your peers have been up to!

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