Oportun Named to 2018 Inc. 5000 List


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SAN CARLOS, CA – September 18, 2018 – Inc. magazine recently revealed that Oportun is on its 37th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment—its independent private businesses… Continue Reading

Raul Vazquez of Oportun named EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2018 Award Winner in Northern California


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SAN CARLOS, June 11, 2018 – EY today announced that Oportun CEO Raul Vazquez received the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2018 Award in the Category Disruptors category in Northern California. The award recognizes entrepreneurs who are excelling in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.  Raul Vazquez was selected by… Continue Reading

Idaho residents with little or no credit history can now apply for Oportun’s responsible and affordable loans online and via mobile


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SAN CARLOS, CA – May 21, 2018 – Oportun, a certified Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) with a mission of providing affordable personal loans that help people with little or no credit history establish credit and build a better future, today announced that its loans are now available to residents of Idaho. Oportun uses advanced data analytics… Continue Reading

Financial Inclusion Challenge


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Oportun was named the audience favorite at the New York City awards dinner for the Wall Street Journal’s Financial Inclusion Challenge on May 9. Hope Credit Union was the judges’ selection as this year’s Wall Street Journal Financial Inclusion Challenge winner… Continue Reading

Oportun now provides responsible and affordable loans to Wisconsin residents with little or no credit history


Oportun's icon, a green sun for financial inclusion and building a better future.

SAN CARLOS, CA – May 9, 2018 – Oportun, a certified Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) with a mission of providing affordable personal loans that help people with little or no credit history establish credit and build a better future, today announced that its loans are now available to residents of Wisconsin. Oportun uses advanced data analytics… Continue Reading