Helping the 45 million people in the U.S. with limited credit history


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

By Raul Vazquez, CEO

According to the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau (CFPB), there are approximately 45 million people in the United States with little or no credit history. Many of them have low-to-moderate incomes and fluctuating wages that make it difficult for them to save for emergencies, unexpected expenses, or large purchases. Without credit… Continue Reading

Oportun named to Deloitte’s 2017 Technology Fast 500™


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

REDWOOD CITY, CA – November 9, 2017 – Oportun today announced it has been named to Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest-growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies in North America. Oportun is a mission-driven financial services company that provides affordable and responsible personal loans that help people with little or… Continue Reading

Intuit CFO R. Neil Williams joins Oportun Board of Directors


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

REDWOOD CITY, CA – November 8, 2017 – Oportun, a mission-driven financial services company that provides personal loans to people with little or no credit history, today announced that Neil Williams will be joining the company’s board of directors. Williams, who is best known for serving as Chief Financial Officer of Intuit since 2008, recently announced that… Continue Reading