Opportunity Fund and Accion US Network Join Forces

Opportunity Fund is a nonprofit small business lender and Accion US Network leads a nationwide network of community lenders; together they are forming Action Opportunity Fund with plans to develop a national micro lending strategy to better serve small businesses around the US; they will work to develop new products, establish new partnerships, promote research and financial education, and leverage digital technologies and data analytics to support mission-driven lending; Opportunity Fund currently has the largest small business loan portfolio of any nonprofit CDFI; in addition they have a partnership with LendingClub to lend to small businesses; we share more details of the changes and also share our interviews with the CEO of Opportunity Fund Luz Urrutia and CEO of Accion US Network, Gina Harman. Lend Academy