Company growth, supported by the use of alternative data in underwriting, helps expand access to credit to a large underserved consumer market
CHICAGO, November 30, 2021– (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – OppFi Inc. (NYSE: OPFI) (“OppFi“), a leading financial technology platform that enables banks to help ordinary consumers access credit, today announced it has facilitated the issuance of more than two million installment loans online with its OppLoans product. Through the OppFi platform, the OppLoans product uses alternative data to reflect a customer’s unique financial situation and facilitates access to credit through banking partnerships for consumers with the lowest credit scores. exclude from the traditional financial ecosystem.
“OppLoans’ accelerated growth shows that millions of daily consumers are underserved by the traditional banking system. By using machine learning technologies, alternative data can unlock access to credit for those whose traditional credit scores aren’t perfect, ”said Jared Kaplan, president and CEO. , OppFi. “This milestone demonstrates why we believe we are well positioned to continue to grow as a leader in helping people rebuild their financial health with existing offerings like our OppLoans low dollar unsecured personal loans and future development products. . “
OppFi facilitated the issuance of its first installment loans in 2012, increased to facilitate issuance of over 750,000 loans by 2019, and hit the two million loan issuance milestone this month. As the OppFi platform grows, the company has collected over seven billion informative data points as part of its proprietary AI-based scoring algorithm, improving its automatic approvals to 58%. for the most recent quarter.
To provide more options for accessing credit for the daily consumer, OppFi has beefed up its platform to offer SalaryTap, an employer-risk salary-linked loan product issued by FDIC member FinWise Bank, and its product credit card, OppFi Card, issued by First Banque Electronique, FDIC member. Additionally, the company recently announced the extension of two credit facilities to specifically support the growth and expansion of SalaryTap and OppFi Card.
“As we continue to seek strategic product development opportunities as well as expand and develop our current product offerings, we remain focused on OppFi’s commitment to create and grow financial services for millions of people. daily consumers, ”Kaplan added.
OppFi (NYSE: OPFI) is a leading financial technology platform that enables banks to deliver accessible products and a best-in-class experience to everyday consumers. OppFi’s platform facilitates installment loan products, OppLoans and SalaryTap, issued by FinWise Bank, FDIC member, and a credit card product, OppFi Card, issued by First Electronic Bank, FDIC member. The company has been an Inc. 5000 company for five consecutive years, four times Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500 ™ and the seventh fastest growing company in Chicagoland in 2021 by Crain’s Chicago Business. The company was also on the Forbes America 2021 list of America’s Best Startup Employers and Built In’s 2021 Best Workplaces in Chicago. OppFi maintains an A + rating from the Better Business Bureau (BBB) and maintains a 4.8 / 5 star rating with over 14,000 customer reviews online, making it one of the top online financial platforms rated by customers. For more information, please visit oppfi.com.
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