EasyPay: An Alternative Loan for the Underbanked

Opportunity Fund’s small business lending program had historically offered only a traditional installment loan product—would its new EasyPay product offer more opportunities to scale?

Bruce Usher  | Spring 2014
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The Social Enterprise Program Case Series

Opportunity Fund is a California-based community development financial institution (CDFI) with three primary business lines: small business lending, real estate investing, and microsavings. The firm was about to launch EasyPay, an alternative loan with payments collected on a daily basis. Would EasyPay offer more opportunities to scale than Opportunity Fund’s traditional installment loan product?

Case ID: 140311

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