Oportun provides an update on its bank charter application
SAN CARLOS, CALIFORNIA—October 8, 2021—Oportun (Nasdaq:OPRT), an A.I.-driven financial services company, today announced that it has chosen to voluntarily withdraw its previously filed application for a national bank charter from the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC).
“We have forged a constructive relationship with the OCC since filing our initial application nearly a year ago. We remain committed to pursuing a bank charter with the OCC and plan to amend elements of our charter application to reflect changes to our business.”
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