May 25, 2023
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
Division of Corporation Finance
100 F Street, N.E.
Washington, D.C. 20549-3720
Attn:Robert Arzonetti
Re:Oportun Financial Corporation
Registration Statement on Form S-3
File No. 333-271594
Filed on May 3, 2023
Acceleration Request
Requested Date:May 25, 2023
Requested Time:9:00 a.m. Eastern Time
Ladies and Gentlemen:
Pursuant to Rule 461 under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, Oportun Financial Corporation (the “Company”) hereby requests that the above-referenced Registration Statement on Form S-3 (File No. 333-271594) (the “Registration Statement”) be declared effective at the “Requested Date” and “Requested Time” set forth above or at such later time as the Company or its counsel may orally request via telephone call to the staff of the Division of Corporation Finance of the Securities and Exchange Commission. Once the Registration Statement has been declared effective, please orally confirm that event with our counsel, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, P.C., by calling Amanda Urquiza at (650) 849-3032.
Oportun Financial Corporation
By:/s/ Jonathan Coblentz
Jonathan Coblentz
Chief Financial Officer
Kathleen Layton
Pamela Lujan
Oportun Financial Corporation
Robert Day
Amanda Urquiza
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, P.C.