MicroFinancial Incorporated (Nasdaq: MFI) announced today that James R. Jackson, V.P. and Chief Financial Officer will present at the Midwest IDEAS Investor Conference on Wednesday, August 31, 2011, at the University of Chicago’s Gleacher Center in Chicago, Illinois. MicroFinancial’s presentation is scheduled to begin at 9:10 a.m. (CDT) 10:10 a.m. (EDT). The presentation will be webcast live and may be accessed at the conference website: www.midwestideas.com or in the investor relations section of the Company’s website: www.microfinancial.com. The IDEAS investor conferences are annual independent venues allowing quality public companies to tell their stories to professional investors with the express purpose of generating investor interest. The IDEAS Investor Conferences are held annually in Boston, Chicago, and Dallas and are produced by Three Part Advisors, LLC with sponsorships from the regional investment communities in which they are held. Additional information about the events can be located at www.ideasconferences.com. About MicroFinancial MicroFinancial Inc. (NASDAQ: MFI), is a financial intermediary specializing in microticket leasing and financing. MicroFinancial has been operating since 1986, and is headquartered in Burlington, Massachusetts.