Press Releases

Press Releases

  • Mexican fintech start-up Konfio receives $8 million investment

    May 24, 2016

    Investment marks the debut in Mexico of the Accion Frontier Inclusion Fund, managed by Quona Capital; QED Investors; and Kaszek VenturesKonfio’s...

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  • For Third Consecutive Year, Accion Earns Coveted 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator

    May 11, 2016

    Cambridge, MA, May 12, 2016 – Accion’s sound fiscal management practices and commitment to accountability and transparency have earned it a 4-star...

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  • MasterCard President and CEO Ajay Banga to Receive Accion Leadership in Financial Inclusion Award

    May 04, 2016

    New York, NY, May 4, 2016 – Financial inclusion pioneer Accion announced today that it will recognize and celebrate MasterCard president and CEO Ajay...

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  • Innovative Products and Services Drive Financial ‘Capability’ Through Behavioral Change

    April 14, 2016

    New Research Explores How Organizations Are Tying Financial Capability Interventions More Closely to Customer Behavior, Improving Upon Traditional...

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  • Accion Venture Lab to Empower Additional Creditworthy Consumers through Investment in Aire

    April 11, 2016

    Creditworthy applicants are often denied credit because they lack the detailed credit histories on which banks rely to lend. Aire, a UK-based...

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  • Accion Frontier Inclusion Fund Invests in IndiaMART

    March 09, 2016

    Working at the intersection of commerce and finance, IndiaMART makes it easier for India’s micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) to do...

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  • Metlife Foundation and Accion launch new management training program to provide more than 1 million microfinance clients in China with better services

    February 18, 2016

    New program to develop and improve management capabilities of local microfinance industry BEIJING, CHINA, Feb. 18, 2016 - Accion, with the support...

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  • Accion Venture Lab Invests in Tienda Pago to Help Latin American Small Businesses

    January 05, 2016

    LIMA, Peru – January 5, 2016 – Financial inclusion pioneer Accion announced a new investment today in Tienda Pago that will help small and medium...

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  • Aye Finance to Help Micro Entrepreneurs Create, Expand Businesses

    December 10, 2015

    NEW DELHI, India, December 10, 2015 – Small business lender Aye Finance announced today that it had received INR 20 crore in follow-on investments...

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  • Accion to Expand Mobile Money to Rural Uganda

    November 16, 2015

    Partnership with UGAFODE MDI to serve communities excluded from Uganda’s formal economy KAMPALA, Uganda – November 16th, 2015 – Accion, the global...

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