Press Releases

Press Releases

  • UAE-Based Fintech Start-Up Secures $700K Investment to Advance Financial Services Access for Underserved Migrant Workers

    August 22, 2017

    Dubai, August 22, 2017 – NOW Money has secured an investment of $700,000 from two U.S.-based venture capital investors – Accion Venture Lab, the seed... Read more »

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  • New Report Details How Legacy Financial Institutions Are Deepening Financial Inclusion Through Fintech Partnerships

    July 30, 2017

    WASHINGTON, July 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Center for Financial Inclusion at Accion (CFI) and the Institute of International Finance (... Read more »

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  • Accion Earns Coveted 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator for Fourth Consecutive Year

    July 18, 2017

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 18, 2017 -- Accion's strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency have earned it a 4-star rating... Read more »

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  • Accion Board of Directors Welcomes Bob Annibale and Phillip Riese

    June 27, 2017

    Cambridge, MA, June 27, 2017 – Global nonprofit and financial inclusion pioneer Accion today announced the appointment of Bob Annibale and Phillip... Read more »

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  • MetLife Foundation and Accion Reach More than One Million Clients through Training Program for China’s Microfinance Managers

    June 19, 2017

    Beijing, China, June 12, 2017 – Accion, with the support of the MetLife Foundation, and in partnership with the Chinese Association of Microfinance (... Read more »

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  • Accion Names Brian Clancy as Chief Planning & Development Officer

    May 31, 2017

    Cambridge, MA, May 31, 2017 – Financial inclusion pioneer Accion announced today the appointment of Brian Clancy as Chief Planning & Development... Read more »

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  • Insurtech Leader AllLife Raises Funds to Expand Coverage to People Living with Diabetes and HIV

    May 03, 2017

    Capital raise led by the Accion Frontier Inclusion Fund – managed by Quona Capital – the first global fintech fund for the underserved Johannesburg... Read more »

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  • OPIC and DAWN Sign $5 Million Commitment to Support Women Entreprenuers Through Microfinance in Myanmar

    May 02, 2017

    Image by John Rae for Accion. Washington DC – May 2, 2017 – The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) has signed a commitment... Read more »

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  • Accion Selected for ImpactAssets 50 2016

    April 20, 2017

    Annual ImpactAssets 50 list showcases experienced impact investment fund managers Cambridge, MA – April 20, 2017 – Accion announced today that it... Read more »

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  • Accion Report Shows How Leveraging Data Can Lead to Greater Financial Inclusion

    April 18, 2017

    Report finds tremendous potential for financial service providers (FSPs) to leverage data-driven innovations to improve business operations and... Read more »

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