Press Releases

Press Releases

  • SmartCoin raises $2 million pre Series A funding from international investors

    March 28, 2018

    • Well-reputed Shanghai-headquartered VC leads the round with Accion Venture Lab co-investing • Accion Venture Lab is the seed investment initiative... Read more »

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  • BASIX Sub-K raises INR 350 million equity funding from Accion and Nordic Microfinance Initiative

    March 21, 2018

    Capital will be used to deepen their efforts towards financial inclusion in India Mumbai, March 21, 2018: BASIX Sub-K iTransactions Ltd, a Hyderabad... Read more »

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  • Accion and MetLife Foundation Announce Partnership to Advance Financial Inclusion in Latin America

    March 07, 2018

      MetLife Foundation provides $3.9 million for Accion to leverage digital solutions and customer-centered design to empower underserved... Read more »

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  • Accion y MetLife Foundation colaboran para fomentar la inclusión financiera en Latinoamérica

    March 07, 2018

    MetLife Foundation otorgará $3.9 millones de dólares a Accion con el fin de aprovechar al máximo soluciones financieras digitales  Mérida,... Read more »

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  • BlueOrchard-managed and IDB-backed fund creates tangible social impact in Latin and Central America

    February 28, 2018

    In excess of US$300 million disbursed to 400,000 micro-entrepreneurs across 13 countries; more than 60% women and over 40% rural clients reached... Read more »

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  • Accion and MetLife Foundation Announce Expanded Partnership to Advance Financial Inclusion

    February 26, 2018

    MetLife Foundation provides $5.4 million to Accion for programs in Latin America, Eastern Europe, and Asia to leverage digital solutions to enhance... Read more »

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  • Accion Partners with Socremo Microfinance Bank to Advance Financial Inclusion in Mozambique

    January 31, 2018

    Maputo, Mozambique, January 31, 2018 – Global nonprofit and financial inclusion pioneer Accion announced an investment in Socremo Microfinance Bank,... Read more »

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  • Shubham Housing attracts investment led by marquee investor Premji Invest and Helion Venture Partners & Elevar Equity

    January 23, 2018

    January 23, 2018 – Shubham Housing Development Finance Company, one of India’s leading housing finance companies providing housing loans and housing... Read more »

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  • Insurers Leverage New Technologies and Reinvent Business Models to Reach Underserved Consumers, Report Finds

    January 08, 2018

    Washington, DC – January 8, 2018 – The Center for Financial Inclusion at Accion (CFI) and the Institute of International Finance (IIF), with the... Read more »

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  • Mike Quinn of Zoona to Receive Accion’s Edward W. Claugus Award for Leadership and Innovation in Financial Inclusion

    November 16, 2017

    CAMBRIDGE, MA, November 16, 2017 – Global nonprofit and financial inclusion pioneer Accion announced today that it will award the third Edward W.... Read more »

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