Press Releases

Press Releases

  • 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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  • SmartMEI Secures Funding from Accion Venture Lab to Reach Underserved Micro-entrepreneurs in Brazil

    November 06, 2017

    São Paulo, Brazil, November 6, 2017 – Brazil-based fintech startup and mobile platform SmartMEI announced today that it has closed a seed funding... Read more »

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  • Financiera FAMA Closes Investment Round to Expand Access to Capital for the Underserved in Nicaragua

    October 18, 2017

    Managua, Nicaragua – October 18, 2017 – Leading Nicaraguan microfinance institution Financiera FAMA announced its latest investment round. Prominent... Read more »

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