Press Releases

Press Releases

  • AfriCap Closes a $50 Million Round and Creates the Largest African Microfinance Private Equity Company

    October 25, 2007

    Washington, D.C., Stockholm, Johannesburg, Port Louis, October 25, 2007 – AfriCap Microfinance Fund, the first African Microfinance Private Equity...

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  • Microfinance Equity Fund Supports Internet Service Provider for Rural Markets

    August 22, 2007

    ACCION Gateway Microfinance Infrastructure Fund Invests in United Villages Boston, MA, August 22, 2007 – ACCION® International, a...

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  • Microfinance Milestone: ACCION Reaches 2.5m Poor Entrepreneurs

    August 12, 2007

    Boston-based Nonprofit Demonstrating Scale and Sustainabilityof Microfinance In Helping to Alleviate PovertyBoston, Mass., September 12, 2007 --...

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  • ACCION Board of Directors Welcomes New Chair and Members

    July 09, 2007

    Boston, Mass.,  July 09, 2007 - ACCION International, a pioneer and leader in global microfinance, today announced that it has elected four...

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  • ACCION President and CEO Honored for Leadership

    May 16, 2007

    María Otero Recognized by ‘Hispanic Business’, ‘Cookie’ andWomen Students for Work in MicrofinanceWashington, DC,  May 16, 2007 - ...

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  • ACCION Gateway MicroFinance Infrastructure Fund Invests in PRBC

    April 27, 2007

    Equity Fund Supports Pay Rent, Build Credit, Inc., a Leading Alternative Credit BureauBoston, Mass.,  March 27, 2007 - ACCION®...

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  • Condé Nast's Cookie Magazine Recognizes ACCION International’s María Otero

    April 25, 2007

    New York, NY,  April 25, 2007 -  With Mother’s Day fast approaching, Cookie magazine is honoring Washington, D.C.’s own mother of...

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  • ACCION International Joins with Harvard Business School in Second Annual Microfinance Leadership Program

    April 12, 2007

    Boston, MA,  April 12, 2007 - The Harvard Business School-ACCION Program on Strategic Leadership for Microfinance convenes this week...

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  • Microfinance Investment Comes of Age

    February 26, 2007

    Credit Suisse and ACCION Sponsor Capital Markets ConferenceBoston, Mass.,  February 26, 2007 - ACCION® International, a pioneer and...

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  • ACCION Fundraising Campaign Cited for Excellence

    January 30, 2007

    League of American Communications Professionals Praises Microfinance Leader for Campaign Materials’ Clarity and CreativityBoston, MA,  January...

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