Press Releases

Press Releases

  • 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... Read more »

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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 credit... Read more »

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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 business... Read more »

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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... Read more »

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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... Read more »

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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... Read more »

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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... Read more »

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  • Accion Selected for ‘ImpactAssets 50 2015’

    October 23, 2015

    'IA 50’ Showcases Experienced Impact Investment Fund Managers CAMBRIDGE, MA, October 23, 2015 – Accion announced today that it has been selected for... Read more »

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  • Accion Names Digital Strategist Jim Rosenberg as Chief Communications Officer

    October 08, 2015

    Former UNICEF Chief of Digital Strategy joins financial inclusion pioneer CAMBRIDGE, MA OCTOBER 08, 2015 - Accion announced today that Jim... Read more »

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  • Dr. Daniel Schydlowsky of Peru Receives Edward W. Claugus Award for Financial Inclusion Leadership

    October 05, 2015

    CAMBRIDGE, MA, October 5, 2015 – Last week, Peru’s Superintendent of Banking, Insurance and Private Pension Fund Administrators, Dr. Daniel... Read more »

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