Press Releases

Press Releases

  • Accion Venture Lab Invests in RevolutionCredit

    May 07, 2014

    Innovative Start-up Combines Financial Capability-Building and Behavioral-Credit Insight to Enhance Credit Access for Millions of ConsumersWashington...

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  • StreetShares.com Announces Funding Round Led by Global Microfinance Giant, Accion

    May 02, 2014

    Accion, the largest microfinance network in the United States and a leader in global financial inclusion, joins with community banking leaders and...

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  • Accion Supports Sale of Mibanco to Financiera Edyficar

    March 13, 2014

    Sale of Peruvian Microfinance Bank Promises Greater Scale and EfficiencyBoston, MA, March 13, 2014 –Accion, a leader in microfinance and financial...

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  • Azimo Announces $10 Million USD Series A fundraising led by Greycroft Partners, with Accion’s Frontier Investments Group, eVentures, and others participating

    March 12, 2014

    New funding advances mission to provide a universal, social and mobile-enabled low-cost remittance serviceLONDON- March 12, 2014 –Azimo, the low-cost...

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  • Accion Venture Lab Invests in eMoneyPool

    March 04, 2014

     Digital Savings Circle Start-up Promises Expanded Access To Financial Services for the PoorBoston, MA/Washington, D.C., March 4, 2014 – Accion...

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  • Accion’s Venture Lab Closes Two New Investments

    November 13, 2013

    Impact-Investing Initiative Announces Close of Investments in Seed-Stage Companies that Provide Payments, Healthcare and Microinsurance Products to...

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  • Accion Selected for ‘ImpactAssets 50 2013’

    October 31, 2013

    ‘IA 50’ Showcase Features Experienced Impact Investment Fund ManagersBoston, MA (October 31, 2013) – Accion announced today that it has been selected...

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  • First Microfinance Institutions in Latin America Certified for Strong Client Protection Practices

    October 09, 2013

    Washington, D.C. (October 9, 2013) – The Smart Campaign, a global initiative to incorporate strong client protection practices across the...

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  • 2013 edition of the Global Microscope on Microfinance highlights progress in credit bureau infrastructure, client protection and mobile banking

    October 02, 2013

    Latin American and Caribbean countries dominate the top ten; most Asiancountries experience significant improvements; Middle East and North...

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  • Accion U.S. Network members receive $7.1 million in CDFI Funding

    September 25, 2013

    New York, New York, September 25, 2013 – For the first time ever, all five members of the Accion U.S. Network, the largest micro- and small business...

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