Press Releases

Press Releases

  • President Bill Clinton Helps Launch Kiva City Little Rock to Bolster Small Business Growth

    March 13, 2013

      Kiva, Visa Inc. and Accion Texas Inc. Team Up to Provide Access to Small Dollar Loans through Proven Crowdfunding PlatformLittle Rock,...

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  • Bridge Launches with $24 Million in Funding – Bringing Social Investment to Strengthen Rural Finance in the Philippines

    March 11, 2013

    Financial Services Veterans Are First To Announce Investment Plans Following Approval Of New LegislationManila, Philippines, 11th March 2013 – Bridge...

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  • The MasterCard Foundation Announces $4.3 Million Partnership with The Smart Campaign to Strengthen Client Protection in Microfinance

    February 28, 2013

    Collaboration will help build a healthier, more client-focused microfinance industryWashington D.C. , February 28, 2013- The MasterCard Foundation...

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  • MasterCard and The Center for Financial Inclusion at Accion Team up to Advance Financial Inclusion

    February 04, 2013

    Research Analyzes Global Trends that are Affecting Drive toward Greater Economic EmpowermentWashington DC and Purchase, NY, February 4, 2013- The...

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  • The Center for Financial Inclusion at Accion, Citi, and Visa Inc. Launch Financial Inclusion 2020 to Accelerate Universal Financial Access

    January 28, 2013

    Initiative will develop and advance a roadmap for full financial inclusion through unprecedented global collaboration of leading companies, NGOs,...

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  • Accion’s Frontier Investments Group and Saama Capital Invest $4 Million in Housing Finance Company Focused on Low-income Families in India

    November 29, 2012

    Growth-Stage Equity to Help Expand Shubham Housing’s Mission to Serve Urban Poor Boston, MA/Bangalore, India, November 29, 2012- Accion, a pioneer...

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  • Accion Appoints New Chief Investment Officer

    November 29, 2012

    John Fischer to Lead Microfinance Organization’s Socially Responsible Investment Vehicles Boston, MA, November 19, 2012- Accion, a pioneer and leader...

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  • Bamboo Finance Acquires Accion Investment Fund in a US$ 105 Million Landmark Transaction

    November 15, 2012

    Pioneering Impact Investment Fund Delivers Over 15 Percent Returns  Luxembourg/Boston, MA, November 15, 2012-Bamboo Finance, a global private...

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  • Accion Microfinance Bank Named Nigeria’s Best Microfinance Bank of the Year

    November 07, 2012

    November 7, 2012, Boston, MA/Lagos, Nigeria: The Lagos State Enterprise (LEAD) Awards has selected Accion Microfinance Bank Limited (Accion MfB) as...

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  • Accion Invests $3 Million in Mobile Services Provider Tiaxa

    October 03, 2012

    Accion’s Frontier Investments Group Directs Early- and Growth-Stage Equity to Support Mobile Financial Services for the Unbanked October 3, 2012,...

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