7/13/2014

USA Today

Technology for the underserved is catching on — slowly

7/12/204

Guardian Nigeria

Cashless Policy: Technology is Key for Financial Inclusion, Says Accion VP

6/22/2014

USA Today

Voices: Silicon Valley Has a Diversity Deficit

6/22/2014

PBS NewsHour

International Microlender Brings Small Business Lending to U.S. Merchants

6/17/2014

Khemka Forum on Social Entrepreneurship: Podcast Series

Solving the Poverty Puzzle: From Microfinance to Impact Investing

6/4/2014

Business Day

Accion MfB extends empowerment initiatives to schools

6/1/2014

Boston Globe

Seven things you should know about Michael Schlein

4/25/2014

Forbes

How Big Data Can Expand Financial Opportunities For The World's Poor

4/11/2014

"Forging Sustainable New Paths"

Remarks by Michael Schlein at the 20th Annual International Development Conference at Harvard University

4/10/2014

International Banker

Increasing financial inclusion to the unbanked in Africa

3/28/2014

Business News Americas

What the MiBanco deal will mean for Peru's microfinance industry

3/12/2014

Financial Times

Venture capital interest in remittance groups grows

3/12/2014

Tech Crunch

Azimo Raises $10M Series A Led By Greycroft Partners To Expand Money Transfer Service

3/4/2014

Stanford Social Innovation Review 

Measuring the Indirect Impacts of Market Innovators: Why measuring indirect impact matters and how on earth we can do it

3/4/2014

Next Billion

Digitizing Savings Circles for the Base of the Pyramid: Bringing a centuries-old concept into the digital age

1/22/2014

Pop Tech

Paul Breloff on financial inclusion lessons from developed and emerging markets

 1/9/2014

DNA India
Bangalore: VCs look for new areas to invest

12/23/2013

San Diego Union-Tribune
Quippi nixes fees for immigrants sending money home

12/9/2013

Reuters

Big banks see rich opportunities in world's poorest

11/20/2013

Institutional Investor

Finding Macro Solutions for Microfinance

10/29/2013

Huffington Post

Tapping an Invisible Market: We Can Make Financial Inclusion a Reality

10/28/2013

American Banker

How Far Should the CFPB Go to Save Consumers from Themselves?

10/28/2013

MarketWatch

Citi's Chief Talks of Bank's Microfinance Initiatives

10/28/2013

The Wall Street Journal

Full Financial Inclusion Possible by 2020

8/21/2013

InterAmerican Dialogue's Latin America Advisor

Featured Q&A: Why do Latin American Countries have such low savings rates?

8/12/2013

This Day Live

Lawson: Urban Poverty is a Menace to Be Tackled

7/15/2013

This Day Live

Financial Inclusion Will Support Poverty Alleviation, Says Accion CEO

5/30/2013

Council on Foreign Relations Democracy in Development Blog

Financial Inclusion and the World's "Unbanked" Population

5/27/2013

AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: Accion MFB Disburses N15 Billion Loans

5/16/2013

The Economist Schumpeter Blog

Put to the Test

5/9/2013

Times of India

Accion's Venture Lab Closes Initial Investments in Financial Inclusion Start-ups

5/7/2013

Businessweek

A Microlender Backs Startups to Bring More Than Loans to the Poor

5/6/2013

The Washington Post

The Download: A new venture for Blackboard co-founder Michael Chasen

5/3/2013

Keynote Presentation at the 6th Annual Microlumbia Fund Conference

Remarks by Michael Schlein

4/25/2013

The World Economic Forum on Latin America 2013

Michael Schlein spoke on the New Financing Mechanisms panel

4/19/2013

Newswire.fm

Michael Schlein interview with Matthew Bishop

4/12/2013

The Guardian

A Holistic Approach to Money Management by Elisabeth Rhyne

4/8/2013

McKinsey's Voices on Society

Investing in Inclusion by CEO Michael Schlein

3/27/2013

Stanford Social Innovation Review

Early Risks, Big Returns: Paul Breloff on what's "investible" in impact investing

3/12/2013

The Philippine Star

Bridge invests $24M on rural banks

3/11/2013

CNN Money

Bridge investment listed among private equity deals

3/1/2013

American Banker

Financial Inclusion 2020 highlighted

1/13/2013

 

Vanguard Nigeria

Interview with Bunmi Lawson, Managing Director of ACCION Microfinance Bank

1/10/2013

 

Forbes

Accion Investments highlighted in "iPhone 5 Growth for Entrepreneurs From Walmart and China"

1/9/2013

New York Times

Accion CEO Michael Schlein quoted on Obama's Treasury Secretary Nomination

12/11/2012

The Punch

Accion wins Best Microfinance Bank Award

12/3/2012

 

NBC Today in New York- Visiones

Interview with Michael Schlein and Paul Quintero

12/3/2012

Hindu Business Online

"Frontier, Saama Capital invest $4M in Shubham Housing"

Economic Times

"Frontier, Saama Capital invest $4M in Shubham Housing"

11/29/2012

Vanguard Nigeria

"AMfB bags LEAD award for best MfB"

11/19/2012

Bloomberg

"Peru's BanBif Seeks to offer $400 million of bonds in 2013"

11/19/2012

Microdinero

"Bamboo Finance assumes control of Accion Microfinance Fund"

11/16/2012

CNBC

"From Poverty to Profits"

11/16/2012

Ventures

"Bamboo Finance Acquires Stake in Accion, Supports Microfinance"

11/15/2012

Financial Times

"Microfinance Deal Aims to Take Latam Experience to Africa"

11/1/2012

CGAP Blog

"Driving Financial Inclusion Innovation: Why Startups and Why Now?"

10/15/2012

Financial Times
"Microfinance: Bolivia Pioneer Starts to Hit the Mainstream"

10/9/2012

Next Billion

"Accion's Venture Lab: Open for Ideas, Open for Business"

10/1/2012

The New Yorker

"Indigenous"

 8/29/2012

Boston Business Journal

"Accion to house archives at Tufts"

7/24/12

Business Today

"Client Protection Principles in Microfinance: Accion's Smart Campaign Partners With MFIN and Sa-Dhan"

7/24/12

Dinero

"Bancos avanzan en microfinanzas" (en español)

7/24/12

MicroDINERO

"Accion invests in Mexican MFI CrediConfia"

7/17/2012

The Guardian, Nigeria

"Accion Microfinance Bank's profit hits N300M"

7/15/2012

The Washington Post

"What will be the impact of 'impact investing'?"

6/29/2012

Dow Jones | LBO Wire

"Accion Hooks $22M for Microfinance in Mongolia"

6/27/2012

Dow Jones

"Interview: China Needs to Meet Demand of Micro Enterprises-Accion"

6/27/2012

The Deal Pipeline

"Sagamore injects $22M in Chines microfinance operation"

6/19/2012

Microfinance Focus

"USD 4.5 million for Saija from Accion and Pragati"

6/14/2012

The Economic Times

"Saija Finance raises $4.5 million from Accion and Pragati India Fund"

6/12/12

Dow Jones

"Sagamore Raising Up to $200M for Chinese Investments"

5/24/12

The Economic Times

"Frontier Investments Readies First Fund on Emerging Markets"

5/16/12

Forbes.com

Investing For Global Impact: Be Early, Be Patient

3/6/12

Sage Nonprofit Solutions

"Mobile Transactions International receives $3.2 million investment"

3/2/12

ITWeb

"Zambia start-up receives VC funding"

3/2/12

TechZim

"Zambian mobile money startup closes US $4 million Series A investment"

3/1/12

Private Equity Hub

"Mobile Transactions Raises $3.2M From Omidyar, ACCION"

3/1/12

Telecompaper

"Omidyar, ACCION invest in Zambian co Mobile Transactions"

2/29/12

MicroCapital

"MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: Mobile Transactions International of Zambia Receives $3.2m..."

2/29/12

San Francisco Business Times

"Omidyar Network invests in Zambian mobile payments startup"

 

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