Press Releases

Press Releases

  • Prudential Financial and Radicle Impact Lead Series A Funding for LendStreet

    June 07, 2018

    Consumer Debt Restructuring Platform Closes $7 Million Equity Round; Raises $110 Million in Debt Financing to Support Growth and Mission to Improve... Read more »

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  • South African Insurtech Startup Lumkani Raises Seed Round to Bring Insurance to the Underserved

    June 07, 2018

    Johannesburg, South Africa – June 7, 2018 – Insurtech startup Lumkani announced today that it has closed a seed funding round to provide highly... Read more »

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  • CredRight raises Rs.9 Crore pre-Series A funding from YourNest & Accion

    May 31, 2018

    •CredRight provides unique access to micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) leveraging chit funds •YourNest and Accion Venture Lab along with... Read more »

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  • Toffee Insurance closes $1.5 Million in Seed Funding

    May 29, 2018

    Investment by Kalaari Capital, Omidyar Network and Accion Venture Lab New Delhi, May 29, 2018: Toffee Insurance, India’s first digital-only... Read more »

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  • Lidya Raises $6.9 Million In A Series A Round Led By Omidyar Network

    May 24, 2018

    One of the largest funding rounds in the tech sector in Nigeria will help bring innovation to financing for micro, small, and medium businesses... Read more »

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  • Pula Secures Funding from Global Investors to Support Smallholder Farmers in Africa and South Asia

    April 17, 2018

    Seed round, led by Accion Venture Lab, supports Pula’s innovative model providing agricultural insurance to help farmers mitigate risks and achieve... Read more »

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  • Accion Report Explores Innovations in Digital Lending and Offers Path toward Digitization

    April 05, 2018

    • Innovations in digital lending are enabling financial service providers (FSPs) to reach new customers, drive engagement, and promote financial... Read more »

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  • Tienda Pago Closes Series A to Boost Access to Financing for Small Merchants in Latin America

    April 03, 2018

    Miami, USA – April 3, 2018 – Latin American fintech startup Tienda Pago announced today the close of its $7.5 million Series A round led by Kaszek... Read more »

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  • SmartCoin raises $2 million pre Series A funding from international investors

    March 28, 2018

    • Well-reputed Shanghai-headquartered VC leads the round with Accion Venture Lab co-investing • Accion Venture Lab is the seed investment initiative... Read more »

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  • BASIX Sub-K raises INR 350 million equity funding from Accion and Nordic Microfinance Initiative

    March 21, 2018

    Capital will be used to deepen their efforts towards financial inclusion in India Mumbai, March 21, 2018: BASIX Sub-K iTransactions Ltd, a Hyderabad... Read more »

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