Press Releases

Press Releases

  • 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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  • Accion and MetLife Foundation Announce Partnership to Advance Financial Inclusion in Latin America

    March 07, 2018

      MetLife Foundation provides $3.9 million for Accion to leverage digital solutions and customer-centered design to empower underserved... Read more »

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  • Accion y MetLife Foundation colaboran para fomentar la inclusión financiera en Latinoamérica

    March 07, 2018

    MetLife Foundation otorgará $3.9 millones de dólares a Accion con el fin de aprovechar al máximo soluciones financieras digitales  Mérida,... Read more »

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  • BlueOrchard-managed and IDB-backed fund creates tangible social impact in Latin and Central America

    February 28, 2018

    In excess of US$300 million disbursed to 400,000 micro-entrepreneurs across 13 countries; more than 60% women and over 40% rural clients reached... Read more »

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  • Accion and MetLife Foundation Announce Expanded Partnership to Advance Financial Inclusion

    February 26, 2018

    MetLife Foundation provides $5.4 million to Accion for programs in Latin America, Eastern Europe, and Asia to leverage digital solutions to enhance... Read more »

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  • Accion Partners with Socremo Microfinance Bank to Advance Financial Inclusion in Mozambique

    January 31, 2018

    Maputo, Mozambique, January 31, 2018 – Global nonprofit and financial inclusion pioneer Accion announced an investment in Socremo Microfinance Bank,... Read more »

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