Press Releases

Press Releases

  • Accion Selected for ‘ImpactAssets 50 2014'

    October 27, 2014

     ‘IA 50’ Showcase Features Experienced Impact Investment Fund Managers Boston, MA (October 27, 2014) – Accion announced today that it...

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  • Accion Venture Lab Invests in Kenyan Start-up Umati Capital

    October 15, 2014

    Umati Addresses Working-Capital Shortages for Small and Medium-sized BusinessesWashington, D.C., October 15, 2014 – Accion today announced an...

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  • Accion Reaffirms Commitment to Expand Financial Services to Rural Unbanked in Peru Through the Acquisition of a 10 Percent Stake in Credinka

    September 24, 2014

    Accion partners with financial group DIVISO, Credinka’s majority shareholder, and will support its effort to transform Credinka into the largest...

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  • Accion Receives $6.98 Million in CDFI Funding to Spur Economic Development

    August 27, 2014

    U.S. based microfinance nonprofit awarded $6.98 million grant from the U.S. Department of the Treasury to provide financial services to low-income...

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  • Accion’s Frontier Investments Group Invests in Eseye

    July 29, 2014

     Impact Investment Group to Provide Growth-Stage Equity to ‘M2M’ Service Provider Enabling Connected Devices for Emerging Market Consumers ...

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  • Charity Navigator Awards Accion Prestigious 4-Star Rating

    June 10, 2014

    Microfinance and Financial Inclusion Pioneer Earns Top Charity Rating for Fiscal Management, Accountability and Transparency Boston, MA,...

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  • 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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