Press Releases

Press Releases

  • The NYSE Big StartUpSM, a Nationwide Jobs Growth Initiative, Connects Startups and Entrepreneurs with Corporate America to Accelerate New Business, Funding and Success

    March 21, 2012

    Collaborative business-to-business partnership rings today’s NYSE Closing Bell New York, March 21, 2012 – The NYSE Big StartUpSM, a... Read more »

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  • Accion Unites Globally Around New Shared Identity

    March 20, 2012

    Brand Refresh to Help Microfinance Pioneer Advance Its Vision of a Financially Inclusive WorldBoston, MA, March 20, 2012 — Accion®, a pioneer... Read more »

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  • Omidyar Network and ACCION Invest US $3.2 Million in Mobile Transactions International

    February 29, 2012

    February 29, 2012, Redwood City, CA and Boston, MA—Omidyar Network and ACCION International announced today that they have invested US $3.2 million... Read more »

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  • ACCION Names Donella M. Rapier as Its New Chief Development and Administration Officer

    January 04, 2012

    BOSTON, Jan. 4, 2012 - ACCION, a pioneer and leader in global microfinance, today announced the appointment of Donella M. Rapier as its new Chief... Read more »

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  • IFC to Take 18.9% Stake in ACCION Microfinance China

    December 26, 2011

    IFC to Invest $1 million in ACCION Microfinance ChinaTo Promote Financial Inclusion in Inner Mongolia   Boston, MA, December 6, 2011 –... Read more »

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  • Discover Joins ACCION in Reaching Small Businesses in the U.S.

    November 11, 2011

    New York, NY, November 21, 2011 — ACCION is pleased to announce $50,000 in funding from Discover to support the U.S. Network, the largest and... Read more »

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  • IFC to Finance the Smart Campaign’s Microfinance Client Protection Initiatives in India

    October 25, 2011

    $350,000 grant will fund training, on-site assessments, and tools to foster adherence to Client Protection Principles at leading Indian MFIs.... Read more »

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  • The Smart Campaign adds a seventh Client Protection Principle

    July 20, 2011

    Client Protection Principles modified to embrace wider product array and non-discrimination principle.Washington, DC, July 20, 2011 – The... Read more »

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  • ACCION Launches Microfinance Operations in Amazon

    June 07, 2011

    ACCION Microfinanças to Provide Financial Services to Working Poor of Manaus BOSTON, Mass. and MANAUS, Brazil, June 7, 2011 — ACCION®... Read more »

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  • ACCION Extends Microfinance Guarantee Funds to South Asia

    March 01, 2011

    Microfinance Organization Commits Important Financial Supportto Indian Partners Facing Tight Liquidity BANGALORE, March 1, 2011 - ACCION®... Read more »

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