Press Releases

Press Releases

  • Consumer Protection-Certified Financial Institutions Now Serve More Than 20 Million Low-income Clients

    August 18, 2015

    Momentum for Smart Campaign Certification Accelerates;  Six Million ‘Protected’ Clients Added in Last Six Months Washington, D.C., August... Read more »

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  • India’s Financial inclusion leader IFMR Holdings raises $25m from Accion, LeapFrog and Lok

    August 13, 2015

    The investment boosts India’s drive to financial inclusionThe new capital will expand IFMR Holding’s footprint and product range in IndiaIFMR Holding... Read more »

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  • Accion Frontier Investments Group Invests in NeoGrowth

    August 06, 2015

    $2.4 Million Investment to Support Entrepreneurs and Expand Financial Inclusion in India Cambridge, MA, August 6, 2015 – Financial inclusion pioneer... Read more »

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  • BankFacil receives Series A investment of USD $3 million

    August 04, 2015

    Two important funds have invested in startup that focuses on helping Brazilian borrowers access affordable credit through secured loans  ... Read more »

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  • Lauren Hendricks of CARE elected as Microfinance CEO Working Group Co-Chair

    July 21, 2015

    WASHINGTON – The Microfinance CEO Working Group is pleased to announce their new Co-Chair, Lauren Hendricks, Executive Director of CARE’s Access... Read more »

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  • Accion Welcomes Two New Board Members

    June 22, 2015

    Elizabeth McCaul and Michael Miebach to Join Pioneering Nonprofit Cambridge, MA, June 22, 2015 –Financial inclusion pioneer Accion announced today... Read more »

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  • Community Investment Management Announces $300 Million for U.S. Small Businesses at Clinton Global Initiative America (CGI America)

    June 09, 2015

    Denver, CO, June 9, 2015 – Community Investment Management (“CIM”), an impact investment firm focused on marketplace lending,... Read more »

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  • Center for Financial Inclusion at Accion’s ‘By the Numbers’ Report Assesses Progress toward Global Financial Inclusion

    June 04, 2015

    Full Financial Inclusion by 2020 May Be Within Reach, but Industry Must Create Quality Services Washington, D.C., June 4, 2015 – The Center for... Read more »

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  • Accion: MetLife Foundation Grant to Support Financial Inclusion in Myanmar

    May 27, 2015

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 27, 2015 -- Financial inclusion pioneer Accion announced today that the MetLife Foundation has awarded Accion a $250,000 grant... Read more »

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  • Total of $125,000 USD Awarded to Two Local Companies for Financial Technology Business Solutions

    May 04, 2015

    Selected by peers as top ventures bringing financial services to low-income individuals in Mexico Mexico City, Mexico (May 4, 2015)—Village... Read more »

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