Press Releases

Press Releases

  • 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... Read more »

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  • Accion Venture Lab Invests in eMoneyPool

    March 04, 2014

     Digital Savings Circle Start-up Promises Expanded Access To Financial Services for the PoorBoston, MA/Washington, D.C., March 4, 2014 – Accion... Read more »

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  • Accion’s Venture Lab Closes Two New Investments

    November 13, 2013

    Impact-Investing Initiative Announces Close of Investments in Seed-Stage Companies that Provide Payments, Healthcare and Microinsurance Products to... Read more »

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  • Accion Selected for ‘ImpactAssets 50 2013’

    October 31, 2013

    ‘IA 50’ Showcase Features Experienced Impact Investment Fund ManagersBoston, MA (October 31, 2013) – Accion announced today that it has been selected... Read more »

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  • First Microfinance Institutions in Latin America Certified for Strong Client Protection Practices

    October 09, 2013

    Washington, D.C. (October 9, 2013) – The Smart Campaign, a global initiative to incorporate strong client protection practices across the... Read more »

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  • 2013 edition of the Global Microscope on Microfinance highlights progress in credit bureau infrastructure, client protection and mobile banking

    October 02, 2013

    Latin American and Caribbean countries dominate the top ten; most Asiancountries experience significant improvements; Middle East and North... Read more »

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  • Accion U.S. Network members receive $7.1 million in CDFI Funding

    September 25, 2013

    New York, New York, September 25, 2013 – For the first time ever, all five members of the Accion U.S. Network, the largest micro- and small business... Read more »

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  • Coalition of Public, Private and Civil Society Leaders Unveils Roadmap to Financial Inclusion

    September 24, 2013

    Financial Inclusion 2020 Announces Recommendations for Financial Service Providers, Policymakers and Nonprofits Focusing on Greater Access, Quality... Read more »

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  • Citi and MasterCard CEOs Join Financial Inclusion 2020 Global Forum Agenda

    August 23, 2013

    Landmark event brings key leaders from public and private sectors to advance global financial inclusion in OctoberWashington, D.C., August 23,2013 –... Read more »

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  • Rising Incomes Offer New Opportunities for Financial Inclusion

    June 11, 2013

    New report reveals the opportunity to extend financial services to millions as incomes amongthe bottom 40% rise around the worldWashington, D.C. and... Read more »

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