Press Releases

Press Releases

  • 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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  • Financial Inclusion 2020 Demonstrates Unprecedented Global Collaboration of Leading Companies, NGOs, Policymakers and Regulators

    May 28, 2013

    Accion’s Center for Financial Inclusion FI2020 Project is Developing and Advancing Roadmap forFull Financial Inclusion of the World’s Poor Washington... Read more »

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  • Accion’s Venture Lab Closes Initial Investments in Financial Inclusion Start-Ups

    May 07, 2013

    Seed-Stage Impact Investing Fosters Experimentation for Innovative Companies Serving the World’s PoorBoston, MA/Washington, D.C., May 7, 2013 – ... Read more »

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  • New Study Highlights U.S. Small and ‘Micro’ Businesses as Engines for Job Creation

    April 01, 2013

    Conducted in Partnership With the Aspen Institute, Accion and Opportunity Fund Report Highlights National Microbusiness OutcomesNew York, NY, 1st... Read more »

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  • President Bill Clinton Helps Launch Kiva City Little Rock to Bolster Small Business Growth

    March 13, 2013

      Kiva, Visa Inc. and Accion Texas Inc. Team Up to Provide Access to Small Dollar Loans through Proven Crowdfunding PlatformLittle Rock,... Read more »

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  • Bridge Launches with $24 Million in Funding – Bringing Social Investment to Strengthen Rural Finance in the Philippines

    March 11, 2013

    Financial Services Veterans Are First To Announce Investment Plans Following Approval Of New LegislationManila, Philippines, 11th March 2013 – Bridge... Read more »

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  • The MasterCard Foundation Announces $4.3 Million Partnership with The Smart Campaign to Strengthen Client Protection in Microfinance

    February 28, 2013

    Collaboration will help build a healthier, more client-focused microfinance industryWashington D.C. , February 28, 2013- The MasterCard Foundation... Read more »

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  • MasterCard and The Center for Financial Inclusion at Accion Team up to Advance Financial Inclusion

    February 04, 2013

    Research Analyzes Global Trends that are Affecting Drive toward Greater Economic EmpowermentWashington DC and Purchase, NY, February 4, 2013- The... Read more »

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