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Press Release • Apr 12, 2021
Accion appoints Amee Parbhoo as Managing Director of Accion Venture Lab
Press Release • Mar 30, 2021
Pandemic Drives Increased Velocity of Innovation, Brings New Challenges and Consumer Demands for Customization
Press Release • Mar 29, 2021
UAE-based fintech NOW Money secures $7m to expand digital banking solution across the GCC
Press Release • Dec 03, 2020
Henry closes US $1.5 million seed round led by Accion Venture Lab to provide technical education to students in Latin America
Press Release • Dec 01, 2020
Scaling up amid COVID-19 outbreak, Pintek closes additional investment led by Finch Capital
Press Release • Nov 25, 2020
Agriculture fintech company TerraMagna raises seed round to provide credit to Brazil’s farmers
Press Release • Nov 19, 2020
Gowri Thyagarajan Mukherjee and Luz Urrutia to receive Accion’s Edward W. Claugus Award for leadership and innovation in financial inclusion
Press Release • Nov 09, 2020
Eraj Shirvani Named to Accion Board of Directors
Press Release • Oct 20, 2020
Inclusive Fintech 50 announces 2020 cohort of fintech startups driving financial inclusion and resilience
Press Release • Sep 16, 2020
Accion Names Melissa Baez as Chief Talent Officer
Press Release • Aug 10, 2020
Sub-K launches SARTHI, a Digital Finance Platform That Provides Financial Services to India’s Underbanked
Press Release • Aug 06, 2020
MacKenzie Scott makes largest gift in Accion Opportunity Fund’s history, accelerating support for businesses owned by people of color, women and immigrants through $15 million grant
Press Release • Jun 15, 2020
Inclusive Fintech 50 launches 2020 edition to identify and elevate early-stage fintechs driving financial inclusion and resilience
Press Release • Jun 12, 2020
Superfly announces virtual music experience, Small Business Live, in benefit of minority-owned small businesses nationwide 
Press Release • May 28, 2020
Advance raises funding to provide financial freedom to the underserved with first on-demand salary access platform in the Philippines
Press Release • May 20, 2020
Apollo Agriculture Raises $6 Million to Help Small-Scale Farmers Make More Money
Press Release • May 13, 2020
Accion Venture Lab invests in fintech platform Pintek to improve access to quality education in Indonesia
Press Release • May 07, 2020
Accion expands digital platform to support low income microentrepreneurs with help from FedEx
Press Release • Apr 28, 2020
Accion Venture Lab invests in Colombian fintech R5 to address financial needs of the underserved
Press Release • Mar 20, 2020
Global nonprofit Accion recognized by ImpactAssets 50 2020

About Accion

Accion is a global nonprofit committed to creating a financially inclusive world, with a pioneering legacy in microfinance and fintech impact investing. We catalyze financial service providers to deliver high-quality, affordable solutions at scale for the three billion people who are left out of — or poorly served by — the financial sector. For more than 50 years, Accion has helped tens of millions of people through our work with more than 160 partners in 55 countries.

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