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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
Press Release • Mar 11, 2020
Investors back Field Intelligence on transforming healthcare supply chain
Press Release • Mar 11, 2020
Opportunity Fund and the Accion U.S. Network combine efforts to drive small business access to credit and advisory services in the U.S.
Press Release • Mar 09, 2020
Khazna, an Egypt-based fintech startup, raises seed funding round led by Algebra Ventures, with participation from Accion Venture Lab
Press Release • Mar 04, 2020
Quona Capital Closes Second Fund with $203 Million Aimed at Financial Inclusion in Emerging Markets
Press Release • Feb 20, 2020
Prayaan Capital raises seed funding from Accion Venture Lab to support digitization and credit access for India’s MSMEs
Press Release • Dec 19, 2019
Accion Marks Successful Exit from Colombia’s Bancompartir
Press Release • Dec 18, 2019
Toffee Insurance hits the sweet spot: Scores Series A funding of $5.5 million led by IVM Intersurer with Omidyar Network, Flourish Ventures, Accion Venture Lab and Kalaari Capital
Press Release • Dec 11, 2019
"Sunday" the Southeast Asian Insurtech Raises USD 11 Million Series A2 Led by Quona Capital
Press Release • Nov 05, 2019
New Study Highlights Five Traits of Leading Innovators
Press Release • Oct 17, 2019
Vijay Mahajan Receives Accion’s Edward W. Claugus Award for Financial Inclusion Leadership
Press Release • Sep 09, 2019
Mayada El-Zoghbi is the new Managing Director of the Center for Financial Inclusion at Accion
Press Release • Sep 04, 2019
Accion Venture Lab Launches New Fund, Quadruples Capital for Inclusive Fintech Startups
Press Release • Aug 12, 2019
Joust secures investment for fintech platform addressing pain points of freelancers and gig economy workers
Press Release • Jun 25, 2019
Lulalend, South Africa’s First Online Automated Provider of Short-Term Funding for Small and Medium Enterprises, Raises $6.5 Million Series A

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 3 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 its work with more than 110 partners in 50 countries.

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