Press Releases

Press Releases

  • Accion Partners with Socremo Microfinance Bank to Advance Financial Inclusion in Mozambique

    January 31, 2018

    Maputo, Mozambique, January 31, 2018 – Global nonprofit and financial inclusion pioneer Accion announced an investment in Socremo Microfinance Bank,... Read more »

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  • Shubham Housing attracts investment led by marquee investor Premji Invest and Helion Venture Partners & Elevar Equity

    January 23, 2018

    January 23, 2018 – Shubham Housing Development Finance Company, one of India’s leading housing finance companies providing housing loans and housing... Read more »

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  • Insurers Leverage New Technologies and Reinvent Business Models to Reach Underserved Consumers, Report Finds

    January 08, 2018

    Washington, DC – January 8, 2018 – The Center for Financial Inclusion at Accion (CFI) and the Institute of International Finance (IIF), with the... Read more »

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  • Mike Quinn of Zoona to Receive Accion’s Edward W. Claugus Award for Leadership and Innovation in Financial Inclusion

    November 16, 2017

    CAMBRIDGE, MA, November 16, 2017 – Global nonprofit and financial inclusion pioneer Accion announced today that it will award the third Edward W.... Read more »

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  • SmartMEI Secures Funding from Accion Venture Lab to Reach Underserved Micro-entrepreneurs in Brazil

    November 06, 2017

    São Paulo, Brazil, November 6, 2017 – Brazil-based fintech startup and mobile platform SmartMEI announced today that it has closed a seed funding... Read more »

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  • Financiera FAMA Closes Investment Round to Expand Access to Capital for the Underserved in Nicaragua

    October 18, 2017

    Managua, Nicaragua – October 18, 2017 – Leading Nicaraguan microfinance institution Financiera FAMA announced its latest investment round. Prominent... Read more »

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  • ESCALA Educación Secures Funding from Global Investors to Boost Savings for Higher Education in Colombia

    October 11, 2017

    Bogota, Colombia, October 11, 2017 – Colombia-based ESCALA Educación announced today that it has closed a seed funding round to increase savings for... Read more »

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  • Konfío, the leading online lending platform for MSMEs in Mexico, raised USD 10 million led by the International Financial Corporation (IFC)

    October 10, 2017

    Mexico City, October 10, 2017. Konfío, the leading online lending platform for small businesses in Mexico, has successfully raised USD 10 million in... Read more »

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  • UAE-Based Fintech Start-Up Secures $700K Investment to Advance Financial Services Access for Underserved Migrant Workers

    August 22, 2017

    Dubai, August 22, 2017 – NOW Money has secured an investment of $700,000 from two U.S.-based venture capital investors – Accion Venture Lab, the seed... Read more »

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  • New Report Details How Legacy Financial Institutions Are Deepening Financial Inclusion Through Fintech Partnerships

    July 30, 2017

    WASHINGTON, July 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Center for Financial Inclusion at Accion (CFI) and the Institute of International Finance (... Read more »

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