Press Releases

Press Releases

  • FI2020 Week to Convene Global Conversations on Financial Inclusion

    September 17, 2015

    Held November 2-6, 2015, Events Will Bring Public and Private Sectors Together To Focus on Actions Needed to Expand Access to Quality Financial... Read more »

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  • Accion Earns Coveted 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator

    August 24, 2015

    For Second Consecutive Year, Financial Inclusion Pioneer Earns Top Charity Rating for Fiscal Management, Accountability and Transparency  ... Read more »

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  • Consumer Protection-Certified Financial Institutions Now Serve More Than 20 Million Low-income Clients

    August 18, 2015

    Momentum for Smart Campaign Certification Accelerates;  Six Million ‘Protected’ Clients Added in Last Six Months Washington, D.C., August... Read more »

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  • India’s Financial inclusion leader IFMR Holdings raises $25m from Accion, LeapFrog and Lok

    August 13, 2015

    The investment boosts India’s drive to financial inclusionThe new capital will expand IFMR Holding’s footprint and product range in IndiaIFMR Holding... Read more »

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  • Accion Frontier Investments Group Invests in NeoGrowth

    August 06, 2015

    $2.4 Million Investment to Support Entrepreneurs and Expand Financial Inclusion in India Cambridge, MA, August 6, 2015 – Financial inclusion pioneer... Read more »

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  • BankFacil receives Series A investment of USD $3 million

    August 04, 2015

    Two important funds have invested in startup that focuses on helping Brazilian borrowers access affordable credit through secured loans  ... Read more »

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  • Lauren Hendricks of CARE elected as Microfinance CEO Working Group Co-Chair

    July 21, 2015

    WASHINGTON – The Microfinance CEO Working Group is pleased to announce their new Co-Chair, Lauren Hendricks, Executive Director of CARE’s Access... Read more »

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  • Accion Welcomes Two New Board Members

    June 22, 2015

    Elizabeth McCaul and Michael Miebach to Join Pioneering Nonprofit Cambridge, MA, June 22, 2015 –Financial inclusion pioneer Accion announced today... Read more »

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  • Community Investment Management Announces $300 Million for U.S. Small Businesses at Clinton Global Initiative America (CGI America)

    June 09, 2015

    Denver, CO, June 9, 2015 – Community Investment Management (“CIM”), an impact investment firm focused on marketplace lending,... Read more »

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  • Center for Financial Inclusion at Accion’s ‘By the Numbers’ Report Assesses Progress toward Global Financial Inclusion

    June 04, 2015

    Full Financial Inclusion by 2020 May Be Within Reach, but Industry Must Create Quality Services Washington, D.C., June 4, 2015 – The Center for... Read more »

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