Press Releases

Press Releases

  • Accion Named High-Impact Nonprofit by Philanthropedia

    August 29, 2012

    Boston, MA, August 29, 2012 – Accion®, a pioneer and leader in global microfinance, has been named one of 11 high-impact nonprofits working in the...

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  • Accion launches Avanza, a Microfinance Portfolio Management Service Deploying New Credit Methodology

    July 24, 2012

    BOGOTÁ, Colombia, July 24, 2012 – Accion, a global leader and pioneer in microfinance, today announced the launch of Avanza, a new service that will...

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  • Accion Invests in Mexican Microfinance Institution CrediConfia To Help Expand Financial Inclusion to Underserved Regions

    July 23, 2012

    Boston, MA, July 23, 2012 – Accion®, a pioneer and leader in global microfinance, today announced that it has completed an investment totaling US $1....

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  • Sagamore Investments to Invest US $22 Million In Accion Microfinance China

    June 26, 2012

    June 26, 2012, CHIFENG, China-- Accion®, a pioneer and leader in global microfinance, announced today that Sagamore Investments has agreed...

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  • Accion Launches $10m Venture Lab, a Seed-Stage Investment Initiative for Financial Inclusion Start-ups

    April 12, 2012

    Boston, MA/Washington, D.C., April 4, 2012 -- Accion, a pioneer and leader in global microfinance, today announced the launch of Venture Lab, an...

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  • Accion Launches $10m Venture Lab, a Seed-Stage Investment Initiative for Financial Inclusion Start-ups

    April 04, 2012

    Boston, MA/Washington, D.C., April 4, 2012 -- Accion, a pioneer and leader in global microfinance, today announced the launch of Venture Lab, an...

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  • The NYSE Big StartUpSM, a Nationwide Jobs Growth Initiative, Connects Startups and Entrepreneurs with Corporate America to Accelerate New Business, Funding and Success

    March 21, 2012

    Collaborative business-to-business partnership rings today’s NYSE Closing Bell New York, March 21, 2012 – The NYSE Big StartUpSM, a...

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  • Accion Unites Globally Around New Shared Identity

    March 20, 2012

    Brand Refresh to Help Microfinance Pioneer Advance Its Vision of a Financially Inclusive WorldBoston, MA, March 20, 2012 — Accion®, a pioneer...

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  • Omidyar Network and ACCION Invest US $3.2 Million in Mobile Transactions International

    February 29, 2012

    February 29, 2012, Redwood City, CA and Boston, MA—Omidyar Network and ACCION International announced today that they have invested US $3.2 million...

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  • IFC to Take 18.9% Stake in ACCION Microfinance China

    December 26, 2011

    IFC to Invest $1 million in ACCION Microfinance ChinaTo Promote Financial Inclusion in Inner Mongolia   Boston, MA, December 6, 2011 –...

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