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Jan 05, 2016, 06:00 ET Venture Lab da Accion investe na Tienda Pago para ajudar pequenas empresas latino-americanas

A Accion, pioneira em inclusão financeira, anunciou hoje um novo investimento na Tienda Pago, que irá ajudar pequenas e médias...


Dec 10, 2015, 13:18 ET Aye Finance to Help Micro Entrepreneurs Create, Expand Businesses

Small business lender Aye Finance announced today that it had received INR 20 crore in follow-on investments from Accion, a pioneer in financial...


Nov 17, 2015, 09:08 ET Accion va étendre l'argent mobile dans les régions rurales de l'Ouganda

Son partenariat avec UGAFODE MDI servira les communautés exclues de l'économie formelle de l'Ouganda La société Accion,...


Oct 05, 2015, 11:07 ET El Dr. Daniel Schydlowsky, del Perú, recibe el galardón Edward W. Claugus por su liderazgo en el campo de la inclusión financiera

El Dr. Daniel Schydlowsky, Superintendente de Banca, Seguros y Administradoras de Fondos de Pensiones del Perú, recibió el premio...


Oct 01, 2015, 09:00 ET Accion and the Center for Financial Inclusion Launch FI2020 Progress Report

 While financial inclusion efforts have made great strides in promoting access to financial services for low-income people – 700 million...


Sep 24, 2014, 10:00 ET Accion Reaffirms Commitment to Expand Financial Services to Rural Unbanked in Peru Through the Acquisition of a 10 Percent Stake in Credinka

Accion, a leader in microfinance, today announced its purchase of a 10 percent stake in Peruvian microfinance institution Credinka from majority...


May 07, 2014, 10:00 ET Accion Venture Lab Invests in RevolutionCredit

Accion, a pioneer and leader in financial inclusion, today announced an investment in the financial capability and behavioral-credit insight...


Nov 13, 2013, 09:00 ET Accion's Venture Lab Closes Two New Investments

Accion today announced two new investments made through Venture Lab, its $10-million seed-capital initiative to invest in and support innovative...


Mar 11, 2013, 08:00 ET Bridge Launches with $24 Million in Funding -- Bringing Social Investment to Strengthen Rural Finance in the Philippines

 Bridge, a financial services company with a new approach to strengthening provincial banking and a commitment to social impact, fully focused...


Nov 28, 2012, 09:00 ET Accion's Frontier Investments Group and Saama Capital Invest $4 Million in Mortgage Company Focused on Low-income Families in India

 Accion, a pioneer and leader in bringing financial services to the underserved, today announced that its Frontier Investments Group along...


Oct 03, 2012, 08:00 ET Accion Invests $3 Million in Mobile Services Provider Tiaxa

 Accion announced today that its Frontier Investments Group has invested US$3 million in Zonamovil Inc. ("Tiaxa"), a Chilean provider of...


Sep 13, 2012, 10:00 ET Accion Establishes Official Organizational Archives at Tufts

Accion®, a pioneer and leader in global microfinance, today announced the establishment of its official archives, to be housed within Tufts...


Aug 29, 2012, 10:00 ET Accion Named High-Impact Nonprofit by Philanthropedia

 Accion®, a pioneer and leader in global microfinance, has been named one of 11 high-impact nonprofits working in the field of...


Jul 24, 2012, 12:00 ET Acción lanza Avanza, un servicio de gestión de productos y servicios microfinancieros con nuevas metodologías de crédito

Acción, un líder mundial y pionero en el campo de las microfinanzas, anunció hoy el lanzamiento de Avanza, un nuevo servicio que...


Jul 24, 2012, 12:00 ET Accion launches Avanza, a Microfinance Portfolio Management Service Deploying New Credit Methodology

 Accion, a global leader and pioneer in microfinance, today announced the launch of Avanza, a new service that will manage microfinance...


Jul 23, 2012, 20:12 ET Accion invierte en la microfinanciera mexicana CrediConfía para ayudar a llevar la inclusión financiera a zonas marginadas

Accion®, entidad pionera y líder en las microfinanzas internacionales, anunció hoy la culminación de una inversión por un...


Jul 23, 2012, 13:00 ET Accion Invests in Mexican Microfinance Institution CrediConfia To Help Expand Financial Inclusion to Underserved Regions

Accion®, a pioneer and leader in global microfinance, today announced that it has completed an investment totaling US $1.9m in CrediConfia, a...


Jun 26, 2012, 21:00 ET Sagamore Investments to Invest US $22 Million In Accion Microfinance China

 Accion®, a pioneer and leader in global microfinance, announced today that Sagamore Investments has agreed to invest RMB 140...


Apr 26, 2012, 12:00 ET Accion Releases Report on Financial Behavior Of Rural Residents in Latin America

Accion, a pioneer and leader in microfinance, today released a report providing the financial industry with important recommendations for creating...


Apr 04, 2012, 11:00 ET Accion Launches $10m Venture Lab, a Seed-Stage Investment Initiative for Financial Inclusion Start-ups

Accion, a pioneer and leader in global microfinance, today announced the launch of Venture Lab, an initiative dedicated to providing seed capital...