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New Report: Innovative Lenders Bridging the Small Business Credit Gap

How Data Flows, Tech Tools, and Niche Marketing Can Expand Financial Access for the World’s Underserved MSMEs By Nancy Widjaja...

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5 Themes in Financial Inclusion Innovation from European Microfinance Week 2016

By Lizzy Bolze European Microfinance Platform is celebrating 10 years of supporting inclusive finance innovation, and hosted European Microfinance Week...

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What Does India’s Demonetization Mean for Financial Inclusion?

By Misha Sharma, Project Manager, IFMR LEAD. IFMR is an Accion partner. Last week was a rather challenging one for the...

As digital finance spreads, financial institution have less and less direct interaction with customers.

What’s Next for Accion

By Michael Schlein Three billion people live in or near poverty. They are left out of, or poorly served by,...

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Hot Bread Kitchen: Recipe for Success

By Jessica Pires Earlier this fall, a group of a dozen women ventured to the social enterprise Hot Bread Kitchen...

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Fintech for Good: 6 Takeaways from Money 20/20

By Michael Schlein Money 20/20 is always an exciting conference that demonstrates the bold, innovative new ideas that are disrupting...

Tienda Pago: Driving Financial Access for Small Retailers

Tienda Pago: Driving Financial Access for Small Retailers

By Nancy Widjaja On the fifth episode of VentureKast, Accion Venture Lab’s podcast series, our host Vikas Raj visited Dan...

As digital finance spreads, financial institution have less and less direct interaction with customers.

What Is Lost in a Digital Financial World—And How to Get It Back

By Elisabeth Rhyne This post is part of Financial Inclusion Week, a week of global conversation on advancing financial inclusion....

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UPI: Changing Financial Inclusion in India

By Abhishek Agrawal Recently, India has seen two ground breaking developments, which will hopefully disrupt the financial inclusion landscape in...

Carmen Flores Barrales, Mexican Pinata store owner relies on Accion partner Compartamos to finance her business.

MasterCard Analyzes Financial Inclusion Data for Social Impact

By Juan David Nuñez Hurtado Global technology company MasterCard is committed to financial inclusion. In addition to supporting Accion, it...