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Access to Finance in Latin America – Trends and Strategies

By Solana Cozzo Accion’s work in Latin America began in the barrios of Venezuela in the early ’60s. Although during...

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MIT Innovations Journal Publishes Venture Lab Case Narrative

By Paul Breloff Accion Venture Lab made its first investment just about three years ago. We’re not necessarily a new...

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Five Things You Didn’t Know About Impact Investing

Recently, MIT Press released their latest edition of Innovations, a quarterly journal covering technology, governance, and globalization. In it, Paul...

8 Lessons from Zoona, an African Fintech Startup

By Kirsty Gray During his visit to Kenya in July, President Obama reiterated his belief in entrepreneurship as the “spark...

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‘IA 50’ Showcases Experienced Impact Investment Fund Managers

Accion announced today that it has been selected for the ‘ImpactAssets 50 2015’, an annual listing of top impact investment...

The Haitian Way

By Sydney Moyer I breathe a sigh of relief as I step into the back of the van, its dark...

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India’s Financial Inclusion Leader IFMR Holdings Raises $25m from Accion, LeapFrog and Lok

  IFMR Holdings, a leading financial inclusion platform in India, today announced that they have raised US$ 25 million in...

Ditching My Desk

By Zach Weishar I stand 11,152 feet above sea level in the Peruvian Andes, just outside the city of Cusco....