Accion Venture Lab

Gowri Mukherjee of CreditMantri

Gowri Mukherjee of CreditMantri

“Getting access to credit is important to our customers because they just need a better life.” In India’s rapidly-developing economy, millions...

Pula and protecting smallholder farmers through insurance

Pula and protecting smallholder farmers through insurance

VentureKast Podcast: Providing insurance and farm advisory services to smallholder farmers By Vikas Raj “I have never been so proud because,...

Can blockchain help refugees build better lives?

Can blockchain help refugees build better lives?

Q&A: Leaf co-founders Nat Robinson and Tori Samples on financial inclusion for refugees, fintech, and social impact By Amee Parbhoo Globally, someone...

Everyone should be able to feel safe in their own home

Everyone should be able to feel safe in their own home

We’re investing in Lumkani to use fintech to bring fire protection to low-income South Africans By Ashley Lewis Globally, more than 1.4...

Fintech is transforming one of India’s oldest inclusive finance tools

Fintech is transforming one of India’s oldest inclusive finance tools

Why we invested in CredRight to support small businesses in India By Paarul Dudeja There are around 50 million micro, small, and...

Not just loans, SmartCoin brings financial health to low-income Indians

Not just loans, SmartCoin brings financial health to low-income Indians

Why we invested in SmartCoin in India By Paarul Dudeja The majority of adults in India have little to no formal...

Accion Venture Lab's Company Builder program in Nigeria

We’re bringing together Nigerian entrepreneurs to build a groundbreaking fintech company

Meet the first participants in Accion Venture Lab’s Company Builder program By Averi Thomas-Moore When we sent out a call for...

Amy Stewart, Manager, Global Advisory Solutions at Accion

Meet the women leading the way to an inclusive future — part five

Part of Accion’s series highlighting women working in financial inclusion At Accion, we’re proud to have a diverse team leading...

Meet the women leading the way to an inclusive future — part three

Meet the women leading the way to an inclusive future — part three

Part of Accion’s series highlighting the women working in financial inclusion At Accion, we’re proud to have a diverse team...

The business case for financial inclusion: A multi-trillion-dollar proposition

The business case for financial inclusion: A multi-trillion-dollar proposition

A high-level business case for financial inclusion constructed using data on the impact of M-PESA on poverty in Kenya By Ethan Loufield...