Accion Venture Lab

When Fintech Founders Get Together: Highlights from Our 2017 CEO Summit

When Fintech Founders Get Together: Highlights from Our 2017 CEO Summit

By Nancy Widjaja Accion Venture Lab’s mission is to support early stage fintech startups in scaling innovations that enable underserved...

Inclusive Fintech Leaders Meet to Accelerate Innovation

Inclusive Fintech Leaders Meet to Accelerate Innovation

By Michael Schlein Last month, Accion Venture Lab, FMO, and Quona Capital hosted the CEO Forum and Fintech for Inclusion Global Summit 2017. These...

Innovation in MSME Finance in India

Innovation in MSME Finance in India

Micro, small and media enterprises (MSMEs) are considered an engine of growth in developing economies worldwide, and India is no...

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New VentureKast Episode: RevolutionCredit’s Forward-Looking Approach to Credit Scoring

By Nancy Widjaja The eighth episode of VentureKast, Accion Venture Lab’s podcast series, is a conversation between host Vikas Raj...

Expanding Access to Capital for Small Businesses in Peru through Fintech

By Matthieu Albrieux We met Maria, a corner shop owner in Chorillos, a popular neighborhood in south Lima, as she...

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Innovating Invoice Financing: The Future is Now in Latin America

By Jackie Hyland and Adam Hartmann As part of our Best of 2016 series, we are re-publishing some of the...

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Kopo Kopo: Bringing Fintech to Small Business Owners

By Delia Harrington “I like making women beautiful,” Rose told us early one morning while surrounded by the tools of...

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DemystData: Unlocking Financial Services through Better Use of Data and Predictive Technology

by Nancy Widjaja The sixth episode of VentureKast, Accion Venture Lab’s podcast series, is a conversation between host Vikas Raj...

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...

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,...