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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...

Victoria White, Managing Director, Global Advisory Solutions at Accion

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

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

The rapidly changing landscape of digital lending

The rapidly changing landscape of digital lending

Taking stock of the top seven emerging digital lending models By Priya Punatar Last year, Amazon grabbed headlines by giving $1 billion...

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

Part of Accion’s series highlighting women working in financial inclusion When women are economically empowered, children benefit from better household...

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...

Tunde Kehinde

New VentureKast episode: How Lidya is building the future for small businesses in Nigeria

Podcast: Creating an innovative platform for funding small businesses in Nigeria “It’s just more difficult than it has to be,”...

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Does human touch have a place in the age of digital financial services?

When to balance the use of digital and physical touchpoints to deliver inclusive finance By Paul Lamont While on a recent...

Can We Make the Digital Revolution Work for Everyone?

Can We Make the Digital Revolution Work for Everyone?

Technology and Financial Inclusion Come Together at Web Summit By Michael Schlein The phone you have in your pocket is probably...

The Paygo team at work on their smart meter for cooking gas

7 Fintech Trends to Watch in 2018

Insights from a global seed-stage investor in fintech for the underserved By Amee Parbhoo We’re in the middle of a fintech...

Checking In With the Startup That’s Revolutionizing Kenyan Agriculture

Checking In With the Startup That’s Revolutionizing Kenyan Agriculture

Portfolio Engagement: Accion Venture Lab Visits Apollo Agriculture By Coryell Stout Venture Lab recognizes that support beyond capital is critical to...