Latin America

How Accion, MetLife Foundation will improve financial inclusion in LatAm

How Accion, MetLife Foundation will improve financial inclusion in LatAm

Originally published on BNamericas by Ulric Rindebro Global nonprofit Accion and the MetLife Foundation announced a new partnership in Latin America earlier this...

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...

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

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

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

Can impact investing rekindle the American dream?

Can impact investing rekindle the American dream?

By Michael Schlein It’s getting harder and harder to realize the American dream. Nearly half of all Americans live paycheck-to-paycheck. Roughly...

How Accion is advancing financial inclusion in Peru

How Accion is advancing financial inclusion in Peru

Originally published on BNamericas by Ulric Rindebro “For 3 billion people, the global financial system doesn’t even exist. Almost 2...

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...

Technology Keeps Small Businesses Well-Stocked and Growing in Latin America

Technology Keeps Small Businesses Well-Stocked and Growing in Latin America

Innovation in MSME Lending: Latin America Latin America’s medium, small, and micro enterprises (MSMEs) are as diverse and dynamic as...

With Natural Disasters Getting More Severe, People Need Money to Prepare and Rebuild

Better financial services can help people be resilient in a changing climate Everyone needs access to high-quality financial tools. They give...

Entrepreneur Nelcy Gamarra accesses the Dialogue on Business program from her mobile phone.

From the Classroom to the Phone: New Digital Training Program for Entrepreneurs

Shoemakers, tailors, bakers — these small business owners are usually experts at their craft, but that doesn’t mean they automatically know everything...

Why We Invested in SmartMEI in Brazil

Why We Invested in SmartMEI in Brazil

Accion Venture Lab Partners With Fintech Company to Serve Small Businesses By Matthieu Albrieux Can running a small business be as...