Michael Schlein

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,...

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Fintech for Good: 6 Takeaways from Money 20/20

By Michael Schlein Money 20/20 is always an exciting conference that demonstrates the bold, innovative new ideas that are disrupting...

Accion CEO Michael Schlein interviewed at Mashable's Social Good Summit by Jason Abbruzzese

Fintech for Good: Accion at the Social Good Summit

By Jim Rosenberg Last week in New York, we were thrilled to join the Social Good Summit, an annual two-day...

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The Problem With Credit and How to Fix it

See if you can spot the problem with how we provide individuals and businesses with access to credit: We get...

What all regulators must do to promote financial inclusion

Making national-level commitments to financial inclusion is one of the most effective ways that policymakers can help more people gain...

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How Alternative Data Can Promote Financial Inclusion

By Michael Schlein Last week, leaders from around the gathered in Davos, Switzerland for the 46th World Economic Forum (WEF)...

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Q&A with Grassland CEO and Chairman Rodrigo Yang

By Michael Schlein Accion’s work in China began in 2009 with Accion Microcredit China. Located in the city of Chifeng,...

The Importance of Getting to the Field

The Importance of Getting to the Field

“If you want to be involved in microfinance, get to the field, ” was the advice that Accion CEO Michael Schlein gave...