Accion, a Global Microfinance Conglomerate has invested US $1.9m in CrediConfia, an east-central Mexico based Microfinance Company, according to an official release. The investment provides Accion with a nine percent stake in CrediConfia, a board seat, and the opportunity to engage in a three-year service contract providing governance, management and technical su

Accion released a report providing the financial industry with important recommendations for creating and improving services to rural residents in Latin America.  This study – based on market research conducted in Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Nicaragua and Peru – provides a detailed portrait of access, use and attitudes towards financial services by rural residents, both farmers and m

Accion, a global microfinance organization, announced the launch of Venture Lab, an initiative dedicated to providing seed capital and management support to financial inclusion start-ups worldwide. Venture Lab complements Accion's Frontier Investments Group, which focuses on similarly disruptive but more established companies with demonstrated revenue traction.


Microfinance Focus, June 8, 2011: ACCION International inaugurated on Tuesday a new microfinance institution, ACCION Microfinancas in Manaus, the capital of the state of Amazonas in Brazil's northern region which is a largely underserved microfinance market.

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