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May 29, 2015 7:17 AM ET

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Company Overview of Accion International

Company Overview

Accion International is a charitable organization that focuses on providing financial tools. The organization also focuses on building microfinance institutions. It offers management, technical assistance, governance, and client education services. The organization provides financial literacy and business training programs. Additionally, it operates Accion U.S. Network, a micro and small business lending network in the United States. Accion International was formerly known as Accion en Venezuela. Accion International was founded in 1961 and is based in Boston, Massachusetts.

56 Roland Street

Suite 300

Boston, MA 02129

United States

Founded in 1961





Key Executives for Accion International

Chief Executive Officer and President
Chief Financial Officer
Chief Operating Officer
Senior Vice President and Regional Head of Latin America
Senior Vice President and Regional Head of Africa
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Accion International Key Developments

Accion’s Frontier Investments Group Presents at Money20/20 Payments Conference, Nov-02-2014 01:00 PM

Accion’s Frontier Investments Group Presents at Money20/20 Payments Conference, Nov-02-2014 01:00 PM. Venue: The Aria Hotel & Casino, 3730 Las Vegas Boulevard, Las Vegas, NV 89158, United States. Speakers: Monica Brand, Managing Director.

Accion International Presents at Milken Institute Global Conference 2014, Apr-28-2014 10:45 AM

Accion International Presents at Milken Institute Global Conference 2014, Apr-28-2014 10:45 AM. Venue: Lon Angeles, California, United States. Speakers: Michael Edward Schlein, Chief Executive Officer and President.

MicroGraam Plans To Raise Funds

MicroGraam Inc is seeking to raise around INR 20 million. It is in talks with Unitus Seed Fund LLC and Accion International. Rangan Varadan, co-founder of MicroGraam said, “We have held preliminary discussions with a number of funds.” "We are looking to expand into newer areas, lend more money and expand the reach of our offerings," he added. V Balakrishnan, who will be appointed as Chairman later this week said, “My role in MicroGraam will be that of an intermediary, helping them to source funds and ensuring a regular flow of capital.”

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