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Accion Venture Lab

Investor type Micro VC
Founders Paul Breloff


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Total investments 94
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 64
Rounds per year 7.83
Lead investments 19
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 1
Key employees 5
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Financial Services
  • FinTech
  • Finance
  • Small and Medium Businesses
  • Credit

In 2011 was created Accion Venture Lab, which is appeared as VC. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Washington. The company was established in North America in United States.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 partakers. Despite the Accion Venture Lab, startups are often financed by Wayra, Techstars, SparkLabs Global Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Omidyar Network, Newid capital, Mountain Nazca. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Quona Capital, Omidyar Network, SAIF Partners.

For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 2-3 years to receive the investment from the fund. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Varthana, Lend Street Financial, Inc. The fund has specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 4 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Machine Learning, Finance.

Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 15 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually. Deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The important activity for fund was in 2015.

The current fund was established by Paul Breloff. The overall number of key employees were 12.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Advance Tech Lending

Employee Benefits
Financial Services
$3M22 Dec 2022 Taguig, Rizal, Philippines

Tienda Pago

Consumer Goods
Financial Services
$12M11 Oct 2022 Florida, United States


$33M13 Sep 2022 Cairo, Al Qahirah, Egypt


Small and Medium Businesses
$4M21 Jul 2022 San Francisco, California, United States


$3M30 Jun 2022 Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India

Grupo R5

Commercial Lending
Consumer Lending
Financial Services
Professional Services
$7M18 May 2022 Colombia, Colombia


Financial Services
$38M31 Mar 2022 Cairo, Cairo Governorate, Egypt

Agrim Wholesale

$9M17 Feb 2022 Gurugram, Haryana, India

Big Data
Customer Service
Employee Benefits
Retail Technology
Social Recruiting
18 Jan 2022 Jakarta, Jakarta Raya, Indonesia
Egyptian startup Capiter raises $33M to expand B2B e-commerce platform across MENA

– B2B e-commerce startup Capiter raised $33m in Series A funding.
– The round was co-led by Quona Capital and MSA Capital.
– Other participating investors include Savola, Shorooq Partners, Foundation Ventures, Accion Venture Lab and Derayah Ventures.
– Capiter was launched in July 2020 by Mahmoud Nouh and Ahmed Nouh.
– The company solves problems around reach and insights for suppliers and manufacturers.

Dinie, Brazil’s Pioneer API-First Embedded Lending Fintech Raises USD $3.8 Million in Seed Round

– Dinie, Brazil’s pioneer API-first embedded finance fintech, announced a USD $3.8m seed round led by Accion Venture Lab and K50 Ventures, with participation from Flourish Ventures, Domo Invest and Tribe Capital amongst other funds, and several individuals from successful companies including, Divvy, and more.
– The company also announced that it has concluded its own securitization structure securing a further USD $20m in debt financing capacity from Empirica Investimentos, a local structured debt investor, with a portfolio under management of USD $1bn.


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