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Investor type Private Equity Firm
Founders Joseph Blatchford


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Total investments 23
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 18
Rounds per year 0.38
Lead investments 6
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 1
Key employees 5
Stages of investment
Private Equity

Areas of investment

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

In 1961 was created Accion, which is appeared as Corporate Investor. The venture was found in North America in United States. The leading representative office of defined Corporate Investor is situated in the Cambridge.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the Accion, startups are often financed by 500 Startups, Accion Venture Lab, SparkLabs Global Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are White Star Capital, Task Force X Capital, Stony Lonesome Group. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by White Star Capital, Stony Lonesome Group, Heartcore Capital.

The fund has exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 4 or 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Lend Street Financial, Inc., CreditMantri, ftcash Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 4-5 years to receive the investment from the fund. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Micro Lending, Finance. For fund there is no match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - India.

The real fund results show that this Corporate Investor is 22 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars. The high activity for fund was in 2016. When the investment is from Accion the average startup value is 10-50 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 investment rounds annually.

The fund was created by Joseph Blatchford. We also calculated 4 valuable employees in our database.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Annapurna Microfinace

Business Development
Financial Services
Property Management
$33M28 Dec 2021 Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation, Odisha, India

Agrim Wholesale

$2M04 Mar 2021 Gurugram, Haryana, India

Agrim Wholesale

$402K03 Feb 2021 Gurugram, Haryana, India

Arya Collateral Warehousing Services

$24M08 Sep 2020 Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India


Financial Services
$780K18 May 2020 Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India


Financial Services
Micro Lending
Mobile Payments
$6M02 May 2019 India, Maharashtra


Big Data
Emerging Markets
Location Based Services
Mobile Payments
Small and Medium Businesses
$2M04 Mar 2019 Buenaventura, Valle del Cauca, Colombia

BASIX Sub-K iTransactions

Financial Services
$3M19 Dec 2018 India, Andhra Pradesh, India

Lend Street Financial

Financial Services
$7M07 Jun 2018 Oakland, California, United States


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