Accion partners with businesses in a variety of industries and sizes who all have one thing in common: the motivation to succeed. Here are just some of the businesses that have partnered with Accion.
"I hit a lot of dead ends. Then I found Accion."
"Today, we own our building and are expanding our sales."
Location:Albuquerque, New Mexico
"At Accion, the loan process was straightforward. Now I have a whole line of sauces in 200 stores."
"Accion doesn't just give you money they help you survive. My dream came true because I didn't give up."
"Accion's financial advisors helped me with business principles and a plan for growth."
Location:New York, New York
"The loans we received meant we could offer more services."
"When I needed to expand, I called Accion."
"Accion provided guidance and support we did not expect."
"Accion believed in my vision and took a chance on me."
Location:Brooklyn, New York
"My Accion loan helped me buy more inventory."
"The reaction on parents' faces is what drives me forward."
"We use dance to change peoples' lives."
"Even with my financial history they worked with me and believed in my idea."
Location:Oak Park, llinois
"We hope to use Accion again to help fund our next level of growth."
Location:San Antonio, Texas
"Courses with Accion have been absolutely invaluable."
"It was a year before I was ready for a loan, but they kept in touch."
"I've taken out five loans from Accion. I think this year will be our biggest yet."
"Others told me: Just go to the best."
Location:San Diego, California
"The loan process moved fast."
"We were so happy that someone believed in us. Accion is a financial partner and a supportive community partner."
"Accion has been an amazing partner. They helped me get off the ground."
Location:San Antonio, TX
"When I needed a loan, Accion was there."
Location:Encinitas & San Diego, California
"It has opened my network at a faster rate."
"We've grown every year."
"When I needed more equipment, I went to Accion."
"Working capital when I needed it."
"I decided my next career move would be to work for myself."
Location:Carlsbad, New Mexico
"We take instruments of war and transform them into symbols of pride."
"We've expanded from one employee to thirteen."
"Business got so good that our children began working with us."
"Accion stuck by me. It's already hard to get a reservation for dinner."
"No matter what the dream is, don’t give up on it, no matter what age you are."
"I want to be a chef who mentors others and helps businesses grow."
"Revenues have increased five-fold since 2009."
"I like being a mom and a business person. My family inspires me."
Location:Las Vegas, Nevada
"It is satisfying because I am doing what I love even though it is stressful at times."
"Being partners with Accion feels good."
Location:Cape Cod, Massachusetts