Paul Breloff
Accion Venture Lab

Paul Breloff is the managing director of Accion Venture Lab, a seed-stage investment initiative that provides support to innovative financial inclusion startups globally. Breloff has advised CGAP (an independent research center focused on financial inclusion and housed at the World Bank) on policy and technical issues related to branchless banking, and has been engaged by Root Capital, Shell Foundation, BRAC, and others on access to finance issues in Latin America, Asia, and Africa. Previously, Breloff worked with SKS Microfinance, India’s largest microfinance institution, leading business development and strategic initiatives and assisting on capital raising. While at SKS, Breloff led new product launches and managed strategic partnerships across mobile/mobile banking, energy, education, water, and rural distribution. He has also practiced corporate law with Mayer Brown, worked as a consultant for McKinsey & Co., and worked as an advertising account executive for Leo Burnett.


He has a bachelor of arts from Amherst College and a law degree from Yale Law School.


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