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By Acumen on February 01, 2007

There's been a fair bit of coverage of Acumen Fund in the media over the past week. In print, a nice profile of us appeared in the Financial Times. On the radio, NPR's "From Scratch" program featured an interview with Jacqueline Novogratz. And online, the WorldChanging...
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Ashoka announces new Fellows

By Jacqueline Novogratz on January 30, 2007

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The method behind our metrics

By Acumen on January 26, 2007

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By Jacqueline Novogratz on January 23, 2007

I'm just back from India with the board, jet-lagged but excited by the trip and the commitment of so many stakeholders –  our board, our India team, our investees, our advisors. We are building a real community, and it is this group of people in India...
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By Acumen on January 22, 2007

We were pleased that one of our investments, Scojo, was recently profiled in The Economist. In additon to discussing the Scojo model, the article highlights its partnership with another Acumen Fund investment, Drishtee. By facilitating collaborations like this (and a similar one with Medicine Shoppe), Acumen Fund is helping...
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Updates from Acumen Fund

By Acumen on January 17, 2007

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Reflections on MLK Jr. Day

By Jacqueline Novogratz on January 15, 2007

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Breaking stereotypes

By Acumen on January 12, 2007

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By Acumen on January 09, 2007

I've been in India for two months now, but I thought I would share a story about the challenges in getting started in my work with Drishtee. It reminded me a lot of the exercise in "Everyday Barriers" that the fellows went through during our...
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By Acumen on January 05, 2007

It is hard to believe that our first class of fellows has been out in the field for two months, and we are now preparing to recruit the next class. As we reflect on the past four months, the fellows program has been an exciting...
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