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By Jacqueline Novogratz on January 02, 2007

As we start 2007, I've been reflecting on the past year, which was one of transformation for Acumen Fund. We have grown to nearly thirty people – with country offices and country teams and fellows working directly with our investments – who share a deep belief for...
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Inspiring others in microfinance

By Acumen on December 27, 2006

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The link between malaria and AIDS

By Jacqueline Novogratz on December 20, 2006

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By Jacqueline Novogratz on December 18, 2006

Congratulations to Judith Rodin and The Rockefeller Foundation, a founding partner who provided seed capital to launch Acumen Fund. This article in The Economist highlights Dr. Rodin's unrelenting approach to building on the best of Rockefeller history and re-inventing it to mirror the new realities of...
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Remarkable People

By Acumen on December 14, 2006

At Acumen Fund's recent five-year celebration, Suketu Mehta (the author of "Maximum City: Bombay Lost and Found") shared his insights about Acumen Fund's work. His keynote remarks appear below. On July 27, 2005, Bombay experienced the highest recorded rainfall in its history - 37 inches of rain in...
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On The Ground

Opening access to healthcare to poor consumers in India

By Acumen on December 12, 2006

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Asia's humanitarian youth

By Acumen on December 08, 2006

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Call for Fellows Class of 2008

By Jacqueline Novogratz on December 05, 2006

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By Jacqueline Novogratz on November 30, 2006

Congratulations to Acumen Fund investee Satyan Mishra, CEO of Drishtee, for being identified as India's fastest-growing high-tech company. We are proud to be working with Drishtee, which is building a network of telecenters across India based on a franchise model that delivers an array of services...
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By Acumen on November 27, 2006

On November 30, Acumen Fund CEO Jacqueline Novogratz will be speaking at the Asia Society in New York. She will be participating in a panel discussion, along with philanthropist Abraham George, on the topic of social entrepreneurship in India. The discussion will be kicked off by...
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