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By Yasmina Zaidman on May 24, 2016

There is article after article about why businesses and investors should seek new ways to be more inclusive of women in their business models. But what we’ve learned at Acumen, where we invest in business that solve problems of poverty, is that leaders of social-purpose...
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By Acumen on March 04, 2016

We are excited to announce our partnership with IKEA Foundation to expand our work in bringing off-grid energy solutions to the world’s poor. Over the last decade, Acumen has invested more than $17 million in 15 companies across East Africa, India and Pakistan to build...
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By Acumen on February 04, 2016

We are thrilled to announce the selection of the 2016 Regional Fellows in East Africa, India and Pakistan. This year's class of 64 Fellows represents a diverse global community of emerging leaders with the audacity to take on some of the most intractable problems of poverty and the determination to create a more inclusive world. This...
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By Jhoomer Sinha on January 15, 2016

GE Foundation and Acumen joined hands to accelerate the phenomenal work being done by Acumen India CEOs and their companies in tackling challenges of building sustainable enterprises to eliminate poverty. The two day Summit, organised on 29th and 30th October in Waterstones, Mumbai, set stage...
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