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By Acumen on November 21, 2006

Last week, Acumen Fund held its annual Investor Gathering. Our partner, Gary Rindner, shared these observations about the event. On November 14, I had the pleasure of attending my first Acumen Fund investor gathering. Having just committed as a partner, any lingering doubts about my choice were...
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By Acumen on November 15, 2006

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By Acumen on November 10, 2006

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By Acumen on November 07, 2006

Where on earth can you talk about wireless mesh networks over lunch in the Dalai Lama’s private courtyard while gazing out at snow-capped Himalayan peaks? At the first annual AirJaldi Summit held last month in Dharamsala, India, of course. I had the privilege of attending this event...
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By Acumen on November 01, 2006

Another busy week as an Acumen Fund Fellow addressed issues of balance. The question of life balance is a particularly resonant one for me, given that I am juggling the needs of my family (a wife and 9-month-old son) with my responsibilities as a Fellow....
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A place for profits in microfinance?

By Jacqueline Novogratz on October 30, 2006

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Spotlight on Africa

By Acumen on October 27, 2006

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Notes from Pakistan

By Acumen on October 25, 2006

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By Acumen on October 23, 2006

The Acumen Fund Fellows have been fortunate to meet many inspiring leaders and engage in plenty of thought-provoking discussions over the past four weeks. The question about how to write and talk about Africa has been raised several times. In April, Jacqueline referenced “How to...
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By Acumen on October 20, 2006

Each week, TED posts a new "TEDTalk" on its blog, featuring some of the extraordinary speakers they host each year. A talk by Jacqueline Novogratz was recently featured. Watch it below, or go to the TED site to see this and other TEDTalks.
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