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By Jacqueline Novogratz on September 13, 2006

Acumen Fund CEO Jacqueline Novogratz's latest journal entry from Pakistan follows. September 3, 2006 – Karachi, Pakistan In the late afternoon, we visit Mir Ibrahim Rahman and Imran Aslam at GEO TV. The air at GEO crackles with the excitement of young people using the...
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Balancing skill with will

By Jacqueline Novogratz on September 11, 2006

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Seeking effective vaccine distribution

By Jacqueline Novogratz on September 08, 2006

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By Jacqueline Novogratz on September 06, 2006

Acumen Fund CEO Jacqueline Novogratz is currently in Pakistan, and, as usual, she is keeping a journal. Karachi, Pakistan - September 1, 2006 After a day of meetings in London, I flew into the Karachi airport. This time has been a reflective one for me,...
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By Acumen on September 05, 2006

Congratulations to our investee Scojo Foundation, which features in an article published in The Financial Express (part of the Indian Express group) on Hindustan Lever Ltd (HLL) and ITC Ltd's rural business initiatives. Sadly, Scojo has been misspelled as Skojo - but it is thrilling...
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Drishtee - one of Asia's hottest startups

By Jacqueline Novogratz on September 01, 2006

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Acumen Fund at Stockholm World Water Week

By Acumen on August 30, 2006

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Franchises, Minipreneurs and Social Enterprise

By Acumen on August 28, 2006

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By Acumen on August 25, 2006

A New York Times article this week highlights the concerning scarcity of water that the world faces, noting water conservation strategies in agriculture as an innovative solution. Acumen Fund investment, IDE India, is focused one exactly this issue, developing useful and affordable water storage and irrigation...
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By Acumen on August 25, 2006

Acumen Fund Advisory Council Member, Dr. Seth Berkley is President and founder of the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI).  IAVI is a global non-profit organization focused on accelerating the search for a vaccine to prevent HIV infection and AIDS. Their biennial flagship publication, AIDS Vaccine...
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