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Our World

By Acumen on March 07, 2006

There seems to be growing excitement about Acumen Fund's model, as evidenced by our recently announced Fellows Program, which has attracted applicants from all over the world, from New York to Uzbekistan. This interest has also been made clear on our visits to universities. I...
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Remarkable People

Putting data into context

By Jacqueline Novogratz on March 07, 2006

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Our World

Job opportunity at WellGood LLC

By Jacqueline Novogratz on March 06, 2006

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Remarkable People

By Jacqueline Novogratz on March 06, 2006

At TED, Robert Wright, the author of Non-Zero, spoke eloquently about the increasing moral dimension of history. With the increasing growth in complexity of social organization comes a deeper correlation of our fortunes. What happens in Iraq and in Gaza means more when there are...
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Remarkable People

By Acumen on March 03, 2006

We recently closed the application process for the Acumen Fund Fellows Program, and our initial count shows more than 600 applicants to the program, far exceeding expectations. A preliminary analysis (of about half the applicants) lifted some interesting statistics about the diversity and range of...
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Our World

Creative considerations in pricing

By Jacqueline Novogratz on March 03, 2006

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On The Ground

Delivering safe water in Hyderabad

By Acumen on March 02, 2006

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Our World

The age of transformation

By Jacqueline Novogratz on March 02, 2006

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Our World

By Jacqueline Novogratz on March 01, 2006

At the TED conference, Peter Skillman of Palm spoke about the power of creativity and quick prototyping. He has given the following test to various groups, including groups of kindergarten students and also MBAs from top U.S. schools. The group is given spaghetti, string and...
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Our World

By Jacqueline Novogratz on February 27, 2006

I had the privilege of attending the TED conference, one of the more extraordinary gatherings of worldchangers. Acumen Fund is particularly honored to be associated with TED, given our support from the Sapling Foundation, which owns TED. The conference includes 1,000 individuals who come to...
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