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Acumen Blog

January 12, 2023

Acumen has invested $500,000 in Kiip — a simple and secure vital document management & storage platform to reduce the administrative burdens faced by vulnerable and disadvantaged communities in the U.S. The Challenge: Administrative Burdens Create Tremendous Barriers for Low-Income Communities Accessing, retaining, renewing, and sharing...
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Acumen Blog

November 03, 2022

Last updated on December 7, 2022. This post will be updated throughout COP27. You can also sign up for our newsletter for more news and updates from Acumen.  December 7, 2022 Reflections from Acumen's Founder and CEO, Jacqueline Novogratz, on Acumen's role at COP27.  In...
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Acumen Blog

October 27, 2022

When Acumen was in Kigali, we shared what we have learned from 15 years of investing to end energy poverty and built on the partnerships and connections needed for us to further our reach and impact. Conference sessions and connections made during the GOGLA Forum...
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Acumen Blog

July 12, 2022

This week, Acumen launched its new Pioneer Energy Investment Initiative: Powering Livelihoods Using Solar (PEII+). PEII+ is a 5-year, $25 million dollar initiative that will invest early-stage capital in companies that provide renewable energy-powered appliances–from mills and irrigation pumps to electric motorbikes and refrigerators–to microentrepreneurs...
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Acumen Blog

June 05, 2022

Acumen has invested in Clinify Health, a digital health company that works with independent physician practices that care for populations in underserved communities. Clinify provides technology tools and services to these practices to help them succeed in alternative payment arrangements. THE CHALLENGE: GAPS IN MEDICAL...
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