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October 28, 2019

On August 16th, more than 1,700 business leaders convened at the 4th Colombian Business Congress and 75th Assembly of the National Association of Industrialists (“ANDI”). The event featured topics ranging from the national and international economy, the fourth industrial revolution, circular economies, and employment. As...
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Exit Strategy: How Cashing Out Can Move Us Closer to Universal Energy Access

By Leslie Labruto and Sarah Bieber on October 15, 2019

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Acumen Invests in Promethean Power Systems

By Keshav Bagri and Ishan Mishra on October 11, 2019

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By Olawale Ajiboye on October 04, 2019

We sat in the room in silence—20 stares and 20 new faces, bound by curiosity. The facilitator asked the group, “Why are we here?” -- the Fellows smiled, their eyes fired up, and our journey began. It is the first day of the West Africa Fellows...
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September 30, 2019

Acumen announced its first investment in a company focused in education and workforce development in Latin America. With an investment of US $200,000, Acumen added Valentina to its portfolio of 10 investments in the Acumen Pioneer Fund in Latin America. A Guatemala-based company, Valentina addresses...
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September 17, 2019

For decades, Colombia’s internal armed conflict halted rural development across the country. Travel to remote rural towns was dangerous and, due to lack of infrastructure, sometimes even impossible. Drug traffickers, one of the main drivers of the conflict, encouraged farmers in these regions to switch...
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July 31, 2019

This Acumen Fellow is dedicating her life to rebuilding Kenya's farmland.
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