Acumen

Acumen is a non-profit venture fund that uses entrepreneurial approaches to solve the problems of global poverty.

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About Acumen VC fund

Founded:
2001
Number of funds:
3
Number of investments:
119
Number of exits:
3
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Organization type:
Entrepreneurship Program, Venture Capital

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Social Venture Fund
Acumen is one of the new breed of "social venture capital" firms, focused on leveraging private capital to address global poverty and development. Acumen focuses its investments on companies that have a profit motive but serve those "living on less than $4.00 per day". Heavy focus on India, Africa, and Asia.
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