Acumen Fund

Acumen Fund

Changing the way world tackles poverty.

Fund Manager | United States of America | Community Development

 

Overview

The Acumen Fund's mission is to create a world beyond poverty by investing in social enterprises, emerging leaders, and breakthrough ideas. The Acumen Fund's vision is that one day every human being will have access to the critical goods and services they need – including affordable health, water, housing, energy, agricultural inputs and services – so that they can make decisions and choices for themselves and unleash their full human potential. This is where dignity starts – not just for the poor but for everyone on earth.

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Fund Manager Operating

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May, 2016

$1,575M Series A Equity

Uncommon Cacao

Grow prosperous farming communities through meaningful marketaccess.

Uncommon Cacao Source + Trade is the world’s trusted cacao...

sector


Food Security
Community Development

regions

Latin America and the Caribbean

People

Emily Stone
Herminio Sho
Mercedes Ishim

Feb, 2016

$1,7M

Sanergy

Building healthy prosperous communities.

Sanergy makes hygienic sanitation affordable and accessible in urban...

sector

Health Improvement
Employment Generation
Community Development

regions

Kenya

People

David Auerbach

2014

$1,2M Cash & Convertible Notes

KZ Noir

Leading exporter of Rwandan specialty coffee.

First Coffee company to be Rainforest Alliance certified in Rwanda....

sector

Agricultural Productivity

regions

Rwanda

People

GIlbert Gatali

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Headquarters:

76 Ninth Avenue
Suite 315
New York New York 10011
United States of America



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