Acumen Fund Overview

  • Service
  • Lender
  • Founded
  • 2001
Founded
  • Professionals
  • 91
Professionals
  • Financed Companies
  • 6
  • Financings
  • 6

Acumen Fund General Information

Description

Acumen Fund is a non-profit organization that focuses on poverty eradication established in 2001 and based in New York, New York. The firm raises charitable donations to make patient long-term debt or equity investments in early-stage companies providing reliable and affordable access to agricultural inputs, quality education, clean energy, healthcare services, formal housing, and safe drinking water to low-income customers. Founded in 2001, the firm is based in New York, New York and operates in Karachi, London, Mumbai, Nairobi, San Francisco, Accra and Bogota among other locations.

Contact Information

Website
Year Founded
2001
Service Provider Type
Lender
Primary Office
  • 40 Worth Street
  • Suite 303
  • New York, NY 10013
  • United States
+1 (212) 000-0000

Acumen Fund Financings

Company Name Financing Date Debt/Deal Date Debt/Deal Amount
Education Trust Nasra School Jan 2015 00000 0000000
0000000 0000000 00 Jan 2015 00000 0000000
000000000 00000 00 Feb 2012 00000 0000000
0000 (00000 000000 Nov 2010 00000 0000000
0000 (00000 000000 Nov 2010 00000 0000000
Ecotact Jul 2008 00000 0000000
Drishtee Sustainable Communities Jan 2006 00000 0000000
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Acumen Fund Co-Lenders (2)

Lender Lender Type Lender Location Total Shared Financings Last Shared Financing
Lending For African Farming Other Service Provider Type 1 00.00
0000 0000000 Lender Cambridge, MA 0 00.00
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Acumen Fund Investment Preferences

Preferred Industries Preferred Verticals Preferred Deal Types Geographic Preferences Transaction Amount

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Acumen Fund Team (148)

Name Title Related Financings Office Contact
Info
Jacqueline Novogratz Founder, Chief Executive Officer, Board Member & Investment Committee Member 00 New York, NY
Carlyle Singer President & Investment Committee Member 0 New York, NY
Jacqueline Woo Chief Financial Officer New York, NY
Sachindra Rudra Chief Investment Officer and Investment Committee Member 0 Nairobi, Kenya
Otho Kerr JD Chief Investment Officer & Investment Committee Member New York, NY
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Acumen Fund Board Members (26)

Name Representing Role Since
Ali Ansari Acumen Fund Investment Committee Member and Member of the Advisory board 000 0000
Andrea Soros Colombel Acumen Fund Board Member 000 0000
Carlyle Singer Acumen Fund President & Investment Committee Member 000 0000
C. Hunter Boll Acumen Fund Investment Committee Member and Board Member 000 0000
Cristina Ljungberg Acumen Fund Board Member 000 0000
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Acumen Fund Subsidiaries (2)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Acumen America Impact Investing New York, NY
00000000 00000000 Impact Investing Nairobi, Kenya
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