Entities

Acumen

Entity Type
Founding Date
2001

Acumen is a non-profit impact investment fund that invests in early-stage companies whose products and services enable the poor to transform their lives. It invests philanthropic capital that provides startups with the flexibility and security to grow their business and reach as many poor customers as possible. Acumen also supports companies with the tools, networks, technical assistance, and strategic guidance needed to succeed and scale into long-term solutions to poverty.

Since its establishment in 2001, Acumen has invested more than $128 million in 128 companies across Africa, Latin America, and South Asia.