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Acumen is a not-for-profit corporation working to change the way the world tackles poverty by investing in companies, leaders and ideas. We invest patient capital in business models that deliver critical goods and services to the world’s poor, improving the lives of millions. Since 2001, Acumen has invested more than $83 million in 73 companies across South Asia and Africa. We are also working to build a global community of emerging leaders that believe in creating a more inclusive world through the tools of both business and philanthropy. Eligible institutions for our financial support range from non-profit organizations seeking to scale their operations and achieve financial sustainability, to small and medium for-profit companies in need of capital, to larger companies that are starting or scaling specific business units to serve the poor. Visit for more information.
Acumen is also the sole-owner of Acumen Capital Partners LLC, the fund manager for Acumen Capital Markets II Limited.

Incorporation year: 2001

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Total firm assets under management: 64500000 USD

Membership and other professional affiliations: GIIN Member (Investors' Council or Network Membership)Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE)

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Shuaib Siddiqui

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