Acumen started as an idea. Now our investments have impaceted over 100 million people.

From banks in rural Pakistan supporting low-income farmers to ambulances in Mumbai with a mandate to “serve all” regardless of income, our companies are solving some of the world’s toughest social problems.

PATIENT CAPITAL THAT DARES TO GO WHERE MARKETS HAVE FAILED AND AID HAS FALLEN SHORT

As a non-profit, we raise charitable donations that allow us 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.

 

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Acumen started as an idea to combine the best of markets with the best of aid and charity. Now we have a proven model that’s giving the poor access to everything from ambulances to electricity.

92

Companies

Providing Choice not charity

$101

Million Invested

In breakthrough innovations

58,000

Jobs Created & supported

Improving livelihoods and economies

189

Million lives impacted

With dignity not dependence

Investment Model

As a non-profit, we raise charitable donations that allow us 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.