Acumen

Jacqueline Novogratz

Biography

Jacqueline founded Acumen in 2001 with the idea of investing philanthropic patient capital in entrepreneurs seeking to solve the toughest issues of poverty. As a pioneer of impact investing, Acumen and its investments have brought critical services to hundreds of millions of low-income people worldwide. Jacqueline is also the New York Times best-selling author of The Blue Sweater and Manifesto for a Moral Revolution: Practices to Build a Better World.