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Company Overview of Acumen Fund, Inc.

Company Overview

Acumen Fund, Inc. operates as a non-profit organization that focuses on poverty eradication. The organization raises charitable funds to invest equity and debt in enterprises serving low-income people. Additionally, it focuses on providing solutions to the problems of access to water, energy, housing, and medical care. The organization has strategic partnerships with Rockefeller Foundation, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Google.org, Skoll Foundation, Nike Foundation, and Cisco. Acumen Fund, Inc. was incorporated in 2001 and is based in New York, New York with additional offices in Mumbai, India; Nairobi, Kenya; Karachi, Pakistan; and Accra, Ghana.

76 Ninth Avenue

Suite 315

New York, NY 10011

United States

Founded in 2001





Key Executives for Acumen Fund, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer, Founder, and Director
Director of Finance
Chief Operating Officer
Health Portfolio Manager
Age: 47
Country Director, Pakistan
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Acumen Fund, Inc. Key Developments

Acumen Names Bob Collymore to its Board

Acumen has appointed Safaricom's CEO Bob Collymore to its board. Mr. Collymore has over 30 years of commercial experience working in the telecommunications sector spanning diverse countries, including Japan, South Africa and the United Kingdom, where he played several senior positions in marketing, purchasing, retail and corporate affairs.

Acumen Fund, Inc. Presents at NewYork BIO 25th Anniversary Conference 2015, May-05-2015 09:35 AM

Acumen Fund, Inc. Presents at NewYork BIO 25th Anniversary Conference 2015, May-05-2015 09:35 AM. Venue: Time Warner Center, New York, United States. Speakers: Yasmina Zaidman, Director of Strategic Partnerships.

Acumen Appoints Naeem Zamindar as Pakistan Director

Acumen appointed Naeem Zamindar as new Pakistan Director. Naeem has over 25 years experience, starting as an auditor and moving on to successfully develop large business opportunities in mobile, broadband, mobile financial services, and information technology. In Pakistan, he held the role of CEO of Wateen Telecom, where he restructured the publicly listed company, turned around the business and repositioned it for growth.

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