Jacqueline Novogratz

Jacqueline Novogratz
  • Founder and Chief Executive Officer
    Acumen

Founder and CEO, Acumen Fund, a non-profit global venture fund that uses entrepreneurial approaches to solve the problems of poverty and aims to create a world beyond poverty by investing in social enterprises, emerging leaders and breakthrough ideas. Under her leadership, the Fund has invested more than US$ 80 million in 73 companies in South Asia and Africa, all focused on delivering affordable healthcare, water, housing and energy to the poor.