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Acumen
New York, USA

Total Recorded funding
US $22,900,000

Sectors:
Impact investments
Funding Status:
Active

About

Acumen is a non-profit impact investment fund with over 15 years’ experience in investing in social enterprises that serve low-income communities in developing countries across Sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia, Latin America, and the United States.


Recent Funding from Acumen


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Startup
Amount / Round
Date / Source
Startup/Location
SunCulture Nairobi, Kenya
Amount/Round
US $14,000,000 Equity
Date/Source
11 Dec 2020 Source 
Startup/Location
Esusu Rent New York, USA
Amount/Round
US $2,300,000 Equity
Date/Source
27 Aug 2020 Source 
Startup/Location
Esusu Rent New York, USA
Amount/Round
US $1,600,000 Equity
Date/Source
29 Sep 2019 Source 
Startup/Location
PEG Africa Accra, Ghana
Amount/Round
US $5,000,000 Equity
Date/Source
13 Mar 2019 Source 
Startup/Location
Burn Manufacturing (Jikokoa) Nairobi Kenya
Amount/Round
Undisclosed amount Grant
Date/Source
30 Dec 2017 Source 
Startup/Location
Circ Medtech Kigali, Rwanda
Amount/Round
Undisclosed amount Grant
Date/Source
30 Dec 2017 Source 
Startup/Location
RVE.SOL S.A. (Kudura) Nairobi Kenya
Amount/Round
Undisclosed amount Equity
Date/Source
30 Dec 2017 Source 
Startup/Location
PEG Africa Accra, Ghana
Amount/Round
US $13,500,000 Equity
Date/Source
16 Jan 2017 Source 
Startup/Location
PowerGen Nairobi Kenya
Amount/Round
Undisclosed amount Grant
Date/Source
30 Dec 2016 Source 
Startup/Location
KopaGas Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Amount/Round
Undisclosed amount Equity
Date/Source
30 Dec 2016 Source 
Startup/Location
Ethiochicken Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Amount/Round
Undisclosed amount Grant
Date/Source
30 Dec 2016 Source 
Startup/Location
Devergy Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Amount/Round
Undisclosed amount Grant
Date/Source
30 Dec 2016 Source 
Startup/Location
Jawabu Microhealth Nairobi Kenya
Amount/Round
US $500,000 Grant
Date/Source
30 Dec 2015 Source 
Startup/Location
Simuka Johannesburg, South Africa
Amount/Round
Undisclosed amount Equity
Date/Source
30 Dec 2015 Source 
Startup/Location
Virtual City Nairobi, Kenya
Amount/Round
US $1,500,000 Equity
Date/Source
29 Dec 2012 Source 
Startup/Location
Paga Lagos, Nigeria
Amount/Round
US $9,000,000 Equity
Date/Source
22 Jan 2012 Source 
Startup/Location
Juhudi Kilimo Nairobi Kenya
Amount/Round
US $1,750,000 Equity
Date/Source
30 Dec 2011 Source 
Startup/Location
Western Seed Nairobi Kenya
Amount/Round
US $2,100,000 Equity
Date/Source
30 Dec 2010 Source 
Startup/Location
Gulu Agricultural Development Company (GADC) Kitgum, Uganda
Amount/Round
Undisclosed amount Grant
Date/Source
30 Dec 2010 Source