Acumen Fund[Initiative] by Roman Baudin

2016-01-17

The author was part of the "Alternative Management" third year program in HEC in 2014. Roman now works as a public sector consultant. He is interested in deliberative democracy issues, State modernization thematics and in the sociology of organizations

Acumen Fund is an American non governmental organization, founded in 2011 and pioneering in the field of social venture. Acumen makes debt or equity investments to scale early-stage companies with strong social impact in Pakistan, India, Eastern and Western Africa

Quote article  Roman Baudin , « Acumen Fund », 17 january 2016, Alternative Management Observatory (AMO), [Initiative]
http://appli6.hec.fr/amo/Articles/Entry/Item/395.sls

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