Today, even the stodgiest investment firm will boast about its impact investing arm. But when Jacqueline Novogratz started Acumen in 2001, the term “impact investing” had barely been used.
“When we started, I can’t tell you how many people would tell me that I clearly didn’t understand how business operated,” Novogratz told Worth.
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Industry: Nonprofit Venture Capital
Year Founded: 2001
Headquarters: New York, N.Y.