Nate Laurell, CEO of, describes how the Acumen Fund works and further debriefs about the impact the Acumen fund has a positive effect on poverty around the world. The Acumen Fund helps strengthen businesses, agriculture, energy, water, healthcare, and education in regions such as: East Africa, West Africa, Pakistan, and India, with his goal is to empower and helping people get out of poverty.

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An Interview with Nate Laurell

A Hunger for Sustainability In 2014, Nate Laurell was on Crain’s Chicago Business 40 Under 40 list, which recognizes the best of Chicago’s young businessmen and women. After college, Nate […]
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Investing in Your Future

I had the opportunity to chat with Nate Laurell, CEO of, and veteran entrepreneur of multiple sustainable businesses. A lifelong Chicagoan, Nate grew up in Fox Lake and attended […]