Nate Laurell, CEO of Here.co, 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 began his own software company. He soon moved into residential real estate, in which he found wild success. Nate’s interests eventually moved to environmental issues, […]
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Investing in Your Future

I had the opportunity to chat with Nate Laurell, CEO of Here.co, and veteran entrepreneur of multiple sustainable businesses. A lifelong Chicagoan, Nate grew up in Fox Lake and attended University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign for both undergrad and graduate studies. While working on his masters in Electrical Engineering, he started his first company, TECHnacity. […]