Jacqueline Novogratz

Patient capitalism

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Jacqueline Novogratz shares stories of how "patient capital" can bring sustainable jobs, goods, services — and dignity — to the world's poorest.

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Jacqueline Novogratz · Social entrepreneur

Jacqueline Novogratz founded and leads Acumen, a nonprofit that takes a businesslike approach to improving the lives of the poor. In her book "The Blue Sweater" she tells stories from the philanthropy, which emphasizes sustainable bottom-up solutions over traditional top-down aid.

Jacqueline Novogratz founded and leads Acumen, a nonprofit that takes a businesslike approach to improving the lives of the poor. In her book "The Blue Sweater" she tells stories from the philanthropy, which emphasizes sustainable bottom-up solutions over traditional top-down aid.