Acumen in Action – The Taste of Social Entrepreneurship

Oslo+Acumen was back in action on June 11th, holding an event that presented attendees with the foundations and framework of what Acumen does and what specifically Oslo+Acumen does in Oslo. The event additionally highlighted local social entrepreneurship projects. From ticket sales we raised just approximately 4,000 kroner ($470) and gathered a crowd of 24 enthusiastic […]

And We’re Back!: Exciting new leadership changes within Oslo+Acumen and the planning of our coffee tasting event

So far, 2016 has brought about some exciting new developments for Oslo+Acumen. First and foremost, we have three new co-chairs managing the chapter: Nicholas Favero, Jørgen Henrik Gjelsvik, and Henny Lømo. Nicholas joined our chapter in 2015. He brought with him a passion for social entrepreneurship and innovative ideas on how to boost our social […]

A Momentous Year – A Recap of our Key Success Stories in 2015

2015 was a truly momentous year, not to mention a huge stepping-stone for us at Oslo+Acumen! Now onto its fourth year of being a PlusAcumen chapter, this past year has really helped put Oslo+Acumen on the map. From starting out as a small, unknown group to pioneering successful events, receiving big sponsor-deals and having other […]

Acumen In Action! – A Recap of the First Annual Oslo+Acumen: Daily Dignity Photo Auction + Exhibit

On November 1, 2015 Oslo+Acumen held it’s first annual Daily Dignity Photo Auction + Exhibit. With much buzz about the event through social media coverage, Oslo+Acumen was able to secure over 30 outstanding entries into the contest. When the contest ended on October 17, an outside jury of distinguished photographers headed by Kristian Harby, the […]

The Tipping Point: Turning social enterprise dreams into reality

This week Oslo+Acumen along with Partnership for Change and Reach for Change hosted the Tipping Point, an event to inspire individuals to turn their social enterprise dreams into reality. The event included speeches from well-known and well-respected Norwegian entrepreneurs: Cecilie Vanem, Sherry Hakimnejad and Randi Skaug. The first speaker of the evening was Cecilie Vanem […]

Key success stories for Oslo+Acumen 2014-15

PfC Conference May 2014: Turning the Tide – Methods for Lasting Social Impact Oslo+Acumen was given a stand at the annual Partnership for Change Conference, which focuses on social innovation. In 2014, the topic was: Turning the Tide-Methods for lasting social impact. One of the sessions focused specifically on investing for impact. In addition to […]

Oslo+Acumen fundraising kampanje var en suksess!

Oslo+Acumen kjørte gjennom hele mars en fundraising kampanje, med regelmessige innlegg om Acumens prosjekter, få facebook og twitter. Alle bidragsytere på over 500 kr vil få boken “The Blue Sweater” skrevet av Acumens grunnlegger Jaqueline Novogratz. Vi benyttet oss av portalen My Good Act og fikk over 500 klikk inn på siden! Oslo+Acumen hadde som […]

We wish you a merry Christmas and a wonderful New Year

Thank you for your support throughout 2013. We look forward to more inspiring and informative seminars, interesting debates and expanding Oslo+Acumen even more. Please contact us if you desire more information or if you would like to get involved! Best wishes, Oslo+Acumen

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