Acara works to produce the following outputs:
- A new generation of global leaders – by providing students with an insight into global problems and how to impact change.
- Practical social venture plans that identify business approaches addressing the broad problems identified by Acara and its partners.
- A successful launch of the plans.
The Acara Institute was founded in November, 2008 by a diverse team of experienced professionals with a passion for social ventures and nurturing future leaders.
Acara is dedicated to bringing together a collection of talents, minds and resources represented by diverse teams from academia and industry to collaboratively explore business concepts and create sustainable solutions. Learn more
Partners & Sponsors
Acara is a team effort that encompasses partners from colleges, departments and centers from the University of Minnesota, external organizations and individuals to assist students and team. Learn more
Team and Advisors
Acara team and advisors are the motivated force behind the Acara programs. Learn more