Tag: Impact Investing and SROI

Infusing Startups With Ethics That Go Along With Profits

ITEGA’s Bill Densmore introduces three new efforts to orient both investors and entrepreneurs around ethics, data privacy, and transparency principles.

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Digital Impact – Medellín

Medellín: Join us on March 21!   Digital Impact is coming to Medellín to learn how social sector leaders are creating impact in the digital age. Nonprofit organizations and foundations increasingly depend on digital data to inform their strategies, monitor their progress, manage their organizations and pursue their missions. How can organizations and leaders maximize the […]

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Digital Impact – Mumbai

Mumbai: Join us on February 7!   Digital Impact is coming to Mumbai to learn how social sector leaders are creating impact in the digital age. Nonprofit organizations and foundations increasingly depend on digital data to inform their strategies, monitor their progress, manage their organizations and pursue their missions. How can organizations and leaders maximize […]

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Announcing the Digital Impact World Tour

Digital data offers a world of possibilities for civil society to achieve greater impact – data transforms how we operate, interact and serve constituents. At the same time, poorly-managed data can cause great harm. Civil society’s rising dependence on digital data and infrastructure has raised new ethical and governance challenges, generated a new set of […]

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Measuring What Matters: A Hub for Impact Reporting Tools

Measuring what matters is a persistent challenge for a social entrepreneur. The emerging field of impact investing has increased demands on social entrepreneurs to report both financial and impact metrics to their investors. Social enterprises also need to track a variety of internal metrics that help them hone their products and operations. With an already […]

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Podcast: Data Conversation with Laura Callanan

Laura Callanan, Founding Partner at Upstart Co-Lab, talks about driving impact investment and innovation in creative arts and enterprise.

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Are robo-advisors the future of philanthropy?

The financial sector has benefited from tech innovation in the form of  ‘robo-advisors,’ which help individual investors manage their money.  Popularized as an innovative way to democratize investing, these services provide automated, algorithm-based portfolio management advice (in some case supplemented with human advisors). In particular, wealth management tools which augment human advisors through scalable technology, […]

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Interview: Community Integrity Building in Palestine and Kenya

  Building trust is key to ensure aid goes where it should when providing foreign aid to communities around the world. Integrity Action works to empower citizens to act with and demand integrity, and recently released two new videos about their work in Palestine and Kenya. We sat down and talked to Joy Saunders, Chief […]

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The Speed of Light – Helping to Spread Some Sunshine

  Imagine new supporters donating to your cause every week. People who have been contacted by a friend and inspired to donate who then go on to ask their network of contacts to do the same.   Imagine a corporate partnership where each month they can show the impact of their support on their website […]

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Methods and Metrics for Assessing Civic Tech

  Digital technologies are connecting residents in neighborhoods, catalyzing community discussions, changing the way governments and citizens interact, and making government more transparent. This growing field of “civic tech” is aiming to harness technology to spur citizen engagement, improve cities and make government more effective.  The Network Impact team spent 18 months consulting with civic […]

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