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Dec 8, 2017

Dawn Carpenter welcomes Rehana Nathoo, from The Case Foundation, Tom Adams a Director from Acumen, a UK social venture and private equity firm, and Amanda Feldman from Bridges Fund Management UK. They enter a thoughtful discussion about impact investment, exploring how “big data” can help impact investors and social entrepreneurs make better and smarter decisions about resource allocation and the assessment of impact. Listen to this episode and learn how data is being effectively collected to improve the performance of social enterprises business around the world.


Key takeaways:

[1:45] Rehana Nathoo career briefing

[2:30] How Big Data affects impact investing.

[3:46] Why is impact investing so important?

[5:01] Transparency

[6:25] The Case Foundation Network Map

[9:21] Example of what a search might look like.

[11:39] What is the next step for this work?

[15:07] Tom Adams career briefing.

[15:40] Amanda Feldman career briefing.

[16:33] Adam talks about types of data.

[21:11] How do you go collecting and using data to improve Social Investing?

[25:11] The Impact Management Project.

[27:26] Feldman explains how customers’ answers are categorized into five dimensions of impact.

[29:11] Lessons learned from the Global Impact Management Project.

[30:31] How will this tool be used in the future?


Mentioned in this episode:

The Case Foundation

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+ Acumen

Impact Management Project

Lean Data

Bridges Fund Management

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