Check out this interview
with Acumen Fund
's Director of Business Development, Sasha Dichter. (You may also know his blog
on philanthropy and generosity.) He discusses trends in impact investing, the need for universal metrics and shared data, and Acumen's tool Pulse
(listed in TRASI, along with 3 other Acumen tools for social enterprises), which is "used by 50 of our peer organizations to help them measure the impact of their own portfolios."