Blogs tagged with Evidence of impact

  • Christina Riechers, Evidence Action
    Posted: June 20, 2013

    “It’s time to stop taking snapshots and start making movies!” George Overholser of Third Sector Capital Partners said at Wednesday’s breakout session on “Multi-Sector Collaboration in Impact Investing." George was insistent that the era of antiquated backward-looking data is behind us. For years, he argued, we have been relying on the likes of 3-year-old datasets – the “snapshots.” Now, thanks to the reduction in the cost of data collection and evaluations, George believes we are at a stage where data can be collected and inform both real-time internal decision making as well as external financing.