Jed Emerson on getting beyond ‘the metrics myth’

  • Even Jed acknowledged progress in a conversation for ImpactAlpha’s Measure Better series, produced in partnership with Acumen. Lean Data, Emerson says, has lowered the cost and timeline of impact measurement, and could potentially raise the bar for the quality of data as well.

Jessica Norwood: ‘Believe in you’ money for black entrepreneurs

New Revivalists is a series from ImpactAlpha and Village Capital profiling the people, places and policies reviving entrepreneurship — and the American Dream. New Revivalist: Jessica Norwood, The Runway Project Place: Oakland, Calif. Mission: To help close the racial wealth gap with  friends-and-family pre-seed capital for black entrepreneurs. Follow: Jessica Norwood didn’t set out to create