Highlighting what she calls an increased interest in "investments that both do well and do good," Beth cites a recent report from the Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) and J.P. Morgan that estimates global impact investing will see increased activity and interest in 2012, and that within the next 10 years, 5 to 10 percent of all investment portfolios will be allocated to impact investments.
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Application Experts, LLC (App-X) is the leading provider of flexible web-based software solutions for Alternative Asset Fund Managers and Institutional Investors.
In 2008, App-X participated in TechStars, a startup incubator based in Boulder, Colorado. Led by the mentorship of the founders of such companies as Tumblr, whitepages.com, and foursquare, the TechStars program helped App-X solidify the initial build-out of the AIM product and refine a go-to-market strategy.
In 2009, App-X won the bid to develop and take to market PULSE, a cloud-based social impact tracking system developed by Acumen Fund with help from Google, Rockefeller Foundation, PricewaterhouseCoopers, and Deloitte, among others. Today, App-X implements and supports PULSE for various members of the impact community including non-profits, foundations, and corporate sustainability and responsibility managers.
In 2011, App-X was awarded certified B Corporation status, joining B CorpBCorp companies around the world in a commitment to solve social and environmental problems through the power of business. B Corps differ from traditional businesses in that they meet comprehensive and transparent social and environmental performance standards, meet higher legal accountability standards, and build business constituency for good business.
Today, App-X has over 70 clients and nearly 900 individual users using AIM and PULSE. App-X is headquartered outside of Denver with offices in Boston and Chicago.
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Application Experts, LLC (App-X) is the leading provider of flexible web-based solutions for Alternative Asset Fund Managers and Institutional Investors.