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Isabelle Hau
Venture Partner
&
Ashley Beckner
Principal, Investments

Why We Invested: ParentPowered

January 17, 2018

ParentPowered is a new company leveraging the power of mobile technology to bring early education support to the parents who need it.

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Ory Okolloh
Director, Investments

Empowering Citizens to Fight Corruption | Why We Invested: SERAP

January 10, 2018

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Program (SERAP ) plays a leading role in the long fight for transparency in Nigeria and in building jurisprudence around access to information.

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Isabelle Hau
Venture Partner
&
Ashley Beckner
Principal, Investments

Why We Invested: Wonderschool

January 8, 2018

Wonderschool is enabling educators to start, expand, and successfully run early childhood programs in their homes in a sustainable way.

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Yuliya Panfil
Associate, Investments

Property Rights Have a Storytelling Problem: 5 Tips for Getting the Story Right

December 13, 2017

Yuliya Panfil explores how property rights advocates, practitioners, and community leaders can get better at telling stories.

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Why We Invested: World Bank Group Identification for Development (ID4D) Multi-donor Trust Fund

December 12, 2017

Participating in modern society and the digital economy increasingly relies on the ability to prove who we are.

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Ashley Beckner
Principal, Investments

How can Tech Platforms enable a new Early Childhood Workforce?

December 11, 2017

One-third of children are entering kindergarten not ready. How can we support early childhood entrepreneurs to catalyze quality early learning, so that every child will reach his or her full potential?

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Olena Boytsun
Principal, Investments

Building Central and Eastern Europe’s Civic Tech Ecosystem | Why We Invested: 1991 Civic Tech Center, ePanstwo Foundation, and Seedstars CEE

December 8, 2017

Communication between government and citizens couldn’t be a two-sided process under communist rule in Central and Eastern Europe.

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Anuradha Ramachandran
Director, Investments
&
Jenny Johnston
Analyst, Investments

Building Consumer Confidence with Simpler Digital Financial Services

December 5, 2017

With more than a billion mobile connections, India should be one of the most “digitally ready” markets on Earth for innovative financial services.

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Tilman Ehrbeck
Partner
&
Alexandre Lazarow
Principal, Investments
&
Sarah Morgenstern
Principal, Investments

Neo-Banks Aim to Improve Consumer Financial Health

November 30, 2017

Consumer research has driven home one consistent refrain over the past few years: the majority of Americans are not financially healthy. The need for a “good bank” — one whose core competitive advantage and business model are anchored in advancing household financial health — has never been greater.

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At 50, Roopa Kudva changed her career path to make social impact with Omidyar Network

Roopa Kudva talked with YourStory about her career path, opportunities she sees in the Indian market, and Omidyar Network's new report, Innovating for the Next Half Billion.

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Announcement

Thomson Reuters Foundation expands coverage of cities

The Thomson Reuters Foundation will be expanding its property rights coverage with the addition of Citiscope, an online platform created to help cities work better for all people through the power of independent journalism.

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ParentPowered raise $2.65M in Seed Funding to Build ‘On-Demand Library for Parenting Tips’

ParentPowered, an organization creating accessible tools to support effective parenting, has raised $2.65 million in funding led by Omidyar Network.

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