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Sarah Morgenstern
Principal, Investments

Why We Invested: US Financial Diaries

April 19, 2017

Sarah Morgenstern shares insights behind our support of The Financial Diaries, an in-depth study of 235 US low- and moderate-income households.

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Yuliya Panfil
Associate, Investments

Why We Invested: Radiant

April 13, 2017

Radiant is a platform that seeks to gather all the world’s geospatial data, and to teach people how to use it. Put differently: it seeks to democratize imagery.

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Martin Tisné
Investment Partner

Why We Invested: Data & Society

Data & Society focuses on the social and cultural issues arising from the development of data-centric technology.

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The 95/5 Rule: Why Ford Foundation’s Announcement Really Matters for Impact Investing

April 11, 2017

“If philanthropy’s last half-century was about optimizing the five percent, its next half-century will be about beginning to harness the 95% as well, carefully and creatively.”

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Gerard Ryle
Director, ICIJ

Omidyar Network Grants Up To $4.5M To Support ICIJ Projects

This blog was originally posted on ICIJ's website. 

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Shruti Pyare
Associate, Investments
&
Laura Bacon
Principal, Policy

A new era for investigative journalism

Learn why we invested in the work of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists.

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Lauren Booker Allen
Senior Manager, Impact Investing
&
Kelsey King
Program Manager

Why We Invested: PYMWYMIC

April 3, 2017

With countless headlines pointing to the steady rise of impact investing, many wonder if it’s all just hype. Are investors just talking about this new way of deploying capital to achieve their social impact and financial goals, or are they actually doing it?

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Eliza Erikson
Venture Partner

Why We Invested: MFX Solutions

March 31, 2017

MFX Solutions fills a critical niche in the impact lending sector, helping microfinance institutions and other impact lenders manage currency risks in emerging markets.

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Yuliya Panfil
Associate, Investments

Gallup asked people around the world: How worried are you about losing your home? The findings may surprise you

March 24, 2017

One in four people are worried about losing their home against their will in the next five years, according to a nine-country Gallup-led survey on people's perceptions of their property rights.

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Alissa Black
Director, Investments

Why We Invested : Anti-Defamation League

Omidyar Network recently supported the Anti-Defamation League with a grant to support its new Silicon Valley center aimed at tackling the rising wave of intolerance and to collaborate more closely with technology companies to promote democracy and social justice.

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Announcement

Omidyar Network incrementa la inversión en Suyo para ayudar a las familias en América Latina a formalizar su propiedad

WASHINGTON (21 DE ABRIL DE 2017) – Omidyar Network anunció hoy una ronda de financiación extendida a favor de Suyo, un startup con sede en Colombia dedicada a lograr que el proceso de formalización de la propiedad de casas y tierras sea más fácil y menos costos

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Announcement

Omidyar Network increases investment in Suyo to help families in Latin America secure their homes and land

WASHINGTON (APRIL 21, 2017) – Omidyar Network announced today an extended round of funding for Suyo, a Colombia-based startup making it easier and more affordable for low-income families in Colombia to formalize their houses and land.

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Announcement

RegTech for Regulators Accelerator Announces Central Banks Partnerships

Our investee RegTech for Regulators Accelerator (R2A), a global RegTech prototyping lab, announces partnerships with central banks in Ghana, Mexico, and the Philippines.

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