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Rob Veres
Venture Partner

Why We Invested: Bunker

May 18, 2017

A frequent topic in the robust discussion of the future of work is the 

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Anamitra Deb
Director, Intellectual Capital
&
Tracy Williams
Senior Manager, Intellectual Capital

How Listening to Consumers Can Help Bridge the Digital Divide and Build a Currency of Trust in Financial Services in India

May 17, 2017

Vikas is a vegetable farmer and trader in rural Maharashtra, India. Every day, before heading to the market, he takes photos of his daily yield of produce and sends them to a few wholesalers using WhatsApp.

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Eliza Erikson
Venture Partner

From Paper to Practice: Using Technology to Accelerate Education in Brazil — A Partnership between Lemann Foundation and Omidyar Network

May 17, 2017

By Eliza Erikson, Venture Partner, Omidyar Network and Denis Mizne, Executive Director, Lemann Foundation

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Roy Steiner
Senior Director, Learning & Impact

Why Good Intentions Aren’t Enough

May 11, 2017

Even when our goal is to create positive change, we sometimes spend a lot of resources to accomplish little or even make things worse.

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Ory Okolloh
Director, Investments

Empowering Nigerians to Fight Corruption

Ory Okolloh shares why we invested in two Nigeria-based organizations   that are tackling corruption and the lack of transparency around the expenditure of public funds.

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Isabelle Hau
Venture Partner
&
Ashley Beckner
Principal, Investments

The Role of Innovation and Technology in Early Learning: An Important Conversation for ASU GSV and Beyond

May 3, 2017

Isabelle Hau and Ashley Beckner share insights on the potential of innovation and technology to transform early childhood experiences.

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Alexandre Lazarow
Principal, Investments

Why We Invested: GuiaBolso

May 1, 2017

Alex Lazarow shares why we invested in GuiaBolso, a personal finance company in Brazil, and reflects on their latest success.

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Sarah Morgenstern
Principal, Investments

Why We Invested: Propel

April 26, 2017

Sarah Morgenstern shares why we invested in Propel, a tech company building software to make safety-net solutions friendlier to low-income Americans.

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Amy Klement
Partner
&
Sarvesh Kanodia
Associate, Investments

Quality Education For All: Our strategic focus in emerging markets and reflections from India

April 25, 2017

Amy Klement and Sarvesh Kanodia share insights on a refreshed education strategy for emerging markets with a focus on innovative school models, education technology, and connected skilling.

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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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Announcement

Omidyar Network Welcomes LeapFrog as Co-Investor in Cignifi

Omidyar Network is pleased to welcome LeapFrog Investments as co-investors in Cignifi, a big data platform powering large-scale financial inclusion.

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Aadhaar-based businesses catch the eye of impact investors

Roopa Kudva talked with Business Standard about Omidyar Network's investments in businesses using elements of the India Stack.

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Financial Supervision Is Set for Digital Transformation

In a piece published to Lets Talk Payments, Smita Aggarwal and Kabir Kumar share insights on the digital transformation occurring in financial supervision

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