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Jenny Johnston
Analyst, Investments

Include a Woman, Include a Generation

March 7, 2017

This International Women's Day, Jenny Johnston shares how accessibility to services, leveraging social networks and customized tools can effectively bring women into the formal financial landscape.

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Smita Aggarwal
Director, Investments

India Shows the Way to Innovate for Financial Inclusion

March 7, 2017

Right now, India is one of the most exciting places on Earth for financial inclusion.

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Molly Elgin-Cossart
Principal, Investments
&
CV Madhukar
Investment Partner

Omidyar Network Endorses Principles for Digital Identity

February 28, 2017

At Omidyar Network, we believe everyone has the right to participate fully in society and in the modern economy, and that no one should face the indignity of exclusion, nor be denied the opportunity to realize their full potential or to share in progress.

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Felipe Estefan
Principal, Investments

Can Civic Tech help overcome the problems between citizens and governments in Latin America?

February 23, 2017

The problems that have historically doomed the relationship between citizens and governments appear to be as prevalent today as they have ever been: corruption, mismanagement, inefficiency, and a lack of responsiveness.

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Peter Rabley
Venture Partner

Why We Invested: LandMapp

February 15, 2017

Peter Rabley shares why we recently invested in LandMapp, a company developing an end-to-end solution for documenting and protecting land rights in Ghana.

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Mike Kubzansky
Partner, Intellectual Capital
&
Tracy Williams
Senior Manager, Intellectual Capital

Why We Invested: GiveDirectly

February 7, 2017

Omidyar Network’s foundational belief that empowering people frees them to better themselves, their families, and their communities has great evidence in the growing literature around the benefits of cash transfers

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Sarah Morgenstern
Principal, Investments

Why We Invested: United Income

February 2, 2017

As Americans live longer, the difficult choices households make about retirement spending are growing ever more complex, as households increasingly need to stretch out their savings over longer time horizons. To help solve the retirement puzzle, we have invested in United Income.

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Ameya Upadhyay
Principal, Investments

Why We Invested: Flutterwave

January 19, 2017

Ameya Upadhyay shares how Flutterwave is streamlining the fragmented payments market in Africa.

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Laura Bacon
Principal, Policy

Why We Invested: Tactical Technology Collective

January 17, 2017

Laura Bacon shares why we invested in Tactical Technology Collective, a nonprofit organization that explores the political and social role of technology in our lives.

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Ashok Kamath
Chairman, Akshara Foundation

Improving preschool and primary education in India: A prescription for prosperity

December 15, 2016

Omidyar Network is supporting Akshara Foundation to scale its programs to improve the overall education ecosystem in Karnataka, India by focusing on community-driven solutions.

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Announcement

Announcing the Twilio.org Impact Fund

Omidyar Network is pleased to partner with Twilio.org on the launch of their Impact Fund, which will support both nonprofits and social enterprises that are accelerating impact through innovative communi

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Article

5 innovations to tackle property rights

Peter Rabley explores recent innovations that have the potential to improve property rights across the world.

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Announcement

New Report Reveals Why Indian Consumers Are Slow to Adopt Digital Financial Services

MUMBAI, India, (May 17, 2017) – Omidyar Network today released new report “Currency of Trust: Consumer Behaviors and Attitudes Toward Digital Financial Services in India”.

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