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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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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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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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Can transparency build trust?

Article January 24, 2017

Why 2017 must be the year that open government demonstrates transformative impact.

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Moving Beyond the Tradeoff Debate

Article December 12, 2016

Matt Bannick and Paula Goldman challenge myths about the relationship between financial returns and social impact.

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What do people think about property rights?

Research Report December 6, 2016

What do people really think about their property rights – the security of their home and work? Do they worry about being evicted from their home, or having their small business shut down, or being thrown off the land they farm?

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