Our New Managing Partner

March 14, 2018

Earlier today, Pierre Omidyar announced the appointment of a new managing partner for Omidyar Network, Mike Kubzansky.


What is next for the media eco-system in Kenya?

It is no secret that the media industry in Kenya is going through challenging times.   While in the past, Kenya’s media has frequently been cited as the strongest in East Africa, thanks to constitutional protections for freedom of the press, a broad plu


Kubzansky Appointed Managing Partner of Omidyar Network

Announcement March 14, 2018

Former Managing Partner Matt Bannick steps down after leading 11 years of innovation and growth.


Pratilipi Creates a Corner of the Internet for India’s non-English Literature

Article March 6, 2018

An article published today in Quartz India highlights our investee Pratilipi and their work to publish longform content in eight Indian languages.


Landmapp Announces Rebrand to Meridia

Announcement March 6, 2018

Today, Landmapp, an end-to-end solution for documenting land and residential property, announced that is has rebranded under the name Meridia and launched a new website.


Constituent Voices: Lean Data Learnings

Research Report March 6, 2018

Just as consumer testing is a key element in product development, we believe listening to constituents is critical in delivering positive outcomes for the beneficiaries we are working to serve. But too often, those voices are not heard by the actors driving capital, policy, and resources for their benefit.


Public Scrutiny of Automated Decisions: Early Lessons and Emerging Methods

Research Report February 27, 2018

Automated decisions are increasingly part of everyday life, but how can the public scrutinize, understand, and govern them? To begin to explore this, Omidyar Network has, in partnership with Upturn, published Public Scrutiny of Automated Decisions: Early Lessons and Emerging Methods.


Strengthening Kenyan Media: Exploring a Path Towards Journalism in the Public Interest

Research Report February 15, 2018

Omidyar Network, in partnership with social innovation agency Reboot, has today released a research report evaluating the state of the media in Kenya.