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2016: A Tipping Point for Impact Investing

December 18, 2015

Paula Goldman, Omidyar Network's senior director and global lead for impact investing, talked with Forbes contributor Devin Thorpe about Omidyar Network's recent Frontier Capital report, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, and the next generation of philanthropy.

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eCurrency Mint Founder and CEO Jonathan Dharmapalan featured on Bloomberg Advantage

December 18, 2015

Jonathan Dharmapalan, founder and CEO of our investee eCurrency Mint, was featured on Bloomberg Business's podcast Bloomberg Advantage.

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Omidyar Network's Managing Partner Matt Bannick is interviewed on Bloomberg TV India

December 10, 2015

Matt Bannick, managing partner at Omidyar Network, speaks with Bloomberg TV India about investment opportunities that the firm sees in the market.

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Globalization's Risks and Rewards

November 2, 2015

Listen to Omidyar Network's Paula Goldman participate in a dynamic conversation at the World Affairs Council about how the public, private, and philanthropic sectors can work together to improve the lives of low- and lower-middle class populations worldwide. 

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SOCAP TV: Frontier Capital

November 2, 2015

Watch Omidyar Network's Paula Goldman explain how early stage risk capital can generate both financial and social returns in the debut season of SOCAP TV.

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Open Data: Six Stories About Impact in the UK

October 21, 2015

Case studies commissioned by Omidyar Network explore if the promise and potential of open data are being realized.

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Frontier Capital

October 5, 2015

Standing at the convergence of impact investing and venture capital, Frontier Capital focuses on low- to lower-middle-income people in emerging markets. This report underlines the immense potential of new business models to serve these populations, generating both outsized impact and strong financial returns.

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The Impact of Open Data – Initial Findings from Case Studies

September 9, 2015

GovLab’s Andrew Young discusses GovLab’s and Omidyar Network's collaboration on a series of open data case studies designed to provide a detailed examination of the various ways open data is being used around the world.

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Saving For Sooner: How and Why Short-Term Savings Matter

August 25, 2015

Our partner U.S. Financial Diaries has released new research on the effects of volatile incomes and frequent near-term “emergencies” on U.S. households.

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Good to Great: Taking the Governance Leap

July 9, 2015

Omidyar Network’s CV Madhukar keynotes Governance: From Good to Great day two at Dasra’s Philanthropy Week 2015 in Mumbai. Madhukar shares his personal journey in realizing the importance of governance and the necessity for individuals to take ownership of their democracy.

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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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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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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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