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What Do Emerging Market Consumers Expect from InsureTech?

March 13, 2017

In order to get a first impression of what consumers think about new technology-led approaches to insurance, Omidyar Network has commissioned an online survey in emerging markets to shed light on some of the trends driving InsureTech.

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BBC Media Action's Governance and Accountability: What Role for Media?

February 24, 2017

BBC Media Action hosted policymakers, practitioners, and researchers for a discussion on the role of media in governance and accountability.

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Mission Possible: How The Rockefeller Brothers Fund Embraced Impact

February 24, 2017

Many families and high net worth individuals are interested in embracing impact investing, but are unsure where to start. Omidyar Network and the Case Foundation partnered with The Giving Pledge to take a closer look at one family’s journey into impact investing.

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Can transparency build trust?

January 24, 2017

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

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Martin Tisné Discusses Recently Launched Ethics and Governance of Artificial Intelligence Fund

January 18, 2017

Martin Tisné spoke with Cheddar TV regarding the new fund started by Knight Foundation, Omidyar Network, and LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman to research artificial intelligence for the public interest.

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Moving Beyond the Tradeoff Debate

December 12, 2016

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

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Roopa Kudva Featured on CNBC Awaaz

October 13, 2016

Omidyar Network's Roopa Kudva featured on CNBC Awaaz in a segment highlighting the firm's vision and approach towards investments in India.

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Diversity in Impact Investing

October 11, 2016

Omidyar Network’s Lauren Booker Allen discusses her experiences with diversity in impact investing as part of Net Impact’s career guide.

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21st Century Development: Lessons from Silicon Valley to End Poverty

October 8, 2016

Watch Omidyar Network's Scott Wu discuss innovation and international development with Ann Mei Chang of USAID and Jacquelline Fuller of Google.org.

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What Financial Diaries Tell Us About Building Financial Services That Matter to Low-Income Women

October 5, 2016

It is estimated that 1.1 billion women around the world are excluded from the formal financial system, which represents 55 percent of the global number of unbanked individuals.

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A New Model for Investigative Journalism | Why We Invested: The Ferret

Omidyar Network is delighted to be supporting The Ferret with a $100,000 grant to develop the organization and grow its membership. The Ferret’s co-operative governance structure gives readers and members a say in key decisions, alongside the professional journalists on the organization’s board.

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How Khan Academy Kids is Helping All Children Prepare for Kindergarten

July 11, 2018

Today, Khan Academy announces the launch of Khan Academy Kids — the first early learning platform that is both personalized and focused on the whole child .

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Hacking a More Ethical Future

While most Computer Science students are still years from joining the workforce, it’s vital to remember they are among the C-suite decision-makers and full stack developers of tomorrow. A healthier, more ethical technological future is in their hands, so how they view their responsibilities as technologists is critical.

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