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Technology is transforming what happens when a child goes to school

July 21, 2017

The Economist looks at the latest in edtech and the sophisticated ways software is interacting with students, highlighting our investees AltSchool, Siyavula, and Geekie.

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Novo relatório revela que o setor de mídia digital independente cresce mesmo sob ataque na América Latina

July 20, 2017

A SembraMedia, uma organização sem fins lucrativos que apoia jornalistas empreendedores, em parceria com a Omidyar Network, publicou hoje “Ponto de inflexão”, o mais completo estudo já realizado sobre o crescimento e o impacto da mídia digital independente na América Latina, bem como as ameaças ao setor.

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Nuevo estudio revela que el sector de medios digitales independientes latinoamericanos está creciendo, pero sujeto a ataques

July 20, 2017

SembraMedia, una empresa sin fines de lucro que apoya el periodismo emprendedor, en asociación con Omidyar Network, publicó hoy Punto de inflexión, el mayor estudio realizado hasta la fecha acerca del crecimiento, el impacto y las amenazas para los medios de comunicación digitales independientes en América Latina.

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New report reveals independent digital media sector in Latin America growing but under attack

July 20, 2017

SembraMedia, a nonprofit that supports entrepreneurial journalists, in partnership with Omidyar Network today published Inflection Point, the most comprehensive study to date on the growth, impact, and threats to independent digital media in Latin America.

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Event Recap: Driving Change, Securing Tenure

July 17, 2017

Earlier this year, New America’s Future of Property Rights initiative, Princeton’s Innovation for Successful Societies, and Omidyar Network brought together leading voices from around the world to Washington, D.C., to discuss innovations in property rights.

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The Ethics and Governance of Artificial Intelligence Fund Commits $7.6 Million to Organizations that Bolster Civil Society Efforts Around the World

July 10, 2017

The Ethics and Governance of Artificial Intelligence Fund today announced $7.6 million in support to nine organizations that aim to bolster the voice of civil society in shaping the development of artificial intelligence in the public interest.

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Housing for all: There’s a lot to be built

July 10, 2017

In an op-ed published by The Hindu Business Line, Shreya Deb discusses the challenges and opportunities with India’s affordable housing initiative, Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana, which aims for all citizens to have a home by 2022 .

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Non-profits start with energy but lack systems

July 5, 2017

Roopa Kudva talked with The Times of India about Omidyar Network's model, opportunities the firm sees in India, and our most recent Indian investment: Goodera.

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Impact Investment

July 5, 2017

While in Bangkok for the Asian Venture Philanthropy Network Conference, Roopa Kudva spoke with the Bangkok Post about our firm's model and impact investing in Asia.

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Alaska shows even people in the most conservative states prefer a basic income to lower taxes

June 30, 2017

The Economic Security Project recently conducted research to better understand Alaskans' views on the Alaska Permanent Fund, a universal basic income project in the state.

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Why We Invested: The Impact Management Project

July 19, 2017

Learn why we invested in the Impact Management Project, an ambitious effort led by Bridges Impact+ to facilitate a global conversation, coalescing over 700 practitioners across geographies and disciplines  to build consensus about what is relevant when we talk about and manage impact.

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Why We Invested: Alliance for Financial Inclusion

July 17, 2017

A big differentiator of Omidyar Network’s approach to investments is our hybrid model.

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Looking Back at What We’ve Learned

July 14, 2017

As the senior director of learning and impact at Omidyar Network, I’m passionate about our journey to cultivate learning processes and a learning culture that increases our impact.

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