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Omidyar Network Executive Forum 2012

May 7, 2012

May 8, 2012, Redwood City, Calif. -- Omidyar Network kicks off its third-annual Omidyar Network Executive Forum (ONEF) today in Redwood City, California. This year's theme, Spark. Serve.

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Compass Principles

April 26, 2012

The Compass Principles offer aspirational guidelines for what constitute quality in innovation and execution of basic financial services -- those that allow people to transact, borrow, save and plan in ways that are beneficial to the consumer and profitable for industry.

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Financial Services in the 21st Century: Groundbreaking White Paper Outlines Guidelines to Help Improve U.S. Financial Services Industry

April 26, 2012

CHICAGO, IL (April 26, 2012) – Guidelines that affirm standards of excellence in the design and delivery of basic financial tools can fundamentally improve the U.S.

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Omidyar Network Invests in English Language Learning Solutions Company, English Helper

March 21, 2012

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. and MUMBAI, India, (March 22, 2012) -- Omidyar Network announced today it has invested in EnglishHelper.

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Omidyar Network Grant to Akshara Foundation Will Support Programs to Augment and Improve Elementary Education

March 21, 2012

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. and MUMBAI, India, March 22, 2012 -- Omidyar Network announced today a three-year grant of up to USD $950k to Akshara Foundation, a Bangalore-based public charitable trust.

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Omidyar Network and ACCION Invest US $3.2 Million in Mobile Transactions International

February 28, 2012

FEBRUARY 29, 2012, Redwood City, CA and Boston, MA—Omidyar Network and ACCION International announced today that they have invested US $3.2 million in Mobile Transactions International, a Zambia-based company that leverages mobile technology and an agent network to enable financial transac

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Omidyar Network Supports Skills Training and Entrepreneurship Programs with Grant to Anudip Foundation

February 21, 2012

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. and MUMBAI, India, February 22, 2012 -- Omidyar Network announced today a grant of up to USD $650,000 to the Anudip Foundation. Anudip will use the four-year grant to scale its skills-training and entrepreneur-development operations in eastern India.

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eBay's Omidyar works for philanthropy

February 7, 2012

In this USA Today article, veteran tech/business reporter Jon Swartz profiles Pierre and Pam Omidyar, highlighting their multifaceted approach to social impact and their influence on

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'On Omidyar Network: Partner Perspectives', Showcases How ON Supports And Scales The Work Of World-Changing Entrepreneurs

January 31, 2012

In this video, several leaders from our partner organizations share their perspectives on how Omidyar Network has furthered their impact.

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Omidyar Network's Matt Bannick and Landesa's Tim Hanstad and Roy Prosterman to speak on the role of land rights in pro-poor rural development

January 18, 2012

Please join The Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society (PACS) for a discussion with Matt Bannick, Managing Partner at Omidyar Network, Roy Prosterman, Founder and Chairman Emiritus of Landesa, and Tim Hanstad, CEO of Landesa, on the key role of land r

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Why We Invested: Mapping Slums in Odisha, India with Tata Trusts

May 18, 2018

In India, having “patta” is critical to accessing social and financial opportunity. Patta, or property titles, may sometimes be the only way to show the proof of address that’s needed to open a bank account, enroll children in school, and access government benefits. Without it, many are invisible to the system.

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Improving Financial Outcomes with FinTech

May 17, 2018

New data published in the latest Global Findex shows impressive momentum in financial inclusion worldwide.

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Why We Invested: Mapping Slums in Odisha, India with Tata Trusts

May 15, 2018

In India, having “patta” is critical to accessing social and financial opportunity. Patta, or property titles, may sometimes be the only way to show the proof of address that’s needed to open a bank account, enroll children in school, and access government benefits. Without it, many are invisible to the system.

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