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Facebook announces commission to examine social media's effects on elections

April 9, 2018

Omidyar Network has joined an effort to fund a new initiative that will enable independent researchers to perform an assessment of the role that Facebook plays in elections.

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Democracy Fund and Omidyar Network Support Independent, Diverse, and Transparent Analysis of Facebook’s Role in Elections

April 9, 2018

Democracy Fund and Omidyar Network have joined an effort led by the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation to support this potentially important step toward addressing how Facebook’s algorithms and vast storehouses of data are shaping elections, the social fabric, and democratic life.

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The ODI secures $2.5m from Omidyar Network to help deliver its mission to build an open, trustworthy data ecosystem

April 5, 2018

Omidyar Network's Governance & Citizen Engagement Initiative has renewed its support to the Open Data Institute with a $2.5 million grant.

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CFSI Launches Groundbreaking Survey on US Financial Health

April 3, 2018

CFSI (Center for Financial Services Innovation) announces their investment in The U.S. Financial Health Pulse.

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Omidyar Network Spins Out New Venture Fund, Spero Ventures

March 21, 2018

Spero Ventures, a spin-out of Omidyar Network, today announced the launch of its purpose-driven venture fund.

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ZineOne Raises $2.5 Million Series A Round Led by Omidyar Network

March 20, 2018

ZineOne, a next generation customer engagement hub, has raised $2.5 million in a Series A round led by Omidyar Network.

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Kubzansky Appointed Managing Partner of Omidyar Network

March 14, 2018

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

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

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.

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Landmapp Announces Rebrand to Meridia

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.

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The Financial Health of US Households and Why it Matters

February 28, 2018

Sarah Morgenstern spoke with Nick Ashburn and Sandi Hunt on Dollars and Change, Wharton's Social Impact Initiative radio show.

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Supporting Data-Driven Discourse on Aadhaar

May 20, 2018

We believe that rigorous, unbiased, and holistic data like the State of Aadhaar Report complements other research tools in creating a rich evidence base to drive policy. We are particularly committed to supporting research that focuses on individuals to further understand their needs, experiences, and concerns around digital identity systems.

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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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