Reports

Portals to Beautiful Futures: Trends to Watch in 2021 and Beyond

By David T. Hsu, Exploration & Future Sensing, Omidyar Network The PORTALS report, in collaboration with Guild of Future Architects, flows from a yearlong process …

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Frontier Capital: Early Stage Investing for Financial Returns and Social Impact in Emerging Markets

Entrepreneurs serving poorer populations in emerging markets face a variety of challenges that are less common in richer countries—from dysfunctions in banking systems to lack …

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Roadmap for a Monopolization Case Against Google Regarding the Search Market

Today, we unveiled the third and last in a series of policy papers containing detailed evidence and roadmaps for potential antitrust cases against several tech giants entitled “A Roadmap for a Monopolization Case Against Google Regarding the Search Market”.

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Roadmap for an Antitrust Case Against Facebook

Today, we unveiled the second in a series of policy papers containing detailed evidence and roadmaps for potential antitrust cases against several tech giants.

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The Roadmap For a Digital Advertising Monopolization Case Against Google

Google has effectively taken over every function of the digital advertising space that connects advertisers to publishers, and used its data advantage, acquisitions, and market …

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Trends to Watch in 2020 & Beyond

As far as decades go, this one has started off with a bang. Mainstreaming populism, climate emergency, a global pandemic and dramatic market response, rampant misinformation, upsetting power structures, and the transformation of the global liberal order. Who leads, who follows, what is conservative or liberal, up or down is all up for debate.

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Exploration & Future Sensing: Trends to Watch in 2019 & Beyond

What if you could extend your life, feel like you’re 40 when you’re actually 80; but you’d have to make yourself less human in the process — would you do it? What about micro-dosing LSD, would you take a potent hallucinogen and mind-alterer, risking your mental balance, to treat your depression and anxiety? Would you pay for YouTube followers to secure a sponsorship deal, so you could become a star that connects genuinely to your generation?

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Omidyar Network’s First 10 Years: An Impact Analysis

Omidyar Network’s First 10 Years: An Impact Analysis highlights our estimates of the impact of the firm’s investments made during our first 10 years, representing investments into 380 organizations and the deployment of $750 million across more than seven sectors and 40 countries. We made most of our investments during that period in early-stage organizations, with capital split roughly 50-50 between for-profit and nonprofit organizations.

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10 Trends to Watch in 2018 and Beyond

We’re living in an increasingly dynamic world with unexpected events and trends, unlike anything we’ve seen before. They’re impacting societies, institutions, things we considered “permanent …

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Across the Returns Continuum

As far as decades go, this one has started off with a bang. Mainstreaming populism, climate emergency, a global pandemic and dramatic market response, rampant misinformation, upsetting power structures, and the transformation of the global liberal order. Who leads, who follows, what is conservative or liberal, up or down is all up for debate.

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