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Alissa Black
Director, Investments

Creating a Global Fact-Checking Community

As the fact-checking community grows to meet growing global challenges to accuracy and accountability, the International Fact-Checking Network is scaling to support, convene, and connect this work.

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Khuram Hussain
Principal, Investments
Tilman Ehrbeck
Partner
&
Alexandre Lazarow
Principal, Investments

Now That FinTech Has Unbundled Our Financial Lives, Can It Re-Bundle Them?

June 29, 2017

If you live in a highly-industrialized country, chances are that your bank is quite the financial supermarket. It holds your basic transaction account which typically comes with a debit card and a check book. It manages your longer-term deposits and savings accounts.

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Emily Feenstra
Associate, Investments

Examining the Returns of Tertiary Education in Brazil

June 20, 2017

Central to Omidyar Network’s education investment strategy is the belief that all children deserve quality educational opportunities, yet a persistent opportunity gap exists between high-income and low-to-middle-income (LMI) families globally.

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Founder’s Corner: A New Season of Startup Insights from Renowned Entrepreneurs

June 20, 2017

Omidyar Network’s Emerging Tech team has launched the second season of Founder’s Corner.

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Roy Steiner
Senior Director, Learning & Impact

If You Don’t Have Something Nice To Say…

June 15, 2017

If you don’t have something nice to say, don’t say anything at all.

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Founder’s Corner: Key Insights from Season 1

June 13, 2017

With eight founder interviews from Season 1 of our Founder’s Corner podcast, we’re rounding up our favorite lessons from each conversation as we gear up for the launch of Season 2.

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Roy Steiner
Senior Director, Learning & Impact

The Power of Asking Good Questions

June 8, 2017

Splendor, Beauty, Glory, Knowledge — these are some of the names of the months in the Baha’i calendar.

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Eliza Erikson
Venture Partner
&
Emily Feenstra
Associate, Investments

Potential to Leapfrog? The Opportunity for Ed-Tech to Enable Differentiated and Personalized Learning in Emerging Markets

June 5, 2017

A decade ago, particularly in emerging markets, education conversations focused largely on ways to increase access for all learners.

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Roopa Kudva shares insights on @OpenEdAI's Education HackWeek & its potential to address challenges in education: t.co/D9E0tDt2Sg

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Addressing Challenges in Education with Artificial Intelligence

Roopa Kudva was quoted in Hindustan Times about Omidyar Network’s support of AI for Education HackWeek.

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Announcement

U.S. Impact Investing Alliance Launches to Scale the Practice of Impact Investing

We are pleased to support the U.S. Alliance on Impact Investing as it works to catalyze the flow of impact capital and growing the impact investing movement globally.

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Announcement

Our View on Developments at Ushahidi

We condemn all forms of workplace intimidation and harassment and believe all individuals must be treated with dignity and respect. 

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