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Constituent Voices: Trust and Privacy

October 1, 2017

At Omidyar Network, we start from a fundamental belief: People are inherently good and capable, but they often lack opportunity. We believe if we invest in people, through opportunity, they will create positive returns for themselves, their families, and the world at large.

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Reaching deep in low-income markets

September 14, 2017

In a recently released report, Deloitte explored 20 enterprises that serve people who are living at the bottom of the pyramid to better understand the impact, sustainability, and scale of these businesses.

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Impact investing: Purpose-driven finance finds its place in India

September 13, 2017

Omidyar Network, in partnership with the Impact Investors Council in India, is pleased to support the release of McKinsey & Company’s new report Impact investing: Purpose-driven finance finds its place in India.

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State of Aadhaar

July 26, 2017

As part of our investment in the Digital Identity Research Initiative, the inaugural

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Inflection Point

July 20, 2017

Inflection Point, a study on independent digital media in Latin America, reveals that these organizations are increasingly influential in covering issues that promote better governance and fight abuses of power, but face escalating attacks that could force them to self-censor or terminate operations.

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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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Modernizing Digital Financial Regulation: The Evolving Role of RegLabs in the Regulatory Stack

July 17, 2017

Omidyar Network has sponsored a new report by The Aspen Institute’s Financial Security Program on the topic of financial sandboxes or RegLabs as tool to modernize financial regulation and improve engagement with innovators.

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How Does Cignifi Work?

June 27, 2017

In the latest video in our Omidyar Network Learning Series, we explain how our investee Cignifi uses the digital footprints left behind by mobile phone usage to help consumers gain access to credit in emerging markets around the world.

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Currency of Trust: Consumer Behaviors and Attitudes Toward Digital Financial Services in India

May 16, 2017

In a new research report, Omidyar Network brings the voice of the consumer to the forefront of the discussion around adoption and usage of digital financial services in India.

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Learning from Parents and Students to Improve Education In Brazil

March 28, 2017

Omidyar Network, in partnership with Plano CDE and with support from Lemann Foundation, commissioned an in-depth study exploring improved educational outcomes for Brazil’s low-to-middle-income families.

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Investing in Home-Grown Talent | Why We Invested: eTekkatho Digital Libraries

October 17, 2017

Myanmar finds itself on the cusp of technological revolution. Encouraged by outside investment and the country’s innovative spirit along with high smart phone penetration, a tech-focused entrepreneurship ecosystem is emerging.

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Digital Identity and Privacy

October 12, 2017

Identity is vital to participate fully in our modern digital society and economy. Yet, designed and implemented unchecked, digital identity technologies could have unintended adverse consequences for the world’s most vulnerable populations.

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Engaging Young People in Civic Action | Why We Invested: DoSomething.org

October 11, 2017

Millennials and Gen Z represent our most socially tolerant and demographically diverse generations, and they remain an untapped source of civic action and social change.

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