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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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What do people think about property rights?

March 21, 2017

Do people worry about being evicted from their home, or having their small business shut down, or being thrown off the land they farm? The fact is, we don’t know with certainty—so we decided to find out, by asking them.

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What Do Emerging Market Consumers Expect from InsureTech?

March 13, 2017

In order to get a first impression of what consumers think about new technology-led approaches to insurance, Omidyar Network has commissioned an online survey in emerging markets to shed light on some of the trends driving InsureTech.

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BBC Media Action's Governance and Accountability: What Role for Media?

February 24, 2017

BBC Media Action hosted policymakers, practitioners, and researchers for a discussion on the role of media in governance and accountability.

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Three Ways to Improve Learning

August 14, 2017

As we expand and sharpen our learning capacities at Omidyar Network I have been doing a lot of reading about the latest research on what actually helps us learn.

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Why We Invested: Tinkergarten

August 8, 2017

Tinkergarten is taking education technology outdoors, supporting a play-based, early learning movement that is helping thousands of children in nearly every US state become more ready for kindergarten.

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Founder’s Corner: Scott Heiferman of Meetup on change-oriented mindsets and late stage startup lessons

August 7, 2017

Scott Heiferman is the founder and CEO of Meetup, home to the world’s largest network of local community groups.

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