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How Does Cignifi Work?

June 29, 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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Why a hybrid structure?

June 26, 2017

When eBay went public, founder Pierre Omidyar and his wife Pam suddenly found themselves with an incredible amount of wealth — and an immediate sense of responsibility to put it to good use.

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Why are Indian consumers slow to adopt digital financial services?

May 16, 2017

Omidyar Network’s new report “Currency of Trust” surfaces 10 key behavioral insights that answer this question.

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What do people think about their property rights?

March 30, 2017

One in four people are worried about losing their home against their will in the next five years, according to a nine-country survey conducted by Gallup.

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Open government: how far has it come and what does the future hold?

January 26, 2017

To capture the progress made across the global open government movement since the signing of Sweden’s seminal 1766 right to information law, we asked the 200 attendees of Open Up 2016 and our wider network to help us create

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How do we invest across the returns continuum?

November 15, 2016

Learn more about Omidyar Network’s framework for investing for both social impact and financial returns.

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What will open government look like in 2025?

November 14, 2016

Omidyar Network is hosting Open Up, a convening of 200 global leaders from across business, government, and civil society to consider: “What do we want open government to look like in 2025?”.

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What is the size of the financial gender gap in India?

October 5, 2016

One out of every four financially excluded women in the world lives in India.

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How does Lenddo work?

July 13, 2016

In the latest video in our Omidyar Network Learning Series, we explain how our investee Lenddo turns big data from smartphones and social networks into valuable insights that are reshaping financial service opportunities for emerging middle class consumers and lenders arou

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How can independent media in West Africa develop and deliver greater impact?

By Ory Okolloh, Director, Investments & Khuram Hussain, Principa

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Purpose-driven finance finds its place in India

In the recently released Impact investing: Purpose-driven finance finds its place in India, McKinsey & Company examines the increasingly robust impact

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Announcement

MissionU Welcomes Its First Class and an $8.5M Series A Round

MissionU, a one year intensive program providing students with practical skills for the professional world, today announced that it has raised $8.5 million in a Series A round.

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Announcement

South Africa Media Innovation Program (SAMIP) launched by Open Society Foundation of South Africa (OSF-SA), Omidyar Network and Media Development Investment Fund

The South Africa Media Innovation Program (SAMIP) will provide dedicated funding and capacity building support to independent media in the country.

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