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Robynn Steffen
Senior Manager, Impact Investing

Maximizing Impact: Twilio.org Launches New Fund

May 25, 2017

Omidyar Network partners with Twilio to launch the Twilio.org Impact Fund, supporting nonprofits and social enterprises that are accelerating impact through communications technologies.

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Rob Veres
Venture Partner

Why We Invested: Bunker

May 18, 2017

A frequent topic in the robust discussion of the future of work is the 

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Anamitra Deb
Director, Intellectual Capital
&
Tracy Williams
Senior Manager, Intellectual Capital

How Listening to Consumers Can Help Bridge the Digital Divide and Build a Currency of Trust in Financial Services in India

May 17, 2017

Vikas is a vegetable farmer and trader in rural Maharashtra, India. Every day, before heading to the market, he takes photos of his daily yield of produce and sends them to a few wholesalers using WhatsApp.

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Eliza Erikson
Venture Partner

From Paper to Practice: Using Technology to Accelerate Education in Brazil — A Partnership between Lemann Foundation and Omidyar Network

May 17, 2017

By Eliza Erikson, Venture Partner, Omidyar Network and Denis Mizne, Executive Director, Lemann Foundation

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Ory Okolloh
Director, Investments

Empowering Nigerians to Fight Corruption

Ory Okolloh shares why we invested in two Nigeria-based organizations   that are tackling corruption and the lack of transparency around the expenditure of public funds.

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Isabelle Hau
Venture Partner
&
Ashley Beckner
Principal, Investments

The Role of Innovation and Technology in Early Learning: An Important Conversation for ASU GSV and Beyond

May 3, 2017

Isabelle Hau and Ashley Beckner share insights on the potential of innovation and technology to transform early childhood experiences.

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Alexandre Lazarow
Principal, Investments

Why We Invested: GuiaBolso

May 1, 2017

Alex Lazarow shares why we invested in GuiaBolso, a personal finance company in Brazil, and reflects on their latest success.

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Sarah Morgenstern
Principal, Investments

Why We Invested: Propel

April 26, 2017

Sarah Morgenstern shares why we invested in Propel, a tech company building software to make safety-net solutions friendlier to low-income Americans.

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Amy Klement
Partner
&
Sarvesh Kanodia
Associate, Investments

Quality Education For All: Our strategic focus in emerging markets and reflections from India

April 25, 2017

Amy Klement and Sarvesh Kanodia share insights on a refreshed education strategy for emerging markets with a focus on innovative school models, education technology, and connected skilling.

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Sarah Morgenstern
Principal, Investments

Why We Invested: US Financial Diaries

April 19, 2017

Sarah Morgenstern shares insights behind our support of The Financial Diaries, an in-depth study of 235 US low- and moderate-income households.

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Announcement

Announcing the Twilio.org Impact Fund

Omidyar Network is pleased to partner with Twilio.org on the launch of their Impact Fund, which will support both nonprofits and social enterprises that are accelerating impact through innovative communi

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Article

5 innovations to tackle property rights

Peter Rabley explores recent innovations that have the potential to improve property rights across the world.

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Announcement

New Report Reveals Why Indian Consumers Are Slow to Adopt Digital Financial Services

MUMBAI, India, (May 17, 2017) – Omidyar Network today released new report “Currency of Trust: Consumer Behaviors and Attitudes Toward Digital Financial Services in India”.

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