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Why We Invested: RevUp

May 31, 2016

Learn about Omidyar Network’s investment in RevUp, a SaaS technology aimed at increasing fundraising efficiency and yield for nonprofits, academic institutions, and political organizations.

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If you build it… will they come?

May 27, 2016

What do datasets on Danish addresses, Indonesian elections, Singapore Dengue Fever, Slovakian contracts, Uruguayan health service provision, and Global weather systems have in common?

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No Place to Hide – Summit Ushers in Powerful New Anti-Corruption Measures

May 17, 2016

Read Martin Tisné’s reflections on three big stories coming out of last week’s UK Anti-Corruption Summit in London.

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What if leadership is communal?

May 10, 2016

In this talk, Marlon Parker, from African nonprofit Reconstructed Living Labs (RLabs), talks about how his community has embraced hope as a tool to change people’s realities and improve their lives; and how different people in a community can take a leadership role to make a difference in instill

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Open Data: Casting a Digital Net to Catch the Corrupt

May 5, 2016

The Panama Papers leak, and exposure of potential corruption on a global scale, has helped reveal just how much more must be done to shine a light on the shadows where corrupt activity takes place. Data, and better use of it, has to be central to this effort.

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PRI Announcement Paves Way for Risk Capital

April 29, 2016

Last week, the White House announced that the US Treasury Department and the IRS finalized new regulations that make it easier for foundations to use Program-Related Investments (PRIs) to advance their missions.

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Skoll Foundation recognizes Omidyar Network Investees and Property Rights in Annual Awards

April 14, 2016

Two of our investees, Chuck Slaughter of Living Goods and Vivek Maru of Namati, have been honored with 2016 Skoll Awards for Social Entrepreneurship.

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Why We Invested: NowFloats

April 4, 2016

NowFloats is a service that makes it incredibly easy to launch a simple website, and even easier to keep it updated, so businesses can stay relevant to their customers and rise in online search results.

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Pocket Einstein: Managing Your Finances in the 21st Century

March 21, 2016

The ability to access and use financial services is critical to managing day-to-day life, weathering unexpected events, and capturing opportunities.

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What if property rights is the final impact frontier?

March 16, 2016

Watch Hernando de Soto, President of the ILD, speak about property rights at the Omidyar Network Executive Forum.

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Here’s What an Antitrust Case Against Google Might Look Like

Wired covers Omidyar Network's antitrust paper release and the Big Tech antitrust movement. 

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Former Obama Antitrust Official Lays Out Possible Case Against Google

David Dinelli co-wrote an anti-trust paper advocating for stronger antitrust enforcement to curb the power of domnant tech platforms. 

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Omidyar Network Announces Initial Grants from COVID-19 Economic Response Advocacy Fund

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