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Tilman Ehrbeck
Partner
&
Alexandre Lazarow
Principal, Investments

Now That FinTech Has Unbundled Our Financial Lives, Can It Re-Bundle Them?

June 29, 2017

If you live in a highly-industrialized country, chances are that your bank is quite the financial supermarket. It holds your basic transaction account which typically comes with a debit card and a check book. It manages your longer-term deposits and savings accounts.

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Emily Feenstra
Associate, Investments

Examining the Returns of Tertiary Education in Brazil

June 20, 2017

Central to Omidyar Network’s education investment strategy is the belief that all children deserve quality educational opportunities, yet a persistent opportunity gap exists between high-income and low-to-middle-income (LMI) families globally.

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Founder’s Corner: A New Season of Startup Insights from Renowned Entrepreneurs

June 20, 2017

Omidyar Network’s Emerging Tech team has launched the second season of Founder’s Corner.

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Roy Steiner
Senior Director, Learning & Impact

If You Don’t Have Something Nice To Say…

June 15, 2017

If you don’t have something nice to say, don’t say anything at all.

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Founder’s Corner: Key Insights from Season 1

June 13, 2017

With eight founder interviews from Season 1 of our Founder’s Corner podcast, we’re rounding up our favorite lessons from each conversation as we gear up for the launch of Season 2.

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Roy Steiner
Senior Director, Learning & Impact

The Power of Asking Good Questions

June 8, 2017

Splendor, Beauty, Glory, Knowledge — these are some of the names of the months in the Baha’i calendar.

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Eliza Erikson
Venture Partner
&
Emily Feenstra
Associate, Investments

Potential to Leapfrog? The Opportunity for Ed-Tech to Enable Differentiated and Personalized Learning in Emerging Markets

June 5, 2017

A decade ago, particularly in emerging markets, education conversations focused largely on ways to increase access for all learners.

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Masha Lisak
Manager, Intellectual Capital

Lean Data Discoveries: Dr. Consulta

June 2, 2017

Our investee Dr. Consulta gained a deeper understanding of their patients’ needs using Acumen's Lean Data Project.

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Roy Steiner
Senior Director, Learning & Impact

Becoming Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable

June 1, 2017

No one likes being uncomfortable.

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Technology is transforming what happens when a child goes to school

The Economist looks at the latest in edtech and the sophisticated ways software is interacting with students, highlighting our investees AltSchool, Siyavula, and Geekie.

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Announcement

Novo relatório revela que o setor de mídia digital independente cresce mesmo sob ataque na América Latina

A SembraMedia, uma organização sem fins lucrativos que apoia jornalistas empreendedores, em parceria com a Omidyar Network, publicou hoje “Ponto de inflexão”, o mais completo estudo já realizado sobre o crescimento e o impacto da mídia digital independente na América Latina, bem como as ameaças ao setor.

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Announcement

Nuevo estudio revela que el sector de medios digitales independientes latinoamericanos está creciendo, pero sujeto a ataques

SembraMedia, una empresa sin fines de lucro que apoya el periodismo emprendedor, en asociación con Omidyar Network, publicó hoy Punto de inflexión, el mayor estudio realizado hasta la fecha acerca del crecimiento, el impacto y las amenazas para los medios de comunicación digitales independientes en América Latina.

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