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Subhashish Bhadra
Associate, Investments

Why We Invested: Digital Identity Research Initiative (DIRI)

July 12, 2017

Just as railroads provided the infrastructure for life in the nineteenth century, digital identity is providing the infrastructure for the twenty-first century.

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Founder’s Corner: Gina Bianchini of Mighty Networks on goal setting, recruiting, and staying customer focused

July 11, 2017

Gina Bianchini, founder and CEO of Mighty Networks, shares how she manages the business day to day, covering everything from daily assessments of big picture goals to tackling customer support tickets to better understand user needs.

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Alissa Black
Director, Investments

Creating a Global Fact-Checking Community

As the fact-checking community grows to meet growing global challenges to accuracy and accountability, the International Fact-Checking Network is scaling to support, convene, and connect this work.

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Khuram Hussain
Principal, Investments
Tilman Ehrbeck
Partner
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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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Article

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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