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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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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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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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Announcing the Twilio.org Impact Fund

Announcement May 25, 2017

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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5 innovations to tackle property rights

Article May 22, 2017

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

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

Announcement May 16, 2017

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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Currency of Trust: Consumer Behaviors and Attitudes Toward Digital Financial Services in India

Research Report May 16, 2017

In a new research report, Omidyar Network brings the voice of the consumer to the forefront of the discussion around adoption and usage of digital financial services in India.

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Learning from Parents and Students to Improve Education In Brazil

Research Report March 28, 2017

Omidyar Network, in partnership with Plano CDE and with support from Lemann Foundation, commissioned an in-depth study exploring improved educational outcomes for Brazil’s low-to-middle-income families.

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What do people think about property rights?

Research Report March 21, 2017

Do people worry about being evicted from their home, or having their small business shut down, or being thrown off the land they farm? The fact is, we don’t know with certainty—so we decided to find out, by asking them.

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