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Why We Invested: Flutterwave

January 19, 2017

Ameya Upadhyay shares how Flutterwave is streamlining the fragmented payments market in Africa.

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Why We Invested: Tactical Technology Collective

January 17, 2017

Laura Bacon shares why we invested in Tactical Technology Collective, a nonprofit organization that explores the political and social role of technology in our lives.

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Improving preschool and primary education in India: A prescription for prosperity

December 15, 2016

Omidyar Network is supporting Akshara Foundation to scale its programs to improve the overall education ecosystem in Karnataka, India by focusing on community-driven solutions.

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Martin Tisné Discusses Recently Launched Ethics and Governance of Artificial Intelligence Fund

Multimedia January 18, 2017

Martin Tisné spoke with Cheddar TV regarding the new fund started by Knight Foundation, Omidyar Network, and LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman to research artificial intelligence for the public interest.

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Three Trends in System-level Impact Investing

Article December 19, 2016

In a new SSIR article, The Investment Integration Project's William Burckart and Steve Lydenberg explore three trends in system-level impact investing and find that investors "must intentionally incorporate new ways of investing if they are to address big global problems." Read the full article

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Moving Beyond the Tradeoff Debate

Article December 12, 2016

Matt Bannick and Paula Goldman challenge myths about the relationship between financial returns and social impact.

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What do people think about property rights?

Research Report December 6, 2016

What do people really think about their property rights – the security of their home and work? Do they worry about being evicted from their home, or having their small business shut down, or being thrown off the land they farm?

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What Financial Diaries Tell Us About Building Financial Services That Matter to Low-Income Women

Research Report October 5, 2016

It is estimated that 1.1 billion women around the world are excluded from the formal financial system, which represents 55 percent of the global number of unbanked individuals.

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