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Sustainability: The Opportunities for Civic Tech

November 14, 2017

Omidyar Network's Alissa Black reflects on the Knight Foundation's new report on how civic tech start-ups are seeking sustainability.

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Building the Foundation for a More Inclusive, Secure Digital Identity in India

November 7, 2017

We fundamentally believe that digital identity has the potential to empower people to participate fully in society and the digital economy, but only if it is available and useful to the individual, non-discriminatory, and designed for inclusion, meaningful user-control, and privacy.

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Reaching Deep in Low-Income Markets: What Have We Learned?

November 6, 2017

How much do we know about how deeply down the economic pyramid enterprises can reach – in critical sectors such as agriculture, education, energy, and financial inclusion – while still achieving financial sustainability and scale?

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Wi-Fi analytics startup i2e1 raises $3 million in series A funding

Announcement November 15, 2017

i2e1, a Wi-Fi analytics start-up, today announces $3 million in Series A funding led by Omidyar Network.

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Want sector-level change? Go beyond funding just programmes

Article November 13, 2017

In an op-ed by published by India Development Review (IDR), Roopa Kudva discusses how organizational structure, sector infrastructure, and research and policy are key to creating sector-level change.

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Leading Tech Platforms and Cyber Experts Join New ADL Advisory Board to Clamp Down on Online Hate

Announcement November 13, 2017

Today at its Never is Now! summit, the Anti-Defamation League launched its Center for Technology and Society with funding from Omidyar Network and announced that more than a dozen tech sector leaders will serve on CTS’s board of advisors.

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Constituent Voices: Trust and Privacy

Research Report October 1, 2017

At Omidyar Network, we start from a fundamental belief: People are inherently good and capable, but they often lack opportunity. We believe if we invest in people, through opportunity, they will create positive returns for themselves, their families, and the world at large.

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Reaching deep in low-income markets

Research Report September 14, 2017

In a recently released report, Deloitte explored 20 enterprises that serve people who are living at the bottom of the pyramid to better understand the impact, sustainability, and scale of these businesses.

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Impact investing: Purpose-driven finance finds its place in India

Research Report September 13, 2017

Omidyar Network, in partnership with the Impact Investors Council in India, is pleased to support the release of McKinsey & Company’s new report Impact investing: Purpose-driven finance finds its place in India.

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