Ideas

Why We Invested: MissionU

September 13, 2017

MissionU aims to fill the education gap by providing an intensive one-year program that represents a new approach to career-based post-secondary education — an approach Omidyar Network is supporting through our new investment in this education pioneer.

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Reid Hoffman on early-stage KPIs, product-market fit, and evaluating talent

September 11, 2017

Renowned Silicon Valley entrepreneur and investor Reid Hoffman joins the Founder’s Corner podcast for a lively conversation on management, product strategy, and hard lessons he learned early in his career.

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“Yes, and…”

September 7, 2017

During one of our Intellectual Capital team’s recent retreats, we had an improv session that forced us out of our comfort zones through a set of interactive and often humorous exercises. The activity was a lot of fun, but what was surprising about this team building session was how applicable it was to our learning processes.

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Purpose-driven finance finds its place in India

Article September 14, 2017

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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MissionU Welcomes Its First Class and an $8.5M Series A Round

Announcement September 14, 2017

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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South Africa Media Innovation Program (SAMIP) launched by Open Society Foundation of South Africa (OSF-SA), Omidyar Network and Media Development Investment Fund

Announcement August 29, 2017

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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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, su

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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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State of Aadhaar

Research Report July 26, 2017

As part of our investment in the Digital Identity Research Initiative, the inaugural

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