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Research Report

Learning from Parents and Students to Improve Education In Brazil

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?

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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What Do Emerging Market Consumers Expect from InsureTech?

March 13, 2017

In order to get a first impression of what consumers think about new technology-led approaches to insurance, Omidyar Network has commissioned an online survey in emerging markets to shed light on some of the trends driving InsureTech.

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BBC Media Action's Governance and Accountability: What Role for Media?

February 24, 2017

BBC Media Action hosted policymakers, practitioners, and researchers for a discussion on the role of media in governance and accountability.

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Mission Possible: How The Rockefeller Brothers Fund Embraced Impact

February 24, 2017

Many families and high net worth individuals are interested in embracing impact investing, but are unsure where to start. Omidyar Network and the Case Foundation partnered with The Giving Pledge to take a closer look at one family’s journey into impact investing.

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Can transparency build trust?

January 24, 2017

Why 2017 must be the year that open government demonstrates transformative impact.

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

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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Moving Beyond the Tradeoff Debate

December 12, 2016

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

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Roopa Kudva Featured on CNBC Awaaz

October 13, 2016

Omidyar Network's Roopa Kudva featured on CNBC Awaaz in a segment highlighting the firm's vision and approach towards investments in India.

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Diversity in Impact Investing

October 11, 2016

Omidyar Network’s Lauren Booker Allen discusses her experiences with diversity in impact investing as part of Net Impact’s career guide.

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Bridging the Gap Between High Quality Content and Technology

August 10, 2018

Grupo VI-DA has compiled what we believe to be one of the largest collections of digital, Spanish-language content in the world. Over the past four years, Grupo VI-DA has negotiated licenses with over 600 publishers, for access to over 600,000 titles, including both adult and children’s books, textbooks, and literature.

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Lessons Learned from Listening to Our Investees

August 8, 2018

Our work at Omidyar Network is grounded in the belief that people are interdependent, fundamentally good, and inherently capable. We believe that we are at our best when we listen to and learn from the people and organizations we serve.

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Introducing the (World’s First) Ethical Operating System: A toolkit for anticipating future risk and building a better tech ecosystem

August 7, 2018

It’s no longer enough to simply profess an optimistic desire that the tech we build will have a positive effect on the world. We must create a system of design and development that places real value on ethical thinking from the outset, by incorporating future risk analysis and mitigation directly into our workflow.

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