Newsroom

Announcement
Announcement

ShopUp Raises $1.62 Million Seed Round Led by Omidyar Network

November 12, 2018

The company is a digital credit platform facilitating working capital to small-business owners and home-based entrepreneurs in Bangladesh

READ ON
Article
Article

Financial Health Solutions For Consumers Evade Financial Firms

November 9, 2018

The future of financial services hangs on creating sustainable revenue models for players that support financial wellness, create value, and build trust with underserved consumers. But how is the consumer positively impacted? And who should pay for these solutions?

READ ON
Article
Article

Use Customer Surveys to Measure and Improve Nonprofit Programs

Omidyar Network's Jessica Kiessel and the Fund for Shared Insight's Melinda Tuan reflect on how nonprofits can measure program effectiveness by listening to feedback from constituents.

READ ON
Article
Article

Here is the ‘true state’ of Americans’ financial lives

November 5, 2018

The finances of Americans may not be as good as they look from the outside.

READ ON
Article
Article

Despite the “good economy,” only 28% of Americans are financially healthy

November 2, 2018

Only 45% of people in a new survey said they have enough to cover three months of living expenses.

READ ON
Announcement
Announcement

Inaugural U.S. Financial Health Pulse Report Finds Only 28 Percent of People in America are Financially Healthy

November 1, 2018

Landmark Financial Health Pulse from the Center for Financial Services Innovation delves beyond headline economic data to reveal people in America are struggling in many aspects of their financial lives

READ ON
Article
Article

For Fintech Startups, Winning Customer Trust Is All About The Revenue Model

November 1, 2018

An enterprise’s revenue model is, of course, vital to success. But for fintech entrepreneurs, it’s especially crucial.

READ ON
Announcement
Announcement

New Series Offers Impact Investors Diverse Approaches to Investing Across the Continuum

October 31, 2018

Earlier today, at the GIIN Investor Forum 2018, Omidyar Network launched Beyond Trade-offs, a curated series of perspectives from leading impact investors on how they balance risk, returns, and impact in their portfolios.

READ ON
Announcement
Announcement

Early Career Network Handshake Raises $40 Million to Increase Access to Opportunity to College Students

October 30, 2018

Handshake, the leading career network for US college students, announced today that it has closed a $40 million Series C funding round led by the EQT Ventures fund.

READ ON
Announcement
Announcement

Report Maps FinTech Revenue Models That Are Getting Traction with US Consumers

October 23, 2018

FinTechs offering financial health-oriented solutions are making inroads into consumers’ trust and showing the industry that companies can do well by doing good.

READ ON
1 2 3 51

For media inquiries or logo or image requests, please contact [email protected].



FINANCIAL DOCUMENTS

Omidyar Network is part of The Omidyar Group. For more information about the Omidyars’ personal, professional, and philanthropic interests, visit www.omidyargroup.com.

The Promise of Frontier Markets; Why We Invested in Tez

November 12, 2018

FinTech is an exciting field anywhere in the world right now. But in certain markets, FinTech has the potential to truly shape the future of finance.

READ ON

A Two Generation Approach to Early Childhood: Why We Invested in Ascend at the Aspen Institute

November 1, 2018

"I want to show people that you shouldn’t be ashamed to get help, you should feel empowered — that it can be a beginning for you, for your dreams to flourish and grow.” — Brittany Block, Parent Advisor for the Aspen Postsecondary Success for Parents initiative.

READ ON

Democratizing Education-to-Career Pathways: Why We Invested in Handshake

October 31, 2018

Carolina Loera Lozano, a first-generation college student originally from Mexico and parent to a two-year-old daughter, is a senior at Wichita State University studying communications and jo

READ ON