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Inside the Omidyar Network, New Thinking About a Changed World

February 16, 2019

Omidyar Network managing partner Mike Kubzansky spoke with David Callahan of Inside Philanthropy about the firm's new approach and revised strategy.

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Big Ideas for Little Learners from the SXSW EDU Community

January 30, 2019

Ashley Beckner, venture partner for US Education at Omidyar Network, connects the dots between our recent early childhood trend report, Big Ideas, Little Learners, and this year’s sessions at SXSW EDU.

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Omidyar Network Shares Privacy Day Predications for 2019

January 28, 2019

Subhashish Bhadra, investment principal, shares a privacy trend he's tracking as well as one prediction for 2019.

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Life Skills Non-Profit Dream a Dream Announces Grant From Omidyar Network India

January 22, 2019

Dream a Dream, a non-profit organization based in Bangalore that empowers young people from vulnerable backgrounds with critical life skills to thrive in the 21st century, today announced a grant from Omidyar Network 

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Mexican Fintech Albo Raises $7.4 Million in Series A Funding Round

January 22, 2019

The Series A round was led by Mountain Nazca and joined by Omidyar Network, and Greyhound Capital, venture capital firms who invest in bold entrepreneurs leading engines of positive social change, and businesses focused on sustainable, long-term success.

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When Individuals Control Their Data, Businesses Get Healthier

January 22, 2019

Individual control over data is not only a moral imperative, but also creates economic value that improves overall business health.

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Learnings from a Decade of Investing For Impact

January 17, 2019

The impact investing industry has completed a decade in India, and made important contributions to improving the lives of hundreds of millions of Indians. To reflect on the milestone, we partnered with Livemint, to publish a 3-part series of op-eds.

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Good ID in 2019: A Year for Action

January 16, 2019

CV Madhukar, global lead for digital identity, explains how cross-sector conversation and an action-oriented movement can unlock the potential of Good ID, forecasting that 2019 can distinguish itself as the year of good policy, good technology, and good practice for digital identity.

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Early Childhood Is Ripe For Investment in Innovation

January 15, 2019

Education Week featured Big Ideas, Little Learners, a report shining a spotlight on several organizations that are doing work in early childhood, and describing areas where more investment would be transformative.

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Establishing Identity is a Vital, Risky, and Challenging Business

December 19, 2018

In a special holiday print edition, The Economist tackles the complexities of state-issued IDs, de facto data trails, and self-sovereign identity along with the many innovations that are upholding privacy, security, and user-control.

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African Union to Consider Good Digital Identity Principles at Summit

February 5, 2019

Framework aims to help millions of Africans benefit from the digital economy while keeping the interests of African people at the center of digital identity systems.

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#GoodID Champions Unite Online to Make ID Work for Everyone

January 31, 2019

Today, with the launch of a new website and Twitter account, the #GoodID movement takes a leap forward in its goal to bring together diverse voices in the evolving field of digital identity.

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How Female Tech Talent Is Creating an Inclusive Digital Economy in Latin America: Why We Invested in Laboratoria

January 31, 2019

More than 22 million young people in Latin America and the Caribbean neither work nor study. That number is slightly higher than the population of Chile, and two and a half times as many people as live in Mexico City.

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