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Impact Investment

July 5, 2017

While in Bangkok for the Asian Venture Philanthropy Network Conference, Roopa Kudva spoke with the Bangkok Post about our firm's model and impact investing in Asia.

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Alaska shows even people in the most conservative states prefer a basic income to lower taxes

June 30, 2017

The Economic Security Project recently conducted research to better understand Alaskans' views on the Alaska Permanent Fund, a universal basic income project in the state.

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New Poll Results Confirm Widespread Support for Alaska's Permanent Fund Dividend

June 28, 2017

Comprehensive survey of cash transfer recipients shows strong, positive attitudes toward nation's most established unconditional cash transfer program.

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Omidyar Network Welcomes LeapFrog as Co-Investor in Cignifi

June 22, 2017

Omidyar Network is pleased to welcome LeapFrog Investments as co-investors in Cignifi, a big data platform powering large-scale financial inclusion.

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Aadhaar-based businesses catch the eye of impact investors

June 17, 2017

Roopa Kudva talked with Business Standard about Omidyar Network's investments in businesses using elements of the India Stack.

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Financial Supervision Is Set for Digital Transformation

June 15, 2017

In a piece published to Lets Talk Payments, Smita Aggarwal and Kabir Kumar share insights on the digital transformation occurring in financial supervision

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Quicker recognition of property rights for the poorest can unleash greater willingness to invest

June 12, 2017

In an op-ed published in the Financial Express, Roopa Kudva shares how secure rights to property are the cornerstone of economic development.

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Traditional forms of philanthropy being replaced by a more market-based solutions approach

June 8, 2017

Omidyar Network's Roopa Kudva talked with LiveMint about philanthropy, impact investing, and what investors and grantmakers can do about the talent crunch in the social sector.

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Meet the Social Investors of AVPN

June 5, 2017

Ahead of the Asian Venture Philanthropy Network conference this week, Pioneers Post profiled three of the event's speakers, including Omidyar Network's Roopa Kudva.

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Our Radiant Earth

Satellite imagery offers a powerful resource for transparency, accountability and fact-based advocacy, particularly within the property rights community.

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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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