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Omidyar Network Joins Mojaloop Foundation as Inaugural Sponsor Member

May 6, 2020

Omidyar Network is proud to announce it will serve on the leadership board of the newly launched Mojaloop Foundation. The nonprofit organization focuses on increasing financial inclusion by empowering a diverse, global payment ecosystem to spur payment solutions for all.

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Spotlight

We’re Seeing an Economic Boom; But a Boom for Whom?

February 18, 2020

Joelle Gamble shares insights on the recent economic boom with Soledad O'Brien on Matter of Fact.

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Article

She Wants to Break Up Big Everything

Omidyar Network is proud to support the launch of American Economic Liberties Project by Sarah Miller.

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This Year Privacy-First Tech Will (Slowly) Start Going Mainstream

February 6, 2020

Will 2020 be the year privacy-respecting tech goes mainstream? Director Sarah Drinkwater shares her predictions with Wired UK.

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Tech Boosts Corporate Profits. What’s It Doing for Workers?

January 30, 2020

Joelle Gamble shares insights on how new technology can lead to workplace fissuring.

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WhatsApp is a Threat to Society. Here’s How to Fix It.

December 16, 2019

David Madden and Anamitra Deb share four ways the encrypted messaging platform can address the dangerous behavior that its platform is enabling.

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We don’t need another WeWork

December 12, 2019

It's time for more alternatives to venture capital cash, argues Omidyar Network's Sarah Drinkwater — and for more startups focused on making positive contributions to the world.

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Announcement

Coalition of Foundations and Family Offices Launch the Tipping Point Fund to Scale the Impact Investing Field

December 5, 2019

Blue Haven Initiative, Ford Foundation, MacArthur Foundation and Omidyar Network will anchor the $12.5 million pool of philanthropic capital

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Article

The Chronicle of Philanthropy: What Does Good ID Look Like?

CV Madhukar spoke with The Chronicle of Philanthropy for a podcast interview on the need for privacy-enhancing technology, the Good ID movement, and the data economy’s opportunities and challenges.

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Article

Stewarding Digital Identity for Economic Inclusion, Privacy, and Security

November 25, 2019

Magdi Amin speaks with the Financial Times on his assessment of the digital identity opportunities in Africa.

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Dodd Frank Ten Years On: Why We Still Need Structural Reform of the Financial Sector

July 16, 2020

Chris Jurgens shares insights on the tenth anniversary of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.

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Introducing the Ethical Explorer Pack

July 13, 2020

This toolkit is a direct response to the need we’ve seen and heard from makers and builders—as well as their collaborators—for a digestible, actionable resource to steward ethical tech.

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The Open-Source, Identity Platform MOSIP Hits a New Milestone

July 1, 2020

In late 2018, Omidyar Network invested in International Institute for Information Technology—Bangalore (IIIT-B) to develop a modular, open-source, identity platform (MOSIP). And today, we can share that three countries—Morocco, Philippines, and Ethiopia—have adopted the customizable, open source digital platform on which they plan to build secure, standards-compliant, vendor-neutral, and scalable national ID systems.

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