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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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Agenda Edu Receives Investment from Omidyar Network to Scale its Platform

December 14, 2018

Agenda Edu, a platform that increases engagement in school settings, announced today that Omidyar Network has invested in the Brazilian startup to help them further scale, including platform improvements, and growth of its user base and team.

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Putting land rights on the government’s agenda

December 12, 2018

The world’s largest project to formalize land rights of urban slum dwellers started earlier this year in Odisha, India, with support from Tata Trusts and Omidyar Network. Shalmoli Halder and Sushant Kumar discuss why this project matters and how to potentially replicate it elsewhere.

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Three Keys To Unlocking Consumer Trust In Fintech

December 5, 2018

We are in the midst of a strong economy and record-low unemployment. Yet, the majority of American households are not able to achieve financial health.

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Survey: App-Based Drivers in NYC Struggling Financially, Want Benefits

December 5, 2018

An opinion survey released today by IDG Benefits Fund, with support from Omidyar Network, shows the majority of app-based drivers in New York City struggle to pay their bills and say any unexpected expense could lead to financial catastrophe—and as such, support placing surcharges on app-based rides to help pay for a benefits package for drivers.

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Omidyar Network Pushes Investors Beyond Trade-offs

November 28, 2018

Impact Alpha digs into the recently released Beyond Trade-offs series to highlight how different investors approach considerations of risk, financial returns, and environmental and social impact.

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The Future of Good Identity

November 28, 2018

In a new blog post for NetHope, Leila Toplic, No Lost Generation Tech Task Force Lead, summarizes a conversation she had with Omidyar Network’s Paige Nicol about the future of digital identity and the role of civil society in ensuring Good ID.

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Leaders and Most Promising Ventures in Early Childhood Development Convene at First-of-Its-Kind Early Futures Event

November 27, 2018

Omidyar Network, Sesame Workshop, and newly launched Promise Venture Studio host Early Futures event featuring more than 50 early childhood ventures

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Omidyar Network India: Helping Create a Meaningful Life for Every Indian

May 14, 2019

Omidyar Network India will now operate as a newly-autonomous organization with a mission to help create a meaningful life for every Indian. Read more from our managing partner, Mike Kubzansky.

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Omidyar Network Unpacks Good ID: An Update to Our Point of View on Digital Identity

May 9, 2019

For three years, Omidyar Network has used the term “Good ID” to characterize the forms of digital identity we would like to see in the world. This week, the Digital Identity team adds more definition to that vision.

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