A World of Positive Returns

We seek to create a more equitable economy, promote responsible technology that improves lives, expand human capability, and discover the emergent issues that will shape our future​

WHO WE ARE

Insights

Exploration & Future Sensing: Trends to Watch in 2019 & Beyond

Research Report March 25, 2019

In Trends to Watch in 2019 & Beyond, Omidyar Network partners with the Future Hunters to share some of the most interesting — and coincidentally self-contradictory — trends we’re seeing, which we deemed “trends to watch” this year.

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Newsroom

Inside the Omidyar Network, New Thinking About a Changed World

Article 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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From the Blog

Can We Trust Facebook to Keep Our "Digital Living Rooms" Safe From Liars, Racists, and Haters?

March 11, 2019

Mark Zuckerberg recently announced plans to build a new offering focused on private conversations. By combining the billions of users across WhatsApp, Messenger, and Instagram, this still-to-be-created product claims to be the future of communication: private, encrypted, secure.

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We

We are structured to support the notion that philanthropy is more than a type of funding. In its truest sense, philanthropy is about improving the lives of others, independent of the mechanism. Consequently, we work across the social and business sectors, operating both a Limited Liability Company (LLC) and a 501(c)(3) foundation.

FINANCIAL DOCUMENTS

COMMITMENTS

Total amount committed since inception:
$1.45
billion+
For-profit investments since inception:
$676
million
Nonprofit grants since inception:
$782
million