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
 

STRATEGIC IMPERATIVES

To address today’s most salient challenges, we focus on:

REIMAGINING
CAPITALISM
Does the investee align with our core mission and values?
BENEFICIAL
TECHNOLOGY
Is the investee likely to achieve traction in its field?
DISCOVERING
EMERGENT ISSUES​
Is the idea big enough to grow beyond its current size?
EXPANDING
HUMAN CAPABILITY
Is there a strong vision for where to go next?

OUR STRATEGY

DISCUSSION

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Insights

Scaling Access & Impact: Realizing the Power of EdTech

Research Report March 24, 2019

There are 250 million learners around the world who have finished their schooling – yet aren’t able to read or write well and lack the skills they will need to succeed in the 21st century. Omidyar Network commissioned a new report to evaluate what might be necessary to enable, scale, and sustain Equitable EdTech on a national basis.

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Newsroom

Picterra Lands $3.3 Million in New Funding to Help Further Democratize Geospatial Mapping

Announcement September 17, 2019

Picterra, a geospatial software organization that enables users to extract satellite and drone imaging insights through a combination of artificial intelligence and human expertise, has announced $3.3 million in new funding from Space Capital, Omidyar Network, and Atlantic Labs, to further democratize geospatial mapping data.

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From the Blog

The GM Score: $25 Billion for Stockholders vs. $0 for UAW Members

September 18, 2019

Fifty thousand General Motors employees bravely used their power to go on strike this week. Omidyar Network stands in solidarity with these UAW members as we believe working men and women should have a fair share of our nation’s economic success.

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Affiliates

We

We are proud to be affiliated with the following organizations, which were developed within Omidyar Network and have subsequently established themselves as independent entities. Additionally, we are proud to partner with Omidyar Network India, managing a high impact portfolio of bold entrepreneurs with a mission to create a meaningful life for every Indian.