A World of Positive Returns

We seek to create a more equitable economy, promote responsible technology that improves lives, 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?

OUR STRATEGY

DISCUSSION

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Our Vision for the Future of Workers and Work

Omidyar Network believes that dignified work enables dignified lives

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You're Grounded. And We're Taking Away the Keys to the Car

Omidyar Network shares its point of view on creating a fair and competitive technology ecosystem by restricting big tech power.

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DISCUSSION

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Insights

Unchecked Power: The Root of Big Tech Issues

Perspective February 7, 2020

Omidyar Network shares its perspective on holding big tech accountable for its role in fueling inequality and enabling harmful practices.

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Newsroom

Omidyar Network Announces Initial Grants from COVID-19 Economic Response Advocacy Fund

Announcement May 27, 2020

Omidyar Network plans to award $1.5 million to groups working to realign the US’s policies and systems so they work better for everyone.

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From the Blog

Pathways and Pitfalls for Social Payment Programs and Data Protection

June 30, 2020

This post is the second in a blog series on the pitfalls and pathways in the global data protection landscape and an exploration of how technology continues to evolve faster than the laws and norms that govern it.

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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.