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

Insights

Not Just a Job: New Evidence on the Quality of Work in the United States

Research Report October 23, 2019

Omidyar Network partnered with Gallup, Lumina Foundation, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to create the first-ever Great Jobs Survey, a comprehensive measure of job quality in the US.

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Newsroom

We don’t need another WeWork

Article 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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From the Blog

Levering Technology for Justice: Why We Invested in Lawyers Hub

December 12, 2019

Thea Anderson and Franklyn Odhiambo share why we invested in Nairobi-based Lawyers Hub, the first innovation hub in Africa for technology startups run by lawyers.

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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.