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Why We Invested: Scripbox

August 9, 2016

Learn why Omidyar Network invested in Scripbox, a user-friendly investment service working to change the way Indians save and build wealth.

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Why We Invested in Koko

August 8, 2016

Shripriya Mahesh shares why we invested in Koko, a peer-to-peer network for emotional support that uses artificial intelligence and positive reframing to bring well-being to all users.

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In Skating Over Thin Ice our Safety is in our Speed

July 15, 2016

It was in 1841 that American philosopher and poet Ralph Waldo Emerson famously coined the phrase above, but it has never been more relevant then today, when applied to the predicament currently faced by incumbent banks in India.

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Digital Identity: No Empowerment without Privacy

July 14, 2016

Technology is changing the way in which we present ourselves, how others identify us, how we participate in global markets, and how we access government services.

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How does Lenddo work?

July 13, 2016

In the latest video in our Omidyar Network Learning Series, we explain how our investee Lenddo turns big data from smartphones and social networks into valuable insights that are reshaping financial service opportunities for emerging middle class consumers and lenders arou

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Why We Invested: Crisis Text Line

June 30, 2016

Learn why we invested in Crisis Text Line, the first nationwide, free, 24/7 text hotline for people in crisis.

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Supporting People Powered Media Innovation in West Africa

June 23, 2016

Independent media is influencing politics and government in previously unprecedented ways in West Africa.

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How can independent media in West Africa develop and deliver greater impact?

June 23, 2016

By Ory Okolloh, Director, Investments & Khuram Hussain, Principa

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Why We Invested: Skillshare

June 20, 2016

Learn why we invested in Skillshare, an online learning platform for teachers and students.

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Unfinished Business: Time to Invest in Americans’ Financial Health

June 20, 2016

Sarah Morgenstern examines Americans' financial health and explores three breakthroughs that could change the system.

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We’re Seeing an Economic Boom; But a Boom for Whom?

Joelle Gamble shares insights on the recent economic boom with Soledad O'Brien on Matter of Fact.

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She Wants to Break Up Big Everything

Omidyar Network is proud to support the launch of American Economic Liberties Project by Sarah Miller.

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This Year Privacy-First Tech Will (Slowly) Start Going Mainstream

Will 2020 be the year privacy-respecting tech goes mainstream? Director Sarah Drinkwater shares her predictions with Wired UK.

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