Investees

At Omidyar Network, we believe market forces can be a potent driver for positive social change. That’s why we invest in both for-profit businesses and nonprofit organizations, whose complementary roles can advance entire sectors.  Our efforts are focused in six key areas that strengthen prosperous, stable, and open societies: Digital Identity, Education, Emerging Tech, Financial Inclusion, Governance & Citizen Engagement, and Property Rights.

Property Rights

Amazon Conservation Team

The Amazon Conservation Team (ACT) is dedicated to preserving South American rainforests by working with local communities to map and secure rights to their indigenous lands.

BRAC

BRAC empowers the world’s poor through a comprehensive set of development initiatives.

Cadasta

The Cadasta Foundation aims to simplify, modernize, and expedite the documentation of property rights where it does not exist today through technology and community partnerships.

Clark University

Clark University’s Graduate School of Geography is developing a scalable, fast, and cost-effective land cover mapping platform that seamlessly fuses human and machine intelligence.

Foundation for Ecological Security

The Foundation for Ecological Security extends land rights to India’s rural poor.

Indian Institute for Human Settlements

The Indian Institute for Human Settlements (IIHS) is an educational and research institution committed to the equitable, sustainable, and efficient transformation of Indian settlements.

Land Alliance

Land Alliance is a think-and-do tank that tests new approaches to defining and managing rights, shares expertise and best practices globally, and supports groups working to scale the solution of land issues.

Land Portal

Land Portal is the leading online resource for information, data, and knowledge exchange on land and property rights.

Landesa

Landesa empowers the world's rural poor by providing them with opportunities to obtain secure property rights and achieve greater security, stability, and wealth.

Meridia

Meridia is an end-to-end solution for land and property documentation for individuals and communities in emerging markets, where accurate maps and effective land administration systems do not often exist.

Micro Aerial Projects

Micro Aerial Projects LLC’s mission is to identify sustainable and appropriate civilian geospatial applications of unmanned or remotely controlled aerial vehicles and to support and provide efficient, cost effective, safe, and responsible geo-spatial solutions.

MicroBuild

MicroBuild Fund is the first housing-specific microfinance investment vehicle of its kind dedicated to helping low-income families.

N/Core

N/Core is an incubation program for nonprofit startups in India.

Pulitzer Center

The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting is an award-winning organization dedicated to supporting independent journalism on under-reported topics.

Radiant

Radiant provides a shared infrastructure for open access to remotely sensed imagery, spatial data, and technology tools to support global development.

Spruce

Spruce is a title insurance, escrow, and closing company using technology to enable fast, frictionless, and secure real estate transactions.

Suyo

Suyo helps families to secure their property rights by offering the most affordable and reliable property formalization services in Latin America.

Swarna Pragati

Swarna Pragati is India’s first affordable rural housing microfinance company and aspires to build a society where everyone has a house in which to live with dignity.

The Asia Foundation

The Asia Foundation is a nonprofit international development organization committed to improving lives across a dynamic and developing Asia.

Thomson Reuters Foundation

The Thomson Reuters Foundation promotes socio-economic progress and the rule of law worldwide. The Foundation runs programs that inform, connect, and ultimately empower people around the world.

Transerve Technologies

Transerve Technologies works with cities to provide affordable tech solutions to infrastructure management issues such as property tax collection.

Alumni Investees

Climate Policy Initiative

Climate Policy Initiative works to improve energy and land use policies around the world, with a particular emphasis on finance.

Indufor North America

Indufor North America is a forest asset valuation firm that is working with partners to develop a tool to help communities and governments ascertain the economic value of their land.

Institute for Liberty and Democracy

The Institute for Liberty and Democracy works with governments to empower the poor through property and business rights.

International Land Coalition

The International Land Coalition promotes secure and equitable access to land for the rural poor.

Namati

Namati is building a global movement of grassroots legal advocates who work with communities to advance justice.

NCAER

National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER) is India’s oldest and largest independent, nonprofit, economic policy research institute.

Red Tierras

Red Tierras and Fundacion Tierra use innovative technology to improve the land titling process for marginalized communities in Bolivia.

Rights and Resources Initiative

Rights and Resources Initiative is a nonprofit seeking to increase forest ownership for local communities and indigenous peoples worldwide.

SEEP Network

SEEP Network builds a global learning community for microfinance networks and associations.