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Putting land rights on the government’s agenda

December 12, 2018

The world’s largest project to formalize land rights of urban slum dwellers started earlier this year in Odisha, India, with support from Tata Trusts and Omidyar Network. Shalmoli Halder and Sushant Kumar discuss why this project matters and how to potentially replicate it elsewhere.

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Three Keys To Unlocking Consumer Trust In Fintech

December 5, 2018

We are in the midst of a strong economy and record-low unemployment. Yet, the majority of American households are not able to achieve financial health.

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Survey: App-Based Drivers in NYC Struggling Financially, Want Benefits

December 5, 2018

An opinion survey released today by IDG Benefits Fund, with support from Omidyar Network, shows the majority of app-based drivers in New York City struggle to pay their bills and say any unexpected expense could lead to financial catastrophe—and as such, support placing surcharges on app-based rides to help pay for a benefits package for drivers.

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Omidyar Network Pushes Investors Beyond Trade-offs

November 28, 2018

Impact Alpha digs into the recently released Beyond Trade-offs series to highlight how different investors approach considerations of risk, financial returns, and environmental and social impact.

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The Future of Good Identity

November 28, 2018

In a new blog post for NetHope, Leila Toplic, No Lost Generation Tech Task Force Lead, summarizes a conversation she had with Omidyar Network’s Paige Nicol about the future of digital identity and the role of civil society in ensuring Good ID.

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Leaders and Most Promising Ventures in Early Childhood Development Convene at First-of-Its-Kind Early Futures Event

November 27, 2018

Omidyar Network, Sesame Workshop, and newly launched Promise Venture Studio host Early Futures event featuring more than 50 early childhood ventures

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Digital Lending to MSMEs Poised for Major Growth in India

November 20, 2018

Report from Omidyar Network and BCG Says Market is at “Watershed Moment”

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ShopUp Raises $1.62 Million Seed Round Led by Omidyar Network

November 12, 2018

The company is a digital credit platform facilitating working capital to small-business owners and home-based entrepreneurs in Bangladesh

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Financial Health Solutions For Consumers Evade Financial Firms

November 9, 2018

The future of financial services hangs on creating sustainable revenue models for players that support financial wellness, create value, and build trust with underserved consumers. But how is the consumer positively impacted? And who should pay for these solutions?

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Use Customer Surveys to Measure and Improve Nonprofit Programs

Omidyar Network's Jessica Kiessel and the Fund for Shared Insight's Melinda Tuan reflect on how nonprofits can measure program effectiveness by listening to feedback from constituents.

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Helping People Get Control Over Their Digital Identity: Why We Invested in Cambridge Blockchain

April 11, 2019

We believe Cambridge Blockchain can play a big part in helping markets overcome those struggles. This is why Omidyar Network and Flourish joined PayPal, and others in a Series A extension investment, which totaled $10.5 million.

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Reflections on the NIIMS judgement

April 4, 2019

This week, the High Court of Kenya suspended core aspects of the National Integrated Identity Management System (NIIMS), popularly referred to as Huduma Namba. Magdi Amin shares reflections on the judgement.

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Redefining Family Engagement for Today's Parents and Caregivers

April 4, 2019

Children with engaged families earn better grades, finish high school at higher rates, and are more likely to enroll in postsecondary education. Ashley Beckner shares some of the family engagement solutions she is watching.

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