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Open Up?

We at Omidyar Network have long advocated the merits of opening government data. Its potential to strengthen governance, drive economic growth, and build trust is attractive for those of us working to improve the relationships…

What Can Civic Tech Learn From Social Movements?

For over a decade, Omidyar Network has been supporting and investing in the civic tech sector.  From the very early days we have backed the most talented entrepreneurs who are seeking to use technology to empower citizens…

How can civic technology help transform Brazil?

When Priscila Belfort disappeared in Rio de Janeiro, in 2004, her mother Jovita turned to the local police for help. Jovita quickly realized that the government was not properly set up to resolve cases like her daughter’s.…

Open for Business

Commissioned by Omidyar Network, Lateral Economics’ Open for Business report is the first study to quantify and illustrate the potential of open data to help the G20 achieve its 2% economic growth target.Read the Report

The Impact of Open Data – Initial Findings from Case Studies

GovLab’s Andrew Young discusses GovLab’s and Omidyar Network's collaboration on a series of open data case studies designed to provide a detailed examination of the various ways open data is being used around the world.

Open Data: Six Stories About Impact in the UK

Case studies commissioned by Omidyar Network explore if the promise and potential of open data are being realized.

Strengthening Kenyan Media: Exploring a Path Towards Journalism in the…

Omidyar Network, in partnership with social innovation agency Reboot, has today released a research report evaluating the state of the media in Kenya.

Omidyar Network and The Indigo Trust To Fund New Social Innovation Center…

July 19, 2011, REDWOOD CITY, Calif.  and LONDON -- Omidyar Network and The Indigo Trust announced today their support and intent to fund the Co-Creation Hub in Lagos, Nigeria. The Hub is a non-profit, social enterprise…

Open Up! Bringing Technology, Innovation And Open Government Together In…

On 13 November 2012, the UK Department for International Development and Omidyar Network will host Open Up! – a one-day conference in London on technology, transparency and open government – in association with WIRED…

Omidyar Network Supports Fiscal Transparency in Nigeria with Grant to BudgIT

Omidyar Network announced today a grant of up to USD $400k to BudgIT, a Lagos-based nonprofit that promotes civic participation and fiscal transparency in Nigeria.
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