The Omidyar Network is a high-impact social investment fund set up by eBay founder Pierre Omidyar. Today, we’re joined by Ameya Upadhyay, a principal at Omidyar.
Ameya focuses on the firm’s fintech and financial inclusion efforts, investing in organizations that have the potential to create economic opportunity for individuals in Africa, Europe, Myanmar and India. His portfolio includes first movers in India across micro-enterprise lending, digital retail lending, merchant cash advance and online brokerage.
He has been active in Myanmar for the last two years and is closely following the emerging mobile money ecosystem, in addition to making grants to non-profit organisations that are creating sector-wide public goods.
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