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Omidyar Network invests in property rights startup Landmapp to help Ghanaian farmers document their land

February 13, 2017

Omidyar Network announced its investment in Landmapp BV, an Amsterdam-based property rights company that enables smallholder farmers to document and protect their land holdings.

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Leading Nigerian Government Transparency Organization, BudgIT, Secures New $1.5 Million Grant from Omidyar Network

January 25, 2017

Omidyar Network announced today it is renewing and expanding its investment in the Lagos-based government transparency organization BudgIT.

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'Give smart’ approach to philanthropy

January 23, 2017

Omidyar Network's Roopa Kudva and other Indian philanthropists and philanthropic professionals talked with Mint about their approaches to giving.

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Martin Tisné Discusses Recently Launched Ethics and Governance of Artificial Intelligence Fund

January 18, 2017

Martin Tisné spoke with Cheddar TV regarding the new fund started by Knight Foundation, Omidyar Network, and LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman to research artificial intelligence for the public interest.

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Three Trends in System-level Impact Investing

December 19, 2016

In a new SSIR article, The Investment Integration Project's William Burckart and Steve Lydenberg explore three trends in system-level impact investing and find that investors "must intentionally incorporate new ways of investing if they are to address big global problems." Read the full article

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Indifi Technologies Raises $10 Million in Series B Investment Round

December 12, 2016

Indifi Technologies, an enabler of micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSME) financing in India, announced it raised $10 million in a Series B investment round led by Omidyar Network.

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Omidyar Network Announces Investment in Citymart to Disrupt Local Government Procurement

December 5, 2016

Omidyar Network announced today that it has made a $500,000 investment in Citymart, a civic tech platform that helps city governments improve their procurement process by engaging the most innovative small businesses and entrepreneurs to solve local challenges.

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Why We Invested: LandMapp

February 15, 2017

Peter Rabley shares why we recently invested in LandMapp, a company developing an end-to-end solution for documenting and protecting land rights in Ghana.

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Why We Invested: GiveDirectly

February 7, 2017

Omidyar Network’s foundational belief that empowering people frees them to better themselves, their families, and their communities has great evidence in the growing literature around the benefits of cash transfers

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Why We Invested: United Income

February 2, 2017

As Americans live longer, the difficult choices households make about retirement spending are growing ever more complex, as households increasingly need to stretch out their savings over longer time horizons. To help solve the retirement puzzle, we have invested in United Income.

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