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Big money eyes the Big Tech debate

February 15, 2018

Omidyar Network's Paula Goldman talked with Axios about the Tech and Society Solutions Lab's recent support for the Center for Humane Technology.

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Indians spend roughly 3 hours a day on smartphones, but are they paying big bucks for apps?

February 12, 2018

Mobile app usage in India has boomed, but Roopa Kudva shares with The Economic Times how usage may be different for India's next half billion coming online.

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A Hippocratic Oath for Data Scientists

February 9, 2018

At the recent Data for Good Exchange, Omidyar Network joined tech, civic, and media partners to help develop a code of ethics for the data science community.

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Early Facebook and Google Employees Form Coalition to Fight What They Built

February 6, 2018

Early employees at Facebook and Google have launched the Center for Humane Technology with support from Omidyar Network. The Center is aimed at reversing the digital attention crisis and realigning technology with humanity's best interests.

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Loris.ai, a Crisis Text Line spin-out, raises $2 million to help companies have hard conversations

February 6, 2018

Loris.ai, a spin-out product from the maker of suicide prevention organization Crisis Text Line, has raised a $2 million seed round, including Omidyar Network, to help companies navigate conversations around harassment and other charged topics.

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Self-Publishing Platform Pratilipi Raise $4.3M in Funding Round Led By Omidyar Network

February 5, 2018

Pratilipi, a self publishing platform for readers and writers of Indian languages, announces $4.3 million in Series A funding.

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New Investment Promotes Civic Tech and Tech for Good in Manchester

January 29, 2018

Omidyar Network has provided £700,000 of funding over two years, so that the Co-op Foundation can offer up to 60 individuals a chance to base their tech social enterprise at The Federation, the new co-working digital community established by the Co-op in central Manchester.

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Digital Identity – Why It Matters and Why It’s Important We Get It Right

January 25, 2018

Omidyar Network, along with leaders from government, business, international organizations, civil society and the humanitarian community, called for greater multistakeholder cooperation on digital identity.

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Memberships

January 19, 2018

Omidyar Network is a philanthropic investment firm that makes investments in both for-profit and nonprofit organizations.  Our business relationships are managed by our investment professionals, and we do not accept unsolicited business plans, funding proposals, or personal funding requests.  Omi

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At 50, Roopa Kudva changed her career path to make social impact with Omidyar Network

January 17, 2018

Roopa Kudva talked with YourStory about her career path, opportunities she sees in the Indian market, and Omidyar Network's new report, Innovating for the Next Half Billion.

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Why We Invested : Global Steering Group for Impact Investment

February 21, 2018

Is impact investing reaching a tipping point? Multiple signs point to growing momentum.

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In Pursuit of Fair and Accountable AI | Why We Invested: The AI Now Institute

February 21, 2018

“How will artificial intelligence become part of our lives?”

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A Landmark Moment for Pay for Success | 3 for 3: Enacting the Recommendations in Private Capital, Public Good

February 19, 2018

Earlier this month, Congress passed bipartisan legislation that has significant implications for the Pay for Success (PFS) movement.

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