MissionU, a one year intensive program providing students with practical skills for the professional world, today announced that it has raised $8.5 million in a Series A round.READ ON
The South Africa Media Innovation Program (SAMIP) will provide dedicated funding and capacity building support to independent media in the country.READ ON
Today, an estimated 450 million people lack safe and secure homes in rural India—with two key causes being a widespread lack of formal property rights documentation and exclusion from the formal financial economy.READ ON
The Media Rumble, an annual event hosted by Omidyar Network’s investee Newslaundry and Teamwork Arts, attracted senior Indian journalists and renowned global media influencers for discussions on traditional and new media in India.READ ON
Tinkergarten today announced that it has raised a $5.4 million Series A round of financing led by Owl Ventures, with additional investment from existing investors Omidyar Network and Reach Capital.READ ON
NewSchools Venture Fund, a leader in supporting entrepreneurs and educators who want to reimagine learning, today announced their Ignite Early Learning Challenge with support from Omidyar Network.READ ON
Kin Insurance, a company using big data and technology to streamline homeowner’s insurance and save homeowners time and money, launched today in its first state, Florida.READ ON
Roopa Kudva was quoted in Hindustan Times about Omidyar Network’s support of AI for Education HackWeek.READ ON
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