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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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Thomson Reuters Foundation expands coverage of cities

January 17, 2018

The Thomson Reuters Foundation will be expanding its property rights coverage with the addition of Citiscope, an online platform created to help cities work better for all people through the power of independent journalism.

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ParentPowered raise $2.65M in Seed Funding to Build ‘On-Demand Library for Parenting Tips’

January 17, 2018

ParentPowered, an organization creating accessible tools to support effective parenting, has raised $2.65 million in funding led by Omidyar Network.

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Roopa Kudva featured on BBC's The Conversation

January 16, 2018

Roopa Kudva joined The Conversation's host Kim Chakanetsa and SAP's Adaire Fox-Martin to discuss their experiences as women leaders in business.

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Rappler and Freedom of the Press

January 15, 2018

The ruling by the Philippine Securities and Exchange Commission to revoke the certificates of incorporation of Rappler Holdings Corporation and Rappler, Inc. is an unfortunate interpretation of Filipino law that reduces press freedom and independent news coverage in the Philippines.

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Wonderschool raises $2.1M to bring its early childhood programs to New York City

January 9, 2018

Wonderschool, a network of in-home daycare and preschools, plans to open 150 programs in New York City after raising $2.1 million in new funding. 

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Rachel Schneider Joins Aspen Financial Security Program as Omidyar Network Entrepreneur-in-Residence

Rachel Schneider, co-author of The Financial Diaries: How American Families Cope in a World of Uncertainty, will be joining the Aspen Financial Security Program as the Omidyar Network Entrepreneur-in-Residence.

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Wonderschool Announces $2.1M in New Funding

January 8, 2018

Wonderschool, the network of boutique, high-quality child cares and preschools that combines the standards of the best institutions of early learning in the world with the warmth of an in-home program, today announced $2.1M in new funding.

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Internet penetration in India set to surge, big opportunity for firms: Omidyar report

December 26, 2017

Roopa Kudva, managing director of Omidyar Network India Advisors, talks with Mint about the firm's new report, Innovating for the Next Half Billion.

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The Three Keys to Innovating for India’s Next Half Billion

December 23, 2017

Roopa Kudva shares three keys for entrepreneurs who want to reach the "next half billion," the estimated 500 million low- and lower-middle-income people coming online over the next five years in India

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Why We Invested: ParentPowered

January 17, 2018

ParentPowered is a new company leveraging the power of mobile technology to bring early education support to the parents who need it.

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Empowering Citizens to Fight Corruption | Why We Invested: SERAP

January 10, 2018

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Program (SERAP ) plays a leading role in the long fight for transparency in Nigeria and in building jurisprudence around access to information.

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Why We Invested: Wonderschool

January 8, 2018

Wonderschool is enabling educators to start, expand, and successfully run early childhood programs in their homes in a sustainable way.

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