The independent research commission that was announced in April to use Facebook data to analyze the role of social media on elections and democracy revealed today the organization's name — Social Science One. The new organization also provided details about how it will work, and announced that academics can now apply for access and funding to study the first Facebook data set.READ ON
Grupo VI-DA, one of Latin America’s leading innovators in digital reading with a focus on quality education transformation, announced today that it has raised funding from Elevar Equity, Omidyar Network, and The Rise Fund.READ ON
Omidyar Network was pleased to support MLH's Ethical Tech Initiative alongside their hackathons this season. Read about the initiative and this year's winners.READ ON
Omidyar Network, in partnership with Seedstars, a business incubator supporting entrepreneurs around the world, announces the launch of Seedspace Tanzania.READ ON
Smita Aggarwal recently spoke with The Hindu BusinessLine to share the global lessons to be learned from FinTech innovations in India.READ ON
Civic Tech Connect 2018 marked the official launch of the Civic Tech India 2018 Accelerator and brought together entrepreneurs and investors to build the civic technology ecosystem in India.READ ON
Omidyar Network and Village Capital invite entrepreneurs to solve tough civic and social challenges in infrastructure, education, health, sanitation, governance, and administration through the recently launched Civic Tech India 2018 Accelerator program.READ ON
In response to the U.S. government’s policy separating parents and children seeking asylum, Democracy Fund, Omidyar Network’s Governance and Citizen Engagement initiative, and Humanity United released the following statement.READ ON
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