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Omidyar Network and The Indigo Trust To Fund New Social Innovation Center in Nigeria

July 19, 2011

July 19, 2011, REDWOOD CITY, Calif.  and LONDON -- Omidyar Network and The Indigo Trust announced today their support and intent to fund the Co-Creation Hub in Lagos, Nigeria. The Hub is a non-profit, s

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Global Impact Investing Network Appoints Luther Ragin, Jr. as CEO

July 13, 2011

July 13, 2011—The Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) today named Luther Ragin, Jr. as its first Chief Executive Officer (CEO). The Global Impact Investing Network is the leading non-profit organization dedicated to the development of a successful impact investing industry.

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Transparency & Accountability Initiative Welcomes Launch of Open Government Partnership

July 12, 2011

July 12, 2011 - The Transparency & Accountability Initiative welcomes the launch of Open Government Partnership (OGP), a new multilateral initiative that aims to promote more open and accountable government, with the ultimate goals of empowering citizens, countering corruptio

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Pursuing Profit and Purpose: The Debate in California's Statehouse and What it Means for Us

July 11, 2011

Thursday, July 21 The HUB, San Francisco 925 Mission St. @ 5th, SF Chronicle Building Reception at 6:30 p.m. Panel begins promptly at 7 p.m. 

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Charity, With Entrepreneurial Spin

June 30, 2011

Pierre Omidyar founded online marketplace eBay Inc. and still serves as its chairman. But these days, he would much rather talk about Omidyar Network, the philanthropic investment firm he started after leaving day-to-day duties at eBay in 1998.

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Video: Living Goods’ Innovative Model for Delivering Vital Health Services to the Poor

June 27, 2011

In a short video, Amy Klement, Vice President of Investments at Omidyar Network, discusses how Living Goods harnesses the power of micro-entrepreneurs to deliver life-saving products and services to the poor.

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Mobile Tech in Social Innovation Series: Commerce

June 20, 2011

From June 16-22, Echoing Green is hosting an online interview series with mobile technology leaders to discuss the current and future position of mobile in social innovation.

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SeeClickFix Battle Royale: Omidyar Network vs. OATV

June 13, 2011

June 13, 2011 - The SeeClickFix team proudly announces its inaugural SeeClickFix Venture Capitalist Battle Royale!

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Using Markets to Combat Poverty in Africa

June 8, 2011

Paris, France – 24 May 2011 – Today at the OECD Forum marking the fiftieth anniversary of the founding of the OECD, Monitor Group releases Promise and Progress: Market-Based Solutions to Poverty in Africa, one of the most comprehensive analyses ever undertaken of financially sust

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Africa Entrepreneurship Awards Launched

June 6, 2011

May 31, 2011, Nairobi — Legatum, a private international investment group, and Omidyar Network, a philanthropic investment firm, today announced the launch of the 2011 Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship, one of the continent’s most prestigious business awards.

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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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