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Three Trends in System-level Impact Investing

December 19, 2016

In a new SSIR article, The Investment Integration Project's William Burckart and Steve Lydenberg explore three trends in system-level impact investing and find that investors "must intentionally incorporate new ways of investing if they are to address big global problems." Read the full article

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Indifi Technologies Raises $10 Million in Series B Investment Round

December 12, 2016

Indifi Technologies, an enabler of micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSME) financing in India, announced it raised $10 million in a Series B investment round led by Omidyar Network.

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Omidyar Network Announces Investment in Citymart to Disrupt Local Government Procurement

December 5, 2016

Omidyar Network announced today that it has made a $500,000 investment in Citymart, a civic tech platform that helps city governments improve their procurement process by engaging the most innovative small businesses and entrepreneurs to solve local challenges.

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New York City's Civic Hall to Grow Civic Tech Ecosystem with $4 million in New Funding

December 5, 2016

Omidyar Network announced today it is renewing and expanding its investment in Civic Hall and Civic Hall Labs, the New York City-based collaborative community center dedicated to strengthening civic tech and its new research and development arm.

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A rundown of November reports on business, SDGs and investing

December 2, 2016

Devex shared their November roundup of reports on business, SDGs and investing, including our framework for investing across the returns continuum, which was recently published in the Stanford Social Innovation Review.

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Q & A: Omidyar Network Moves Beyond ‘Tradeoffs’ to Drive Market Development

December 1, 2016

Yasemin Saltuk spoke with ImpactAlpha's Dennis Price about Omidyar Network's framework for investing across the returns continuum.

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A Peek Inside Omidyar Network’s Methodology for Making Grants and Investments

November 30, 2016

Learn about our recently released framework for investing across the returns continuum in a new article from Nonprofit Quarterly.

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Omidyar Network's Investing Framework Is Good For Low-Return, High-Impact Social Enterprises

November 28, 2016

Matt Bannick discussed Omidyar Network's recently released framework for investors in a new Forbes article.

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Omidyar Network Adopts Transparency Standard

November 22, 2016

Omidyar Network adopts International Aid Transparency Initiative’s data standard and will report data on its nonprofit portfolio on a quarterly basis.

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Improving preschool and primary education in India: A prescription for prosperity

December 15, 2016

Omidyar Network is supporting Akshara Foundation to scale its programs to improve the overall education ecosystem in Karnataka, India by focusing on community-driven solutions.

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Making the Girl Effect Real

December 14, 2016

In 2014, Daniel Epstein, founder and CEO of the Unreasonable Group, sent me a message on Facebook to inform me that Zoona had been selected for the inaugural Girl Eff

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