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Our View on Developments at Ushahidi

July 23, 2017

We condemn all forms of workplace intimidation and harassment and believe all individuals must be treated with dignity and respect. 

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Technology is transforming what happens when a child goes to school

July 21, 2017

The Economist looks at the latest in edtech and the sophisticated ways software is interacting with students, highlighting our investees AltSchool, Siyavula, and Geekie.

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Novo relatório revela que o setor de mídia digital independente cresce mesmo sob ataque na América Latina

July 20, 2017

A SembraMedia, uma organização sem fins lucrativos que apoia jornalistas empreendedores, em parceria com a Omidyar Network, publicou hoje “Ponto de inflexão”, o mais completo estudo já realizado sobre o crescimento e o impacto da mídia digital independente na América Latina, bem como as ameaças ao setor.

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Nuevo estudio revela que el sector de medios digitales independientes latinoamericanos está creciendo, pero sujeto a ataques

July 20, 2017

SembraMedia, una empresa sin fines de lucro que apoya el periodismo emprendedor, en asociación con Omidyar Network, publicó hoy Punto de inflexión, el mayor estudio realizado hasta la fecha acerca del crecimiento, el impacto y las amenazas para los medios de comunicación digitales independientes en América Latina.

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New report reveals independent digital media sector in Latin America growing but under attack

July 20, 2017

SembraMedia, a nonprofit that supports entrepreneurial journalists, in partnership with Omidyar Network today published Inflection Point, the most comprehensive study to date on the growth, impact, and threats to independent digital media in Latin America.

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Event Recap: Driving Change, Securing Tenure

July 17, 2017

Earlier this year, New America’s Future of Property Rights initiative, Princeton’s Innovation for Successful Societies, and Omidyar Network brought together leading voices from around the world to Washington, D.C., to discuss innovations in property rights.

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The Ethics and Governance of Artificial Intelligence Fund Commits $7.6 Million to Organizations that Bolster Civil Society Efforts Around the World

July 10, 2017

The Ethics and Governance of Artificial Intelligence Fund today announced $7.6 million in support to nine organizations that aim to bolster the voice of civil society in shaping the development of artificial intelligence in the public interest.

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Housing for all: There’s a lot to be built

July 10, 2017

In an op-ed published by The Hindu Business Line, Shreya Deb discusses the challenges and opportunities with India’s affordable housing initiative, Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana, which aims for all citizens to have a home by 2022 .

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Non-profits start with energy but lack systems

July 5, 2017

Roopa Kudva talked with The Times of India about Omidyar Network's model, opportunities the firm sees in India, and our most recent Indian investment: Goodera.

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Impact Investment

July 5, 2017

While in Bangkok for the Asian Venture Philanthropy Network Conference, Roopa Kudva spoke with the Bangkok Post about our firm's model and impact investing in Asia.

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Investing in Home-Grown Talent | Why We Invested: eTekkatho Digital Libraries

October 17, 2017

Myanmar finds itself on the cusp of technological revolution. Encouraged by outside investment and the country’s innovative spirit along with high smart phone penetration, a tech-focused entrepreneurship ecosystem is emerging.

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Digital Identity and Privacy

October 12, 2017

Identity is vital to participate fully in our modern digital society and economy. Yet, designed and implemented unchecked, digital identity technologies could have unintended adverse consequences for the world’s most vulnerable populations.

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Engaging Young People in Civic Action | Why We Invested: DoSomething.org

October 11, 2017

Millennials and Gen Z represent our most socially tolerant and demographically diverse generations, and they remain an untapped source of civic action and social change.

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