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'On Omidyar Network: Partner Perspectives', Showcases How ON Supports And Scales The Work Of World-Changing Entrepreneurs

January 31, 2012

In this video, several leaders from our partner organizations share their perspectives on how Omidyar Network has furthered their impact.

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Omidyar Network's Matt Bannick and Landesa's Tim Hanstad and Roy Prosterman to speak on the role of land rights in pro-poor rural development

January 18, 2012

Please join The Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society (PACS) for a discussion with Matt Bannick, Managing Partner at Omidyar Network, Roy Prosterman, Founder and Chairman Emiritus of Landesa, and Tim Hanstad, CEO of Landesa, on the key role of land r

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Motives for investing: Profit or altruism?

January 11, 2012

What makes someone hand over their money to an entrepreneur with a germ of an idea? Is it all about speculating to accumulate - or are some driven for the sake of the greater good?

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Zimbabwe’s SECURICO Wins $100,000 Grand Prize in 2011 Africa Awards For Entrepreneurship

December 8, 2011

Nairobi, December 8, 2011 – Legatum, a private international investment group and Omidyar Network, a philanthropic investment firm, today announced that SECURICO has won the US $100,000 grand prize of the 2011 Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship (

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Omidyar Network Invests In Rêv Worldwide To Extend Innovative Payment Services To Underbanked Individuals

December 3, 2011

Redwood City, Calif., December 5, 2011 – Omidyar Network today announced its investment in Rêv Worldwide, an innovator in payment solutions that address the needs of cash-based consumers and micro-merchants across both mature and developing markets.

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Charitable and Technically Savvy: Philanthropic Leaders in the Digital Age

November 23, 2011

Technology today is transforming the ways that wealthy donors allocate funds and promote causes close to their hearts.

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Omidyar Network Empowers Underbanked With Investment In Financial Services Innovator Mango

November 18, 2011

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., November 18, 2011 – Omidyar Network today announced it has invested in Mango Financial, a leader in providing innovative financial solutions to underbanked individuals in the United States.  The inv

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Aspiring Minds Raises Series A Funding to Foster Labor Inclusion in India

November 7, 2011

New Delhi, November 9, 2011-—Aspiring Minds, India’s largest employability assessment company, announced it has raised Series A funding from Omidyar Network. Jayant Sinha, Partner, Omidyar Network India, will join the Board of Directors.  

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Ten Finalists Named in 2011 Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship

October 31, 2011

Nairobi, November 1, 2011 – Legatum, a private international investment group and Omidyar Network, a philanthropic investment firm, today announced the 10 finalists of the 2011 Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship (www.AfricaAwards.com).

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Omidyar Network Takes Customer-Service Approach to Aiding Grantees

October 24, 2011

By Nicole WallacePosted by permission of The Chronicle of Philanthropy.

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A Partnership for More Responsible Tech: Assessing Facebook’s Role in Elections

April 19, 2018

Last week, Omidyar Network’s Tech and Society Solutions Lab announced a joint partnership with several leading foundations to fund independent academic research into the role that Facebook plays in elections.

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Making Formal Financial Services Relevant to Indian Consumers: Why We Invested in Kaleidofin

April 15, 2018

India is starting to reap the benefits of several transformational initiatives launched in recent years, which are focused on improving access to the formal financial system. A staggering number of bank accounts have been opened by the Jan Dhan program.

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