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Omidyar Network makes $2.9M grant to mySociety

June 27, 2012

June 27, 2012, Redwood City, Calif. – Omidyar Network announced today a grant of up to $2.9M to mySociety of the U.K. mySociety will use the three-year grant to scale its business development c

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'Apps for Good' Awards Inspires the Next Generation of Young People to Solve Problems and Create Apps

June 22, 2012

June 18, 2012, LONDON: After the huge success of CDI Europe’s Dragons’ Den style events, we are proud to announce our first Apps for Good Awards (AFGA2012).

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'I Paid A Bribe'

June 18, 2012

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GSMA Launches Mobile and Development Intelligence Portal

June 13, 2012

13 June 2012, London: The GSMA today launched the Mobile and Development Intelligence (MDI) project in conjunction with Omidyar Network the philanthropic investment firm established by eBay founder Pierre Omidyar.

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Omidyar Network Executive Forum: Companies Honored For Social Impact (photos)

May 23, 2012

Last week, eBay founder Pierre Omidyar's Omidyar Network hosted its annual investees conference in Silicon Valley.

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From Potential to Action: Bringing Social Impact Bonds to the U.S.

May 15, 2012

May 15, 2012 -- McKinsey & Company Report, From Potential to Action, assesses the opportunity for social impact bonds in the United States and is the result of 12 months of research and analysis.

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Omidyar Network Appoints Fal Managing Director, Africa

May 8, 2012

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., May 9, 2012 -- Omidyar Network today announced that Malik Fal has joined the philanthropic investment firm as managing director for Africa.

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Omidyar Network Executive Forum 2012

May 7, 2012

May 8, 2012, Redwood City, Calif. -- Omidyar Network kicks off its third-annual Omidyar Network Executive Forum (ONEF) today in Redwood City, California. This year's theme, Spark. Serve.

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Compass Principles

April 26, 2012

The Compass Principles offer aspirational guidelines for what constitute quality in innovation and execution of basic financial services -- those that allow people to transact, borrow, save and plan in ways that are beneficial to the consumer and profitable for industry.

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Financial Services in the 21st Century: Groundbreaking White Paper Outlines Guidelines to Help Improve U.S. Financial Services Industry

April 26, 2012

CHICAGO, IL (April 26, 2012) – Guidelines that affirm standards of excellence in the design and delivery of basic financial tools can fundamentally improve the U.S.

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Creating a Safety-Net Culture in India: Why We Invested in Toffee Insurance

June 13, 2018

Why we invested in Toffee Insurance, a financial technology platform that designs and sells bite-size, low-price insurance products created with millennials and digital natives in mind.

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Supporting the Growth of MSMEs across Africa: Why We Invested in Lidya

June 7, 2018

Why we invested in Lidya, a company addressing the MSME credit shortage in Africa through accessible and affordable credit.

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Why We Invested: End Poverty (N/Core)

June 1, 2018

For India’s nonprofits, resources are scarce, government subsidies are few, and the regulatory environment is complex. This environment makes it challenging for nonprofits to attract and retain quality talent and often deters young entrepreneurs from trying to solve some of the most pressing problems in India.

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