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Omidyar Network and Hivos Advance Government Transparency Efforts In Africa with New Initiative

October 28, 2010

October 27, 2010, REDWOOD CITY, Calif., and THE HAGUE, Netherlands -- Omidyar Network and Hivos today announced the creation of the Africa Transparency and Technology Initiative (ATTI).

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Property Rights: A Development Initiative

October 14, 2010

In partnership with Omidyar Network and Ashoka's Changemakers, Beyond Profit takes a closer look at the importance of increasing access to to formal land rights.  For over a billion poor people in the developing world, granting access to land and legalizing property rights could increase income,

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SOCAP10 in Partnership with Omidyar Network Features “Mobile Technology Fast Pitch”

October 5, 2010

October 5, 2010, SAN FRANCISCO — The winner of SOCAP10’s “Mobile Technology FastPitch Session,” Assured Labor, was announced at the conclusion of the first of the three-day conference in San Francisco.

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Omidyar Network Grants Refugees United $2.6M to Scale Technology Platform Enabling Refugees to Reunite with Their Families

October 4, 2010

October 4, 2010, REDWOOD CITY, Calif. and BARCELONA — Omidyar Network today announced a grant of up to $2.6M over three years to Refugees United, a nonprofit organization that uses an online forum and mobile phones to help refugees reunite with family.

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Omidyar Network Supports Janaagraha with $3M Grant to Advance Technology for Government Transparency in India

September 30, 2010

October 1, 2010, REDWOOD CITY, Calif., and BANGALORE, India — Omidyar Network today announced a grant of up to $3M to Janaagraha, a Bangalore-based nonprofit that works to improve the quality of life in India’s cities and towns.  The philanthropic investment firm’s grant will be

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Omidyar Network to Invest $55 Million in Internet and Mobile Technologies to Advance Government Transparency and Economic Empowerment

September 20, 2010

September 21, 2010, NEW YORK CITY — Omidyar Network today announced it will dedicate $55 million to fund technology investments that provide people around the world with information, tools and services that improve their quality of life.

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Omidyar Network Grant Helps Jumo Connect Individuals With Social Causes

September 14, 2010

September 14, 2010, REDWOOD CITY, Calif.

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Omidyar Network Advances Internet Freedom with $1.5M Grant to Herdict

September 8, 2010

September 8, 2010, REDWOOD CITY, Calif., and WASHINGTON — Omidyar Network today announced a planned grant of up to $1.5M to Herdict, a project of the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University.  Herdict is a crowdsourcing platform that allows individuals to c

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A Flexible Approach to Funding Entrepreneurs

August 27, 2010

Today in the Harvard Business Review, Omidyar Network's Matt Bannick discusses our "flexible capital" approach of investing financial and human resources in both for-profit and nonprofit ventures: "It's not an either-or decision; we believe grants and for-profit investments can be powerfully comp

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Omidyar Network and Changemakers Launch Competition to Unleash Impact through Property Rights

August 18, 2010

August 18, 2010, WASHINGTON DC and REDWOOD CITY, Calif. — Omidyar Network and Ashoka’s Changemakers announced today they are launching an online competition to find the world’s top leaders working to increase secure access to property rights.

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How Khan Academy Kids is Helping All Children Prepare for Kindergarten

July 11, 2018

Today, Khan Academy announces the launch of Khan Academy Kids — the first early learning platform that is both personalized and focused on the whole child .

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Hacking a More Ethical Future

While most Computer Science students are still years from joining the workforce, it’s vital to remember they are among the C-suite decision-makers and full stack developers of tomorrow. A healthier, more ethical technological future is in their hands, so how they view their responsibilities as technologists is critical.

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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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