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U.S. Impact Investing Alliance Launches to Scale the Practice of Impact Investing

July 26, 2017

We are pleased to support the U.S. Impact Investing Alliance as it works to catalyze the flow of impact capital and growing the impact investing movement globally.

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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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Why We Invested: The Amazon Conservation Team

September 21, 2017

When thinking about where and when to invest, we look closely at windows of opportunity, during which our engagement can have an outsized and catalytic impact. Such a window presented itself to us this spring in Colombia.

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Why We Invested: MissionU

September 13, 2017

MissionU aims to fill the education gap by providing an intensive one-year program that represents a new approach to career-based post-secondary education — an approach Omidyar Network is supporting through our new investment in this education pioneer.

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Reid Hoffman on early-stage KPIs, product-market fit, and evaluating talent

September 11, 2017

Renowned Silicon Valley entrepreneur and investor Reid Hoffman joins the Founder’s Corner podcast for a lively conversation on management, product strategy, and hard lessons he learned early in his career.

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