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Tinkergarten raises $5.4 Million Series A to deepen its presence in 48 US states and increase the number of children learning outside

August 8, 2017

Tinkergarten today announced that it has raised a $5.4 million Series A round of financing led by Owl Ventures, with additional investment from existing investors Omidyar Network and Reach Capital.

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NewSchools Venture Fund Launches Ignite Challenge to support EdTech in Early Learning

August 7, 2017

NewSchools Venture Fund, a leader in supporting entrepreneurs and educators who want to reimagine learning, today announced their Ignite Early Learning Challenge with support from Omidyar Network.

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Kin Insurance Launches Modern Home Insurance, Announces $4.0M Financing

July 27, 2017

Kin Insurance, a company using big data and technology to streamline homeowner’s insurance and save homeowners time and money, launched today in its first state, Florida.

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Addressing Challenges in Education with Artificial Intelligence

July 26, 2017

Roopa Kudva was quoted in Hindustan Times about Omidyar Network’s support of AI for Education HackWeek.

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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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Sustainability: The Opportunities for Civic Tech

November 14, 2017

Omidyar Network's Alissa Black reflects on the Knight Foundation's new report on how civic tech start-ups are seeking sustainability.

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Building the Foundation for a More Inclusive, Secure Digital Identity in India

November 7, 2017

We fundamentally believe that digital identity has the potential to empower people to participate fully in society and the digital economy, but only if it is available and useful to the individual, non-discriminatory, and designed for inclusion, meaningful user-control, and privacy.

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Reaching Deep in Low-Income Markets: What Have We Learned?

November 6, 2017

How much do we know about how deeply down the economic pyramid enterprises can reach – in critical sectors such as agriculture, education, energy, and financial inclusion – while still achieving financial sustainability and scale?

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