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Omidyar Network Awards $5 million to Catalyze Social Impact through Property Rights

February 14, 2011

February 15, 2011, REDWOOD CITY, Calif. — Omidyar Network today announced it has provided $4.96 million to the Institute for Liberty & Democracy (ILD) and awarded $150K in prize money to three winners of the Ashoka’s Changemakers competition for property rights.

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“Enough is Enough Nigeria” Receives Grant from Omidyar Network to Promote Transparency Around the Presidential Elections

February 14, 2011

February, 22, 2011, REDWOOD CITY, Calif. -- Omidyar Network announced today a grant of up to $130,000 to Enough is Enough Nigeria (EiE Nigeria), a coalition of individuals and youth-led organizations leading a campaign aimed at enabling citizen participation in the Nigerian gener

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Omidyar Network and O’Reilly AlphaTech Ventures Bring Neighborhoods and City Hall Closer Together with Investment in SeeClickFix

January 12, 2011

January 11, 2011, REDWOOD CITY, Calif. -- Omidyar Network and O’Reilly AlphaTech Ventures (OATV) today announced an equity investment in SeeClickFix, the developer of technologies that enable citizens to report and monitor non-emergency issues in their local community.

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Omidyar Network Supports Innovations in Mobile Technology with Grant to Praekelt Foundation in Africa

January 12, 2011

December 7, 2010, REDWOOD CITY, Calif. -- Omidyar Network today announced an $825,000 grant to Praekelt Foundation to support its pioneering use of mobile technology to drive positive social change.   Funded th

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Omidyar Network & Ashoka’s Changemakers Announce Semi-Finalists in Property Rights Challenge

December 9, 2010

Washington DC and Redwood City, CA, December 8, 2010—Omidyar Network and Ashoka’s Changemakers today announced the semi-finalists in the competition: Property Rights: Identity, Dignity & Opportunity for All.

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Craft Silicon Wins 2010 Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship

December 7, 2010

Nairobi, December 6th, 2010 – Legatum, a privately owned international investment group and Omidyar Network, a philanthropic investment firm, today announced that Craft Silicon Ltd. has won the US $100,000 grand prize of the 2010 Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship.

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Living Goods Receives $915K from Omidyar Network to Improve Health Care, Support Livelihoods in Africa

December 1, 2010

December 2, 2010, SAN FRANCISCO—Omidyar Network announced today a grant of USD $915,000 to Living Goods, the ‘Avon of healthcare’ for the poor.

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Ten Finalists Named in 2010 Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship

November 9, 2010

Nairobi, Kenya, November 9, 2010 — Legatum, a privately owned international investment group and Omidyar Network, a philanthropic investment firm, today announced the selection of 10 companies as finalists of the prestigious 2010 Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship.

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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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