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A Hippocratic Oath for Data Scientists

February 9, 2018

At the recent Data for Good Exchange, Omidyar Network joined tech, civic, and media partners to help develop a code of ethics for the data science community.

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Early Facebook and Google Employees Form Coalition to Fight What They Built

February 6, 2018

Early employees at Facebook and Google have launched the Center for Humane Technology with support from Omidyar Network. The Center is aimed at reversing the digital attention crisis and realigning technology with humanity's best interests.

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Loris.ai, a Crisis Text Line spin-out, raises $2 million to help companies have hard conversations

February 6, 2018

Loris.ai, a spin-out product from the maker of suicide prevention organization Crisis Text Line, has raised a $2 million seed round, including Omidyar Network, to help companies navigate conversations around harassment and other charged topics.

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Self-Publishing Platform Pratilipi Raise $4.3M in Funding Round Led By Omidyar Network

February 5, 2018

Pratilipi, a self publishing platform for readers and writers of Indian languages, announces $4.3 million in Series A funding.

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New Investment Promotes Civic Tech and Tech for Good in Manchester

January 29, 2018

Omidyar Network has provided £700,000 of funding over two years, so that the Co-op Foundation can offer up to 60 individuals a chance to base their tech social enterprise at The Federation, the new co-working digital community established by the Co-op in central Manchester.

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Digital Identity – Why It Matters and Why It’s Important We Get It Right

January 25, 2018

Omidyar Network, along with leaders from government, business, international organizations, civil society and the humanitarian community, called for greater multistakeholder cooperation on digital identity.

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Memberships

January 19, 2018

Omidyar Network is a philanthropic investment firm that makes investments in both for-profit and nonprofit organizations.  Our business relationships are managed by our investment professionals, and we do not accept unsolicited business plans, funding proposals, or personal funding requests.  Omi

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At 50, Roopa Kudva changed her career path to make social impact with Omidyar Network

January 17, 2018

Roopa Kudva talked with YourStory about her career path, opportunities she sees in the Indian market, and Omidyar Network's new report, Innovating for the Next Half Billion.

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Thomson Reuters Foundation expands coverage of cities

January 17, 2018

The Thomson Reuters Foundation will be expanding its property rights coverage with the addition of Citiscope, an online platform created to help cities work better for all people through the power of independent journalism.

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ParentPowered raise $2.65M in Seed Funding to Build ‘On-Demand Library for Parenting Tips’

January 17, 2018

ParentPowered, an organization creating accessible tools to support effective parenting, has raised $2.65 million in funding led by Omidyar Network.

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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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