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.READ ON
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.READ ON
Pratilipi, a self publishing platform for readers and writers of Indian languages, announces $4.3 million in Series A funding.READ ON
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.READ ON
Omidyar Network, along with leaders from government, business, international organizations, civil society and the humanitarian community, called for greater multistakeholder cooperation on digital identity.READ ON
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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.READ ON
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.READ ON
ParentPowered, an organization creating accessible tools to support effective parenting, has raised $2.65 million in funding led by Omidyar Network.READ ON
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