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Delivering Equitable Ed-Tech at Scale

March 25, 2019

In an EdWeek op-ed, Eliza Erikson and Erin Simmons discuss new report, Scaling Access & Impact: Realizing the Power of EdTech, and the key drivers and models for building an ecosystem where “equitable edtech" can thrive.

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Announcing the Catalytic Capital Consortium

March 12, 2019

Earlier today, Omidyar Network joined the MacArthur and Rockefeller Foundations to announce the Catalytic Capital Consortium to help address financing gaps in impact investing, helping investors better target how to deploy catalytic capital to have the greatest social impact.

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Land and Property Rights News Platform Receives Renewed Funding from Omidyar Network

The Thomson Reuters Foundation, the charity arm of the world’s largest news and information provider, announced today the renewal of a three-year funding commitment from Omidyar Network for PLACE, the innovative news platform dedicated to coverage of the under-reported issue of land and property rights launched in 2016.

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Omidyar Network Publishes Report on Early Childhood Education, Sees Big Opportunity

February 28, 2019

Isabelle Hau spoke with YourMarkOnTheWorld about opportunities to invest in children before they start school, to level the playing field, and give every child an equal opportunity at success in life.

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Fixing Tech’s Ethics Problem Starts in the Classroom

February 26, 2019

Omidyar Network launched the Responsible Computer Science Challenge with Mozilla, Schmidt Futures, and Craig Newmark Philanthropies to reimagine the way we train the tech industry’s future leaders during their undergraduate years.

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Inside the Omidyar Network, New Thinking About a Changed World

February 16, 2019

Omidyar Network managing partner Mike Kubzansky spoke with David Callahan of Inside Philanthropy about the firm's new approach and revised strategy.

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Big Ideas for Little Learners from the SXSW EDU Community

January 30, 2019

Ashley Beckner, venture partner for US Education at Omidyar Network, connects the dots between our recent early childhood trend report, Big Ideas, Little Learners, and this year’s sessions at SXSW EDU.

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Omidyar Network Shares Privacy Day Predications for 2019

January 28, 2019

Subhashish Bhadra, investment principal, shares a privacy trend he's tracking as well as one prediction for 2019.

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Life Skills Non-Profit Dream a Dream Announces Grant From Omidyar Network India

January 22, 2019

Dream a Dream, a non-profit organization based in Bangalore that empowers young people from vulnerable backgrounds with critical life skills to thrive in the 21st century, today announced a grant from Omidyar Network 

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Mexican Fintech Albo Raises $7.4 Million in Series A Funding Round

January 22, 2019

The Series A round was led by Mountain Nazca and joined by Omidyar Network, and Greyhound Capital, venture capital firms who invest in bold entrepreneurs leading engines of positive social change, and businesses focused on sustainable, long-term success.

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Race to the Top: A New Business Paradigm for Identity Data

March 26, 2019

The decisions we make as investors, and the guidance we provide to our investees, send signals that help shape the future. At #KNOW2019, we are calling on VCs and impact investors to help build a tech sector that is both commercially successful and good for people.

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Spotting Privacy Breaches Before They Cause Harm: Why We Invested in Terbium Labs.

March 25, 2019

With breaches becoming a daily occurrence, we need tools that keep watch in the places where stolen data is bought and sold, warning customers when their data has been used and traded without their consent.

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Robust Ecosystems Are Key To Equitable EdTech

March 24, 2019

Scaling Access & Impact: Realizing the Power of EdTech evaluates what might be necessary to enable, scale, and sustain Equitable EdTech solutions that reach all learners.

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