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Omidyar Network India and Nexus Venture Partners Invest $1.3M in Whitehat Jr to Teach the Next Generation of Coders

April 18, 2019

Mumbai-based AI-centric edtech startup, WhiteHat Jr, has raised $1.3 million (INR 9 Cr) in a seed funding round from Nexus Venture Partners and Omidyar Network India.

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Healofy raises $8 Million dollars from BabyTree Group, Bace Capital, and Omidyar Network India.

March 29, 2019

Women-centric social network Healofy said Wednesday that they have raised $8 million (about Rs 55 crore) from BabyTree Group, China's maternity and child-focused community platform, Bace Capital, a fund anchored by Ant Financial Services Group, and existing investor Omidyar Network India.

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Hundreds of Millions Expect to Lose Their Homes Against Their Will, Largest Ever Study Reveals

March 26, 2019

Hundreds of millions of people in developing countries expect to lose their homes against their will in the next five years, a ground-breaking study has shown.

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Cadasta Foundation Launches New Platform and Strategy to Put Land Rights on the Map

March 26, 2019

Cadasta Foundation announced the launch of its new mobile technology and strategy on the sidelines of the World Bank Land and Poverty Conference in Washington, DC.

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Omidyar Network India Announces $2.3 Million Funding of Research Consortium in the Field of Property Rights

March 26, 2019

Omidyar Network India announces funding of research consortium in the field of property rights

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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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Reporting on Digital Identity Issues with Nuance and Tenacity: Why We Invested in the Africa-China Reporting Project

August 13, 2019

We believe that media strengthens society. It plays an important role in creating public awareness of digital identity-related decisions and their rights. It acts as a watch dog to protect public interests and helps hold decision makers accountable to those interests.

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Power in the Palm of Your Hand: How Asia Transforms Screen Time into Learning Opportunities

August 13, 2019

Eliza Erickson and Erin Simmons share insights from the “Scaling Access & Impact: Realizing the Power of EdTech” Country Reports for China and Indonesia.

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Equitable EdTech: from the Top-Down How the US and Chile Power Equitable EdTech with Policy and the Purse

August 12, 2019

Eliza Erikson and Erin Simmons share key insights from the “Scaling Access & Impact: Realizing the Power of EdTech” Country Reports for Chile and the United States.

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