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Without Capital, Inequality is Locked In

October 2, 2019

Our partner Darrick Hamilton of the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity shares his perspective on ways to close the financial wealth gap for Black and Latinx families.

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Home Grown: A Solution to America’s Child Care Crises

October 1, 2019

A group of 10 funders today announced a new collaborative, Home Grown, to improve home-based child care in the United States. Home Grown will increase access to and the quality of home-based child care for one million young children and their families.

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Techfestival Questions The Ethics, Sustainability, and Future of Tech Behemoths

September 27, 2019

Sarah Drinkwater sat down with Forbes at Techfestival to discuss work underway to change tech culture and norms, including our recent investment in Zebras Unite.

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How Good ID Forms the Foundation of Beneficial Tech: A Q&A With Omidyar Network Investment Partner CV Madhukar

September 24, 2019

CV Madhukar sat down with the Chronicle of Philanthropy to discuss the opportunities ahead as Omidyar Network builds upon its legacy of stewarding technology to support positive social outcomes.

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Picterra Lands $3.3 Million in New Funding to Help Further Democratize Geospatial Mapping

September 17, 2019

Picterra, a geospatial software organization that enables users to extract satellite and drone imaging insights through a combination of artificial intelligence and human expertise, has announced $3.3 million in new funding from Space Capital, Omidyar Network, and Atlantic Labs, to further democratize geospatial mapping data.

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How Privacy Tech is Redefining the Data Economy

September 16, 2019

Investment Partner CV Madhukar discusses a new wave of trust-first businesses and technologies that are innovating to meet customer expectations and provide GoodID protections in the digital age.

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Zebras Dazzle as Unicorns Falter

September 11, 2019

Dennis Price at ImpactAlpha covers our recent investment in Zebras Unite.

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Omidyar Network Announces Grant to Zebras Unite to Improve Access to Capital and More Equitable Business Models

September 6, 2019

Omidyar Network today announced a grant to Zebras Unite, the grassroots, founder-led movement that supports purposeful startup companies.

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10,000 People In Copenhagen Are About To Determine A Better Future For You

August 23, 2019

Techfestival is reimagining the classic tech conference format, when it takes over Copenhagen’s ambient Meatpacking Districts and runs more than 200 participatory workshops which will run parallel to a 150-strong Think-Tank in an effort to form the Tech Pledge.

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The Importance of Catalytic Capital

Omidyar Network’s Mike Kubzansky joins Rockefeller’s Raj Shah and MacArthur’s Julia Stasch to highlight the important role philanthropy can play in making investments in impact-oriented entrepreneurs who might otherwise not have access to sufficient capital. 

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Bringing Data Privacy and Protections to Nigeria's ID Program and Digital Economy: Why We Invested in Paradigm Initiative

February 28, 2020

Learn from Thea Anderson on why Omidyar Network is proud to support Paradigm Initiative in their continued digital rights advocacy efforts.

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New Merger Guidelines Should Address the Dangers of Increased Dominance in Digital Markets

February 25, 2020

David Dinielli points out why mergers involving large tech companies need to be evaluated differently based on the realities of the digital markets and the potential harms they can create.

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Lessons Learned and Our Continued Pledge to Uncover the Impact of Social Media on our Democracy

February 13, 2020

Sarah Drinkwater shares lessons learned on our commitment to Social Science One, and additional insights on finding pathways to other privacy-protected, rigorous, ethical, and independent social media data research.

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