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Omidyar Network Executive Forum: Companies Honored For Social Impact (photos)

May 23, 2012

Last week, eBay founder Pierre Omidyar's Omidyar Network hosted its annual investees conference in Silicon Valley.

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From Potential to Action: Bringing Social Impact Bonds to the U.S.

May 15, 2012

May 15, 2012 -- McKinsey & Company Report, From Potential to Action, assesses the opportunity for social impact bonds in the United States and is the result of 12 months of research and analysis.

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Omidyar Network Appoints Fal Managing Director, Africa

May 8, 2012

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., May 9, 2012 -- Omidyar Network today announced that Malik Fal has joined the philanthropic investment firm as managing director for Africa.

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Omidyar Network Executive Forum 2012

May 7, 2012

May 8, 2012, Redwood City, Calif. -- Omidyar Network kicks off its third-annual Omidyar Network Executive Forum (ONEF) today in Redwood City, California. This year's theme, Spark. Serve.

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Compass Principles

April 26, 2012

The Compass Principles offer aspirational guidelines for what constitute quality in innovation and execution of basic financial services -- those that allow people to transact, borrow, save and plan in ways that are beneficial to the consumer and profitable for industry.

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Financial Services in the 21st Century: Groundbreaking White Paper Outlines Guidelines to Help Improve U.S. Financial Services Industry

April 26, 2012

CHICAGO, IL (April 26, 2012) – Guidelines that affirm standards of excellence in the design and delivery of basic financial tools can fundamentally improve the U.S.

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Omidyar Network Invests in English Language Learning Solutions Company, English Helper

March 21, 2012

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. and MUMBAI, India, (March 22, 2012) -- Omidyar Network announced today it has invested in EnglishHelper.

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Omidyar Network Grant to Akshara Foundation Will Support Programs to Augment and Improve Elementary Education

March 21, 2012

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. and MUMBAI, India, March 22, 2012 -- Omidyar Network announced today a three-year grant of up to USD $950k to Akshara Foundation, a Bangalore-based public charitable trust.

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Omidyar Network and ACCION Invest US $3.2 Million in Mobile Transactions International

February 28, 2012

FEBRUARY 29, 2012, Redwood City, CA and Boston, MA—Omidyar Network and ACCION International announced today that they have invested US $3.2 million in Mobile Transactions International, a Zambia-based company that leverages mobile technology and an agent network to enable financial transac

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Omidyar Network Supports Skills Training and Entrepreneurship Programs with Grant to Anudip Foundation

February 21, 2012

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. and MUMBAI, India, February 22, 2012 -- Omidyar Network announced today a grant of up to USD $650,000 to the Anudip Foundation. Anudip will use the four-year grant to scale its skills-training and entrepreneur-development operations in eastern India.

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September 24, 2018

This week, the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly opened, and global leaders are actively discussing our progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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Why We Invested: The Engine Room

September 13, 2018

The critical importance of civil society in pursuing Good ID is now clearer than ever. Our engagement with The Engine Room underscores our commitment to supporting those who advocate on behalf on individuals and communities.

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