Newsroom

Article
Article

Motives for investing: Profit or altruism?

January 11, 2012

What makes someone hand over their money to an entrepreneur with a germ of an idea? Is it all about speculating to accumulate - or are some driven for the sake of the greater good?

READ ON
Announcement
Announcement

Zimbabwe’s SECURICO Wins $100,000 Grand Prize in 2011 Africa Awards For Entrepreneurship

December 8, 2011

Nairobi, December 8, 2011 – Legatum, a private international investment group and Omidyar Network, a philanthropic investment firm, today announced that SECURICO has won the US $100,000 grand prize of the 2011 Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship (

READ ON
Announcement
Announcement

Omidyar Network Invests In Rêv Worldwide To Extend Innovative Payment Services To Underbanked Individuals

December 3, 2011

Redwood City, Calif., December 5, 2011 – Omidyar Network today announced its investment in Rêv Worldwide, an innovator in payment solutions that address the needs of cash-based consumers and micro-merchants across both mature and developing markets.

READ ON
Article
Article

Charitable and Technically Savvy: Philanthropic Leaders in the Digital Age

November 23, 2011

Technology today is transforming the ways that wealthy donors allocate funds and promote causes close to their hearts.

READ ON
Announcement
Announcement

Omidyar Network Empowers Underbanked With Investment In Financial Services Innovator Mango

November 18, 2011

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., November 18, 2011 – Omidyar Network today announced it has invested in Mango Financial, a leader in providing innovative financial solutions to underbanked individuals in the United States.  The inv

READ ON
Announcement
Announcement

Aspiring Minds Raises Series A Funding to Foster Labor Inclusion in India

November 7, 2011

New Delhi, November 9, 2011-—Aspiring Minds, India’s largest employability assessment company, announced it has raised Series A funding from Omidyar Network. Jayant Sinha, Partner, Omidyar Network India, will join the Board of Directors.  

READ ON
Announcement
Announcement

Ten Finalists Named in 2011 Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship

October 31, 2011

Nairobi, November 1, 2011 – Legatum, a private international investment group and Omidyar Network, a philanthropic investment firm, today announced the 10 finalists of the 2011 Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship (www.AfricaAwards.com).

READ ON
Article
Article

Omidyar Network Takes Customer-Service Approach to Aiding Grantees

October 24, 2011

By Nicole WallacePosted by permission of The Chronicle of Philanthropy.

READ ON
Article
Article

A Grant Maker Focuses on Helping to Build Nonprofits’ Operations

October 24, 2011

By Nicole WallacePosted by permission of The Chronicle of Philanthropy.

READ ON
Article
Article

eBay Founder Pierre Omidyar On Why He's Dropped $1 Billion To Make The World A Better Place

October 20, 2011

In the last decade, Omidyar Network founders, Pierre and Pam Omidyar, have committed $1 billion to empowering those in need. For their significant efforts and sustained record of giving, they have been awarded a 2011 Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy.

READ ON
1 38 39 40 49

For media inquiries or logo or image requests, please contact [email protected].



FINANCIAL DOCUMENTS

Omidyar Network is part of The Omidyar Group. For more information about the Omidyars’ personal, professional, and philanthropic interests, visit www.omidyargroup.com.

With Great Code Comes Great Responsibility: Announcing the Responsible Computer Science Challenge

October 11, 2018

Move fast and break things. Grounded in disruptive progress, this mindset led to incredible innovation — but while the tech it created had positive impacts, some of it also came with unintended consequences.

READ ON

Five ways India’s data protection bill can put users’ needs first

October 10, 2018

The draft personal data protection bill proposed by the Justice Srikrishna Committee is a major step in India’s journey towards a data governance framework that protects individual privacy, enhances institutional strength, and promotes innovation.

READ ON

Reflections on the Aadhaar Judgment

October 3, 2018

Last week, the Supreme Court of India issued a judgment regarding the constitutionality of Aadhaar, a digital identity system that has enrolled more than 1.2 billion people. Its decision reinforced the importance of privacy, security, and user control – three pillars of Good ID that we recommended in our perspective on Aadhaar, shared in April.

READ ON