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Leading Corporations, Foundations and Development Organizations Form “Better Than Cash Alliance” to Accelerate Global Shift to Electronic Payments

September 19, 2012

NEW YORK, September 19, 2012 — The U.N. Capital Development Fund (UNCDF), U. S. Agency for International Development (USAID), The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Citi (NYSE: C), Ford Foundation, Omidyar Network, and Visa Inc.

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An entrepreneurship mission that can bring industry and government together

September 10, 2012

In this interview with The Hindu Business Line, Jayant Sinha, managing partner at Omidyar Network India Advisors, talks about the Planning Commission committee's report and Omidyar Network's strategy in India.

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Omidyar Network and Monitor Group Announce Initiative to Strengthen Entrepreneurship Across Africa

September 8, 2012

JOHANNESBURG, September 10, 2012 – Omidyar Network and Monitor Group announced today the Accelerating Entrepreneurship in Africa initiative.

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Entrepreneurship Events in Africa: October 8-12, 2012

September 7, 2012

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CouchSurfing Raises $15 Million in Series B, Led by General Catalyst Partners and Including Omidyar Network

August 22, 2012

SAN FRANCISCO, AUGUST 22, 2012--CouchSurfing, the pioneering social travel network, announced today that it has closed $15 million in funding from new lead investor General Catalyst Partners, with participation by Menlo Ventures and exis

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Omidyar Network Invests in Paga to Scale Money Transfer Service Across Nigeria

July 2, 2012

Lagos, July 2, 2012 – Paga, Nigeria’s leading money transfer service launched in February 2011, today announced it has secured new investments from Adlevo Capital, Omidyar Network, Acumen Fund, Capricorn Investment Group, and current investors Goodwell West Africa Microfinance De

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Omidyar Network makes $2.9M grant to mySociety

June 27, 2012

June 27, 2012, Redwood City, Calif. – Omidyar Network announced today a grant of up to $2.9M to mySociety of the U.K. mySociety will use the three-year grant to scale its business development c

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'Apps for Good' Awards Inspires the Next Generation of Young People to Solve Problems and Create Apps

June 22, 2012

June 18, 2012, LONDON: After the huge success of CDI Europe’s Dragons’ Den style events, we are proud to announce our first Apps for Good Awards (AFGA2012).

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'I Paid A Bribe'

June 18, 2012

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