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Hummingbird Raises $3 Million to Modernize Anti-Money Laundering

October 22, 2018

With funding from Homebrew, Omidyar Network, TTV Capital, and Designer Fund, the company continues its mission to fight financial crime  

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New Competition Wants to Bring Ethics to Undergraduate Computer Science Classrooms

October 11, 2018

Tina Nazerian at EdSurge covers the launch of the Responsible Computer Science Challenge, the latest exciting initiative incubated at the Tech and Society Solutions Lab.

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Silicon Valley Funders Issue Ambitious Challenge to Embed Ethical Thinking into Computer Science Curriculum at Colleges and Universities Nationwide

October 10, 2018

Final projects will be judged by an external review committee of academics, tech industry leaders, and others.

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Techies push for ethics in computer science programs

October 10, 2018

A new initiative, backed by the foundations of Pierre Omidyar, Eric Schmidt, Craig Newmark and Mozilla aims to convince the nation's computer science departments to spend more time teaching the ethics of the profession alongside the basics of coding.

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How Can Tech Companies Restore Trust? One Engineer at a Time

October 10, 2018

The Responsible Computer Science Challenge, incubated at Omidyar Network’s Tech and Society Solutions Lab, comes with a letter signed by more than 30 tech founders and executives reinstating the importance of teaching ethical standards to engineers.

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Data privacy can aid innovation

October 5, 2018

In a new opinion piece for Mint, Subhashish Bhadra, investment principal for Omidyar Network’s Digital Identity initiative, explains how new privacy regulations can actually fuel the innovation economy rather than restrict it.

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A court upholds but curbs India’s giant biometric ID system

September 27, 2018

In a new piece by The Economist, CV Madhukar, global lead for Omidyar Network’s Digital Identity initiative, explains how the Indian Supreme Court’s verdict on Aadhaar has reinforced the importance of Good ID, including privacy, security, and user control.

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India’s Top Court Limits Sweep of Biometric ID Program

September 26, 2018

In a new piece by The New York Times, CV Madhukar, global lead for Omidyar Network’s Digital Identity initiative, explains how the Indian Supreme Court’s verdict on Aadhaar serves as an example to help other countries design digital ID systems that empower people and protect their rights.

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It is more critical than ever to agree on Good digital identity

September 21, 2018

CV Madhukar, global lead for Omidyar Network's Digital Identity initiative, shares how it's more critical than ever for the global community to agree on the parameters of a good digital identity

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Doing Well By Doing Good

December 3, 2018

At Omidyar Network, a big part of our work involves backing companies whose mission is to help the more than 170 million Americans who are struggling financially to lead more secure and pros

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High quality, interactive online teaching to disrupt after-school learning in India; Why We Invested in Vedantu

November 28, 2018

Why we invested in Vedantu, a platform for after-school tutoring that enables affordable access to great teachers all over India.

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Keeping a Promise for Early Childhood Development; Why We Invested in Promise Venture Studio

November 28, 2018

Although there has been a significant increase over the last 10 years in entrepreneurial activity in US K-12 and higher education, the same cannot be said for early childhood innovation that targets our youngest learners.

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