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What Role Should Donors Play in Helping Drones for Delivery Take Flight?

May 20, 2019

As part of Devex’s Drones for Development series, Peter Rabley, venture partner at Omidyar Network, discussed the need for supportive regulations and local capacity in emerging economies to create a sustainable and economically viable social drone and data sector.

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Research Report

People Power and Technology: The Tech Workers’ View

May 12, 2019

Doteveryone’s report highlights how critically important values-led leadership, backed by the right culture and processes, has become for tech workers in the UK.

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Omidyar Network and Partners Award $2.47M for Promising Ways to Advance Ethical Computer Science Curricula

April 30, 2019

Today, Omidyar Network, Mozilla, Schmidt Futures, and Craig Newmark Philanthropies announced $2.47 million in funding for 17 US undergraduate efforts to embed ethical thinking into their computer science programs.

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Protecting the Identity of Africans in a Common Digital Market

April 26, 2019

Magdi Amin, investment partner at Omidyar Network discussed protecting the digital identity of Africans in a recent Biz Community article.

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Omidyar Network India and Nexus Venture Partners Invest $1.3M in Whitehat Jr to Teach the Next Generation of Coders

April 18, 2019

Mumbai-based AI-centric edtech startup, WhiteHat Jr, has raised $1.3 million (INR 9 Cr) in a seed funding round from Nexus Venture Partners and Omidyar Network India.

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Healofy raises $8 Million dollars from BabyTree Group, Bace Capital, and Omidyar Network India.

March 29, 2019

Women-centric social network Healofy said Wednesday that they have raised $8 million (about Rs 55 crore) from BabyTree Group, China's maternity and child-focused community platform, Bace Capital, a fund anchored by Ant Financial Services Group, and existing investor Omidyar Network India.

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Hundreds of Millions Expect to Lose Their Homes Against Their Will, Largest Ever Study Reveals

March 26, 2019

Hundreds of millions of people in developing countries expect to lose their homes against their will in the next five years, a ground-breaking study has shown.

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Cadasta Foundation Launches New Platform and Strategy to Put Land Rights on the Map

March 26, 2019

Cadasta Foundation announced the launch of its new mobile technology and strategy on the sidelines of the World Bank Land and Poverty Conference in Washington, DC.

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Omidyar Network India Announces $2.3 Million Funding of Research Consortium in the Field of Property Rights

March 26, 2019

Omidyar Network India announces funding of research consortium in the field of property rights

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Delivering Equitable Ed-Tech at Scale

March 25, 2019

In an EdWeek op-ed, Eliza Erikson and Erin Simmons discuss new report, Scaling Access & Impact: Realizing the Power of EdTech, and the key drivers and models for building an ecosystem where “equitable edtech" can thrive.

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The GM Score: $25 Billion for Stockholders vs. $0 for UAW Members

September 18, 2019

Fifty thousand General Motors employees bravely used their power to go on strike this week. Omidyar Network stands in solidarity with these UAW members as we believe working men and women should have a fair share of our nation’s economic success.

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Why We Invested: Zebras Unite

September 6, 2019

As Big Tech faces increasing customer distrust, regulatory attention, and worker activism, a community of consciously scaling founders is emerging that define themselves against the dominant players. At Omidyar Network, we believe that we need to change the culture and norms that define the tech industry today.

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Increasing the Transparency and Accountability of ID Systems Through Continuous Public Engagement: Why We Invested in IDEO.org Nairobi

September 4, 2019

Learn why we’ve chosen to invest in IDEO.org Nairobi to help answer the question – what does good public engagement look like in the design, management, and governance of an ID system?

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