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Omidyar Network and IGNIA Lead $13.75 million Series B round in Finestrella to Increase Mobile Access in Mexico

September 2, 2011

September 7, 2011, REDWOOD CITY, Calif. — Omidyar Network and IGNIA announced today they are leading a $13.75 million Series B round of financing in Finestrella, a provider of innovative mobile telephony services to low-income and unbanked populations in Mexico.

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How I Did It: EBay’s Founder on Innovating the Business Model of Social Change

August 22, 2011

Pierre Omidyar was inspired by eBay’s social impact to create a hybrid model for his philanthropic Omidyar Network: a combination of nonprofit and for-profit.

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Philanthropists Start Requiring Management Courses to Keep Nonprofits Productive

August 1, 2011

Pierre M. Omidyar and Peter B. Lewis are in many ways opposites. Mr. Omidyar, the founder of eBay, is shy, soft-spoken and formal, while Mr. Lewis, who made Progressive Insurance into the powerhouse it is today, bluntly speaks his mind.

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Omidyar Network Supports Convening of Arab Techies Network

July 27, 2011

July 28, 2011, CAIRO -- Omidyar Network announced today its support of the Arab Techies Network Workshop, which began today in Cairo.  The four-day workshop is bringing together more than 50 ‘techies’ from across North A

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Omidyar Network Commits $5 Million to Government Accountability in Africa

July 19, 2011

July 19, 2011, LAGOS, Nigeria -- Omidyar Network announced today a new two-year, US$5million commitment to fund organizations that foster government transparency and accountability in Africa. The 'My Voice, Our Community' campaign will invest

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Omidyar Network and The Indigo Trust To Fund New Social Innovation Center in Nigeria

July 19, 2011

July 19, 2011, REDWOOD CITY, Calif.  and LONDON -- Omidyar Network and The Indigo Trust announced today their support and intent to fund the Co-Creation Hub in Lagos, Nigeria. The Hub is a non-profit, s

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Global Impact Investing Network Appoints Luther Ragin, Jr. as CEO

July 13, 2011

July 13, 2011—The Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) today named Luther Ragin, Jr. as its first Chief Executive Officer (CEO). The Global Impact Investing Network is the leading non-profit organization dedicated to the development of a successful impact investing industry.

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Transparency & Accountability Initiative Welcomes Launch of Open Government Partnership

July 12, 2011

July 12, 2011 - The Transparency & Accountability Initiative welcomes the launch of Open Government Partnership (OGP), a new multilateral initiative that aims to promote more open and accountable government, with the ultimate goals of empowering citizens, countering corruptio

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Pursuing Profit and Purpose: The Debate in California's Statehouse and What it Means for Us

July 11, 2011

Thursday, July 21 The HUB, San Francisco 925 Mission St. @ 5th, SF Chronicle Building Reception at 6:30 p.m. Panel begins promptly at 7 p.m. 

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Charity, With Entrepreneurial Spin

June 30, 2011

Pierre Omidyar founded online marketplace eBay Inc. and still serves as its chairman. But these days, he would much rather talk about Omidyar Network, the philanthropic investment firm he started after leaving day-to-day duties at eBay in 1998.

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