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.READ ON
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.READ ON
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 AREAD ON
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 investREAD ON
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, sREAD ON
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.READ ON
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 corruptioREAD ON
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.READ ON
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.READ ON
In a short video, Amy Klement, Vice President of Investments at Omidyar Network, discusses how Living Goods harnesses the power of micro-entrepreneurs to deliver life-saving products and services to the poor.READ ON
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