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Living Goods Receives $915K from Omidyar Network to Improve Health Care, Support Livelihoods in Africa

December 1, 2010

December 2, 2010, SAN FRANCISCO—Omidyar Network announced today a grant of USD $915,000 to Living Goods, the ‘Avon of healthcare’ for the poor.

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Ten Finalists Named in 2010 Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship

November 9, 2010

Nairobi, Kenya, November 9, 2010 — Legatum, a privately owned international investment group and Omidyar Network, a philanthropic investment firm, today announced the selection of 10 companies as finalists of the prestigious 2010 Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship.

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Omidyar Network and Hivos Advance Government Transparency Efforts In Africa with New Initiative

October 28, 2010

October 27, 2010, REDWOOD CITY, Calif., and THE HAGUE, Netherlands -- Omidyar Network and Hivos today announced the creation of the Africa Transparency and Technology Initiative (ATTI).

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Property Rights: A Development Initiative

October 14, 2010

In partnership with Omidyar Network and Ashoka's Changemakers, Beyond Profit takes a closer look at the importance of increasing access to to formal land rights.  For over a billion poor people in the developing world, granting access to land and legalizing property rights could increase income,

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SOCAP10 in Partnership with Omidyar Network Features “Mobile Technology Fast Pitch”

October 5, 2010

October 5, 2010, SAN FRANCISCO — The winner of SOCAP10’s “Mobile Technology FastPitch Session,” Assured Labor, was announced at the conclusion of the first of the three-day conference in San Francisco.

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Omidyar Network Grants Refugees United $2.6M to Scale Technology Platform Enabling Refugees to Reunite with Their Families

October 4, 2010

October 4, 2010, REDWOOD CITY, Calif. and BARCELONA — Omidyar Network today announced a grant of up to $2.6M over three years to Refugees United, a nonprofit organization that uses an online forum and mobile phones to help refugees reunite with family.

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Omidyar Network Supports Janaagraha with $3M Grant to Advance Technology for Government Transparency in India

September 30, 2010

October 1, 2010, REDWOOD CITY, Calif., and BANGALORE, India — Omidyar Network today announced a grant of up to $3M to Janaagraha, a Bangalore-based nonprofit that works to improve the quality of life in India’s cities and towns.  The philanthropic investment firm’s grant will be

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Omidyar Network to Invest $55 Million in Internet and Mobile Technologies to Advance Government Transparency and Economic Empowerment

September 20, 2010

September 21, 2010, NEW YORK CITY — Omidyar Network today announced it will dedicate $55 million to fund technology investments that provide people around the world with information, tools and services that improve their quality of life.

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Omidyar Network Grant Helps Jumo Connect Individuals With Social Causes

September 14, 2010

September 14, 2010, REDWOOD CITY, Calif.

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Omidyar Network Advances Internet Freedom with $1.5M Grant to Herdict

September 8, 2010

September 8, 2010, REDWOOD CITY, Calif., and WASHINGTON — Omidyar Network today announced a planned grant of up to $1.5M to Herdict, a project of the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University.  Herdict is a crowdsourcing platform that allows individuals to c

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Dodd Frank Ten Years On: Why We Still Need Structural Reform of the Financial Sector

July 16, 2020

Chris Jurgens shares insights on the tenth anniversary of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.

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Introducing the Ethical Explorer Pack

July 13, 2020

This toolkit is a direct response to the need we’ve seen and heard from makers and builders—as well as their collaborators—for a digestible, actionable resource to steward ethical tech.

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The Open-Source, Identity Platform MOSIP Hits a New Milestone

July 1, 2020

In late 2018, Omidyar Network invested in International Institute for Information Technology—Bangalore (IIIT-B) to develop a modular, open-source, identity platform (MOSIP). And today, we can share that three countries—Morocco, Philippines, and Ethiopia—have adopted the customizable, open source digital platform on which they plan to build secure, standards-compliant, vendor-neutral, and scalable national ID systems.

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