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What Can We Do To Help Industries Scale?

April 19, 2014

By Paula Goldman, Senior Director and Matt Bannick, Managing Partner, Omidyar Network

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How does an affordable Internet help support a world of positive returns?

April 15, 2014

When Pierre Omidyar founded eBay, he gave millions of individuals the opportunity to start their own business and improve their lives – none of which would have been possible without technology.

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The Importance of Catalytic Capital

Omidyar Network’s Mike Kubzansky joins Rockefeller’s Raj Shah and MacArthur’s Julia Stasch to highlight the important role philanthropy can play in making investments in impact-oriented entrepreneurs who might otherwise not have access to sufficient capital. 

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From Apps On Your Phone To Satellites In The Sky, A New Program Looks Into The Ethics Of Mapping

A new program called EthicalGEO, sponsored by the American Geographical Society (AGS), encourages people to begin a dialogue on the ethical implications geospatial technologies present in our lives.

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Announcement

Knight Foundation Announce Commitment of Nearly $50 Million to Better Understand How Technology is Transforming our Democracy

Knight Foundation announce commitment of nearly $50 million in research to better understand how technology is transforming our democracy and the way we receive and engage with information.

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