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Omidyar Network Joins in the Launch of an Anti-Monopoly Fund

October 17, 2019

Omidyar Network invests in a $10 million Anti-Monopoly Fund, led by Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes, to support academic research, policy advocates, and grassroots groups working on antitrust matters.

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EthicalGEO Winners Show How We Can Use Geospatial Technology For The Good Of All

October 9, 2019

Forbes highlights the winners of American Geographical Society’s EthicalGEO fellowship focused on how location data and geospatial technology can be used for social justice and to empower people to take control of their data and to improve their communities.

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Terra Nova and Global Land Alliance Partner to Scale Proven Property Rights Mediation Model

October 9, 2019

Terra Nova and Global Land Alliance have announced a partnership to scale a proven model for mediating between land owners and favela occupants in Brazil and to develop a historical database for research purposes.

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Omidyar Network: It’s Time to Give More Power Back to Working People

October 2, 2019

Mike Kubzansky and Tracy Williams share thoughts on how we can boost the power of working people, so that dignified work leads to dignified lives.

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Without Capital, Inequality is Locked In

October 2, 2019

Our partner Darrick Hamilton of the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity shares his perspective on ways to close the financial wealth gap for Black and Latinx families.

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Home Grown: A Solution to America’s Child Care Crises

October 1, 2019

A group of 10 funders today announced a new collaborative, Home Grown, to improve home-based child care in the United States. Home Grown will increase access to and the quality of home-based child care for one million young children and their families.

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Techfestival Questions The Ethics, Sustainability, and Future of Tech Behemoths

September 27, 2019

Sarah Drinkwater sat down with Forbes at Techfestival to discuss work underway to change tech culture and norms, including our recent investment in Zebras Unite.

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How Good ID Forms the Foundation of Beneficial Tech: A Q&A With Omidyar Network Investment Partner CV Madhukar

September 24, 2019

CV Madhukar sat down with the Chronicle of Philanthropy to discuss the opportunities ahead as Omidyar Network builds upon its legacy of stewarding technology to support positive social outcomes.

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Picterra Lands $3.3 Million in New Funding to Help Further Democratize Geospatial Mapping

September 17, 2019

Picterra, a geospatial software organization that enables users to extract satellite and drone imaging insights through a combination of artificial intelligence and human expertise, has announced $3.3 million in new funding from Space Capital, Omidyar Network, and Atlantic Labs, to further democratize geospatial mapping data.

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How Privacy Tech is Redefining the Data Economy

September 16, 2019

Investment Partner CV Madhukar discusses a new wave of trust-first businesses and technologies that are innovating to meet customer expectations and provide GoodID protections in the digital age.

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8 Storytellers Informing How We've Been Reimagining Capitalism in 2019

December 5, 2019

As we get ready to head home for the holidays, many of us are stockpiling books to cozy up with in front of the fire. If you’re like our Reimagining Capitalism team, your reading list is short on pulp and long on economic theory.

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10 Storytellers Who Informed Our Outlook on Tech in 2019

December 5, 2019

A list of 10 books, documentaries, podcasts, and television series about responsible technology that captured our attention this year.

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Equitable Tech: Delivering High-Impact Learning with a Human Touch

December 3, 2019

Education is supposed to prepare children for the future, yet the current system is 100 years behind the times. Eliza Erickson and Ju-Ho Lee share insights on the future of impactful edtech.

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