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Insights from the World Bank's 2017 Global Findex Database

April 24, 2018

In a Devex article featuring Better Than Cash Alliance, Pula, and the Global Findex, Tilman Ehrbeck shared insights on formal and informal financial services for the unbanked population.

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High-Volume Recruitment Start-Up Giraffe Closes Second Funding Round

April 17, 2018

Giraffe, the automated high-volume recruitment start-up, announced that it has closed a second round of equity funding.

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Researchers to Put Facebook's Role in Elections Under Magnifying Glass

April 10, 2018

Omidyar Network is joining six other funders to support a new initiative to study Facebook's role in elections and democracy.

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Facebook announces commission to examine social media's effects on elections

April 9, 2018

Omidyar Network has joined an effort to fund a new initiative that will enable independent researchers to perform an assessment of the role that Facebook plays in elections.

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Democracy Fund and Omidyar Network Support Independent, Diverse, and Transparent Analysis of Facebook’s Role in Elections

April 9, 2018

Democracy Fund and Omidyar Network have joined an effort led by the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation to support this potentially important step toward addressing how Facebook’s algorithms and vast storehouses of data are shaping elections, the social fabric, and democratic life.

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The ODI secures $2.5m from Omidyar Network to help deliver its mission to build an open, trustworthy data ecosystem

April 5, 2018

Omidyar Network's Governance & Citizen Engagement Initiative has renewed its support to the Open Data Institute with a $2.5 million grant.

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CFSI Launches Groundbreaking Survey on US Financial Health

April 3, 2018

CFSI (Center for Financial Services Innovation) announces their investment in The U.S. Financial Health Pulse.

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Omidyar Network Spins Out New Venture Fund, Spero Ventures

March 21, 2018

Spero Ventures, a spin-out of Omidyar Network, today announced the launch of its purpose-driven venture fund.

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ZineOne Raises $2.5 Million Series A Round Led by Omidyar Network

March 20, 2018

ZineOne, a next generation customer engagement hub, has raised $2.5 million in a Series A round led by Omidyar Network.

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Kubzansky Appointed Managing Partner of Omidyar Network

March 14, 2018

Former Managing Partner Matt Bannick steps down after leading 11 years of innovation and growth.

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A New Model for Investigative Journalism | Why We Invested: The Ferret

Omidyar Network is delighted to be supporting The Ferret with a $100,000 grant to develop the organization and grow its membership. The Ferret’s co-operative governance structure gives readers and members a say in key decisions, alongside the professional journalists on the organization’s board.

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How Khan Academy Kids is Helping All Children Prepare for Kindergarten

July 11, 2018

Today, Khan Academy announces the launch of Khan Academy Kids — the first early learning platform that is both personalized and focused on the whole child .

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Hacking a More Ethical Future

While most Computer Science students are still years from joining the workforce, it’s vital to remember they are among the C-suite decision-makers and full stack developers of tomorrow. A healthier, more ethical technological future is in their hands, so how they view their responsibilities as technologists is critical.

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