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Digital Identity – Why It Matters and Why It’s Important We Get It Right

January 25, 2018

Omidyar Network, along with leaders from government, business, international organizations, civil society and the humanitarian community, called for greater multistakeholder cooperation on digital identity.

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January 19, 2018

Omidyar Network is a philanthropic investment firm that makes investments in both for-profit and nonprofit organizations.  Our business relationships are managed by our investment professionals, and we do not accept unsolicited business plans, funding proposals, or personal funding requests.  Omi

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At 50, Roopa Kudva changed her career path to make social impact with Omidyar Network

January 17, 2018

Roopa Kudva talked with YourStory about her career path, opportunities she sees in the Indian market, and Omidyar Network's new report, Innovating for the Next Half Billion.

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Thomson Reuters Foundation expands coverage of cities

January 17, 2018

The Thomson Reuters Foundation will be expanding its property rights coverage with the addition of Citiscope, an online platform created to help cities work better for all people through the power of independent journalism.

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ParentPowered raise $2.65M in Seed Funding to Build ‘On-Demand Library for Parenting Tips’

January 17, 2018

ParentPowered, an organization creating accessible tools to support effective parenting, has raised $2.65 million in funding led by Omidyar Network.

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Roopa Kudva featured on BBC's The Conversation

January 16, 2018

Roopa Kudva joined The Conversation's host Kim Chakanetsa and SAP's Adaire Fox-Martin to discuss their experiences as women leaders in business.

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Rappler and Freedom of the Press

January 15, 2018

The ruling by the Philippine Securities and Exchange Commission to revoke the certificates of incorporation of Rappler Holdings Corporation and Rappler, Inc. is an unfortunate interpretation of Filipino law that reduces press freedom and independent news coverage in the Philippines.

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Wonderschool raises $2.1M to bring its early childhood programs to New York City

January 9, 2018

Wonderschool, a network of in-home daycare and preschools, plans to open 150 programs in New York City after raising $2.1 million in new funding. 

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Rachel Schneider Joins Aspen Financial Security Program as Omidyar Network Entrepreneur-in-Residence

Rachel Schneider, co-author of The Financial Diaries: How American Families Cope in a World of Uncertainty, will be joining the Aspen Financial Security Program as the Omidyar Network Entrepreneur-in-Residence.

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Wonderschool Announces $2.1M in New Funding

January 8, 2018

Wonderschool, the network of boutique, high-quality child cares and preschools that combines the standards of the best institutions of early learning in the world with the warmth of an in-home program, today announced $2.1M in new funding.

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Making Formal Financial Services Relevant to Indian Consumers: Why We Invested in Kaleidofin

April 15, 2018

India is starting to reap the benefits of several transformational initiatives launched in recent years, which are focused on improving access to the formal financial system. A staggering number of bank accounts have been opened by the Jan Dhan program.

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EDUpreneurs Wanted

April 12, 2018

We are committed to supporting education changemakers — both in the nonprofit and for-profit space — but we need more “edupreneurs” willing to push boundaries; more governments and communities willing to pursue public-private collaboration; and more financial capital flowing into the sector to provide support.

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