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New Series Offers Impact Investors Diverse Approaches to Investing Across the Continuum

October 31, 2018

Earlier today, at the GIIN Investor Forum 2018, Omidyar Network launched Beyond Trade-offs, a curated series of perspectives from leading impact investors on how they balance risk, returns, and impact in their portfolios.

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Early Career Network Handshake Raises $40 Million to Increase Access to Opportunity to College Students

October 30, 2018

Handshake, the leading career network for US college students, announced today that it has closed a $40 million Series C funding round led by the EQT Ventures fund.

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Quod and Cignifi Announce Partnership in Brazil

October 30, 2018

Sao Paulo, Brazil, and Boston, USA – Quod, Brazil’s newly established positive credit bureau, and Cignifi, a leading US fintech company, announced today a partnership that has the potential to significantly improve access to financial services for millions of underserved consumers across Brazil.

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Report Maps FinTech Revenue Models That Are Getting Traction with US Consumers

October 23, 2018

FinTechs offering financial health-oriented solutions are making inroads into consumers’ trust and showing the industry that companies can do well by doing good.

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Customer survey data that makes it simpler to embrace the complexity of impact investing

October 23, 2018

Jessica Kiessel, Head of Impact and Learning, shares key insights about the challenges of measuring impact and how Acumen Lean Data is a valuable tool.

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Customer survey data that makes it simpler to embrace the complexity of impact investing

October 23, 2018

Jessica Kiessel, Head of Impact and Learning, shares key insights about the challenges of measuring impact and how Acumen Lean Data is a valuable tool.

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Hummingbird Raises $3 Million to Modernize Anti-Money Laundering

October 22, 2018

With funding from Homebrew, Omidyar Network, TTV Capital, and Designer Fund, the company continues its mission to fight financial crime  

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New Competition Wants to Bring Ethics to Undergraduate Computer Science Classrooms

October 11, 2018

Tina Nazerian at EdSurge covers the launch of the Responsible Computer Science Challenge, the latest exciting initiative incubated at the Tech and Society Solutions Lab.

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Silicon Valley Funders Issue Ambitious Challenge to Embed Ethical Thinking into Computer Science Curriculum at Colleges and Universities Nationwide

October 10, 2018

Final projects will be judged by an external review committee of academics, tech industry leaders, and others.

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Why We Invested: Platform for Good Digital Identity

January 21, 2019

Interest in leveraging our digital identities to expand business, communication, healthcare, and other important aspects of society has exploded in the past year.

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2019: A Year to Move Purposefully and Fix Things

January 21, 2019

In 2018, we created Omidyar Network’s Tech and Society Solutions Lab to co-create practical, scalable solutions in partnership with industry and civil society. It’s early days, but here are some of last year’s highlights.

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Why We Invested: A Modular Open Source Identity Platform

January 11, 2019

As countries implement national identity systems, hoping to include and empower their citizens, unlock the efficiencies, and realize the potential of a digital society, they can experience challenges that at best frustrate and at worst cost time and money. 

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