July 12, 2011 - The Transparency & Accountability Initiative welcomes the launch of Open Government Partnership (OGP), a new multilateral initiative that aims to promote more open and accountable government, with the ultimate goals of empowering citizens, countering corruptioREAD ON
Thursday, July 21 The HUB, San Francisco 925 Mission St. @ 5th, SF Chronicle Building Reception at 6:30 p.m. Panel begins promptly at 7 p.m.READ ON
Pierre Omidyar founded online marketplace eBay Inc. and still serves as its chairman. But these days, he would much rather talk about Omidyar Network, the philanthropic investment firm he started after leaving day-to-day duties at eBay in 1998.READ ON
In a short video, Amy Klement, Vice President of Investments at Omidyar Network, discusses how Living Goods harnesses the power of micro-entrepreneurs to deliver life-saving products and services to the poor.READ ON
June 13, 2011 - The SeeClickFix team proudly announces its inaugural SeeClickFix Venture Capitalist Battle Royale!READ ON
Paris, France – 24 May 2011 – Today at the OECD Forum marking the fiftieth anniversary of the founding of the OECD, Monitor Group releases Promise and Progress: Market-Based Solutions to Poverty in Africa, one of the most comprehensive analyses ever undertaken of financially sustREAD ON
May 31, 2011, Nairobi — Legatum, a private international investment group, and Omidyar Network, a philanthropic investment firm, today announced the launch of the 2011 Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship, one of the continent’s most prestigious business awards.READ ON
There has been considerable discussion—and debate—on whether entrepreneurial ventures can effectively serve the base of the pyramid (BOP), achieve scale, and generate competitive returns. Omidyar Network (ON) is partnering with SOCAP/Europe to share new research, showcase innovations, and igniteREAD ON
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