In partnership with Omidyar Network and Ashoka's Changemakers, Beyond Profit takes a closer look at the importance of increasing access to to formal land rights. For over a billion poor people in the developing world, granting access to land and legalizing property rights could increase income,READ ON
October 5, 2010, SAN FRANCISCO — The winner of SOCAP10’s “Mobile Technology FastPitch Session,” Assured Labor, was announced at the conclusion of the first of the three-day conference in San Francisco.READ ON
October 4, 2010, REDWOOD CITY, Calif. and BARCELONA — Omidyar Network today announced a grant of up to $2.6M over three years to Refugees United, a nonprofit organization that uses an online forum and mobile phones to help refugees reunite with family.READ ON
October 1, 2010, REDWOOD CITY, Calif., and BANGALORE, India — Omidyar Network today announced a grant of up to $3M to Janaagraha, a Bangalore-based nonprofit that works to improve the quality of life in India’s cities and towns. The philanthropic investment firm’s grant will beREAD ON
September 21, 2010, NEW YORK CITY — Omidyar Network today announced it will dedicate $55 million to fund technology investments that provide people around the world with information, tools and services that improve their quality of life.READ ON
September 14, 2010, REDWOOD CITY, Calif.READ ON
September 8, 2010, REDWOOD CITY, Calif., and WASHINGTON — Omidyar Network today announced a planned grant of up to $1.5M to Herdict, a project of the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University. Herdict is a crowdsourcing platform that allows individuals to cREAD ON
Today in the Harvard Business Review, Omidyar Network's Matt Bannick discusses our "flexible capital" approach of investing financial and human resources in both for-profit and nonprofit ventures: "It's not an either-or decision; we believe grants and for-profit investments can be powerfully compREAD ON
August 18, 2010, WASHINGTON DC and REDWOOD CITY, Calif. — Omidyar Network and Ashoka’s Changemakers announced today they are launching an online competition to find the world’s top leaders working to increase secure access to property rights.READ ON
August 12, 2010, REDWOOD CITY, Calif. — Omidyar Network today announced it has committed $5 million over three years to microlending pioneer Kiva.org.READ ON
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