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Omidyar Network Invests In Rêv Worldwide To Extend Innovative Payment Services To Underbanked Individuals

December 3, 2011

Redwood City, Calif., December 5, 2011 – Omidyar Network today announced its investment in Rêv Worldwide, an innovator in payment solutions that address the needs of cash-based consumers and micro-merchants across both mature and developing markets.

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Charitable and Technically Savvy: Philanthropic Leaders in the Digital Age

November 23, 2011

Technology today is transforming the ways that wealthy donors allocate funds and promote causes close to their hearts.

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Omidyar Network Empowers Underbanked With Investment In Financial Services Innovator Mango

November 18, 2011

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., November 18, 2011 – Omidyar Network today announced it has invested in Mango Financial, a leader in providing innovative financial solutions to underbanked individuals in the United States.  The inv

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Aspiring Minds Raises Series A Funding to Foster Labor Inclusion in India

November 7, 2011

New Delhi, November 9, 2011-—Aspiring Minds, India’s largest employability assessment company, announced it has raised Series A funding from Omidyar Network. Jayant Sinha, Partner, Omidyar Network India, will join the Board of Directors.  

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Ten Finalists Named in 2011 Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship

October 31, 2011

Nairobi, November 1, 2011 – Legatum, a private international investment group and Omidyar Network, a philanthropic investment firm, today announced the 10 finalists of the 2011 Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship (www.AfricaAwards.com).

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Omidyar Network Takes Customer-Service Approach to Aiding Grantees

October 24, 2011

By Nicole WallacePosted by permission of The Chronicle of Philanthropy.

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A Grant Maker Focuses on Helping to Build Nonprofits’ Operations

October 24, 2011

By Nicole WallacePosted by permission of The Chronicle of Philanthropy.

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eBay Founder Pierre Omidyar On Why He's Dropped $1 Billion To Make The World A Better Place

October 20, 2011

In the last decade, Omidyar Network founders, Pierre and Pam Omidyar, have committed $1 billion to empowering those in need. For their significant efforts and sustained record of giving, they have been awarded a 2011 Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy.

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A Quest for Hybrid Companies That Profit, but Can Tap Charity

October 13, 2011

A new type of company intended to put social goals ahead of making profits is taking root around the country, as more states adopt laws to bridge the divide between nonprofits and businesses.

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MIX Promotes Financial Inclusion and Transparency with New Premium Solutions

October 10, 2011

October 12, 2011 — Today, Microfinance Information Exchange (MIX) announced the launch of MIX Silver—a value-added, fee-based service for business users that furthers MIX’s mission of promoting financial inclusion and fostering transparency in the microfinance sector.

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Questioning the Appropriate use of Digital Identity

May 27, 2020

The COVID-19 crisis highlights risks of inadequate governance and technological guardrails

 

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Why We Invested in Good ID Advocacy Efforts Led by Civil Society and Grassroots Organizations in East Africa

May 21, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated efforts by governments around the world to digitize public services and public health responses. Thea and Franklyn share insights on how Omidyar Network continues to invest in organizations who support their people at the grassroots.

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New analysis offers roadmap to limit Google’s anticompetitive behavior in digital advertising

May 15, 2020

Today, we unveiled the first in a series of policy papers containing detailed evidence and roadmaps for potential antitrust cases against several tech giants. The “Roadmap for a Digital Advertising Monopolization Case Against Google”, is the result of a collaboration between several antitrust experts who have been working in tandem to study competition issues in the digital marketplace and research the specific harms caused by tech giants.

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