Category Archives: Omidyar Network

‘Panama Papers’ group among initiatives to benefit from Omidyar Network’s $100M commitment to address trust deficit

– Philanthropic investment firm Omidyar Network increases support for independent media, tackling misinformation and hate speech, and helping citizens better engage with government –

OXFORD, England, April 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ …

Omidyar Network invests in property rights startup Landmapp to help Ghanaian farmers document their land

WASHINGTON, Feb. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Omidyar Network announced today that it has invested in Landmapp BV, an Amsterdam-based property rights company that enables smallholder farmers to document and protect …

Leading Nigerian Government Transparency Organization, BudgIT, Secures New $1.5 Million Grant from Omidyar Network

REDWOOD CITY, California, Jan. 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Omidyar Network announced today it is renewing and expanding its investment in the Lagos-based government transparency organization BudgIT. The new up …

New Report Highlights How Providers Can Help Close the Financial Gender Gap

Using behavioral data from India, Kenya, and Mexico, the study reveals some of the causes of the persistent gender gap in emerging economies

SOMERVILLE, Massachusetts, Oct. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — …

Statement from Omidyar Network Managing Partner Matt Bannick regarding the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

REDWOOD CITY, California, Dec. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire — “Omidyar Network congratulates the new Chan Zuckerberg Initiative.

eBay and Omidyar Network founder Pierre Omidyar recognized early in his journey as a …

Omidyar Network Report Reveals Disruption in Emerging Market Credit Score Business

“Big Data, Small Credit” finds consumers accepting of new business models that use non-financial data to assess creditworthiness

REDWOOD CITY, California, Oct. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire — Omidyar Network today released …

McDonough To Join Omidyar Network As Partner

REDWOOD CITY, California, Sept. 16, 2015 / PRNewswire — Omidyar Network announced today that Lorraine McDonough will join the philanthropic investment firm as a partner based in Redwood City. McDonough …

Shripriya Mahesh To Join Omidyar Network As Partner

REDWOOD CITY, California, Aug. 17, 2015 / PRNewswire – Omidyar Network today announced that Shripriya Mahesh will join the philanthropic investment firm as a partner, based in Redwood City.  Mahesh …