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Omidyar Network @OmidyarNetwork Redwood City, California

A philanthropic investment firm harnessing the power of markets to create opportunity for people to improve their lives. #PositiveReturns

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Joined Twitter 7/30/09


.@NiemanReports highlights the important work of our investee @FbdnStories, keeping alive the stories of journalist… https://t.co/lCX83XgRPSHow can you be a part of the change #India’s slum dwellers need and deserve? @shalmoliy shares 3 key ideas:… https://t.co/TSPwSK4bMt
7/17
2018
Police departments have long used real-time data to monitor crime rates, but with the help of our investee… https://t.co/KEB5JxjatqThese 6 people created one of #Africa's most successful #tech #startups. Hear @iaboyeji tell the story of @Andela.… https://t.co/M0T07JsqeT
Retweeted by Omidyar Network.@WIRED profiles how our investee @elucd_inc is helping police departments in NY, LA, & Grand Rapids to better unde… https://t.co/ZeetZzjpMbPersonalized learning, a comprehensive curriculum, and accessibility for all. @Volcoucou explains how @khanacademy’… https://t.co/Ycacfyz2yPKarolina Wysocka @TechSoupEurope quoting @OmidyarNetwork #civictech def: Empowering citizens in relation to governm… https://t.co/0j3ZsaK930
Retweeted by Omidyar NetworkLearn more about our investee @Chequeado, #LatAm's first fact-checking site. https://t.co/c3X7CuesRR #independentmedia @TheEconomist
7/16
2018
.@laurentrichard0 shares how @FbdnStories keeps stories alive even when their writers are killed, arrested, or thre… https://t.co/bsyECi6ZiT#LatAm’s new media are growing up https://t.co/c3X7Cuw3Jp @TheEconomist #independentmedia
7/15
2018
.@Chequeado's "goal is to raise the cost of a lie.” - @lauzommer @TheEconomist shares how #independentmedia is hol… https://t.co/llUnGnjgjaWednesday: Join @martintisne as he brings together members of the #AIethics, #opendata & privacy communities for a… https://t.co/BwQHc7ObUT
7/14
2018
.@TheEconomist highlights our investee @Chequeado among #independentmedia organizations holding power to account in… https://t.co/WZtnWnkRgvLatin America’s new media are growing up https://t.co/0h52PGWqVH
Retweeted by Omidyar NetworkNew: @forbes_india features the founders of @DoubtnutApp and their journey to create an #EdTech tuition platform pr… https://t.co/ns0DtzRvyq#AIatWork | With its app solving math problems in real time, Doubtnut (@DoubtnutApp ) is looking to crack a student… https://t.co/JcwgKbVUhI
Retweeted by Omidyar NetworkListen to @iaboyeji share insights on how he helped build two of the most important #startups in #Africa: @Andela &… https://t.co/Z985SD6z2m
Retweeted by Omidyar NetworkLoved interviewing @iaboyeji (Co-Founder @Andela / @theflutterwave). Super fun guy with a bold vision for #Africa &… https://t.co/piRDNvssoR
Retweeted by Omidyar NetworkWatch @khanacademy founder Sal Khan explain the benefits of Khan Academy Kids – a free, interactive, educational pr… https://t.co/p0sQT66w4TThank you @DevinThorpe for another great conversation - this time about the launch of our first Impact Security to… https://t.co/kNsBnILpZP
Retweeted by Omidyar Network"When the allocation of public resources is being decided by an automated decision-making system, it raises massive… https://t.co/jaMqE3yFnkAttending #OGPGeorgia next week? Don’t miss @stephenk01’s panel on challenges to #pressfreedom on Wednesday.… https://t.co/bHS4I2qVvfMonday in Tbilisi: @CodeforAll & Omidyar Network are partnering with @Hivos, @mySociety, @NDI, @Transparen_CEE &… https://t.co/myUCCOPAoGIndia’s informal settlements are a problem hiding in plain sight. @shalmoliy discusses what can be done to help:… https://t.co/FnHiVzv5vEFrom @NewAmericaFPR: Before land rights reform, many Punjabi women's claims to inherited land were denied. Now, gen… https://t.co/Y7GCxURNVZ
7/13
2018
Khan Academy is launching today Khan Academy Kids for 2-5 year old children - adaptive platform, focused on the who… https://t.co/9U4hSRQkn6
Retweeted by Omidyar Network"The reality is that access alone does not truly solve people’s financial struggles and set them up for long-term s… https://t.co/XOVwmKibmC
Retweeted by Omidyar Network#Tech and #policy change together can improve #LandSystems. Our latest research https://t.co/PZ7yyUQwnm on remarka… https://t.co/3s5YZMVOsA
Retweeted by Omidyar NetworkKhan Academy Kids is a fun, interactive #earlylearning platform that will be distributed to children, families, and… https://t.co/Zo0WYZFi8SHow can the venture capital ecosystem be more accessible to diverse founders? New action steps for a more inclusive… https://t.co/IzEXhAAh5EExcited to support @khanacademy’s free, interactive education program for children aged 2-5! @Volcoucou explains it… https://t.co/Bj9uzjcLqEBig news for little learners! 🎊 Today we're launching #KhanKids: a free, fun educational program for young children… https://t.co/rIfWB6zuUq
Retweeted by Omidyar NetworkEpisode 3 now out! Hear the story of @iaboyeji co-founder of 2 of #Africa's most important #startups: @Andela &… https://t.co/hrMux7diCX
Retweeted by Omidyar NetworkNEW on the blog! MLT Alum Chloe Fagan-Tucker talks about her new role at MLT partner @OmidyarNetwork and the impact… https://t.co/WWlswKci5q
Retweeted by Omidyar Network.@SocSciOne, the independent research commission using #Facebook data to analyze the role of social media on electi… https://t.co/ujQDpSL5QUOver 65M Indians live in informal settlements, or slums, often lacking access to basic necessities & economic oppor… https://t.co/NJNdR5R6xFSocial Science One (@SocSciOne) will foster academic-industry partnerships around the world, initially focused on a… https://t.co/BaQioAitcI
7/12
2018
The Tech and Society Solutions Lab is proud to partner with several leading foundations to fund independent academi… https://t.co/LQ5ZrNWmDEEarly childhood is ripe for innovation. Apply by July 17 to secure a spot at Early Futures and present your idea to… https://t.co/cEQOXylulfLand rights mean more than just a claim to land. @NewAmericaFPR's new report finds that land rights mean better gov… https://t.co/n8uKVVHKcT
Retweeted by Omidyar NetworkThe time has finally come! Today marks the launch of 'Under what conditions is information empowering?' our report… https://t.co/5CRRVOa2Ts
Retweeted by Omidyar NetworkPowerful new research article by our investee @NewAmericaFPR on the success of the land records modernization proje… https://t.co/xewJTGYP4p
Retweeted by Omidyar Network.@yschlesinger on what we learned from partnering with @MLHacks to support an Ethical Tech Initiative at its 250+ g… https://t.co/5RpexeXqG4
7/11
2018
Grupo VI-DA seeks to close Latin America's literacy and digital literacy gap by providing digital products to stude… https://t.co/sl6zNATsBb @elevarequity @OmidyarNetwork @TheRiseFund invest in Argentina's #digitalliteracy company Groupo VI-DA. Great to se… https://t.co/JwQpnRi3nl
Retweeted by Omidyar NetworkCongratulations to the latest @newmediaventure cohort! The 13 selected organizations, which work at the intersectio… https://t.co/LGN05s2xVMICYMI: Last week we announced our biggest round of funding yet! Check out these 13 amazing groups:… https://t.co/HWgKeGDTbA
Retweeted by Omidyar Network“Grupo VI-DA is bringing critical Spanish-language digital content into schools at a fraction of the cost of new co… https://t.co/5A4F4fdEE9Read the latest from @shalmoliy on a recent event with @ncore_in to discuss a way forward for informal settlements… https://t.co/xaYghrMPkjApply to Early Futures by July 17 for the chance to present your #earlychildhood venture or idea to 200 of the fiel… https://t.co/Oscu1VwPncWhat do a musician, actor, and teacher all have in common? The answer is guided instruction. https://t.co/BmekX0Okmz
Retweeted by Omidyar Network#News | #Sports | #Biz | #Finance Argentina's Grupo VI-DA Raises Series A Funding from Elevar Equity, Omidyar Netwo… https://t.co/ei4llOn0he
Retweeted by Omidyar NetworkInformation alone does not empower. So what else is needed? Join @FeedbackLabs, @GlobalGiving, and us tomorrow to e… https://t.co/eMUDiPsBdw“We believe that it is not about either innovation or privacy, but the right kind of innovation that is based on re… https://t.co/mIrSRu1yYGInclusion and Exclusion in Digital Identity Systems by Subhashish from Omidiyar #inDITA https://t.co/0mWHsdkugx
Retweeted by Omidyar NetworkIn a study by Omidyar 1.2 million people denied access to rations because of Aadhaar-related issues. Identity probl… https://t.co/3ZhoxcaGAD
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7/10
2018
It's no longer viable for ethical considerations to lie solely in the hands of policy or legal teams. Ethics should… https://t.co/IcVtuhCBEXIn DC? Don't miss Wednesday's #InfoPower report launch with @FeedbackLabs & @GlobalGiving. https://t.co/qEKqPxEBKQ https://t.co/jFMGvOtgC1Can information alone empower people to make their lives better? We have partnered with @OmidyarNetwork and… https://t.co/nQnnbwlOiz
Retweeted by Omidyar NetworkCalling all #earlychildhood entrepreneurs! Apply to Early Futures by July 17 to share your idea with 200+ field lea… https://t.co/8EvQcDZ40p.@OmidyarNetwork Matthew Bannick: Let’s not set the expectation that you have to create large returns, if you are s… https://t.co/qlpVAl8OoO
Retweeted by Omidyar Network.@OmidyarNetwork Matt Bannick: If #socent creates significant social impact by pioneering a new model for a new mar… https://t.co/Wszw7N89Am
Retweeted by Omidyar NetworkExcited to be in Rome with lots of ⁦@AspenANDE⁩ members for the 3rd Vatican Conference on Impact Investment! ⁦… https://t.co/VQnoxUcqGZ
Retweeted by Omidyar Network.@OmidyarNetwork's #returnscontinuum framework helps determine what type of financing is most appropriate for a par… https://t.co/uzmtsPo8Pr
Retweeted by Omidyar NetworkLearn more about the #ReturnsContinuum, our framework by which we consider the potential financial returns & social… https://t.co/wgLjsyONfJNext up at #VIIC2018: Matt Bannick joins other #impinv leaders to discuss how actors are engaging across the… https://t.co/Bu46MFTidyToday’s CS students are the C-suite decision makers & full stack developers of tomorrow. A healthier, more ethical… https://t.co/eAVBxwTiLpWhat turns information into empowerment? Join us at the #InfoPower Report Launch this Wednesday in DC to explore wi… https://t.co/Jvurlfp3ea
7/9
2018
.@Pontifex has challenged the world to "put the economy at the service of the peoples." Leaders respond this week a… https://t.co/2KoeyLFile
Retweeted by Omidyar NetworkYesterday, we graduated our first batch of students from @alubusiness’s MBA program in Rwanda. On the big day, pres… https://t.co/Iu6WovzSp9
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7/8
2018
We're hiring! Join our team and help us to create a world of #PositiveReturns https://t.co/beJwX2TuagProud to sponsor the Digital Inclusion through Trust and Agency India event in Bangalore next week. @Subhashish30 w… https://t.co/wDScE1KFTm
7/7
2018
How can #tech be used to improve #education? Listen to the story of @ClaudioSassaki & how @geekiegamesbr uses… https://t.co/FbXnUDpDgb
Retweeted by Omidyar NetworkCongratulations to Rera, winner of #SSWHarare18! https://t.co/EOaA47I8tpDigital poultry farming startup Rera wins Seedstars Zimbabwe https://t.co/8U7ViJnYHj
Retweeted by Omidyar NetworkZimbabwean agritech startup Rera crowned winner at @Seedstars Harare https://t.co/shBBfWBK7X
Retweeted by Omidyar NetworkWhat if we could all could know the conditions under which information is empowering? This Wednesday, join us as Ab… https://t.co/uqWjTw2lZi
Retweeted by Omidyar NetworkIncredible entrepreneurs, passionate discussion: the energy of Nigerian FinTech eco-system is infectious. Proud to… https://t.co/3FSar8gqqa
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7/6
2018
Great to see @TilmanEhrbeck in action - and @OmidyarNetwork making a difference globally https://t.co/EhJoAI1XFF
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7/5
2018

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