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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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We’re leading a discussion on how we can create a world where #EdTech can positively impact all students at… https://t.co/zWBqZJoTUgRead the latest from @NewAmericaFPR's @yneyman about #propertyrights in the US, ahead of their event next Monday to… https://t.co/ZfXlLXfqRs
3/23
2019
The Responsible Computer Science Challenge, a project incubated at Omidyar Network w/ @Mozilla aims to jump-start &… https://t.co/eLEckzhvoEWe launched the Ethical Operating System: a joint creation with @IFTF to help tech employees & companies better pre… https://t.co/a3nz3JAa0KAt Omidyar Network, we’re co-creating practical, scalable solutions to shift the perceptions, behaviors, rules, and… https://t.co/cbFpbPeH5G @newslaundry co-founder and editor-in-chief @madhutrehan reflects on partnering with @OmidyarNetwork India… https://t.co/eGupz2hWHVWe are looking forward to reading @PrindexGlobal’s new global survey of #propertyrights next week. It looks at how… https://t.co/qbtHQyYmdf“By better business I mean, everything from diversity of teams to thoughtfulness in who you get your backing from,… https://t.co/R8PQjADyJa
3/22
2019
Listening to two amazing leaders with some of the best titles - Roberto Rivera, Chief Empowerment Officer and Mauri… https://t.co/yw9jx9GnNx
Retweeted by Omidyar NetworkFrom shifting demographics to advances in technology, traditional pathways to and through education are rapidly cha… https://t.co/WAxUO6cyLq
Retweeted by Omidyar NetworkFinance and operations gurus out there? Please check out this terrific opportunity to join the education team… https://t.co/ItS8WN8r7f
Retweeted by Omidyar NetworkCare about this problem? We're hiring! @OmidyarNetwork Tech and Society Solutions Lab is looking for Director of Pl… https://t.co/tJY3lfhrv0
Retweeted by Omidyar NetworkThis morning I greatly enjoyed a wonderful conversation with Isabelle Hau and Vinice Davis, two amazing… https://t.co/svO8R2bxDw
Retweeted by Omidyar NetworkDid you know loneliness may have the same impact on life expectancy as smoking 15 cigarettes a day? From “Technolog… https://t.co/8mdrE5vsmqWe are looking forward to learning and sharing cutting-edge work to expand equity in education. Stay tuned for an a… https://t.co/yadzmrG1pf
3/21
2019
Our very own @sarahdrinkwater sat down for a “Brunch with @Siftedeu” to discuss how tech can, and should be, a forc… https://t.co/STvxekbj2P$16 billion: the cost of mental health for the global economy from 2010-2030 if we don’t improve treatment options.… https://t.co/tmgCs48xv2Read more about the potential of digital lending to Indian MSMEs courtesy @YourStoryCo’s piece on the… https://t.co/wDLaMs5CO3Excited to be bringing together the property rights research consortium featuring @NCAER, @nipfp_org_inhttps://t.co/heifpCpOtJ
3/20
2019
Do you suffer from “low battery anxiety,” “nomophobia,” or FOMO? @eshanthirana & our “Exploration & Future Sensing”… https://t.co/xrP8zwEJBaMy team @omidyarnetwork is hiring! We're on the hunt for both a Director of Platform https://t.co/ySnHzqmOnX and a… https://t.co/9UuFv0QS8L
Retweeted by Omidyar Network“The first few grants we made as a team were all research grants. Those helped us arrive at an understanding of Goo… https://t.co/jkigdQGZ3V#PII use by businesses has become the subject of public & political debate. Firms see it in their economic interest… https://t.co/7wMlTeW1M9
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3/19
2019
CRISPR, AI-powered digital clones, and grow-your-own organs technology: Will these current and theoretical innovati… https://t.co/N85NHtyBBQ
3/16
2019
(2/2)...#FPR is thrilled to have Sam join us as a speaker at our event, Property and Politics in Today’s America, o… https://t.co/LdBwEQFP9v
Retweeted by Omidyar NetworkThere are 10,000 cyborgs with chip implants around the world today, according to one estimate. Are wearables the wa… https://t.co/KoQCYAmCZgExcellent opportunity to discuss pressing domestic #propertyrights issues. Hoping those who are in town for the Lan… https://t.co/pphTiBjICt
Retweeted by Omidyar NetworkToday on #ONwardWomen @ncore_in CEO @SudhasIyer talks about what she believes the non-profit sector and its innovat… https://t.co/ocU8PGEV0K
3/15
2019
Can you imagine a world where human bodies are optimized with technology? “MEcosystems” may closer than you think.… https://t.co/iDBxWoRhTw“We are proud to support @doteveryone, an organization that does amazing work bringing together government, industr… https://t.co/petl2q7IjLWhy are governments around the world spending billions of dollars in a race for quantum supremacy? And what does th… https://t.co/Gqi35HNQ6D @TeachForIndia CEO @ShaheenMistri has helped change the demographic of teachers in India, and today on #ONwardWomenhttps://t.co/Fp2mzJJfxN
3/14
2019
Deadline extended to the 25th of March: Cities Alliance is now awarding grants of up to USD 50,000 to innovators wo… https://t.co/0ZTbvGvFdy
Retweeted by Omidyar NetworkSome believe the quantum computing apocalypse is imminent; others say it’s more hype than reality. What do you thin… https://t.co/hAMpoy7Bl8.@BCG Senior Partner and Director Saurabh Tripathi talks about recommendations emerging from the report… https://t.co/gQnk4K1aQa.@NeoGrowth_Loans’ Piyush Khairnar, Vistaar Finance’s Brahmananda Hegde, @alokmittal001 of @indifitechhttps://t.co/qsGiToWmBm
Retweeted by Omidyar Network.@OmidyarNetwork India’s Roopa Kudva and Anuradha Ramachandran kick things off at the #CreditDisrupted Report launc… https://t.co/qajduYDWmz
3/13
2019
A new consortium of heavy-hitters (@macfound, @RockefellerFdn, @OmidyarNetwork) aims to "make sure catalytic capita… https://t.co/2gpnB7nK6v
Retweeted by Omidyar Network#EarlyLearning is finally *starting* to get attention from private investors, according to this panel at #SXSWEDU.… https://t.co/fic4ZG7hL6
Retweeted by Omidyar NetworkTomorrow AM at #SXSW #FinTechForwardBasecamp, let us help you with all of your start-up needs! Our portfolio servic… https://t.co/sMpKdfj5pD
Retweeted by Omidyar NetworkWhat is #CatalyticCapital, and how does it figure into the new Catalytic Capital Consortium? Visit @macfound's webs… https://t.co/u7qxsjrUi9Today alongside @macfound & @RockefellerFdn, we've launched the Catalytic Capital Consortium (C3), dedicating $150M… https://t.co/Fp3frb09lp
Retweeted by Omidyar Network#PropertyRights is a growing issue hiding in plain sight across the U.S. Please join #FPR and @pulitzercenter as… https://t.co/y0xGeSgb3w
Retweeted by Omidyar Network#CSISLive “There’s about a billion people who don’t have a digital identity. That’s a big agenda for inclusivity,”… https://t.co/3zx2gM1RzI
Retweeted by Omidyar Network#HappeningNow: Our President @rajshah & @MikeKubzansky @OmidyarNetwork join Julia Stasch @MacFound to launch the… https://t.co/zuvvNG4sl4
Retweeted by Omidyar NetworkToday alongside @macfound and @RockefellerFdn, we’ve launched the Catalytic Capital Consortium, dedicating $150 mil… https://t.co/HsgjUdMojZ#Facebook has a checkered past with privacy and user data. Can it really be trusted on a set of privacy and securit… https://t.co/JgSF7nzBuQWill quantum computing be used as a tool of creation, destruction, or both--and who will decide? Read the latest fr… https://t.co/jviyJpnIgNTomorrow at #FintechForwardBasecamp #SXSW, hear from @wdlrosa, expert on behavioral finance & co-founder of… https://t.co/6C9J6IRbDn
Retweeted by Omidyar NetworkWith hundreds of millions of fake and automated accounts on social media, what value does the social media influenc… https://t.co/2VLfHtrLKS
3/12
2019
Can #Facebook be trusted to deliver on its latest promises around #dataprivacy? Here’s our take: https://t.co/DQ8wPnFRdA #dataprotectionLast week to apply for @CitiesAlliance's grants of up to USD 50,000 for innovators working on improving tenure secu… https://t.co/DGiLV0rfip"By continuing to support PLACE, we hope a wider range of policymakers, innovators, funders and others will underst… https://t.co/4Um16qHtDjAre we seeing the beginning of the end of the "influencer phenomenon" as we know it today? When you get people fak… https://t.co/BNMMEttTGQ
Retweeted by Omidyar NetworkWe are delighted to announce that @thisisplace has received renewed funding from @OmidyarNetwork 🏘️🌆 Check out our… https://t.co/Jt32o8E8tx
Retweeted by Omidyar NetworkOur expert on digital identity policy, Thea Anderson is in NYC today, sharing with civil society organizations at… https://t.co/BrOYCj3w36Is reputation the new currency? Share your thoughts on how 1M+ social media influencers are affecting our purchasin… https://t.co/PQ8ShYUMJs.@VayamIndia founder & CEO @supriyasankaran talks about her relationship with @OmidyarNetwork India as a part of he… https://t.co/JS2Dz8NmyZ
3/11
2019
Join us tomorrow for an #SXSW discussion w/ @thepaulk of @cushionapp, @matthewwins of @EarnUp & @AdamRoseman78 of… https://t.co/mAxO9yNIon
Retweeted by Omidyar NetworkSunday at #SXSW, join us for a discussion with @amywebb - acclaimed author & technology futurist - as she shares ke… https://t.co/TQWqzst6tv
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3/10
2019
Our #ONwardWomen series continues with @suchethab who talks about her @DreamADreamInd's mission to help young stude… https://t.co/iI8ml1AsqCTomorrow at #SXSW, don't miss the chance to network with 2 seasoned #fintech founders & CEOs, @jimmychen of Propel… https://t.co/fxKO2v456q
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3/9
2019
Come see our CEO @jimmychen at South by Southwest, hosted by @FlourishVC and @FinancialStudio! Come for the breakfa… https://t.co/XRT7PZ2icC
Retweeted by Omidyar NetworkFrom nanoinfluencers to buzzers to bots, how are today’s social media influencers impacting your work and life? Sha… https://t.co/dG28GPQbrwGet inspired by #Fintech legends Jimmy Chen, Amy Webb, Wendy De La Rosa, and more over breakfast at the @flourishvchttps://t.co/VEbhdOYEnpFor #InternationalWomensDay, we're re-sharing our recent #education investment @Laboratoriala who is helping #Latamhttps://t.co/wypfgXvGihNext week, at #CSW63, Thea Anderson will discuss how #GoodID can empower women & how #digitalidentity leaders must… https://t.co/ggNwpU17VnKnow a great early career professional who wants to make an impact on #earlychildhood & work closely with inspiring… https://t.co/3WTRSq2e6m
Retweeted by Omidyar NetworkThis #InternationalWomensDay, we’re celebrating women who are helping create meaningful lives for every Indian. Her… https://t.co/P6HT3skoe4This #InternationalWomensDay, still standing proud and honoring our female-led #education entrepreneurs who are mak… https://t.co/S4VYDF7GGjStarting this #InternationalWomensDay , Omidyar Network India’s @shreya_d_a kicks off a series of #ONwardWomen shar… https://t.co/yp5rBEx2Y8Amazing opportunity ⁦@wonderschools⁩ to be part of the 15 people WonderCorps - a group of emerging leaders reinven… https://t.co/HPfU6U5u70
Retweeted by Omidyar NetworkAs we head into #InternationalWomensDay, we love reading these inspirational stories about women in tech. Thanks… https://t.co/bMNhdT5sG3
3/8
2019
Is this the beginning of the end for social media? Read our take here: https://t.co/6QMnBTN8VL #ONExplorationshttps://t.co/TlCmbMRPrGWhat do #FYRE festival, the #youtube beauty community, and #bot hackers have in common? Read our take here:… https://t.co/Qj5EBNdjqzThe social media influencer revolution is upon us--but at what cost? Our ‘Exploration & Future Sensing’ team wants… https://t.co/m3Vcp3PJqOLet’s realize a future of ethical & thoughtful tech. One step: re-imagining Computer Science education. More from… https://t.co/5TFcWQiyo7Thanks @ByEmilyTate for highlighting the critical needs and innovation momentum for our littlest learners - Investm… https://t.co/tzWwkzRqea
Retweeted by Omidyar NetworkCongratulations to the team, including partners Tilman Ehrbeck (@TilmanEhrbeck), Arjuna Costa, and Emmalyn Shaw (… https://t.co/AIidJQkXL6Nothing pairs better with a breakfast taco than #fintech trends! Start your morning off right at #SXSW at the “Fint… https://t.co/5Ecl7zwRqu
3/7
2019
“How can we shift our outlook from what we know now, to what could be in the future?” @OmidyarNetwork announces 'Ex… https://t.co/uo1vXMn3G5
Retweeted by Omidyar Network“We’re thinking very much about children from birth to age 5, but we’re also...thinking about their parents. We’re… https://t.co/ulhOC0xNQP“The best thing I got from @PelotonU was mentorship and advising, such as understanding how to plan long-term and s… https://t.co/rwK1BqVjXD @PelotonU graduate Anthony Thorne: His personality is one where he doesn’t want to ever quit; after his mother died… https://t.co/n3w1b5jjLy
Retweeted by Omidyar Network“If student athletes can be athletes first and students second, why can’t I as a student parent be a parent first?”… https://t.co/CB7m9TpnF1
Retweeted by Omidyar Network @AspenAscend Parent Advisor Leslie Reyes: Major barrier for her was institutional culture; got negative marks from… https://t.co/f3kn6jUAoH
Retweeted by Omidyar NetworkWhat are common barriers experienced by parent learners in the for-profit university system? 1) Lack of flexibility… https://t.co/U73mgzcaRnGreat session on challenges for parent learners today #SXSWEDU .. they are more than 20 percent of college students… https://t.co/tHJeQcCitw
Retweeted by Omidyar NetworkParent Learners: Triumphs and Struggles panel has just kicked off at #SXSWEDU Come join us! @AspenAscendhttps://t.co/GY4wM4rL0J
Retweeted by Omidyar NetworkReally excited for this #SXSWEDU panel on Parent Learners featuring three *real life* parent learners! Love hearing… https://t.co/pbynZnqZw6
Retweeted by Omidyar NetworkStarting now: 22% of college students are parents. @ViniceinED from @OmidyarNetwork speaks with Anthony Thorne, Les… https://t.co/anreQyeVLjStarting now - #parentlearners sharing their motivations, successes, and struggles in #postsecondary education. A u… https://t.co/i0FZkzphkP
Retweeted by Omidyar NetworkTechnology has become central to China’s ascent. What does that mean for other developed and emerging economies?… https://t.co/y9CZ3rgBI7Start your morning at #SXSW by grabbing a breakfast taco and hearing about the latest trends in financial tech at t… https://t.co/muTCK8yKwRThanks @EdSurge for highlighting @ashleybeckner's #SXSWEDU panel on the rise of investments in early childhood… https://t.co/1MfKcBfGzjWe are delighted to share that the #FinancialInclusion initiative at Omidyar Network has officially become… https://t.co/KaR6BkIrxT$50k grant funding on offer for land, property rights innovations https://t.co/55liAvgsFa @CitiesAlliance
Retweeted by Omidyar NetworkIt is tough enough to be a parent. Imagine being a student at the same time. Today at #SXSWEDU, @ViniceinEd explore… https://t.co/UyeeLV56ddToday, the #FinancialInclusion team at Omidyar Network has become @flourishvc, a new venture firm backing #FinTechhttps://t.co/12sTNgp2NmEarly childhood education has historically received less attention and capital from investors than K-12 and higher… https://t.co/C4Flms6Aqs
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3/6
2019

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