Philanthropic impact investor Omidyar Network has invested close to $1.3-billion in non-profit and for-profit ventures globally since it was founded in 2004 by eBay founder Pierre Omidyar. But an investment principal at the fund confesses that the funder …
The funding was led by Omidyar Network, the Silicon Valley impact investment firm established by Pierre Omidyar, the founder of eBay. New investors, Alitheia Capital (via the Umunthu Fund), Bamboo Capital Partners, and Tekton Ventures, also joined the …
Joining us by telephone are Fred Anderson; Tony Bates; Adriane Brown; Diana Farrell; Logan Green; Bonnie Hammer; Katie Mitic; Pierre Omidyar; Paul Pressler and Perry Traquina. In addition to Devin, the members of the management team of the Company here …
Across the state and across the nation, people are giving a lot or a little – whatever they can – to help those who have lost so much on Kauai . Those organizing to help include longtime residents of the island, newcomers, people who have visited once and those who have only dreamed of doing so.
CHICAGO, April 17, 2018– project44 today announced $35 million in new funding since the company’s 2016 Series A to power true supply chain visibility, and in turn deliver a faster and more reliable global shipping experience. OpenView has led the financing, with additional investment from new investor 8VC , and existing investors Emergence Capital , eBay founder Pierre Omidyar’s firm Omidyar Technology Ventures , Chicago Ventures , and Pritzker Group Venture Capital .
The government of Canada has come up with an official estimate for how much it would cost to implement a guaranteed-minimum income. However, not all of that would be new spending.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg pauses while testifying before a House Energy and Commerce hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, are donating $1 million to assist flood-relief efforts on Kauai.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel today joined project44 , a global logistics technology company, to announce the company plans to add 200 jobs in Chicago. To accommodate this growth, project44 is moving to a new 40,000-square-foot space in Chicago’s iconic Merchandise Mart.
Private investment firm TPG has paid $47.5 million to acquire an unspecified stake in Kenyan digital payments firm Cellulant, which operates in 11 African markets, both firms said on Monday. Global investors have been eyeing deals in African financial technology firms to take advantage of growth offered by a continent that has used technology to surmount challenges such as low penetration of banking services.
Private investment firm TPG has paid $47.5million to acquire an unspecified stake in Kenyan digital payments firm Cellulant, which operates in 11 African markets, both firms said yesterday. Global investors have been eyeing deals in African financial technology firms to take advantage of growth offered by a continent that has used technology to surmount challenges such as low penetration of banking services.