‘Playing patient investor, Omidyar has not made many exits from $1.3bn portfolio’

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 …

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Lidya Raises $6.9 Million In A Series A Round Led By Omidyar Network

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 …

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project44 Raises $35 Million to Turn Data into True Supply Chain Visibility

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 .

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De Correspondent gets cash injection from Omidyar Network for global launch

De Correspondent, a reader-funded news publisher based in the Netherlands, announced Monday that it has raised $950,000 from Omidyar Network—an investment fund set up by billionaire eBay co-founder Pierre Omidyar—to finance the launch of a global …

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The Daily 202: The Intercept breaks open Democratic squabbles as midterm elections approach

But there’s nothing it can do about the Intercept. The four-year-old website, which was launched by eBay founder Pierre Omidyar with stories based on Edward Snowden’s NSA document haul, has become a weekly Democratic nightmare. The website’s series …

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