Omidyar Network

Omidyar Network is a philanthropic investment firm. It invests in five key areas: education, emerging tech, financial inclusion, governance, and citizen engagement, and property rights. The Firm also provides consulting on strategy and teaches executives to recruit new talent, as well as connects investees to entrepreneurial visionaries with business know-how. 

HQRedwood City, CA, US
Cybersecurity ratingAMore
Omidyar Network was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Redwood City, CA, US

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Key People/Management at Omidyar Network

Pierre Omidyar

Pierre Omidyar

Co-Founder and Founding Partner
Pam Omidyar

Pam Omidyar

Pat Christen

Pat Christen

Board Member
Aviva Aminova

Aviva Aminova

Associate General Counsel, Legal
Tanmay Amar

Tanmay Amar

Director, Legal Affairs
Jeff Alvord

Jeff Alvord

Board Member
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Omidyar Network Office Locations

Omidyar Network has offices in Redwood City, Washington, Bengaluru, Mumbai and in 3 other locations
Redwood City, CA, US (HQ)
1991 Broadway
Washington, DC, US
1200 17th St NW #500
Bengaluru, IN
15th Floor Richmond Circle
Mumbai, IN
91B, 5 North Avenue, Maker Maxity, Bandra-Kurla Complex
Nairob, KE
Delta Corner, PWC Wing, 6th Floor Westlands
Johannesburg, ZA
2nd Floor Trumpet On Keyes, 21 Keyes Avenue, Rosebank
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Omidyar Network News and Updates

With a multi-stakeholder initiative with GAME, Omidyar Network India, & others, Punjab leads the way to bring regulatory reforms to its MSME sector

At 2 lakh+ Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs), the sector forms the backbone of manufacturing in Punjab, and has witnessed focussed efforts from the state government in promoting its growth.. For instance, last year, the state passed the Punjab Right to Business Act 2020. The Act aims to e

[Funding alert] Early Learning platform Kutuki raises Rs 16 Cr in seed round led by Omidyar Network India

In an official statement, Kutuki said it will use the funds for expanding the content library to cover all major Indian languages, create a more immersive learning experience for children, and expand its reach.

Budget 2021: Omidyar Network India's Roopa Kudva welcomes emphasis on technology as an enabler for social impact

Roopa Kudva of Omidyar welcomes Budget 2021 for emphasising the use of technology to enable social impact and inclusion in areas such as education

[Funding alert] Pickrr raises $4M investment led by Guild Capital and Omidyar Network India

This is logistics startup Pickrr's first external investment raised. It will use the funding to continue its market expansion and product development.

[Funding alert] School communication platform Uolo raises Rs 20Cr led by Omidyar Network, Blume Ventures

School communication platform Uolo will use the funding to expand its tech and operations teams, as well as improve its offerings.

[Funding alert] DrinkPrime raises Rs 21 Cr from Omidyar Network India, Sequoia Surge

Bengaluru-based water purifier startup DrinkPrime will use the freshly raised funds to strengthen its team and accelerate its growth plans.
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Omidyar Network Online and Social Media Presence

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Omidyar Network Blogs

Reimagining Capitalism Series: Building an Anti-Racist and Inclusive Economy

This post expands on the second key pillar for building a new economic paradigm as outlined in Our Call to Reimagine Capitalism. Read the first post in this series, “An Introduction to Ideas, Rules, and Power and How They Shape Our Democracy and Economy” here. By Audrey Stienon, Analyst, Reimagining…

Statement from Omidyar Network on Derek Chauvin Verdict: The First Step to Justice

Eleven months after Derek Chauvin stole George Floyd’s final breaths, jurors took less than 11 hours to find Chauvin guilty on all three counts. The jury’s verdict shows that sometimes – but too rarely – justice can prevail, and it is very welcome, given the long history of acquittals that come befo…

Zachary Carter Joins Omidyar Network as first Writer in Residence

Washington, DC — Omidyar Network today announced that Zachary Carter, formerly a senior reporter at HuffPost, will join Omidyar Network’s Reimagining Capitalism practice as its first Writer in Residence. In this role, Carter will continue his award-winning coverage on economic policy and history, an…

Portals to Beautiful Futures: Trends to Watch in 2021 and Beyond

By David T. Hsu, Exploration & Future Sensing, Omidyar Network The PORTALS report, in collaboration with Guild of Future Architects, flows from a yearlong process of imagining futures beyond the pandemic. Download the full report here. It’s a warm spring day. Clouds hover over the horizon. The S…

Michele Jawando Joins Omidyar Network as SVP of Programs

Washington, DC — Omidyar Network announced that Michele Lawrence Jawando, formerly head of US Strategic Engagement and Public Policy Partnerships at Google, will be joining Omidyar Network as Senior Vice President of Programs as of April 12. In this new role at the organization, Jawando will oversee…

Legacy, Community, and Equity: Reflecting on Women’s History Month

By Beth Kanter, Chief Advocacy & Strategic Communications Officer For many women, March symbolizes more than just a month of observance. It’s a time where women across all industries and geographies celebrate the achievements of their peers and colleagues today and take a critical look at the op…
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Omidyar Network Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Omidyar Network founded?

    Omidyar Network was founded in 2004.

  • Who are Omidyar Network key executives?

    Omidyar Network's key executives are Pierre Omidyar, Pam Omidyar and Pat Christen.

  • Where is Omidyar Network headquarters?

    Omidyar Network headquarters is located at 1991 Broadway, Redwood City.

  • Where are Omidyar Network offices?

    Omidyar Network has offices in Redwood City, Washington, Bengaluru, Mumbai and in 3 other locations.

  • How many offices does Omidyar Network have?

    Omidyar Network has 7 offices.