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September 01, 2015 5:15 PM ET

Capital Markets

Company Overview of Omidyar Network

Company Overview

Omidyar Network is a private equity and venture capital firm specializing in seed, startup, early, and mid venture investments. It invests in profit and non-profit organizations. The firm seeks to invest in consumer internet and mobile, local food production, renewable energy, medical technology, healthcare, waste reduction, education, mobile technology, entrepreneurship, government transparency, governance and citizen engagement, property rights, and financial inclusion sectors. Within access to capital, the firm prefers to invest and provide grants in areas including microfinance, small and medium sized enterprises, emerging market ventures, and property rights. Within media, markets, and ...

1991 Broadway Street

Suite 200

Redwood City, CA 94063

United States

Founded in 2004





Key Executives for Omidyar Network

Chairman, Co-Founder, Founding Partner, and Director
Age: 48
Managing Partner and Director
Age: 51
Global Head of Finance
Partner and Head of Investments
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Omidyar Network Key Developments

Shripriya Mahesh to Join Omidyar Network as Partner

Omidyar Network announced that Shripriya Mahesh will join the philanthropic investment firm as a partner, based in Redwood City. Mahesh will serve on the leadership team that guides the organization and will oversee Omidyar Network's global Consumer Internet & Mobile initiative. Omidyar Network's Consumer Internet & Mobile initiative focuses on supporting new digital solutions to connect people, enabling them to share ideas and do business more efficiently and at scale. Current and past investments in for-profit companies include HealthKart, Meetup, NationBuilder, Quikr, and Verse and grants to nonprofits include,, and the Alliance for Affordable Internet.

Roopa Kudva to Join Omidyar Network India Advisors as Partner and Managing Director, Effective July 1, 2015

Roopa Kudva, former managing director and chief executive officer (MD & CEO) at rating agency Crisil Ltd. will take over as partner and MD at Omidyar Network India Advisors from 1 July. Kudva, who quit Crisil in September after a seven-year stint on credit rating agency, will oversee Omidyar Network's investments in India across the firm's consumer internet & mobile, education, financial inclusion, governance & citizen engagement and property rights initiatives. Kudva will report to Omidyar managing partner Matt Bannick.

Omidyar Network Presents at The 5th Annual SuperReturn Africa 2014, Dec-02-2014

Omidyar Network Presents at The 5th Annual SuperReturn Africa 2014, Dec-02-2014 . Venue: The Westin Cape Town, Convention Square, 8001 Cape Town, South Africa.

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