Omidyar Network

Year established: 
2003

Omidyar Network is a philanthropic investment firm dedicated to harnessing the power of markets to create opportunity for people to improve their lives. ON invests in, and helps scale, innovative organizations to catalyze economic and social change. eBay founder, Pierre Omidyar, and his wife Pam established ON based on their conviction that every person has the power to make a difference. Omidyar Network investments enable people to discover that power, improve their own lives and make lasting contributions to their communities. 

Funding Priorities

Primary funding mechanism: 
Range of typical investment size: 
$1 million and up
Typical length of investment: 
Most are investments of between 5-10 years (“Patient Capital”)
Size of overall portfolio: 
$1 million and up
Breakdown of funding portfolio: 
CEI Programs receiving funding: