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Primary Role
Co-Founder & Chairman @
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6 Investments in 6 Companies
Gender:
Male
Location:
Honolulu
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Person Details

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Pierre Omidyar has served as a director of PayPal since July 2015.

He founded eBay in September 1995 and has served as a board member of eBay Inc. since May 1996, and as Chairman of the Board from May 1996 to July 2015.

He is the Founding Partner and Chairman of Omidyar Network, a philanthropic investment firm committed to creating opportunity for individuals to improve their lives, and Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer, and Publisher of Civil Beat, an online news service formed in 2010.

Omidyar is also the founder, Chief Executive Officer and publisher of First Look, a mass media new organization established in 2013.

Omidyar serves on the Board of Trustees of Omidyar-Tufts Microfinance Fund, the Punahou School, Santa Fe Institute, and the Roshan Cultural Heritage Institute.

Jobs (8)

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Co-Founder & Chairman

Founder & CEO

2013 - Current   (over 3 years)

Co-Founder, CEO & Publisher

2010 - Current   (over 6 years)

Co-Founder

Dec, 2009 - Current   (almost 7 years)

Founder

Sep, 1995 - Current   (about 21 years)
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Investments (6)

DateInvested InRoundDetails
Oct, 2015$3.5M / VenturePersonal Investment
Dec, 2013$50M / VenturePersonal Investment
May, 2013$15M / Series BPersonal Investment
Jul, 2008$7.5M / Series D (Lead)
Jun, 2008$6M / Series B (Lead)
Jan, 2000$40M / VenturePersonal Investment

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