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It’s not always about the end in mind but it’s always about the passion.

You don’t have to know from the beginning, that it’s going to be a profitable venture before you start a business. 156 more words

Business & Money

Omidyar, Hoffman create $27M research fund for AI in the public interest

eBay founder Pierre Omidyar and LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman are among the backers of a new $27 million fund, announced today, that’s aiming to promote research into artificial intelligence in the public interest. 1,041 more words


The Omidyar Network and CF

Pierre Omidyar was the ebay boss until recently.

Omidyar is worth $7.7 billion, according to Forbes. He founded and was Chairman of the eBay auction site from 1998 to 2015. 55 more words


On September 3 eBay was founded...

On September 3, 1995 eBay was founded.

The e-commerce and online auction website provides consumer-to-consumer sales services regarding a variety of goods. Headquartered in San Jose, California, the company was founded by Pierre Omidyar, becoming a multi-billion dollar business, netting $16.05 billion in net revenue in 2013. 16 more words

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