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CZI Awards $4.7 Million for Open Source Software and Organizations Advancing Open Science

Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced $3 million in funding for open source software projects representing...

Nov 19, 2020 · 5 min read

Education

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Supports Eruditus In Increasing Access to Education Across the Globe

The Eruditus group, consisting of Eruditus Executive Education (www.eruditus.com) and its online division EMERITUS...

Sep 1, 2020 · 6 min read

Science

Inside Philanthropy: Why Chan Zuckerberg is Devoting Millions to Open Source Software for Scientists

This piece was published in Inside Philanthropy on June 24, 2020. To an important degree, scientific research advances as a...

Jul 2, 2020 · 5 min read

Science

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Awards $2 Million to medRxiv, a Health Sciences Preprint Server and Top... Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Awards $2 Million to medRxiv, a Health Sciences Preprint Server and Top Source of Breaking...

Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced $2 million in funding to support medRxiv, a free online repository...

Jun 18, 2020 · 6 min read

Science

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Awards $3.8 Million for Open Source Software Projects Essential to... Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Awards $3.8 Million for Open Source Software Projects Essential to Science

Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced $3.8 million in funding for 23 grants to support open source software...

May 27, 2020 · 3 min read

Science

New Single-Cell Technologies Help Scientists Understand COVID-19 Disease Progression

Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced $750,000 in funding to support five distinct projects studying how...

May 6, 2020 · 7 min read

Science

New Dataset Makes Coronavirus Research Open and Machine Readable

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative collaborated with leaders in government, academia, medicine, and technology to create a new,...

Mar 16, 2020 · 3 min read

Ventures

Quartz Africa: Andela’s Latest $100 Million Funding Round is Led by a Former US Vice President

This piece was published in Quartz Africa on January 23, 2019. Software developer training and outsourcing company, Andela...

Jan 23, 2019 · 2 min read

Ventures

Fortune: Byju Education Startup Backed By Mark Zuckerberg Starts Global Expansion With Acquisition

This piece was published in Fortune on January 16, 2019. India’s leading education app developer, Byju, is tapping a war...

Jan 16, 2019 · 3 min read

Science

CZI announces support for protocols.io to accelerate open, reproducible science

Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced its support for protocols.io, an open access resource that allows...

Oct 2, 2018 · 3 min read

Science

CZI announces funding for ASAPbio, joins newly created Member Advisory Group

Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced that it will join a new Member Advisory Group for ASAPbio (Accelerating...

Sep 14, 2018 · 3 min read

Ventures

Chan Zuckerberg Supports RaiseMe In Helping More Students Own Their Path To College

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is proud to announce our support for RaiseMe, whose college readiness software platform is...

Jul 26, 2018 · 3 min read

Science

CZI Partners with UMass Center for Data Science to Accelerate Science and Medicine

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative has announced a new partnership with professor Andrew McCallum, director of the Center for...

Jan 16, 2018 · 2 min read

Education

New Investment in Ellevation Education

Jim Shelton: About 1 in 10 students across the country are English Language Learners. In California, 1 in 4 are ELL students....

Jan 12, 2018 · 1 min read

Science

bioRxiv to Help Scientists Share Research Faster

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is partnering with Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory to support and build out bioRxiv to help...

Apr 26, 2017 · 2 min read

Science

The Future of Scientific Knowledge

Cori Bargmann:  As we begin our science work at the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, one of our first steps is to learn from the...

Jan 27, 2017 · 2 min read

Science

CZI to Boost Scientific Research with AI-powered Meta

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) has agreed to acquire Meta, a company that has developed an AI that helps scientists...

Jan 23, 2017 · 2 min read

Education

New Investment in Byju’s

  The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative invested in BYJU’s, an innovative company based in India that leverages...

Sep 8, 2016 · 2 min read

Education

New Investment in Andela

  The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative invested in Andela is support the organization longer-term growth as they continue to...

Jun 16, 2016 · 2 min read

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