Ankur Jain in the media

Kairos has also become well-known for its efforts in tackling global challenges. Ankur has been instrumental in founding a number of companies with the mission of solving the world's biggest problems.

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Can tech entrepreneurs like Ankur Jain make money helping people with down payments and baby food?

Jain, a twenty-eight-year-old entrepreneur who, as much as anyone, reflects tech’s recent drift toward a new form of social self-awareness...

While Jain was in college, at the Wharton School, the financial press called him “possibly the world’s best-connected 21-year-old.” At twenty-six, he sold a company to Tinder, whose product he went on to lead.

Since then, he has launched a new mission...


The New Yorker

Kairos is a company that creates companies.

And those companies have a mission: Solve the problems that really need solving...

In this way, Ankur Jain, Kairos’ Founder and Co-CEO, is thinking far more Warren Buffett than Jack Dorsey. And in a short amount of time, his focus on the hole in the marketplace rather than the pitch deck has produced results. Today there is more than $6.5 billion in companies that were founded by Kairos entrepreneurs. 

And it’s been launching a new startup every few months...


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Kairos is a new $25-million social entrepreneurship investment fund with an odd and expansive list of supporters.

Soon after getting on the phone with Fast Company, Jain promises access to Mehmet Oz, Bobbi Brown, and Vicente Fox. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, Verizon president Ronan Dunne, and ex-Greece prime minister George Papandreou are waiting in the wings, if needed...


Fast Company
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