Ankur Jain is an accomplished entrepreneur who is especially passionate about leveraging innovation and business partnerships to resolve global problems.
Ankur Jain is the co-founder and CEO of Humin, a technology company in San Francisco that developed a contextual contact management system designed to think the way you naturally do. In March of 2016, Humin was acquired by Tinder.
Jain is also the founder and chairman of the Kairos Society, an organization of young entrepreneurs who work together to create billion-dollar solutions to international challenges. Over the years, the Kairos Society has helped launch and grow over 100 innovative technology companies designed to tackle problems in mobile healthcare, education, clean water, and more.
Ankur Jain has earned recognition for a variety of achievements. In 2010, Jain was selected as one of 80 students worldwide to participate in the Singularity University Graduate Studies Program, an interdisciplinary program based at the NASA Ames campus in Silicon Valley. Singularity University brings together leaders in business, science, and technology to facilitate the development of technologies that address humanity’s greatest challenges. He has also been recognized as a Global Shaper by the World Economic Forum, a Leader del Futuro by the Ambrosetti Forum, and a Young Leader by both the World Foresight Forum and the St. Petersberg International Economic Forum.
In 2011, Inc. magazine named Ankur Jain the “Best Connected 21-Year- Old in the World” and named Jain in its “30 Under 30” profile. In 2012, the Christian Science Monitor named Jain one of its “30 under 30: Solution Broker.” Jain was elected to the Innovation Board for the X-Prize Foundation in 2103. Forbes also listed Jai on their “30 under 30” list for 2105.
Ankur Jain holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Ankur Jain is the co-founder and CEO of Humin, an innovative technology company based in San Francisco. Ankur has offered critical resource in growth strategy and management. Tinder acquired Humin in early 2016.
Technology & Innovation
Humin is a revolutionary new type of phone app and contacts platform that uses contextual information from your calendar, address book, social networks, and email to provide you with a predictive phone experience.
A Global Scope
Jain is also the founder and chairman of the Kairos Society, an organization that connects young entrepreneurs who are solving significant problems with corporations, influencers, and strategic investors.
Dating app Tinder on Tuesday swiped right on San Francisco contact app maker Humin to tap the target’s management and software expertise.read more
Dating app Tinder has officially acquired contact management startup Humin today for an undisclosed amount.read more
Tinder wants to make its swiping experience more personalized.read more
Tinder is looking to move beyond the simple swipe.read more
Tinder may soon let you do a lot more than swipe right.
The company is acquiring Humin, the San Francisco startup behind the contact-management app of the same name. Humin is also behind Knock Knock, an app for connecting with people nearby.read more
Forbes covers Tinder’s recent acquisition of Humin.read more