Ankur Jain

  • Humin Launches Knock Knock, An App For College Kids To Contact Each Other Without Exchanging Numbers

    Humin Launches Knock Knock, An App For College Kids To Contact Each Other Without Exchanging Numbers

    Ankur Jain, the founder of Humin – an app that aims to organize your contacts better than your smartphone – is sitting across from me in a conference room in downtown San Francisco and knocking on his own smartphone. Two strong thumps to the glass screen and a comic book styled app called Knock Knock opens up and begins to search for other users around us. Knock Knock is… Read More

  • Multinational Startups: The Future Or A Doomed Idea? (TCTV)

    In our second segment with Ankur Jain of the Kairos Society, we talk about the idea of multinational startups. A lot of startups like to say they are “global from day one,” but typically that’s just marketing. Most of the startups I know who have tried to be truly global from day one– focusing explicitly on several big markets at once with co-founders spread around… Read More

  • Hey Obama, Where's the Startup Visa in the Startup America Plan? (TCTV)

    Ankur Jain is the 20-year-old founder of the Kairos Society, a group that tries to discover the world leaders of the future and bring them together for support, mentoring and networking. He swung through San Francisco in between being named one of the partner organizations for President Obama’s Startup America initiative and the Kairos Society’s Global Summit in New York… Read More