Anurag Jain

Anurag Jain Shares the Seven Trends Shaping Innovation and His Investment Strategy

by | Nov 8, 2022
Anurag Jain and longtime business partner Ross Perot Jr. talked about the region's high growth with a roundup of innovators and investors at Circle T Ranch in Fort Worth's AllianceTexas development. The VIP reception was the prelude to the 2022 Venture Dallas conference—and one of the most coveted invitations in town.
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‘I’ve Never Been More Bullish on Our Region’: Longtime Dallas Investor Aaron Pierce Joins Perot Jain as Partner
by | Oct 12, 2022
Aaron Pierce, the co-founder and board chair of Venture Dallas, has a deep investment background and a history of supporting the local entrepreneurial community. As partner at Perot Jain, his role is "all encompassing." One item on his agenda is overseeing the firm's investments in Major League Cricket—along with managing the firm's investment portfolio of more than 60 companies.

“We have the ingredients required to be a major player in the national investment landscape," Pierce says, "especially as the family office and private investment focus grows from funds to direct investments in venture-backed companies.”
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Venture Dallas Brings ‘the Premier Venture Capital Conference in North Texas’ to George W. Bush Presidential Center this November
by | Oct 4, 2022
Venture Dallas 2022—a full-day conference to be held Nov. 3 at the George W. Bush Presidential Center—will connect investors from all over the U.S with the “best founders in our region” with the goal of sparking “collisions” and “meaningful connections," co-founder Aaron Pierce says. He adds that those could potentially lead to fundings—and successful exits. Here's a look at why the North Texas startup and VC scene is hopping, and what Venture Dallas 2022 could mean for you.
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Dallas’ Access Healthcare Doubles Head Count to 25,000 in 15 Months, Plans to Hire 18,000+ in 2022
by | Aug 1, 2022
Access Healthcare aims to improve cash flow and revenue realization for its hospital and health systems clients as a third-party revenue cycle services provider. Its success has led to rapid growth, and it's not stopping now—Access plans to hire over 18,000 people in 2022.

Even with multiple headwinds—labor shortages, declining reimbursement, inflationary pressures, and health-related risks—the company has helped clients achieve financial stability, says Kumar Shwetabh, Access' Dallas-based U.S. president.
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Follow the Money: Plano Telehealth Startup Raises $14.1M, Southlake VC Raising Two New Funds, Unleashed Brands Looks for a Buyer, Bishop Cider Buys Two Local Brewers, and More

by | May 23, 2022
What companies are finding funding or having a big exit? From startup investments to grants and acquisitions, Dallas Innovates tracks what’s happening in North Texas money.
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Flexible Labor Platform Ramps Up with Five Leadership Hires and Promotions
by | Mar 4, 2021
The online marketplace is moving fast to leverage its labor ecosystem that directly connects the right worker to the right job. The moves come on the heels of Shiftsmart co-launching Get Shift Done, a locally based initiative that helped hospitality and service employees displaced by COVID.
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Anurag Jain and Patrick Brandt Share How They Started Nonprofit Get Shift Done Amidst a Pandemic
by | Sep 2, 2020
What started as an idea with backing from community organizers and restaurant owners, Get Shift Done has rallied support to give meals and livelihoods to at-risk groups in 11 cities.
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Get Shift Done: New North Texas Fund Puts Hospitality Workers Hit by COVID-19 Back to Work—at Nonprofits
by | Mar 18, 2020
The initiative is the brainchild of business leaders Anurag Jain and Patrick Brandt.
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Access Healthcare

Access Healthcare Rises from Coffee Shop Beginning to 11K Employees With Acquisition

by | Aug 31, 2018
Access Healthcare—which grew from three employees to 11,000 in seven years—says the deal gives it additional scale in the health-care space.
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Follow the Money: OncoNano Closes $11.7M Round, Perot Jain Backs 2 Startups, BP Energy Raising $475M
by | May 17, 2018
From cancer-fighting compounds to startups transforming the retail experience, here's a look at recent funding involving companies and firms with North Texas ties.
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Dallas’ Perot Jain Looking to Double its Investment Portfolio
by | Feb 20, 2017
The venture capital fund started by Ross Perot Jr. and Anurag Jain is planning to invest in 15 to 20 startups this year.
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