t he TRENDS THAT WILL SHAPE OUR FUTURE by J E F F B O U N D S
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were multibillion dollar giants, each started as somebodyâ€™s idea for a new business. When game-changing companies are in their earliest stages of life, Anurag Jain makes investments in them that help them grow fast. As managing partner of Dallasâ€™ Perot Jain, he has backed dozens of swingfor-the-fences startups that seek to exploit seven societal trends where he believes tiny disruptors can change industries. Before co-founding the venture capital firm in 2013, Jain started and sold firms like Vision Healthsource ($10 million) and later turned around large players like Access Healthcare, a Dallas company he now chairs that provides financial and tech services to organizations in healthcare. He also raised more than $150 million for Brigade Corp., a customer service shop he started. What follows are the seven trends that the former Dell vice president believes are ripe with investment opportunity, along with North Texas companies that play in each space.
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