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Tushar Jain

Tushar Jain

Tushar Jain is an American entrepreneur and cryptocurrency investor, advocate, and enthusiast, who currently serves as co-founder and managing partner of Multicoin Capital.

Overview

Tushar Jain is an American entrepreneur and cryptocurrency investor, advocate, and enthusiast. He currently serves as co-founder and managing partner of Multicoin Capital.

Jain is also the president of the Decentralized Wireless Alliance, a global, non-profit dedicated to "the proliferation of a secure, cost-effective Internet of Things."

According to Jain, "The crypto markets are the least efficient markets I’ve ever seen in my life, and that means active management has an opportunity to shine."

Business Career
Multicoin

In May 2017, Jain co-founded Multicoin Capital with Kyle Samani. Multicoin is an investment firm involved in cryptocurrencies, tokens, and blockchain companies, and manages hedge and venture funds across public and private markets. Jain currently serves at Multicoin as a managing partner.

Under Jain's leadership, in December 2021, Multicoin reported to investors that its first hedge fund's assets increased by 20,287 percent since its inception in October 2017. In May 2021, Multicoin raised $100 million for its second venture capital fund, and in October 2021, Multicoin announced raising $250 million for its third fund. Multicoin's success has been attributed to investments in newer crypto companies and currencies, including Solana, Helium, and Arweave.

As of 2022, Multicoin maintained offices in Austin, New York, and Beijing.

ePatient Finder

In 2013, Jain co-founded ePatientFinder, alongside Greg Sweatt and Tom Dorsett. ePatient Finder provided technology services to physicians, life-science companies, and health care organizations by providing a web application to present novel treatment options and an electronic health record database that could be leveraged to identify patients who are suited for clinical trials.

Jain served as ePatientFinder's chief operating officer and led development of the technology platform, the data science processes, and management of daily company operations.

During his tenure at ePatientFinder, Jain contributed to growing the company and raised over $11.4 in venture capital. ePatientFinder was acquired by Elligo in 2018.

Early Career

In 2012, Jain moved to Austin, Texas, and led technical sales at VersaSuite, an information technology company centered around healthcare. Prior to founding ePatientFinder, Jain also worked as an underwriter for FGI Finance and in investment banking at Credit Suisse.

Education

Jain graduated from New York University (NYU) in 2012 with degrees in finance and political science. While at NYU, Jain met his co-founder of Multicoin, Kyle Samani, who was also attending the university. Jain was also a chairman at the Investment Analysis Group, NYU's only undergraduate investment fund.

Personal Life

Jain was born in India. After immigrating with his family to the United States, Jain lived in Astoria, Queens, New York. As of 2022, Jain resided in Austin, Texas. His parents manage a clothing store in Manhattan.According to a 2020 Forbes Magazine profile, Jain is described as "quiet and reserved" and enjoys practicing yoga in his spare time.

Timeline

October 19, 2021
Multicoin raises $250M for its third crypto venture fund.
May 4, 2021
Multicoin raises $100M for second crypto venture fund.
May 30, 2018
Elligo acquires ePatientFinder.
August 10, 2017
Jain and Kyle Samani announce Multicoin Capital.
June 9, 2016
ePatientFinder announces raising $8 million to advance cloud-based Clinical Trial Exchange platform.
2013
Jain co-founds ePatientFinder.
May 2012
Jain graduates from New York University with degrees in finance and political science.
2012
Jain moves to Austin, Texas and begins working at VersaSuite.
2008
Jain enrolls at New York University.

Invested in

Patents

Further reading

Title
Author
Link
Type
Date

Secrets Of A Successful Crypto Trader: Question Absolutely Everything

Jeff Kauflin

Web

February 5, 2020

Documentaries, videos and podcasts

Title
Date
Link

A Conversation With Tushar Jain - AVC

December 19, 2018

Capital Allocators: Kyle Samani and Tushar Jain - Multicoin Capital (Manager Meetings, EP.20) on Apple Podcasts

November 18, 2021

Multicoin Summit | 2021 | Opening Remarks with Tushar Jain

December 17, 2021

Multicoin Summit | Fall 2019 | Tushar Jain, Managing Partner

December 19, 2019

References

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