Vinod Gupta Philanthropist

An article with BusinessWire entitled “Vinod Gupta Awarded Honorary Doctorate by IIT Kharagpur”, talks about how Vinod Gupta, 1967 alumnus of Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, was recently awarded an Honorary Doctor of Science (Honoris Causa) by his alma mater Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur. Mr. Gupta was instrumental in setting up the first Business School in the IIT system in 1993. The business school is called the Vinod Gupta School of Management, which is ranked in the top 5 business schools in India.

Vinod Gupta got born in India but shifted to America as a businessman. He is as well an investor and a philanthropist.

During the pandemic of Coronavirus that has struck the world, it has not been easy. Thus, many charities are required in Health systems and Society at large.

Vinod Gupta is a philanthropist got played much in the fight against the pandemic. His donations have even exceeded fifty million dollars to the extent that he says you come to the world with nothing and you will leave with nothing. So, he believes that if he dies today, his property should get given to charities.

Vinod always gets highly regarded for his support and the number of lives he has changed through his donations. Vinod Gupta has a foundation known as Vinod Gupta Charitable Foundation so that anyone who values his system can support it. The foundation focuses on quality education as its primary focus.

Vinod’s main focus was driven by growing up in a very humble background with no electricity, toilets, TVs, cars, or even roads.

Vinod Gupta graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Engineering from IIT Kharagpur, a leading public University in India. Then, he got a scholarship at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln, where he graduated with a master’s in Agricultural Engineering and Business through his hard work. Upon graduating, got entered the job market as a marketing research analyst for a mobile manufacturing company. He later left the employment industry and cane to business. Currently, Vinod is a General Partner at Everest Capital Partners, which supports management expertise, development of startups through funding and relevant contacts.

In 2020 Vinod Gupta decided to bring it into action by involving his alumni via IIT Kharagpur Foundation USA. Through it, he pioneered a campaign to support workers affected by the midst of the pandemic. Here, they manage to pull resources to relieve the efforts. See this page for additional information.

 

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James Dondero: A Man of Alternative Investment Expertise

With both an educational and occupational background being solely rooted in the field of finance, it became inevitable for James Dondero to excel in the financial realm and become one of the industry’s leading alternative investing experts. Directly after receiving his business degree with the highest honorary recognition from the University of Virginia, James Dondero remained steadfast in his desire to transcend as a businessman by acquiring several additional financial management certifications to service clients as a CFA, CPA, and CMA.

Thus, in having made the most logical occupational decision to equip himself with a set of such valuable accounting skills, Jim Dondero placed himself on a path to superlative entrepreneurial achievement. Following his years (1985-1993) of corporate employment as an Analyst, Portfolio Manager, and Chief Investment Officer to some of the finance industry’s most reputable business operations (Morgan Guaranty, Protective Life, and American Express), James Dondero had reached a level of mastery in finance

This experience enabled him to become the Chairman of NexBank Capital, Co-Founder/President of Highland Capital Management, and he is the founder of NexPoint Advisors.

With Highland Capital Management being launched under the operational advisement of Mr. Dondero as his initial entrepreneurial project, the firm became a pioneer in the market via its development of world-wide credit-based investment products. Moreover, it was Highland Capital’s multitude of such investment product offerings (mutual funds, private equity funds, hedge funds, ETFs, REITs, etc.) that attributed to the diversity in various investment platforms that exist today.

Being that Highland Capital had manifested such a supreme level of success, James Dondero applied the same innovative business energy that he used with his initial project to match its level of prosperity with his second entrepreneurial project—NexPoint. After introducing NexPoint (real estate-oriented investment firm) to the alternative investment industry in 2012, it flourished under the demand to satisfy the range in investor’s needs. As of today, both projects continue to lead the finance industry with groundbreaking influence. See related link to learn more.

 

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JAMES DONDERO AND HIS FIRM NEXPOINT

James Dondero founded NexPoint in 2012, an investment firm with sponsors and brokers specializing in real estate. The NexPoint firm brings new strategies courtesy of James Dondero and their highly experienced brokers.

They deal with both private and public real estate under the guidance of a highly qualified executive officer. The firm has asset management and multifamily depositions. The firm is centered in the belt region of the US. Jim Dondero’s firm offers a variety of services from tax advantage real estate’s focused solutions. Currently NexPoint is the leading investment firm on alternate investment options. Go here for additional information.

Apart from running the firm and supervising the investment activities, James Dondero NexPoint closed the fund’s portfolio manager. He is good at multi-tasking, for he is also an officer and director at NexPoint REITs. REITs focus on assets for multifamily.

James Dondero has around 30 years of experience in investment firms plus his rich educational background. He holds high honors from the school of McIntyre school of accounting, University of Virginia. Mr. Dondero has created various successful firms and successfully managed huge investments.

Highland Capital investment is one of the investing firms he helped in establishing. This was to hallmark his success and help him establish the NexPoint Advisors. HCM evolved from only offering credits to a variety of products and services under his guidance. The evolution diverse the investment platform to create new opportunities present until today

During his impressive career, James Dondero has called for expansion into alternative investment options. As he developed Highland, he used that to expand their investment scope and push for innovation in the industry. In 2012 he founded NexPoint and devoted his energies to providing new strategies to the business.

James Dondero has positions at various boards at companies with financial attributes. He also chairs the Cornerstone Health Group Board, NexBank Capital and MGM Studios.

 

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