Jason Hope is an investor, futurist and a philanthropist. He also has great passion for technology and innovation. He studied at Arizona State University where he received his degree in finance. Later joined Carey School of Business and attained his MBA.
Jason, who has shown relatively small interest in politics related to business, has greater passion in investing in the health industry. He believes in prevention of diseases rather than cure hence he has given and donated larger amounts of money to research institutes. The internet entrepreneur was moved by SENS foundation which he supported and pledged to give $ 500, 000. The organization focuses on research of rejuvenation biotechnologies and treatment of anti-aging related diseases. Diseases such as increased blood pressure which exacerbates aging condition such as diabetes is one of the illnesses Jason believes that the researchers will find a remedy.
Jason Hope believes that the work of SENS Foundation and Dr. Aubrey de Greys will bring a high definition in reshaping the healthcare and pharmaceuticals industry. By supporting the foundation, Jason hopes to drive faster results since he believes the research is vital for the future. By donating to scientific research conducted through innovation, the skilled futurist believes that the industry will be able to challenge the current school of thought.
Jason spends much of his time investing and also writing on the internet of things due to his passion for technology and innovation. He is referred to as a futurist due to his predictions on the internet of things. He predicted that internet of things would become a household name by 2016. He also believed that most businesses will embrace technology since internet provides vast amounts of data. Jason also predicted that most healthcare and manufacturing institutions would adopt internet to be connected in their daily endeavors. True to his prediction, the internet of things was much embraced across the globe in 2016.
Jason hope also gives grants to students and startup investors to support their ideas. This is because he understands that people have great ideas but lack financial support to get started. His grants vary from $500 to $5000 in support of robust ideas that he finds amusing.
Jason is a supporter of local educational programs and various organizations that have a significant impact on the health industry. He has worked with multiple foundations such as Family Health International, the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s and the Tony Hawk Foundation among others. His facebook page