Jason Hope is a distinguished tech entrepreneur, futurist, author and philanthropist based in Scottsdale, Arizona. According to Jason’s LinkedIn account, his areas of specialty include business strategy, entrepreneurship, business development, start-ups and SaaS. The tech enthusiast, holds an MBA from WP Carey School of Business at the Arizona State University and a degree in Finance from the same university. Hope is a strong supporter of local educational programs. Some of the educational organizations he collaborates with include; the Boy and Girls Club of Metropolitan Phoenix, International Foundation for Education and The Tony Hawk Foundation.
The other organizations in the list include the SENS Foundation, the Arizona Science Center and the Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation. In 2010, Jason Hope donated $500,000 to support the SENS Foundation. The Mountain View, CA based non-profit foundation performs research and experiments in partnership with other organizations. SENS wants to develop regenerative medicine for aging and aging related illnesses. Jason Hope (@jasonhope) said he had great interest in the work SENS Foundation and lead researcher Dr. Aubrey Grey were doing in advancing human medicine and solving aging related problems and diseases.
The diseases in question include Diabetes, Alzheimer’s disease and Atherosclerosis among others. Jason agrees that the advancement of rejuvenation biotechnologies is critically important today and will be in future. News of the donation was first announced to the press by Mike Kope, the CEO of SENS Foundation. The fund was specifically earmarked to aide research on arteriosclerosis or the hardening of the arteries. The disease is a major cause of hypertension in elderly people. The presence of this ailment is known to exacerbate diabetes, presbyopia and skin aging. On technology and investments, a lead published in Jasonhope.com offers critical insights into what Jason thinks.
According to Jason, technology is the future and that is why his work in the sector is targeted at opening variety of research and development avenues to budding tech-prenuers. His target areas include device connectivity, mobile app, gaming software and desktop software. Jason says he will continue discovering ways to explore the opportunities afforded by technology. With regards to business investments, Jason believes the very process of starting a business or launching an idea is not an easy one because of challenges like getting capital. This is the reason Hope supports the idea of funding and nurturing next generation entrepreneurs to realize their dreams.
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