Jason Hope is a futuristic entrepreneur with great hopes for studying age-degeneration diseases and increasing the likelihood of the longevity of our people. He is a philanthropist, entrepreneur, and investor. Jason Hope recently donated $500,000 to the SENS Corporation. In addition to this 2010 investment, he has gone on to donate another million dollars. The SENS Corporation researches biotechnologies and age-related diseases. Jason Hope says that while many organizations focus on a cure, the SENS Corporation, with Dr. Aubrey de Grey, the chief science officer, an expert on innovative anti-aging ideas, has been doing research in anti-aging problems. Some of the age-related diseases that these people hope to address are Alzheimer’s, atherosclerosis, and diabetes.
Jason Hope received his undergraduate in finance and his MBA from Arizona State University. With this neatly tucked under his belt, he thought he had better do something in business. He originally made his money in Jawa, a technology communications business and has been active in various other computer and technology business investments. He says this is the wave of the future for business. The Internet of Things, he states, is already permeating our daily lives. Jason Hope says he has high aspirations for solutions to the age-related diseases that we are currently facing. He hopes to focus on age-related solutions for Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s since these have such implications for people who are suffering.
Jason Hope, based out of Scottsdale, Arizona, has a long list of philanthropic interests. He works with biotechnology anti-aging research and education. Jason Hope’s other philanthropic activities include the Boys & Girls Clubs, the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, the Tony Hawk Foundation, the Andre Agassi Foundation, the True Colors Fund, the Mark Wahlberg Foundation, Family Health International, Worldwide Orphans Foundation, T Gen Foundation, Teach for America Phoenix, International Foundation for Education Self-help, and the Arizona Science Center. Jason Hope can be followed on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkIn.
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