Jason Hope is a technology entrepreneur, futurist and most importantly, a philanthropist who began his early life in Tempe. He attended Arizona State University where he studied and bagged a degree in Finance. He furthered his studies to get an MBA in business administration at the WP Carey School Of Business, Arizona. He is currently based in Scottsdale.
In 2010, Jason Hope shows his support to SENS ( Strategies for Engineered Negligible Senescence) Foundation which focused on a new field of medicine called rejuvenation biotechnologies.
SENS foundation is a non-profit organization that is headed by British biogentologist, Dr. Aubrey de Grey, who has become a leading voice in the anti-aging field. The SENS foundation is established through the support of private individuals, researchers and scientists, as well as prominent philanthropist.
Jason Hope is one of the biggest contributor to the SENS foundation. He initially donated 500,000$ to fund their new laboratory in Cambridge, England and has since then, continued to donate to the foundation. His donations to which were targeted to the anti-aging research, has amounted to over $1 million.
Jason Hope is keen about the anti-aging research as He hopes if successful, it will help cure age-related sicknesses such as Alzheimer’s, diabetes, heart disease, Parkinson’s and many other types of cancer. Our current medical system treats these diseases after they happen. But with the anti-aging research, they are hoping to be able to stop these diseases from ever happening. So instead of focusing on treating these diseases when they occur, they are choosing to focus on ensuring they do not occur at all.
Jason Hope’s philanthropy attitude is not just only towards anti-aging research, but also extends to other medical and educational individuals or bodies who has innovative ideas but lack fund to execute them. Some organizations within Arizona and have already benefitted from his philanthropist gesture.
Students who are presently in school(high school or University), with great ideas revolving around modern technology can easily request grants from Hope upon completion of a short form on his website. The students who have great ideas receive donations ranging between $500 to $5000 from him to help their cause.
Jason Hope is a successful tech businessman and philanthropist. He has made himself even available to help people become philanthropist. Most people who look up to emulate his caregiving attitude can contact him for tips on how to be a great philanthropist.
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