Jason Hope is a businessman, entrepreneur, futurist, investor, and philanthropist. Hope, a native of Arizona, is currently located in Scottsdale. He grew up in Tempe.
Hope is well-known for his love of modern technology. Some sources believe that Hope’s passion for technology could actually harken back to his teen years. Certainly, his solid background in business can be traced back to his college years.
Following high school graduation, he attended the Arizona State University in Tempe. There Hope majored in finance. He completed his bachelor of science (BS) degree. Next, he attended Arizona State University’s business school also known as the W. P. Carey School of Business. He graduated with a master’s degree (MBA) in business.
It was 2004 when Hope merged his two top interests. He signed on to work in the mobile tech field in January of that year. To date, he has worked in that same area for about 13 years.
As this piece goes to press, Hope presently has several independent entrepreneurial interests. They are all ventures that involve using different computer data systems and other related tech. A number of online sources report that Hope possesses numerous useful, pertinent skills including (but not necessarily limited to) business strategy, start-ups, SaaS, financing, business development, and, naturally, entrepreneurship.
Hope has additional interests too. Hope’s interests include not only science and tech but also education and health. He is also involved in community service. He “gives back” through his support of different charities and his volunteerism.
Jason Hope’s favorite charitable cause is the SENS Research Foundation. He also has connections to some additional organizations including The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, TGen, Celebrity Fight Night, the Arizona Science Center, and the Goldwater Institute. Additionally, beyond his various business enterprises philanthropic interests, he more recently has garnered a special interest in the area of politics and exactly how they influence business practices at both the federal and state levels.
In a recent online interview with ideamench.com, he made a suggestion to entrepreneurial hopefuls. He said that SEO, internet marketing, “and social media related services are, at present, “always in demand.” He also suggested that they learn these type of skills and they will then be able to start their own business.
He added that it does not require a lot of money to launch a website and market services today. Finally, Hope also recommended they read a specific book: “The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies“ by Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee.
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