Jason Hope is an entrepreneur in tech, a philanthropist, and a forward-thinking individual. Jason attended Arizona State University where he obtained a bachelor’s degree in finance. He went on to join ASU’s W.P. Carey School of Business where he earned his MBA. Jason’s academic background coupled with the experiences he has obtained from running different businesses enables to him speculate future developments in tech especially the internet. Also, Jason is at the forefront of advising aspiring entrepreneurs on how to go about while establishing their ventures.
As a futurist, Jason believes that the Internet of Things (IoT) is the next big thing. IoT refers to the numerous devices such as smartphones, computers, smart homes, or any other smart appliances that are capable of assessing the internet. Many devices that can connect to the web come with an added advantage of connecting different users from different parts of the world. According to Jason, there has been a dramatic increase in devices that can connect to the internet leading to a reduction in prices of Wi-Fi and broadband services. Many innovations or inventions will most likely be tied up to IoT.
Being active in business has equipped Jason with a wealth of experience. Entrepreneurs that listen or read Jason’s advice are more likely to succeed in establishing their startups. Jason encourages new entrepreneurs to stop biting off more than they can chew; he notes that in business, it is better to focus on a single project until it is fully established rather than concentrating on numerous mini-projects. From experience, he knows that focusing on many projects causes one to lose focus of the main project. Also, from experience, Jason has concluded that obsessing over small details is detrimental to the achievement of the primary goals of an establishment.
Jason continually studies the tech world, and he often comes up with unmistakable business opportunities. Presently, he sees an opportunity in internet marketing, SEO, and social media related services. People who are in search of lucrative business ideas can try Jason’s suggestion by learning the prerequisite skills and setting up a website that will enable them to market their services.
Apart from his hard to miss involvement in tech, Jason donates to courses that have a potential to change the society. In 2010, he pledged to donate $500,000 to the SENS Research Foundation. The foundation is working towards developing innovative solutions to reverse aging. Although some people are against the work of the organization, liberal minds like Jason keep the organization alive.
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