Jason Hope is an American futurist, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and investor who was born and bred in Tempe, Arizona. He is an educated man with a bachelor’s degree and an MBA from Arizona State University and W.P Carey School of Business respectively. After college, Jason started actualizing his business ideas locally, but they would soon begin to sprout out across international borders. The success story of Jason has not been straightforward; his accomplishments are due to perseverance, hard work, and determination.
Jason Hope is a technology enthusiast. He believes that technology will play a significant role in shaping the future of every business entity, and thus his fascination for the internet of things. The internet of things is made up of everything that can connect to the internet including, laptops, smart watches, tablets, smartphones, cars, and wearable devices. It describes how devices in the world of computing connect to the internet, exchange information while at the same time interact with human beings. Jason believes that as the internet of things continues to change and evolve, different types of new appliances will be developed and released. These appliances will have a tremendous positive impact on how people interact in their workplaces and at home.
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Apart from his busy schedule as an investor and innovator, Jason Hope is a philanthropist with keen interests in the ongoing anti-aging research. He recently donated $500,000 to the SENS Foundation, a California-based research organization that is the forefront in anti-aging technologies. The company develops and promotes extensive access to rejuvenation bio-technologies that address age-related complications. The donation was a boost to the corporation as it helped to accelerate the foundation’s research, and also went into the creation of a new biotech facility that is working on combating diseases associated with aging including Diabetes, Alzheimer’s, and Atherosclerosis.
Jason Hope continues to cultivate and support upcoming entrepreneurs who want to join the technology world. Jason is always on the look-out for new investment opportunities where he can offer his hand in launching and growing fresh business ideas into profitable ventures. Through sponsorship and mentoring, Jason Hope continues to support new business persons achieve their goals while at the same time building his entrepreneurial portfolio.
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Vijay Eswaran is the Executive Chairman and a co-founder of the QI Group of Companies, a business empire that’s becoming a great force in today’s corporate world. Born in 1960 in Malaysia, Vijay did his undergraduate and obtained a degree in socioeconomics from the London School of Economics in 1984.
After that, he moved to the United States where he did his MBA at Illinois University. It is during this period that he got introduced to multi-level marketing and harnessed entrepreneurial skills. He worked for several high-profile firms before founding the QI Group of Companies in 1998.
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The successful businessman partnered with Joseph Bismark to found the QI Group which has its headquarters in Hong Kong. The QI Group is an e-commerce conglomerate that has operations in various sectors, which include, direct selling, corporate investments, lifestyle and leisure, luxury and collectables, telecommunications, and property management.
The firm has recently ventured into education with the establishment of a university in Malaysia. This institution has created over 1,000 job opportunities, and it possesses a customer base of over five million across nearly 120 countries.
The success of the QI Group of companies can be attributed to the penetration of the e-commerce sales through direct sales. The company has grown from a small start-up to a large corporation with regional offices in Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, and Thailand. Learn more about Kevin Seawright: http://www.qigroup.com/2013/11/vijay-eswaran-makes-ceo-of-the-year/ and http://skyscrapersports.com/3-years-nycfc-owners-man-city-vijay-eswarans-qnet-extend-partnership/
It has a presence in more than 30 countries through a broad range of subsidiary companies. The QI Group of Companies is worth more than $500 million, and it continues to dominate the business world, particularly in telecommunication and direct sales.
The conception of the QI Group remains Vijay’s greatest achievement in the corporate sphere. His continued leadership in the firm has seen the company grow and expand its operations across the globe. Vijay Eswaran is also passionate about philanthropy and has demonstrated this through various activities.
As part of his corporate social responsibility, he established the Raise Yourself to Help Mankind (RYTHM) Foundation. He has also been involved in various initiatives and projects that focus on community development, culture, and the environment.