I founded Higher Self Ventures in 2019 with a bold mission of “Creating The Future”. …


“In dreaming about startup success, an entrepreneur must not forget that business is around numbers, so he/she has to be asking “how do we make the numbers work” and measuring success by tracking it through the right metrics…The metrics measured would accurately reflect underlying business performance and provide insights into…


“Startups, by definition, traffic in the unknown…Business plans are, for founders, a futile-feeling exercise in predicting the future…Maybe there’s a better way: a plan which, instead of predicting your achievements and the results of those achievements, identifies the unknowns you plan to make known, aka the hypotheses you plan to…


In part 1, I looked at how technology has always brought possibilities of progress and how it can still bring more. I also extended my analysis to how technology can help reverse many current societal and environmental hardships, especially through abundance-creation and regenerative ecological design. I also pointed to a…


If you want to read the intro, click here

From the appendices of Hanzi Freinacht’s book on Metamodern philosophy, the following idea is revealed:

“[Metamodernists] accept that all humans and other organisms have a connecting, overarching worldview, a great story or grand narrative (a religion, in what is often interpreted…


This is the intro to a series which constitutes a metamodern thesis on the future of technological innovation and on the entrepreneurial mindset for success, purpose and spirituality.

For part 1: “Creating The Future Series (Part 1): Technologies Of Post-scarcity, Freedom and Ecology’, go here

For part 2: “Creating The…


There is this fascinating business notion in the venture world referred to by some VCs as the “idea maze”. I first came across it in a 2013 blog post by Chris Dixon of a16z, in which he presents the uncommon argument that ideas do in fact matter. What are good…


In a world of material abundance, what drives people is self-realization and the recognition given to us by others.

Founder self-expression pervades the venture world

Steve Blank recently posted an academic paper from NYU’s Leonard N. Stern School of Business. The research found that someone becoming an entrepreneur is largely attributed to a signaling imbalance to…


The best entrepreneurs and venture capitalists know that a new startup’s main objective in its early days should be to reach product-market fit (PMF), a state where the business has found a compelling value hypothesis for one or more large segments of customers. …


My initial reason for pursuing my MBA, as I turn back today to the application essays I wrote, was to continue my path to become one of the business leaders at the forefront of innovation who are building and investing in technology ventures. I had already co-founded a startup at…

Jad El Jamous

Techpreneur. Cultural innovator. Working on 3 ventures for well-being. LBS MBA2018. Ex Growth lead @Anghami & @Englease. Digital business MiM @IEBusinessSchool.

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