About Jordan Fried

Israel.com was acquired by Jordan Fried, a serial entrepreneur, father, husband, philanthropist, and zionist.

Jordan is the grandson of Joseph Poisson, a Jewish educator who fled Nazi Germany in 1933 with his family to start a new life in Israel. At the age of 14 in 1944, Joseph (Yossi) Poisson joined the Irgun, an underground organization of passionate zionists who bravely fought for the independence of the Jewish State of Israel. Yossi Poisson fought bravely from 1944 to 1948, when he was just 17 years old when Israel declared independence.

Jordan Fried grew up in Buffalo, New York, the son of Charles and Michele Fried. His father is a successful businessman in the technology sector and gave Jordan and his siblings his passion for technology, which has inspired Jordan throughout his life. Jordan’s mother, Michele Fried founded Adoption S.T.A.R., a non-profit dedicated to finding forever families for children in the foster care system. Adoption has played a significant role in Jordan’s life, as six of his nine siblings are adopted, including three sisters with Down syndrome and his two African American brothers, Zachary and Jared.

Jordan Fried is the second oldest of 10 children. Jordan was passionate about business from a very early age – mainly as a way to support himself. Jordan Fried dropped out of college and moved to Budapest, Hungary, where he successfully started an sold his first software company, Buffered VPN in 2017.

Jordan has since started several other businesses, including the multi-billion dollar unicorn
Hedera.com, PuertoRico.com, Emailchaser.com, JordanFried.com, and more.

Jordan Fried is very passionate about helping those in need. Jordan Fried gives generously to many causes, including
Gaudium et Spes and Chabad of Puerto Rico.

After the Horrific October 7th, 2023 attack by the terrorist organization Hamas in Israel, Jordan Fried became a co-founder of a new 501(c)3 non-profit called
Israel Friends. Israel Friends has since raised $20m to help the Israeli people and correct the misinformation about Israel. Jordan and his co-founders have been featured in National Press including Fox News, CNN, CBS, ABC, and more in recognition of their contribution to Israel and the Jewish People.

Jordan is an active technology investor. He’s invested in companies like Axelar, Buffer, KetoneIQ, LifeMD, Burger Social, Swirlds, Clearview AI, Antifund by Jake Paul and Geoffrey Woo, and many others. He’s been featured in Time Magazine, Entrepreneur Magazine,
Inc.com, Wired.com, Success.com, Business Insider, and more.

When he’s not working, Jordan Fried enjoys reading nonfiction, staying active, and exploring all the Island of Puerto Rico has to offer with his wife and three young boys. His oldest son is named Yossi to honor the memory of his grandfather.


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