Jordan Fried



Digital Asset Investor

Created secondary markets around MMORPG currencies like Runescape in 2005
First bought bitcoin in 2013
Accepted bitcoin as payment method from consumers
Investor in more than a dozen digital currency businesses
Acquired and spotting early trends.

Software Entrepreneur

Taught himself how to code at age of 12.
Built and sold price comparison websites in the VPN industry from 2011.
Founded Buffered VPN in 2013, the fastest growing consumer VPN service online. Sold the business to private equity in 2017.

Hedera Hashgraph
Founding team of Hedera.
First SVP of Business Development.
Personally recruited Google, IBM, Boeing, LG Electronics to join the Hedera Governing Council.
Continues to be one of the largest holders of $HBAR in the world.


The second oldest of ten children
Married with a 4 year old son
Spent 10 years in Budapest, Hungary