Midrash.Tech is a Jerusalem-based venture studio focusing on Haredi entrepreneurship and innovation. The firm was founded by Nachman Mehl. The inaugural Midrash.Tech Jerusalem Innovation Forum was held at the historic Heichal Shlomo landmark in Jerusalem on December 19, 2017, to explore the rising power of the Ultra-Orthodox Haredi community, the fastest growing segment of the Jewish People.
The event featured prominent speakers and panel discussions led by Foreign Press Association Chairman and Associated Press Bureau Chief Joe Federman, Bloomberg News Bureau Chief Michael S. Arnold, Israel Democracy Institute – Center for Religion, Nation and State Director Dr. Shuki Friedman, and keynote speaker John Medved, founder of OurCrowd. Participants included leading thinkers, innovators, entrepreneurs, investors, policy makers, students, academics, mentors and venture philanthropists.