Holly Chavez

Holly Chavez is a News Columnist at Grit Daily. She enjoys sharing hot, trending news stories with her readers. Based in Atlanta, Georgia, she focuses her writing on travel, brands and tech. Holly's professional interests include business and entrepreneurship. 

Entrepreneur Michael Nova Overcame Adversity to Save his B2B Custom Printing Company…and Himself

Entrepreneurs often face a long list of obstacles on their way to success. As Virgin Group founder Richard Branson once said, “Failures didn’t put me off at all…I was confident there would be another [business] on the way.” Michael Nova, the Director of Nova Custom Printing, has lots of experience dealing with adversity and failure. But unlike many hopeful entrepreneurs before him, Nova didn’t let this drive him away from his dreams. Fall Down Seven Times, Rise Up Eight Part of Nova’s approach...

Millennial Entrepreneurs Lead the Way with Hemp, CBD Industries

For some, millennials seem to embody several of the worst qualities of human nature. And, as the latest batch of millennials collects their college diplomas and head into the workforce, they face a host of stereotypes and misconceptions. This categorization may be unfair because they might just be young. However, fair or not, they are often branded as lazy, narcissistic, and lacking a good work ethic. Up until today, these stereotypes have stayed in place. Meanwhile, others of this generation...

23andMe Test Connects Two Brothers Who Chose the Same Career

The controversial DNA testing company founded by Anne Wojcicki, 23andMe, has a proven history of connecting people with long-lost relatives. In the latest example of the company’s prowess, two half-brothers who had never known about each other’s existence have now met for the first time — thanks to the 23andMe test. And, in what almost seems like a Hollywood turn of events, the siblings also learned that they both chose a career in law enforcement. 23andMe Connected the Brothers in...

This AI Chatbot Built by Morgan Stanley Could Change Wall Street

Helping employees conduct easier Wall Street data searches was the initial purpose behind Morgan Stanley’s AI chatbot, AskResearch. D’Arcy Carr, the global head of research, editorial, and publishing, says that AskResearch’s range is expanding in 2020 to include external research clients. And, with easier access to Wall Street information, courtesy of the AI chatbot, clients stand poised to make better and quicker decisions that could save them up to $8 billion annually. Training the AI...

Bumble Makes Online Dating Safer with In-App Video Chatting

Feminist dating app Bumble, created by Tinder co-founder Whitney Wolfe Herd, recently announced its latest safety feature: in-app video and voice chatting. What’s more, the options of Bumble’s dating app make it easier to connect with potential dates before meeting in person. And, unlike other dating apps out there, taking this step doesn’t require exposing either user’s phone number or any other contact details. Bumble’s entire premise came out of Herd’s negative experience with Tinder....

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