Jordan French

Jordan French is the Executive Editor of Grit Daily. An award-winning journalist, he is on the editorial staff at TheStreet.com and a Fast 50 and Inc. 500-ranked entrepreneur. He is the founder of Notability Partners and the co-founder of BNB Shield, Lisbon Hill Farms, Status Labs, BeeHex, BlockTelegraph, and Grit Daily. A biomedical engineer and intellectual-property attorney, French is the author of upcoming book, The Gritty Entrepreneur.

This little Texas rideshare company has big plans to take on Uber and Lyft

Thought you’d seen all of the business models tackle the ride share market? Think again. Iving, Texas based Vibe Rides has its own spin on driver incentives, through a referral system that earns drivers commissions on car rides by drivers in their network. So far, global rideshare companies like Uber, Lyft, Didi, Grab, and Ola face drivers increasingly frustrated by low pay. Drivers’ attempts to unionize have gone sideways and are all but impossible in most jurisdictions, and programs that...

The Science of Giving Back: Why Volunteering is Proven to Promote Career Advancement

Everyone knows giving back on a regular basis is ideal. But beyond just “doing good,” volunteering yields several proven benefits, including higher levels of happiness, improved wellness and promotes career advancement. Do we have your attention? Taking notes from other public figures and entrepreneurs who are not only volunteering regularly but are finding ways to weave philanthropy into their business ventures helps us, especially busy professionals, configure exactly how to make...

Candice Cake sports vegan chocolate ganache in bid for dieters with a sweet tooth

“You can’t trust someone if she doesn’t like food. — Anonymous. But seriously: Like most things on the Internet, it’s probably true. We, like you, (dear reader) like food which explains why we trust each other so much. To that end, cake, one popular guilty pleasure that makes its way into birthdays and office holidays regularly, tops the list of oh-so-good foods that just aren’t that good for you. That’s about to change. Or at least that’s the...

WeWork is Launching a Coworking Space for Food Startups

We’re barely even at the halfway mark for 2019, but it’s already turning out to be a busy year for WeWork. Just this January, the collaborative workspace provider announced a major rebrand to The We Company, branching out into three new divisions: the office-focused WeWork, the education-centric WeGrow, and the residential WeLive. Along with the announcement is the promise of new residential and education units this year, as well as a rise in acquisitions and new hires. Shortly afterwards,...

Grit Daily pairs with InboundJunction to satisfy your FOMO-led cravings at TheNextWeb 2019

Next Week. Next Web. You’re at this amazing tech conference — the day has gone well — and as the evening sets in, so does your “FOMO” as you try to figure out which dinner party you should attend. And if you’re like us, you’re also hungry. Fear not! Grit Daily has you covered. An evening of high-end networking, Dutch eats, and unlimited beer and wine awaits at you lushes at the enchanted Lotje Zalen restaurant at 8 PM, May 10th. It’s a mere eight-minute walk from the TNW 2019...