Jordan French

Jordan French is the Founder and Executive Editor of Grit Daily. The champion of live journalism, Grit Daily's team hails from ABC, CBS, CNN, Entrepreneur, Fast Company, Forbes, Fox, PopSugar, SF Chronicle, VentureBeat, Verge, Vice, and Vox. An award-winning journalist, he is on the editorial staff at TheStreet.com and a Fast 50 and Inc. 500-ranked entrepreneur with one sale. Formerly an engineer and intellectual-property attorney, his third company, BeeHex, rose to fame for its "3D printed pizza for astronauts" and is now a military contractor.

Meet Cavanaugh Bell, the 7-Year-Old Phenom Behind the LOVE > COVID-19 Movement

Cavanaugh Bell is a seven year old activist that has used his time during the coronavirus pandemic to do everything from buy groceries for the elderly to delivering clean water to the people of Flint, Michigan. Today, Bell is focusing his time on a new movement called Love > COVID-19. The movement acts as a community pantry to help feed those in need during this time, specifically the elderly and other at-risk and immunocompromised people. We spoke with Cavanaugh Bell to discuss his plans with...

Chingy Returns and is ‘Right Thurr’ With Meg & Tyler and a Brand New ‘Woah Down’

Step aside TikTok and Instagram stars, because you have a brand new dance to learn. You’ve tackled Old Town Road and The Git Up, now it’s time to make room for “The Woah Down.” From “Right Thurr” and “Holidae Inn” to a brand new genre-blending country-rap single, St. Louis rapper Chingy is back with a brand new single, “The Woah Down”. But this time, he’s bringing in Nashville country duo Meg & Tyler to take us all to a 2020 Holidae Inn. Then 23-years-old, the St. Louis rapper rose to fame...

Loralyn Mears Dishes on Latest Book, “The Battle for Humanity”

Loralyn Mears, PhD has spent her life merging the worlds of science and marketing to establish more trust among the scientific community. Her latest book “The Battle for Humanity” reflects that work in a gripping novel that blurs the lines between sci-fi and hard science, but does so without boring the reader. We took some time to chat with Dr. Mears about the development of her latest book and how it’s timing during the Covid-19 era ended up being good for its release. Grit...

Vanderbilt Students Create Covid-Fighting Phone Case

A group of students at Vanderbilt University developed a covid-fighting phone case that can help keep the coronavirus disease from living on your phone. The anti-pathogenic phone case, called Aeris, is made from copper which acts to naturally deter pathogens like the coronavirus. We interviewed one of its creators, Nick O’Brien of Vanderbilt University, to further discuss the impact that this product might have in combating the spread of the disease. Grit Daily: You’ve had a few...

TAP Network Can Support PPE for Frontline Professionals

Lin Dai is the creator of a company called TAP Network, a de-centralized rewards program that lets users collect points for the products that they buy online. Points can be redeemed for things like travel, and the program supports giving PPE to frontline workers amid the coronavirus crisis. Grit Daily: You had your own adventures before TAP Network. Share those.  Lin Dai: I went to university at Carnegie Mellon during the first dot com [boom], and built my first company out of my...

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