Jordan French

Jordan French is the Founder and 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.

Presso takes aim at high-priced laundry services so your wallet can thank you

At first blush dry cleaning options seem satisfactory. Around any city you’ll find 99 cent specials. But those deals are just not obtainable when you’re on travel, in a rush and car-less. Hotel and concierge-style laundry and dry cleaning services run a steep price tag — sometimes as high as a $100 minimum cost per load. The mix of dread and disappointment felt by consumers who must choose between robbing their own time to get their clothes a drycleaning fix — or...

Leland Taylor: Small Businesses Shouldn’t Fear Amazon

According to 2018 data provided by eMarketer, Amazon’s retail market share is approximately 49.1% in the United States. For small and independent retailers, this significant market share can be perceived as a threat to business. How can a mom-and-pop brand compete with one of the largest sales platforms the world has ever seen? But according to entrepreneur Leland Taylor, Vice President of Brand Buddy, smaller brands don’t need to compete with Amazon. Rather, he says, they need to embrace...

Ice Made Clear solves that pesky problem of cloudy ice in your drink

Much like the oven, microwave and the fork, some things we just take for granted. One of those is certainly ice. It’s seemingly just about every where to cool off your favorite beverage. But there is an ugly side to ice. The cloudy version that’s probably in your freezer — right now — is troubled with gas. That gas might just be “freezer air” — bit it still just sounds bad. “I’ll take my ice gassy,” said no one ever. But there’s an easy solution. Or at least that’s the...

Loon Chocolate tempts fate (and your taste buds) as New Hampshire’s answer to Colorado’s Rock Mountain Chocolate Factory

Finally the loons are getting some credit. Or at least some face time on what is fast becoming one of New Hampshire’s top chocolate brands. Manchester, New Hampshire-based Loon Chocolate, led by unassuming proprietor Scott Watson, and dog, Jackson, took their own spin on the state motto “live free or die” to craft the (more palatable) “live free and eat great chocolate.” Grit Daily: You had your own interesting entrepreneurial adventures before Loon Chocolate....

The Natural Nipple tackles moms’ biggest — and most understood — challenge

While much of media is in an uproar over whether breastfeeding should be permitted in public, we’re all “missing the point.” Or at least that’s the thinking at The Natural Nipple, which is focused on the breastfeeding experience for babies and moms alike. It turns out that “choice,” in the tech available for breastfeeding is, well, limited. The Natural Nipple might be on to something. Naturally, Grit Daily caught up with founders Lauren Wright and Tram Pham,...

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