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.

Josh Wolinsky just might be New York’s favorite bartender

Headed out tonight and in “on the scene?” There’s another side to the nightlife equation and often rarely seen. While you’re going out, many others are going to work. They’re working to serve; they’ll never get enough praise for what they do and they’re often misunderstood. Some are even celebrities (at what they do). Few positions are as misunderstood as the Head Bartender. These bottle-slingers are doing more than just pouring your drink. Part...

Samuel Leach: Most Millennials are living paycheck to paycheck but it’s not too late

While it might be an undeserved stereotype for some, a large percentage of Millennials have different views when it comes to personal finances than the previous generations. In fact, 62% of Millennials admit that they’re living paycheck to paycheck. Baby boomers, for example, wanted to save money and retire, which was when the “fun” would commence. Well, most Millennials don’t want to wait. They generally prioritize fun and experiences over saving money and being financially responsible. Is it...

Ikonick made canvas prints en vogue again and Gary Vee is loving it

Brands turn more and more towards art these days, especially as a medium in an oversaturated market for attention. Even our favorite festivals and conferences, once “indie,” now feel overrun these days with hyper commercialism brought on by big “brand activations” trying to get in on what’s “cool.” But there remains a standout. Canvas art — which first appeared as a visual medium in 16th century Venice — is making a comeback due to a...

Start up, Delegate, wants to be your personal “chief of stuff”

Wish you could just delegate away all of those pesky personal tasks that plague your time? At least one start up is betting on it. Delegate, which launched its private beta in May, offers up a $50/month service that appears to solve practically anything — within legal limits. In what looks like a productivity play that’s part Task Rabbit and part Monday.com, Delegate looks to prioritize — well, your priorities. And max out your “free time” for other, more...

Cannabis companies are loving Big Rock investor Joyce Cenali’s approach to R&D

“We believe that a primary understanding of the product is essential, and so 420 in our office is R&D time,” says Joyce Cenali wryly — almost scientifically. A decade ago we’d likely never hear a venture capital partner utter such a phrase — at least not in public. But times have changed. For some cannabis brands, in fact, these are “high times,” and coincidentally counted among Cenali’s investments through Big Rock Partners is the  media...

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