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.

Vlad Panchenko Has a Few Things to Say About Gaming and the Industry’s Biggest Missed Opportunity

We are definitely not in Kansas anymore…or even in the traditional realm of what video-games used to be. With Nintendo’s Wii, Sony PlayStation’s failed Eye and now VR, and XBOX’s Kinect, video games have hit an entirely new level, with live-stream platforms like Twitch making gaming profitable for players. Yet, third-parties have found a way to make gaming profitable all around, adding some serious worth to the players and developers. How? We are in the age of digital...

Goodworld Acquires Cheerful Giving in Bid to Weave Charitable Giving Into Everyday Life

Last week, philanthropy platform Goodworld picked up “charity-tech” giant Cheerful Giving (formerly BSTOW) in an acquisition that leverages the latest technology to make it even easier for consumers to give. Whether we give blockchain technology and digital money credit for this, it really doesn’t matter, because what does matter is the recognition that there is a positive correlation between social payments and donor behavior. And for Dale Pfeifer, Goodworld Founder &...

Online Dating Doesn’t Have to Be Awkward Anymore With ‘Fourplay,’ So What Are You Waiting For?

It’s hard enough surviving the world of online dating with just two-people, and now we’re adding four people into the mix? Oy vey. But what’s not so “oy vey” is the day when two healthcare professionals want to do more than attend to people’s medical needs…now they want to attend their dating habits. That’s where Julie Griggs and Danielle Dietzek come into the picture with their new online dating app, Fourplay. Dietzek, who lived in Manhattan,...

MoMA Screens Slamdance Opener “A Film About A Father Who”

Meet film director Lynne Sachs, whose opening documentary at Slamdance film festival in Utah has garnered heart-wrenching attention. This year’s line-up of films at Utah’s Slamdance Film Festival yielded gut-wrenching and powerful messages on the journey inwards. The Slamdance Film Festival is an annual film festival that exposes emerging artists and low-budget independent films to the world. This year’s compelling Slamdance opener, “A Film About A Father Who” is...

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