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.

Brands go nuts over this company’s locker room set ups

One brand you’ve touched as early as this morning and might not even realize it. And no, it’s not coffee — but nearly as ubiquitous. Worked out at an Orange Theory or SoulCycle this morning? Are you one of the dozen New Orleans Saints players who read Grit Daily? That locker that secured your gear during that morning work out class was probably a Hollman. Some of the biggest companies that care so much about aesthetics and brand equity swear by them. But the unavoidable fact...

Sports broadcaster Victor Rojas is the latest insider to launch a sports apparel brand

“This was our call and reaction when Albert Pujols hit his 600th career home run at Angel Stadium versus Ervin Santana of the Twins,” opens famed sports broadcaster, Victor Rojas. I’m still saying “gone!” in the pic. Rojas, who led a rather “storied” career calling the ins and outs of baseball took a page from a number of sports celebrities playbooks. His latest venture, Big Fly, offers up a line of clothing “meant to tell stories.”Of course, Rojas remains...

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...