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.

Recruiting Hosts Taps LGBTQ Community for Airbnb Counterpart

The LGBTQ community — meaning lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer/questioning — has had a mixed experience with the short-term rental market. On one hand, booking apps like Airbnb and Overnight have made it easier than ever to grab a spot last minute or plan a trip to a more intimate and less commercial environment than compared to a hotel. Most Airbnb rentals, for example, are either peoples’ homes or apartments. Airbnb even markets its hosts as one of the top...

Vaynerheads Re-up on Instagram, Facebook Hacks at 2019 “Agent2021” Conference

The appetite for content from social-media entrepreneur and wine club hawker Gary Vaynerchuk appears to be nothing short of insatiable. That appetite showed up in full force at the inaugural “Agent2021” conference — an all-day marketing affair in Miami assembled by New York-based Vaynermedia in January 2018. Agent2021 returns to Miami in January 2019. Last year’s lesson learned by a number of real estate, insurance, and service professionals? Your social media presence probably...

The New iPhone Could Crush It in the Augmented Reality Space

When the new iPhone line was released, Apple once again showed its natural knack for innovation and evolving products in ways that no one saw coming. What made headlines this time around wasn’t the sleek-looking design or a lack of a 3.5 millimeter headphone jack. Rather, what made headlines was the new iPhone’s augmented reality functionality. The iPhone’s new trio of phones now have made history as the first phones to really bring forth augmented reality to the masses. Augmented reality,...

Ex-Twitter Architect Goes From Fail Whale To Launching Database That Supports Omnichannel Experience

Twitter is a go-to destination for sharing humorous memes. But in 2008, thanks to rampant technical issues on the site, Twitter became a meme of its own. That was the year Twitter gained recognition for what has become known as the “fail whale,” an image of a whale being lifted up by birds that was meant to communicate that the site was undergoing maintenance. But the recognition Twitter received for this error message obviously wasn’t positive. The image signified, and drew more attention to,...

NYC’s Newest Hot Spot, Red Rabbit Club, Opens with 50 Cent

The Meatpacking District’s newest experiential luxury nightclub, Red Rabbit Club, celebrated its grand opening with a sold out venue and special guest host, Grammy Award Winner and rap superstar 50 Cent,  who was there promoting his new champagne,  Le Chemin du Roi Rosé. Clubgoers were treated to VIP bottle service — think Champagne served with a parade of cocktail waitresses armed with flaming sparklers — and, later on in the evening, shots and champers poured by 50 Cent...

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