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.

Naveen Jain on Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Moonshots

Naveen Jain wasn’t always a billionaire who wanted to cure the world of chronic illness and inhabit the moon. Though he now has a number of companies under his belt — Viome, inome, Intelius, TalentWise, and InfoSpace — Jain grew up a seemingly incalculable distance from pondering life’s biggest opportunities like elongated quality lifespans and space-rock mining. His early years growing up near Uttar Pradest, Roorkee, and later New Delhi in India peek through in his...

Fashion Tech Company Swap Society Wants You to Stop Shopping

Nearly everyone wears clothes. Whether as a method of self-expression or simply as a way to avoid being naked, most people in the world get dressed every day. But over the past few decades, our relationship with clothing has changed drastically. With the rise of “fast fashion,” people are buying clothes at unprecedented rates, and many now treat clothing as something that is disposable. Greenpeace reports that the average person today buys 60 percent more items of clothing and keeps them for...

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,...

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