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.

Ghost Villages of Himalayas Wins Best Documentary at Variety International Film Festival

Breaking out at the international film-festival circuit in the U.S. is a documentary, Ghost Villages of Himalayas, by an emerging documentary editor filmmaker Kuldeep Sah Gangola. The film brings into light the universal topic of migration and gives us access into the charismatic and strikingly beautiful world of Himalayas in India. (Grit Daily partner, International Living, is all about that Himalaya, too.) After the worst migration hit in a decade, the story’s main character, Ammaji —...

Tonit aims to get bikers together so the road is a bit less lonely

Summer. It’s time for grilling, chilling, and riding. Or at least that’s the thinking behind Tonit, a Canadian start up that gets motorcycle riders together to enjoy the open road. Tonit CEO, Jason Lotoski, who found peddling glow sticks a bit tame in an earlier venture, rides himself, and is part of a push to get more women on bikes. Grit Daily caught up with Lotoski to get a look at the app’s current edition and the very British origins of the app’s...

Digital Trends Dives into Live Video with LinkedIn Partnership

For the tech-attuned, there’s no better independent source of updates than Digital Trends. That much is indisputable. But lately an increasingly popular source within Digital Trends is their live channel. Digital Trends Live is where host Greg Nibler briefs audiences every weekday morning on the most important happenings in the tech world. Headlines curated by the world’s number one freestanding tech publisher are presented with the conversational transparency that has given them their name....

Kindred Joins TheMachine as Entertainment and Advertising Merge

The internet is an ocean of noise. By 2020, we expect the world will be producing 1.7 megabytes of data per person, every second of every day. The world is currently gobbling up 20 billion gigs of data per month through mobile devices alone. According to the Ericsson Mobility Visualizer, about 63 percent of that mobile-data traffic is video content. YouTube viewers worldwide are watching 500 billion videos per day, adding up to 3.25 billion hours per month. And 90 percent of human history’s...

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...

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