Jordan French

Jordan French is on the Editorial Staff at TheStreet and a freelance multimedia journalist who covers finance and technology. An engineer and former enforcement attorney at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, he is the cofounder of five companies, earning recognition from Inc., CIO magazine and Forbes for his work in entrepreneurship. The cofounder of BeeHex, the NASA originated 3D food printing company, he spends his spare time writing and tending to the hens at Lisbon Hill Farms, a cage-free egg farm in New Hampshire. 

Recent Articles By The Author

Want to Know Where Blockchain and Bitcoin Are Headed? Look to South Korea

Want to Know Where Blockchain and Bitcoin Are Headed? Look to South Korea

TheStreet's Jordan French visits South Korea for Blockchain Week. What do the country's unbridled markets and monopolistic corporate dynasties portend for the future of cryptocurrencies?

Can Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies Rebound in the Second Half of 2018?

Can Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies Rebound in the Second Half of 2018?

It's been a rough 2018 for bellwether cryptocurrencies Bitcoin and Ether. But a recovery could be in store following greater certainty from regulators and possible good news abroad.

Facebook Lifts Ban on Crypto Ads; Will Other Sites Follow?

Facebook Lifts Ban on Crypto Ads; Will Other Sites Follow?

Facebook is now allowing cryptocurrency and blockchain companies to market themselves on its site, a reversal of its January 2018 decision to ban them. Will other platforms follow suit?

3 Reasons Why Bitcoin Investors Are in for a Wild Ride for the Rest of 2018

3 Reasons Why Bitcoin Investors Are in for a Wild Ride for the Rest of 2018

This year is shaping up as possibly the most volatile period for Bitcoin prices yet. Here's a look at the top reasons why.

SEC Says Bitcoin and Ether Are Not Securities -- but Prices Stay Bearish?

SEC Says Bitcoin and Ether Are Not Securities -- but Prices Stay Bearish?

Cryptocurrencies Bitcoin and Ether are not securities, says the SEC -- a move that could impact their valuation. So why are prices stuck in bearish territory?

Billionaire Investor Tim Draper Explains Why Bitcoin Will Hit $250,000 in 2022

Billionaire Investor Tim Draper Explains Why Bitcoin Will Hit $250,000 in 2022

TheStreet sits down with the famed venture capitalist to discuss what he thinks will drive cryptocurrency prices to stratospheric levels and his advice for President Trump and employees at the Federal Reserve.

Cryptocurrency Looks More Legit Now Backed by Institutional Money, ICE, Goldman

Cryptocurrency Looks More Legit Now Backed by Institutional Money, ICE, Goldman

Top market makers ICE and Goldman Sachs are now getting into the cryptocurrency trading and futures space. But what's next and how does that impact your crypto investments?

6 Ways to Avoid Getting Scammed by an Initial Coin Offering (ICO) Fraud

6 Ways to Avoid Getting Scammed by an Initial Coin Offering (ICO) Fraud

Crypto investments are generally risky and 'a haven for bad actors' says a former CFTC commissioner. So how do spot a fraud?

Can 'Stable Coins' Address Cryptocurrencies' Biggest Weakness?

Can 'Stable Coins' Address Cryptocurrencies' Biggest Weakness?

While cryptocurrencies can be used to break through traditional payment barriers, one major problem remains -- price volatility. Stable coins, while imperfect and liable to fraud and manipulation, could be an answer.

Cryptocurrencies Will Be Regulated -- the Only Question Is by Whom?

Cryptocurrencies Will Be Regulated -- the Only Question Is by Whom?

Are cryptocurrencies a security that should be regulated by the SEC, or should they be considered a product subject to the Commodities Futures Trading Commission?