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

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?

Winklevoss Twins Hire Nasdaq to Monitor Crypto Markets for Fraud: Will It Work?

Winklevoss Twins Hire Nasdaq to Monitor Crypto Markets for Fraud: Will It Work?

The partnership could help allay investors' concerns about trading integrity, but other issues remain.

Why Ether and Ripple -- But Not Bitcoin -- Prices Might Come Under Pressure Soon

Why Ether and Ripple -- But Not Bitcoin -- Prices Might Come Under Pressure Soon

A crucial difference between Bitcoin and almost every other cryptocurrency could keep Bitcoin from being regulated by the SEC as a security.

Nasdaq Exec: Exchange Is 'All-In' on Using Blockchain Technology

Nasdaq Exec: Exchange Is 'All-In' on Using Blockchain Technology

The exchange's head of blockchain product management Johan Toll said that far from fearing blockchain, Nasdaq is actively embracing the technology.

Where Will Bitcoin Prices Go From Here?

Where Will Bitcoin Prices Go From Here?

Bulls say blockchain will reach the masses, while bears say it's over-extended puffery. Who's right?

Why Cryptocurrency Could Be the Next Frontier in Retirement Investing

Why Cryptocurrency Could Be the Next Frontier in Retirement Investing

A basket of cryptocurrencies could be an effective hedge against reserve currency weakness over the long term.

SEC Charges Floyd Mayweather-Backed Initial Coin Offering With Fraud

SEC Charges Floyd Mayweather-Backed Initial Coin Offering With Fraud

The SEC is starting to ramp up its oversight of cryptocurrencies.

3 Key Factors Behind Bitcoin's Current Slide

3 Key Factors Behind Bitcoin's Current Slide

A host of developments from U.S. dollar strength to ICO marketing bans are continuing to weigh on the price of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.

Do Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) Have a Future?

Do Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) Have a Future?

The popular fundraising tool may well evolve into something different as the cryptocurrency market develops.