Jordan French

Jordan French is a 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 Executive Editor at Grit Daily News and 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. 

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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?

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?

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.