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. 

Recent Articles By The Author

Cryptocurrencies Go Mainstream With Derivatives Market, Asset Class Designation

Cryptocurrencies Go Mainstream With Derivatives Market, Asset Class Designation

Although cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin were created as a mechanism for private, peer-to-peer transactions in a way that bypasses institutional intermediaries, a growing number of investors are treating cryptocurrencies as dynamic fiat money alternatives--effectively a new asset class--that generate, so far, attractive returns.

Can Cryptocurrencies Solve What Traditional Lenders Cannot?

Can Cryptocurrencies Solve What Traditional Lenders Cannot?

Small businesses have been slow to recover from the Great Recession and the consequent credit crisis, which hit them very hard and has exacerbated the credit gap between small and larger business lending. But we see the situation gradually improving, as a result of three significant, converging forces -- alternative lenders, crowdfunding and cryptocurrency.

Will Your Next Loan Be in Bitcoin?

Will Your Next Loan Be in Bitcoin?

Creating a robust global economy depends on engaging more borrowers and lenders worldwide and one key may lie in combining the efficiency of peer-to-peer lending with blockchain technologies.

Diversification Eludes Crypto Investors as SEC Ramps Up Enforcement

Diversification Eludes Crypto Investors as SEC Ramps Up Enforcement

Diversification has long been recognized as one of the keys to successful investing, helping limit excessive and undue exposure to any one asset type. And despite controversy, Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies can help you achieve an balanced asset allocation.