Catherine Clifford

Catherine Clifford

Frequently covers crowdfunding, the sharing economy and social entrepreneurship.

Catherine Clifford is a senior writer at Entrepreneur.com. Previously, she was the small business reporter at CNNMoney and an assistant in the New York bureau for CNN. Catherine attended Columbia University where she earned a bachelor's degree. She lives in Brooklyn, N.Y. Email her at CClifford@entrepreneur.com. You can follow her on Twitter at @CatClifford.

The Secret to Keeping Young, Ambitious Talent? Let Them Go.
Leadership

The Secret to Keeping Young, Ambitious Talent? Let Them Go.

Kevin Roberts has been the leader of Saatchi & Saatchi global advertising house for almost two decades. One-third of his staff of 6,000 leaves every year. And he's perfectly fine with that.
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The Billionaires Who Gained and Lost the Most Money in 2014
Billionaires

The Billionaires Who Gained and Lost the Most Money in 2014

Among the tech elite, it was a good year for Jack Ma, Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg. For Jeff Bezos, not so much.
Is There Such a Thing as 'Work Life' and 'Personal Life'?
GoldieBlox

Is There Such a Thing as 'Work Life' and 'Personal Life'?

When Debbie Sterling founded GoldieBlox, her first employees were her husband, her sister and best friend.
Crowdfunding for Life Events, Medical Emergencies Is Now Free on Indiegogo
Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding for Life Events, Medical Emergencies Is Now Free on Indiegogo

The San Francisco-based crowdfunding platform says that it will not collect commission when individuals are raising money for medical emergencies, memorials and other life events.
Did Best Buy's Tweet About 'Serial' Go Too Far? Or Was It Funny?
Social Media

Did Best Buy's Tweet About 'Serial' Go Too Far? Or Was It Funny?

The big-box electronics store apologized for a joke it made on Twitter about an uber-popular podcast that chronicles the investigation of a real-life murder.
'The Further Up a Company You Go, the More Stupid You Become'
Leadership

'The Further Up a Company You Go, the More Stupid You Become'

Kevin Roberts, who has served as global CEO of advertising juggernaut Saatchi & Saatchi for almost 20 years, currently steers the ship for 45,000 people.
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Oh, Snap! Instagram Has More Users Than Twitter.
Instagram

Oh, Snap! Instagram Has More Users Than Twitter.

The photo-based social network announced a verified user feature, taking a page from Twitter, which it has just surpassed in user numbers.
What Does It Feel Like to Find Your Purpose?
GoldieBlox

What Does It Feel Like to Find Your Purpose?

Goldieblox founder Debbie Sterling says that once she had the idea for her toy line, she 'didn't have a choice' about whether to pursue it.
Twitter Co-Founder Launches 'World Positive' Investing Fund
Social Entrepreneurs

Twitter Co-Founder Launches 'World Positive' Investing Fund

Ev Williams and a handful of seasoned Silicon Valley entrepreneurs unveil their latest project: Obvious Ventures.
Method to Their Madness: The Oddball Habits of 7 Business Masterminds (Infographic)
Leadership

Method to Their Madness: The Oddball Habits of 7 Business Masterminds (Infographic)

A look at how entrepreneurial leaders such as Richard Branson, Arianna Huffington and Elon Musk foster creativity and innovation.
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15 Ways to Overcome Procrastination and Get Stuff Done (Infographic)
Infographics

15 Ways to Overcome Procrastination and Get Stuff Done (Infographic)

A look at what causes people to procrastinate and how they can change their habits.
Good News for Airbnb Hosts and Uber Drivers: Here Comes Insurance
Sharing Economy

Good News for Airbnb Hosts and Uber Drivers: Here Comes Insurance

The independent sharing economy organization Peers unveils plans for two insurance programs for individuals working in the sharing economy.
How Do Shark Tank Entrepreneurs Build Their Websites? (Infographic)
Infographics

How Do Shark Tank Entrepreneurs Build Their Websites? (Infographic)

In our online-all-the-time reality, the first step to building a business is building a website.
NASA Takes a Step Toward Mars With Test Launch
Space Travel

NASA Takes a Step Toward Mars With Test Launch

The Orion spacecraft launched this morning. Watch the take off and have a look at images of Earth taken from orbit.
Uber Raises $1.2 Billion in New Funding Based on a $40 Billion Valuation
Uber

Uber Raises $1.2 Billion in New Funding Based on a $40 Billion Valuation

The San Francisco-based transportation juggernaut announced its most recent raise with a bit of a mea culpa and a promise to be a 'smarter and more humble company.'