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.

Real-Estate Crowdfunding Set to Top $2.5 Billion This Year
Crowdfunding

Real-Estate Crowdfunding Set to Top $2.5 Billion This Year

With crowdfunding, investors are able to pool their resources to buy or finance both commercial and residential real-estate investments and purchases.
Martha Stewart Is Way More Into Tech Than You Ever Realized
Martha Stewart

Martha Stewart Is Way More Into Tech Than You Ever Realized

From flying drones around her farm to collecting old computers to being one of the first investors in Google, the iconic domestic goddess has a penchant for technology.
Why Business That Use 'Big Data' Make More Money (Infographic)
Infographics

Why Business That Use 'Big Data' Make More Money (Infographic)

You have probably heard people talk about 'big data.' If your eyes start to glaze over when that term is mentioned, get your Big Data 101 Intro lesson here.
Use These Social-Media Keyboard Shortcuts to Improve Your Productivity (Infographic)
Productivity

Use These Social-Media Keyboard Shortcuts to Improve Your Productivity (Infographic)

For example, as you are reading through Facebook, you can press "j" to get to the next post.
Secrets to Being Both an Executive and a Mom
Work-Life Balance

Secrets to Being Both an Executive and a Mom

Kira Wampler is the new chief marketing officer of the San Francisco ridesharing company Lyft. She is also a mother of two. Here's how she manages both roles.
Martha Stewart and Jack Ma Powwow About Global Domination
Martha Stewart

Martha Stewart and Jack Ma Powwow About Global Domination

The woman at the head of the U.S. home decor empire and the man at the head of the gigantic Chinese ecommerce platform have risen to become titans of business by bowing at the altar of the middle class.
Visa Europe Paves the Way to Bring Apple Pay Across the Pond
Apple Pay

Visa Europe Paves the Way to Bring Apple Pay Across the Pond

The London-based payment processing company announced a new 'tokenisation' service that allows customers to pay on a mobile device without credit card information being disclosed.
The Companies That Apply for the Most Patents and Trademarks (Infographic)
Infographics

The Companies That Apply for the Most Patents and Trademarks (Infographic)

Legal startup SmartUp generated this infographic summarizing who is getting patents, where and how long it is taking the application process to complete.
Long Live the Coffee Drinker: Why You Shouldn't Feel Bad for Being a Coffee Addict
Productivity

Long Live the Coffee Drinker: Why You Shouldn't Feel Bad for Being a Coffee Addict

A new report from the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee suggests that three to five cups of coffee is good for your heart.
Business Bacchanal: Sex, Booze and the Work Trip
Business Travel

Business Bacchanal: Sex, Booze and the Work Trip

One-third of men admit to binge drinking while they are away on work trips. And that's just the percentage who 'fessed up.
Can You Guess the 'Smartest' City in the World?
Smart devices

Can You Guess the 'Smartest' City in the World?

By 'smartest,' we mean most digitally connected and efficient.
Pump Up Your Food Porn Game With This 3-D Photo App
Apps

Pump Up Your Food Porn Game With This 3-D Photo App

From Dacuda, the Swiss software company behind the PocketScan, the 3DAround app allows a user to generate an image that can be spun and tilted.
10 Promising Startups Poised to Change the Way You Live, Work and Play
Startups

10 Promising Startups Poised to Change the Way You Live, Work and Play

From computers that can read human emotion to personal assistants in your pocket, these startups are building the products that will shape your future.
You Have the Power to Rewire Your Brain for More Joy
mindfulness

You Have the Power to Rewire Your Brain for More Joy

Practicing mindfulness not only improves your ability to focus and feel joy, but it can also change the chemistry of your brain.
Lyft CMO: Uber Is the Wal-Mart of Transportation. We Aren't.
Lyft

Lyft CMO: Uber Is the Wal-Mart of Transportation. We Aren't.

Even as Lyft grows up, it is seeking to maintain its position as the friendly, fun ridesharing brand.