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.

Explorer Attempts Longest Solo Trip in a Solar-Powered Aircraft
24/7 Tech

Explorer Attempts Longest Solo Trip in a Solar-Powered Aircraft

The Solar Impulse 2 is currently in flight from Nagoya, Japan, to Hawaii.
Chaos Unfolds in France as Uber and Taxi Drivers Riot
Uber

Chaos Unfolds in France as Uber and Taxi Drivers Riot

Drivers of the highly regulated taxi system in France say they are unable to compete with the peer-to-peer UberPOP model.
This Startup Is Building a Tinder for Athletes
Online Dating

This Startup Is Building a Tinder for Athletes

Sportsbuddy helps users find partners for soccer, tennis and other sports and allows them to coordinate group sporting events.
Your 8-Year-Old Can Hail a Ride Uber-Style With This App
Ridesharing Apps

Your 8-Year-Old Can Hail a Ride Uber-Style With This App

San Francisco-based ridesharing company Shuddle today announced a new app that allows kids to order their own rides.
Trademarks: The First Line of Defense Protecting Your Brand (Infographic)
Infographics

Trademarks: The First Line of Defense Protecting Your Brand (Infographic)

From Apple to Coca-Cola to Yves Saint Laurent, a look at the big business behind those little images, symbols and words that make up a company's brand.
The Next $10 Bill Will Feature a Woman
Currency

The Next $10 Bill Will Feature a Woman

Set for release in 2020, the note will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote.
The Top 25 Self-Made Billionaires In the World
Billionaires

The Top 25 Self-Made Billionaires In the World

Bill Gates, Warren Buffett and Amancio Ortega are at the top of a new list released by research firm Wealth-X.
Etsy Dips a Toe Into Crowdfunding for Makers
Etsy

Etsy Dips a Toe Into Crowdfunding for Makers

The Brooklyn-based online craft marketplace is testing out a pilot program that allows makers to raise money for production costs.
GitHub Is Said to Hit $2 Billion Valuation With New Investment Round
Coding

GitHub Is Said to Hit $2 Billion Valuation With New Investment Round

The San Francisco-based social coding platform is looking to raise another $200 million.
Taxi App War: Uber's Competitor in China Raises $1.5 Billion
Uber

Taxi App War: Uber's Competitor in China Raises $1.5 Billion

Days after news leaked that Uber would be investing $1 billion in China, reports claim the newly merged Uber competitor Didi Kuaidi is raising its own, bigger round.
This 29-Year Old Tailor Is Relentlessly Working to Overhaul the Menswear Fashion Industry
Ecommerce

This 29-Year Old Tailor Is Relentlessly Working to Overhaul the Menswear Fashion Industry

Combat Gent founder Vishaal Melwani is proving that high fashion and high tech don't have to mean high prices.
5 Entrepreneurial Lessons From Uber on Its 5-Year Anniversary
Uber

5 Entrepreneurial Lessons From Uber on Its 5-Year Anniversary

To mark Uber's five-year anniversary,CEO and founder Travis Kalanick spoke about his experience as the leader of the transportation technology company juggernaut. Here's a few pieces of advice owners can apply to their business.
The Maker of This Invention Kit Wants You to See the World as Your Playground
Inventing

The Maker of This Invention Kit Wants You to See the World as Your Playground

Jay Silver's first Makey Makey invention kit raised more than half a million dollars on Kickstarter. His second kit, called the Makey Makey GO, has raised more than $120,000 so far.
This Business Owner Is Paying for His Employees' Kids to Go to College
Managing Employees

This Business Owner Is Paying for His Employees' Kids to Go to College

The co-founder and CEO of bulk shopping app Boxed put his own money on the line to be able to provide for his corporate family as his own.
For the First Time Since the Great Recession, U.S. Startup Activity Is Strengthening
Entrepreneurs

For the First Time Since the Great Recession, U.S. Startup Activity Is Strengthening

A new report from the Kauffman Foundation shows a rebound in entrepreneurship.