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.

Quartz to Text You the News, Joining Other SMS-Based Services
Texting

Quartz to Text You the News, Joining Other SMS-Based Services

The digital news outlet will offers users a reading experience similar to a text-message conversation. It's the latest in a string of startups and tech companies that are emulating the most basic digital communication format.
Look What Has Thought Leaders Including Alexis Ohanian and Will.I.Am Drooling
Virtual Reality

Look What Has Thought Leaders Including Alexis Ohanian and Will.I.Am Drooling

Google Glass and Oculus Rift competitor Meta has a star-studded list of tech elites and celebrities singing the praises of its new product.
Why Facebook Says Your Video Ads Should Be Silent
Facebook

Why Facebook Says Your Video Ads Should Be Silent

The social-media giant has new features and recommendations to help businesses make videos that can be watched without sound.
Check Out the 4 Original Shows YouTube Is Launching
YouTube

Check Out the 4 Original Shows YouTube Is Launching

The video streaming site is going up against Netflix by rolling out new original series behind a $9.99-a-month paywall.
The First 100,000 Successful Kickstarter Campaigns, in 10 Numbers
Kickstarter

The First 100,000 Successful Kickstarter Campaigns, in 10 Numbers

The crowdfunding platform released a mountain of data to celebrate its latest milestone. We pulled out a handful of the most interesting bits.
Women Raise More Money With Crowdfunding, Research Shows
Crowdfunding

Women Raise More Money With Crowdfunding, Research Shows

The difference comes down to the words female founders use, according to a UC Berkeley study.
How Old These 21 Entrepreneur Superstars Were When They Made Their First Million and First Billion (Interactive Infographic)
Infographics

How Old These 21 Entrepreneur Superstars Were When They Made Their First Million and First Billion (Interactive Infographic)

Mark Zuckerberg was a millionaire by the time he was 22, but George Soros didn't make his first million until he was 47.
Need a Document Notarized? There's an App for That.
Business Accelerated

Need a Document Notarized? There's an App for That.

Notarize offers confirmed signatures on documents via live video for $25 a pop.
A New Kind of Financing That Doesn't Involve Taking on Debt or Giving Away Equity
Business Optimization

A New Kind of Financing That Doesn't Involve Taking on Debt or Giving Away Equity

Here are five ways that the new R round is different than other types of finance currently available for entrepreneurs.
Why Letting Go Is Key to This Athlete-Turned-Entrepreneur's Success
Control What You Can

Why Letting Go Is Key to This Athlete-Turned-Entrepreneur's Success

Jeremy Bloom learned the importance of getting rid of destructive thoughts as an athlete. Now he uses that same skill as the CEO of a tech-marketing software startup.
The KIND Founder's 10 Tenets of Entrepreneurship
Ready To Launch

The KIND Founder's 10 Tenets of Entrepreneurship

Daniel Lubetzky delivered a heartfelt and humorous keynote at the Entrepreneur 360 conference earlier this fall. In case you missed it, watch it here.
Exclusive: The Secret Thoughts of Americans and Europeans
Whisper

Exclusive: The Secret Thoughts of Americans and Europeans

The anonymous messaging social-media app Whisper analyzed tens of millions of comments and teased out thematic trends for Entrepreneur.
Federal Government Hopes to Get a Grasp on the Sharing Economy
Business Accelerated

Federal Government Hopes to Get a Grasp on the Sharing Economy

Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez says he traveled to Silicon Valley to try to update how the government tracks the workforce.
A Look Inside An Unlikely Journey: From Olympic Skier and NFL Player to Tech Entrepreneur
Data-Driven Marketing

A Look Inside An Unlikely Journey: From Olympic Skier and NFL Player to Tech Entrepreneur

When Jeremy Bloom told his Wharton professor he wanted to launch a software company, his teacher told him to, 'Go lose somebody else's money first.'
Entrepreneurs Rank High Among the 50 Wealthiest People in the World
Billionaires

Entrepreneurs Rank High Among the 50 Wealthiest People in the World

From Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg to Jeff Bezos, the list of the richest billionaires in the world is full of people who started their own companies.