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.

This Startup Is Building a Tinder for Athletes
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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
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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)
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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
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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.
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
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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
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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.
5 Entrepreneurial Lessons From Uber on Its 5-Year Anniversary
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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
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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
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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.
10 U.S. Cities With the Longest Commute Times
Small Business - Big Impact

10 U.S. Cities With the Longest Commute Times

Transportation researchers analyzed how long it takes workers in the biggest cities to get to and from work.
Meet Wag, an App to Help You Find a Dog Walker
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Meet Wag, an App to Help You Find a Dog Walker

During each walk, Wag provides owners with a photo of their dog, a map of the walk, and a 'pee-poop' status update.
This New Virtual Reality Headset Tracks Your Eye Movements
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This New Virtual Reality Headset Tracks Your Eye Movements

FOVE has launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund production and manufacturing of its headset.
3-D Printing Opens Up Wild New Frontiers for This Longtime Jewelry Designer
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3-D Printing Opens Up Wild New Frontiers for This Longtime Jewelry Designer

Dilek Sezen used to spend months designing each of her high-end earrings, bracelets and necklaces. Then, she discovered the 3-D printer.