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.

Stephen Colbert Throws Punches at Amazon
Amazon

Stephen Colbert Throws Punches at Amazon

The late-night Comedy Central host has challenged his audience to boycott the ecommerce giant for its manipulative treatment of book sales.
SBA Chief: The Secret to Being a Good Boss Is Being a Good Cheerleader
National Small Business Week

SBA Chief: The Secret to Being a Good Boss Is Being a Good Cheerleader

Maria Contreras-Sweet became head of the Small Business Administration just about two months ago, but managing employees is hardly new territory for her.
These 20 Kids Just Got $100,000 to Drop Out of School. And They Want to Change Your Life.
Peter Thiel

These 20 Kids Just Got $100,000 to Drop Out of School. And They Want to Change Your Life.

From revolutionizing the way we manage email to curing cancer, the ambitions of the most recent group of Thiel Fellows belie their youth.
Millennials Check Their Phones 43 Times a Day. This Is What They're Looking For. (Infographic)
Smartphones

Millennials Check Their Phones 43 Times a Day. This Is What They're Looking For. (Infographic)

To access that most desirable young and plugged-in demographic, brands need to be more responsible than ever about what they are sharing, when and how often.
Kickstarter Streamlines Its Rules, Becomes Less Exclusive
Kickstarter

Kickstarter Streamlines Its Rules, Becomes Less Exclusive

The popular crowdfunding platform unveiled new rules today that make it easier to launch a campaign.
Google Ready to Drop Billions on Satellites for Worldwide Connectivity
Google

Google Ready to Drop Billions on Satellites for Worldwide Connectivity

The tech giant is reportedly embarking on a plan to launch 180 small orbiting satellites that will bring Internet to unwired parts of the globe.
How a 640-Pound Stash of Nail Polish Turned Essie Into a Household Name
Success Stories

How a 640-Pound Stash of Nail Polish Turned Essie Into a Household Name

Essie Weingarten, the entrepreneur behind the wildly popular nail polish line, grew her childhood passion into a multimillion-dollar brand.
Hey, Dad: Give Your Daughter's Career a Boost. Do the Dishes.
Women Entrepreneurs

Hey, Dad: Give Your Daughter's Career a Boost. Do the Dishes.

A new study suggests that a key contributor in how girls form their professional ambition is how much their father contributes around the house.
Why This Whiskey Entrepreneur Is Willing to Forgo Easy Cash
Trep Talk

Why This Whiskey Entrepreneur Is Willing to Forgo Easy Cash

Raj Peter Bhakta, the founder of whiskey company WhistlePig, knows that he is losing some cash in the short term by only making a 10-year-old product. But that's part of the plan.
Managing People Is an Art: 32 Ways to Do it Right.
National Small Business Week

Managing People Is an Art: 32 Ways to Do it Right.

Some of the small-business owners honored during National Small Business Week share their best strategies for running a cohesive and efficient staff.
Square Ramps Up Its Offering with a Merchant Cash Advance Program
Finance

Square Ramps Up Its Offering with a Merchant Cash Advance Program

Jack Dorsey's latest company Square, a business best known for mobile credit-card processing, today announced a program to help entrepreneurs get access to capital as soon as the very next day.
Google's Next Tablet Will Be Able to 3-D Map Your Surroundings
Google

Google's Next Tablet Will Be Able to 3-D Map Your Surroundings

Google is reportedly set to release the first 4,000 prototypes of its newest tablet, which will be able to 'see' a user's surroundings.
What Separates Entrepreneurs From Mere Mortals: The Ability to Take Risk
Trep Talk

What Separates Entrepreneurs From Mere Mortals: The Ability to Take Risk

Raj Peter Bhakta launched WhistlePig whiskey in the middle of a recession, and there were some cold, lonely nights where he felt alone in his mission. But he kept on.
Google: In a Few Years, Ads Will Show Up on Refrigerators, Thermostats and Glasses
Internet of Things

Google: In a Few Years, Ads Will Show Up on Refrigerators, Thermostats and Glasses

As more aspects of our lives become connected to the Internet, the tech giant Google says that the definition of what is considered a 'mobile' ad is going to evolve.
30 Secrets to Hiring the Right People
National Small Business Week

30 Secrets to Hiring the Right People

Entrepreneur.com reached out to the honorees of National Small Business Week and asked them to share their best advice for hiring quality employees.