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.

How Patience and Good Timing Paid Off for This Super Hot Startup
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How Patience and Good Timing Paid Off for This Super Hot Startup

Waiting out human behavior habits to change requires some serious patience. And maybe a bit of serendipity. Just ask BlaBlaCar.
A Father-Son Team Raises $10 Million for Their Beekeeping Invention on Indiegogo
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A Father-Son Team Raises $10 Million for Their Beekeeping Invention on Indiegogo

The Australian entrepreneurs set out to raise $70,000 for their Flow Hive honey-harvesting system. They have raised 14,720 percent of that goal.
The Sharing Economy Is Taking Off: Get On the Rocket or Risk Being Left Behind
Small Business - Big Impact

The Sharing Economy Is Taking Off: Get On the Rocket or Risk Being Left Behind

For business owners, the sharing economy is too big an opportunity to miss and too big a risk not to mitigate, according to a new report by PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Amazon Is the Latest to Get Approval to Fly Forward With New Drone Tests
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Amazon Is the Latest to Get Approval to Fly Forward With New Drone Tests

Under some very specific guidelines, Federal regulators have given Amazon, along with insurance companies, permission to use small unmanned aircraft systems.
NASA and IBM Are Hosting an Epic Global Hackathon This Weekend
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NASA and IBM Are Hosting an Epic Global Hackathon This Weekend

Big thinkers in more than 130 locations across the globe will work to develop solutions to problems that involve robots, humanity and Mars.
You Are a Content Company, Whether You Know It or Not
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You Are a Content Company, Whether You Know It or Not

Jason Silva calls himself an 'idea DJ.' He peddles curiosity, wonder and awe. But what really launched his career is making compelling videos online.
Art-Tech Startup Makes the Digital Picture Frame Super Classy
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Art-Tech Startup Makes the Digital Picture Frame Super Classy

Meural's matte LCD display screen is set into a handcrafted maple wooden frame.
Driverless Cars Won't Make Roadways Perfectly Safe
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Driverless Cars Won't Make Roadways Perfectly Safe

While self-driving cars could eventually improve driving conditions overall, the expectation of zero fatalities is not realistic, a new report says.
Airbnb Lands in Cuba
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Airbnb Lands in Cuba

The accommodations booking platform announces more than 1,000 listings in the island that, for more than 50 years, has been off limits to U.S. citizens.
Sailo Wants to Be Your Airbnb for Yachting
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Sailo Wants to Be Your Airbnb for Yachting

This new startup connects boat owners with renters.
Crowdfunding Nearly Tripled Last Year, Becoming a $16 Billion Industry
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Crowdfunding Nearly Tripled Last Year, Becoming a $16 Billion Industry

The pace of crowdfunding growth has only been accelerating, according to a new report on the global industry.
Jolt Yourself Out of Your Routine. That Billion-Dollar Business Idea Could Be Waiting.
Inspiration

Jolt Yourself Out of Your Routine. That Billion-Dollar Business Idea Could Be Waiting.

Jason Silva, host of the Emmy-nominated show 'Brain Games,' discusses the benefits of stepping outside of your everyday routine.
Why Boomers Might Be the Breakout Stars of Entrepreneurship (Infographic)
Infographics

Why Boomers Might Be the Breakout Stars of Entrepreneurship (Infographic)

Many of the individuals born 1946 to 1964 are gearing up to launch a business of their own.
The Case For and Against Millennials as the Greatest Entrepreneurial Generation (Infographic)
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The Case For and Against Millennials as the Greatest Entrepreneurial Generation (Infographic)

A look at the factors influencing the generation born between 1981 and 1997.
This New Startup Wants to Be Your WhatsApp for Professional Networking
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This New Startup Wants to Be Your WhatsApp for Professional Networking

Email is taking a back seat to real-time messaging. Caliber says its going to make business communications move faster.