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.

Why This Entrepreneur Makes All New Hires Live With Him for a Month
Trep Talk

Why This Entrepreneur Makes All New Hires Live With Him for a Month

The founder of whiskey company WhistlePig brings all new employees up to his farm in rural, middle-of-no-where Vermont for at least a month. It's costly both in time and money, but he says it's worth every penny.
Entrepreneurs Remember Their Favorite School Teachers. Tell Us: Who Inspired You?
Inspiration

Entrepreneurs Remember Their Favorite School Teachers. Tell Us: Who Inspired You?

The founders of Pencils of Promise, Warby Parker and Harry's remember their favorite teachers and what made them so great.
How This Denim Startup Raised More Than $500,000 on Kickstarter
Crowdfunding

How This Denim Startup Raised More Than $500,000 on Kickstarter

Barbell Denim met its funding goal in 47 minutes. It has since raised more than 34 times its initial crowdfunding target.
No Sci-Fi Here: Your Own Personal Robot Is Coming
Trep Talk

No Sci-Fi Here: Your Own Personal Robot Is Coming

Brian David Johnson, Intel's futurist, talks to Entrepreneur.com about Jimmy, his 3-D printable, open-source robot, and why he thinks everyone will have their own Jimmy in the future.
From Tattoo Parlors to Coffee Shops, a National Celebration of Small Businesses
National Small Business Week

From Tattoo Parlors to Coffee Shops, a National Celebration of Small Businesses

National Small Business Week runs from May 12 to 16 this year, with events being held in cities from San Francisco to Washington.
Why Does It Still Feel Wrong to Make More Than Your Husband?
Personal Finance

Why Does It Still Feel Wrong to Make More Than Your Husband?

Farnoosh Torabi, personal finance expert and author of 'When She Makes More,' earns significantly more than her husband. And society, starting with her very own mother, has a hard time with that.
This 3-D Printing Pen Hits $50,000 Kickstarter Goal In Two Hours
Kickstarter

This 3-D Printing Pen Hits $50,000 Kickstarter Goal In Two Hours

The Lix pen shot past its fundraising goal in no time. The campaign, now in its second day, has raised almost $250,000.
The $19 Billion WhatsApp Deal Was Big, But Not the Year's Biggest (Infographic)
Facebook

The $19 Billion WhatsApp Deal Was Big, But Not the Year's Biggest (Infographic)

So far in 2014, there have been three M&A deals larger than Facebook's $19 billion purchase of WhatsApp.
Self-Made Billionaires Around the Globe: Where and Why They Thrive (Infographic)
Global Entrepreneurship

Self-Made Billionaires Around the Globe: Where and Why They Thrive (Infographic)

The London-based Centre for Policy Studies took a look at so-called 'SuperEntrepreneurs' and the government and policy infrastructures that best support them.
A Look at Tomorrow's Tomorrow: We Will Live Inside Computers
Trep Talk

A Look at Tomorrow's Tomorrow: We Will Live Inside Computers

Brian David Johnson, the resident futurist at Intel, predicts how human beings will interact with technology in the future. We sat down and talked to him at The Feast social innovation conference in NYC this fall.
Why UPS Should Be Very Afraid of Amazon's Delivery Plans
Amazon

Why UPS Should Be Very Afraid of Amazon's Delivery Plans

Amazon has already changed the way we shop and consume media. Who's to say the ecommerce giant won't overhaul how you get your mail?
Lyft Gets a Serious Lift: Uber Competitor Expands to 24 More Cities
Lyft

Lyft Gets a Serious Lift: Uber Competitor Expands to 24 More Cities

Fresh off of a $250 million round of funding, the ride-sharing company is venturing into new markets.
Hottest of the Hot: The Most Exciting Trends in Innovation Right Now
Leadership

Hottest of the Hot: The Most Exciting Trends in Innovation Right Now

At the launch of Tribeca Film Festival's Innovation Week, a panel of leaders in NYC talked about what excites them most right now. Answers ranged from a crowdfunded virtual reality headset to a new way to think about our own identities.
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What Motivates Entrepreneurs to Do What They Do? (Infographic)
Starting a Business

What Motivates Entrepreneurs to Do What They Do? (Infographic)

Running your own business is stressful, tiring and risky. So, why bother? A new survey reveals some surprising insights.
IBM's Watson Could Be Your Next Shopping Partner
Artificial Intelligence

IBM's Watson Could Be Your Next Shopping Partner

Cognitive, artificial intelligence is moving into e-commerce.