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.
Regulators argue that the income requirements for accredited investors -- which were set in 1982 -- are in desperate need of an adjustment. Entrepreneurs and investors, meanwhile, don't want to see access to capital limited.
When Paul Rice initially brought his idea for Fair Trade certified products to suppliers in the U.S., they either met him with intense skepticism or rejected him outright. Today, his model is flourishing.
Mountain View, Calif.-based Matterport develops technology that allow users to capture images and turn them into 3-D models that can be explored. A current application is providing a way for real-estate listings to be walked through.