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.

The Robots Are Coming: Zuckerberg, Kutcher Invest in Artificial Intelligence Startup
Artificial Intelligence

The Robots Are Coming: Zuckerberg, Kutcher Invest in Artificial Intelligence Startup

Facebook's CEO and the Hollywood star are both lead investors in a $40 million round investing into San Francisco-based Vicarious.
Google-Backed Lending Club Moves Into Business Lending
Finance

Google-Backed Lending Club Moves Into Business Lending

The online-only, peer-to-peer finance marketplace is expanding its reach.
Honor Among Business Owners: These B Corps Are Building a New Code for Corporate America
Leadership

Honor Among Business Owners: These B Corps Are Building a New Code for Corporate America

Take care of your employees, give back to your community, be gentle on the environment and run a business. Sound like pie in the sky? It's not. Here are 10 companies that are doing it.
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Become a Crowdfunding Wizard: 8 Tips You've Probably Never Heard Before.
Crowdfunding

Become a Crowdfunding Wizard: 8 Tips You've Probably Never Heard Before.

Clay Hebert, the founder of Crowdfunding Hacks, has helped 40 entrepreneurs raise $4 million on Kickstarter and Indiegogo.
3 Surprisingly Hot Global VC Markets That Are Getting Even Hotter
Venture Capital

3 Surprisingly Hot Global VC Markets That Are Getting Even Hotter

The U.S., Europe, China, India and Israel continue to dominate the venture capital game, but a few emerging markets are worth keeping an eye on.
To Win at Marketing, Scrap Your Marketing Department and Hire a Data Geek (Infographic)
Marketing

To Win at Marketing, Scrap Your Marketing Department and Hire a Data Geek (Infographic)

Going forward, your marketing department should look more like your IT department.
Google Invites Kids to Become Inventor-Dreamers in 'Doodle' Contest
Google

Google Invites Kids to Become Inventor-Dreamers in 'Doodle' Contest

The tech giant will award one winner a $30,000 college scholarship for designing a Google Doodle that finishes this sentence: 'If I could invent one thing to make the world a better placeā€¦'
Price of Amazon Prime Jumps to $99
Amazon

Price of Amazon Prime Jumps to $99

The ecommerce giant announced the first price increase on its subscription service in nine years.
Candy Crush CEO: If You Don't Get Why We Are Worth $7.6 Billion, Then Play Our Game
Valuations

Candy Crush CEO: If You Don't Get Why We Are Worth $7.6 Billion, Then Play Our Game

King Digital Entertainment, the maker of hit games to play on your smartphone, filed documents with the SEC today outlining the terms of its upcoming IPO.
Mobile Phones Are Changing Retail. Here's How. (Infographic)
Mobile Commerce

Mobile Phones Are Changing Retail. Here's How. (Infographic)

Consumers carry access to the Internet around in their pockets now -- and that's upending the rulebook for owners of brick and mortar stores.
Chili's Ups Its Marketing Game By Pushing Its Do-Good Social Programs
Marketing

Chili's Ups Its Marketing Game By Pushing Its Do-Good Social Programs

The restaurant franchise released a video titled 'More Life Happens Here' promoting its charitable activities.
This Night Light Inventor Raised a Quarter Million Dollars on Kickstarter
Crowdfunding

This Night Light Inventor Raised a Quarter Million Dollars on Kickstarter

A professional electrician came up with an alternative to the night light. And people are going crazy for his invention.
Uber Competitor Lyft Eyes $150 Million in New Funding
Venture Capital

Uber Competitor Lyft Eyes $150 Million in New Funding

The San Francisco-based company known for the pink mustaches adhered to the front of the cars in its network is looking to close in on its fourth round of fundraising.
Re-Making Manufacturing in the United States
Manufacturing

Re-Making Manufacturing in the United States

Cheap labor in China, Indonesia and India pushed the bulk of mass manufacturing overseas, but the U.S. is emerging competitive in a newer, more sophisticated kind of manufacturing.
Private Companies Publicly Fundraising: Where's The Money Going?
Finance

Private Companies Publicly Fundraising: Where's The Money Going?

It's been nearly six months since private companies were given legal permission to publicly advertise their fundraising efforts. Here's a look at how it has paid off so far.