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Catherine Clifford

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.

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Google-Backed Lending Club Moves Into Business Lending

Google-Backed Lending Club Moves Into Business Lending

The online-only, peer-to-peer finance marketplace is expanding its reach.
March 20, 2014 in Money
Honor Among Business Owners: These B Corps Are Building a New Code for Corporate America

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.
March 19, 2014 in Leadership
Become a Crowdfunding Wizard: 8 Tips You've Probably Never Heard Before.

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.
March 19, 2014 in Money
3 Surprisingly Hot Global VC Markets That Are Getting Even Hotter

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.
March 18, 2014 in Money
To Win at Marketing, Scrap Your Marketing Department and Hire a Data Geek (Infographic)

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.
March 18, 2014 in Marketing
Google Invites Kids to Become Inventor-Dreamers in 'Doodle' Contest

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 place…'
March 14, 2014 in The 'Treps
Price of Amazon Prime Jumps to $99

Price of Amazon Prime Jumps to $99

The ecommerce giant announced the first price increase on its subscription service in nine years.
March 13, 2014 in Grow Your Business
Candy Crush CEO: If You Don't Get Why We Are Worth $7.6 Billion, Then Play Our Game

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.
March 13, 2014 in Grow Your Business
Mobile Phones Are Changing Retail. Here's How. (Infographic)

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.
March 12, 2014 in Technology
Chili's Ups Its Marketing Game By Pushing Its Do-Good Social Programs

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.
March 12, 2014 in Marketing
This Night Light Inventor Raised a Quarter Million Dollars on Kickstarter

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.
March 11, 2014 in Money
Uber Competitor Lyft Eyes $150 Million in New Funding

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.
March 11, 2014 in Money
Re-Making Manufacturing in the United States

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.
March 10, 2014 in Grow Your Business
Private Companies Publicly Fundraising: Where's The Money Going?

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.
March 8, 2014 in Money
Amazon Launches Pilot Program Selling 3-D Printed Products

Amazon Launches Pilot Program Selling 3-D Printed Products

The e-commerce goliath is trying out an online marketplace selling 3-D printed consumer goods, from fashion jewelry pieces to home decor items and tech accessories.
March 7, 2014 in Business News
Quality of Life Around the World: The Best and Worst Cities (Infographic)

Quality of Life Around the World: The Best and Worst Cities (Infographic)

Thinking of sending some of your employees to work overseas? Be sure to know what you're getting into.
March 7, 2014 in Grow Your Business
These Entrepreneurs Raised Almost $40,000 for Their 'No-Sock' Socks

These Entrepreneurs Raised Almost $40,000 for Their 'No-Sock' Socks

Two brothers from Idaho have come up with an alternative to the sock that prevents your shoes from stinking and still gives you a stylish, no-sock look.
March 6, 2014 in Starting a Business
Women Win in the Classroom, Struggle in the Boardroom (Infographic)

Women Win in the Classroom, Struggle in the Boardroom (Infographic)

Ahead of International Women's Day, here's a look at where women have made improvements and where they are still falling a step behind.
March 6, 2014 in Leadership
ZocDoc Wants to Be in Every State by Year's End

ZocDoc Wants to Be in Every State by Year's End

The New York City-based online doctor appointment booking service says it will be in 48 states by the end of the year.
March 5, 2014 in Grow Your Business
Women Dominate Every Social Media Network -- Except One (Infographic)

Women Dominate Every Social Media Network -- Except One (Infographic)

Fewer men use fewer social media networks for fewer reasons, a new infographic shows.
March 5, 2014 in Social Media
From Relic to Beacon: Brooklyn Navy Yard Gets New Life as Cutting-Edge Manufacturing Hub

From Relic to Beacon: Brooklyn Navy Yard Gets New Life as Cutting-Edge Manufacturing Hub

Thanks to a collaboration of public and private resources, one of the old 84,000-square-foot warehouses flanking the East River in New York City is being renovated and transformed.
March 4, 2014 in The 'Treps
In Love and in Business, Trust Is the Beginning, Middle and End of the Story

In Love and in Business, Trust Is the Beginning, Middle and End of the Story

Four out of five customers report they are more willing to give personal information to brands they trust, according to a new survey.
March 4, 2014 in Marketing
Adobe, Apple, Microsoft and Other Tech Giants Invest $1 Billion to Get Kids Online

Adobe, Apple, Microsoft and Other Tech Giants Invest $1 Billion to Get Kids Online

Adobe and Prezi are the latest companies to join the White House's ConnectED initiative, which aims to get 99 percent of America’s students connected to the Internet in the next 5 years.
March 1, 2014
Paula Deen Starts Her Comeback With a Family-Style Restaurant Near Dollywood

Paula Deen Starts Her Comeback With a Family-Style Restaurant Near Dollywood

Hoping to rebuild her badly tarnished career, the former Food Network star is opening a massive eatery in a tourist town in Tennessee.
March 1, 2014
From American Express to eBay, Businesses Cheer Arizona's Vetoing of Anti-Gay Bill

From American Express to eBay, Businesses Cheer Arizona's Vetoing of Anti-Gay Bill

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer vetoed a law that would have given business owners the right to refuse service to customers because of religious beliefs.
February 28, 2014 in Leadership
This Startup Wants to Protect Your Startup From 'Bad Actors'

This Startup Wants to Protect Your Startup From 'Bad Actors'

Legal compliance company CrowdCheck has a new service allowing entrepreneurs to protect themselves as they get ready to fundraise.
February 27, 2014 in Money
The Cloud Wars Rage On: Dropbox Raises Mega Money as Box Has Reportedly Filed for IPO

The Cloud Wars Rage On: Dropbox Raises Mega Money as Box Has Reportedly Filed for IPO

After weeks of speculation, SEC documents confirm that San Francisco-based Dropbox has raised another monster-sized round of cash.
February 26, 2014 in Grow Your Business
Netflix and Comcast Strike a Deal, With a Bit of Mystery

Netflix and Comcast Strike a Deal, With a Bit of Mystery

The video-streaming service has agreed to pay Comcast to ensure that its customers don’t experience delays and hiccups in service. Yet, questions remain.
February 25, 2014 in Technology
Failure Is Part of the Game. Getting Back Up Is the Magic Sauce. (Motiongraphic)

Failure Is Part of the Game. Getting Back Up Is the Magic Sauce. (Motiongraphic)

If you want to be a successful entrepreneur, you are going to have to be able to handle rejection. Probably more than you think.
February 22, 2014 in Starting a Business
Is Amazon Making Peace With Its Retail Frenemies?

Is Amazon Making Peace With Its Retail Frenemies?

Retailers that have historically eschewed the online ecommerce behemoth may be coming round the mountain yet.
February 22, 2014 in Grow Your Business
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