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.

Comcast CEO Says Time Warner Cable Buy Is ‘Pro-Competitive' and ‘Pro-Consumer'
Technology

Comcast CEO Says Time Warner Cable Buy Is ‘Pro-Competitive' and ‘Pro-Consumer'

In an interview on CNBC this morning, Comcast CEO Brian Roberts said that the two companies wouldn't be pursuing the merger if they didn't realistically think they would get it would get regulatory approval.
Study: The High-Tech Startup Slowdown Started Before the Recession
Starting a Business

Study: The High-Tech Startup Slowdown Started Before the Recession

A new report from the Kauffman Foundation shows that the slowdown in the U.S. high-tech entrepreneurship sector goes beyond the recent effects of the Great Recession.
Your Customers Aren't Looking for a Fling (Infographic)
Marketing

Your Customers Aren't Looking for a Fling (Infographic)

Three-quarters of adults say they look for long-term commitment from the brands in their life. But they aren't easily won over. As an entrepreneur, you are going to have to work for it.
This Startup Wants to Reverse the Tide on Our Overfished Oceans
Growth Strategies

This Startup Wants to Reverse the Tide on Our Overfished Oceans

Amy Novogratz and Mike Velings are in the process of getting an investment fund off the ground that will identify and invest in technologies that aim to grow the fish-farming business.
Square Lands Its Next Big Deal: Whole Foods
Finance

Square Lands Its Next Big Deal: Whole Foods

A handful of Whole Foods locations across the country are implementing Square's payments system to give customers a way to pay for goods with their smartphones.
This Site Allows Celebrities to Crowdfund for Causes in Real Time
Finance

This Site Allows Celebrities to Crowdfund for Causes in Real Time

Laffster, once a platform specifically targeting comedians, rebranded itself today to become Cogo, available to actors, authors, musicians and athletes.
Groupon Unveils Self-Serve, DIY Deal-Making Tool for Merchants
Marketing

Groupon Unveils Self-Serve, DIY Deal-Making Tool for Merchants

The Chicago-based website released Deal Builder, an option that allows business owners to automatically build a custom promotion.
GoPro, the Maker of the Go-Anywhere Hero Camera, Files for IPO
Technology

GoPro, the Maker of the Go-Anywhere Hero Camera, Files for IPO

The San Mateo, Calif.-based company announced today that it plans to go public.
Mobile Marketing and the Magic of Push Notifications (Infographic)
Marketing

Mobile Marketing and the Magic of Push Notifications (Infographic)

A new survey shows that if a customer downloads your brand's app on his or her smartphone, there is a pretty good chance he or she has set the app to send push notifications.
Amazon Just Bought a Video-Game Company
Technology

Amazon Just Bought a Video-Game Company

The Seattle-based tech giant has scooped up Irvine, Calif.-based Double Helix Games.
American Heart Association Using Crowdfunding to Find Next Big Thing in Health
Starting a Business

American Heart Association Using Crowdfunding to Find Next Big Thing in Health

The American Heart Association is using crowdfunding to find innovative technologies that can assist in improving cardiovascular health across the U.S.
In Crowdfunding, Who is Responsible for Preventing Fraud?
Finance

In Crowdfunding, Who is Responsible for Preventing Fraud?

On the last day of the public comment period over the proposed equity crowdfunding rules, a slew of stakeholders wrote into the SEC on the topic of liability in the case of fraud.
Time for a Talk: Don't Let Your Phone Be a Selfish Boyfriend (or Girlfriend)
Technology

Time for a Talk: Don't Let Your Phone Be a Selfish Boyfriend (or Girlfriend)

Trying to keep up with technology is like trying to earn love from a person who doesn't know how to love.
Democrats Introduce Legislation to Restore 'Open Internet' Rules
Technology

Democrats Introduce Legislation to Restore 'Open Internet' Rules

Bills introduced in both the House of Representatives and the Senate would bring back net neutrality laws.
Entrepreneurs at ZocDoc Say They Can Solve a Major Obamacare Concern
Growth Strategies

Entrepreneurs at ZocDoc Say They Can Solve a Major Obamacare Concern

The Affordable Care Act brings more patients into the healthcare system but does not increase the number of doctors. The only short-term solution is to be more efficient.