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.

Another Score for Crowdfunding: Indiegogo Raises $40 Million
Finance

Another Score for Crowdfunding: Indiegogo Raises $40 Million

The San Francisco-based fundraising platform secured a hefty pile of cash which it will use to grow globally and make its platform more mobile-friendly.
Obama to Bypass Congress, Raise Minimum Wage for Federal Contracts on His Own
Growth Strategies

Obama to Bypass Congress, Raise Minimum Wage for Federal Contracts on His Own

The president plans to announce during his State of the Union address that he is raising the federal minimum wage to $10.10 an hour from $7.25 an hour for anyone working on new federal contracts.
Kid Inventor Whose Marshmallow Launcher Impressed Obama Gets VIP Ticket to State of the Union
Leadership

Kid Inventor Whose Marshmallow Launcher Impressed Obama Gets VIP Ticket to State of the Union

Joey Hudy wowed President Obama at the White House Science Fair and has since secured a spot as Intel's youngest intern.
As Comment Period Closes, Debate Over Equity Crowdfunding Rules Rages On
Finance

As Comment Period Closes, Debate Over Equity Crowdfunding Rules Rages On

The Securities and Exchange Commission released provisional rules to regulate equity crowdfunding on Oct. 23. The comment period officially ends on Feb. 3, but there is no end in sight to the debate.
This Major Franchise Just Announced a 3-Year Project With the White House
Franchises

This Major Franchise Just Announced a 3-Year Project With the White House

As part of her 'Let's Move' initiative, Michelle Obama gets Subway to encourage children to eat more fruits and vegetables.
What Industries Venture Capitalists Are Hot For
Finance

What Industries Venture Capitalists Are Hot For

Dow Jones VentureSource released its U.S. venture capital report today showing where VCs were investing, both by industry and geographically in 2013.
$3M Jackpot: Google and Chase Give a Quarter Million Dollars to a Dozen Entrepreneurs
Growth Strategies

$3M Jackpot: Google and Chase Give a Quarter Million Dollars to a Dozen Entrepreneurs

The Mission Main Street Grants Program disperses money and a trip to Google Headquarters to 12 winning small-business owners.
How 'Kid President' Robby Novak's Viral Videos Are Bringing More Awesome Into the World
Growth Strategies

How 'Kid President' Robby Novak's Viral Videos Are Bringing More Awesome Into the World

Brad Montague explains how he and his 10-year-old brother-in-law Robby Novak have become accidental superstars.
GoDaddy Begins Aggressive International Expansion in Latin America
Technology

GoDaddy Begins Aggressive International Expansion in Latin America

The website domain registrar says it plans to expand into 52 countries in 30 languages within the next year and a half.
You Know Malala. Now, Meet Shiza.
Growth Strategies

You Know Malala. Now, Meet Shiza.

As founder and CEO of the Malala Fund, Shiza Shahid is determined to help women around the world get access to an education. And she's learning a lot along the way.
How to Be Smart About Your Spending in 2014 (Infographic)
Finance

How to Be Smart About Your Spending in 2014 (Infographic)

Many small-business owners have indicated they are going to be spending more money this year than last. If you are one of them, be sure you do so wisely.
Obama Changes Rules for NSA Data Collection
Technology

Obama Changes Rules for NSA Data Collection

Today, the President announced a plan to overhaul the way the National Security Agency handles cell phone metadata, among other security policy changes.
6 Sideline Trends Poised to Change the Entrepreneurship Game
Starting a Business

6 Sideline Trends Poised to Change the Entrepreneurship Game

Dell's Entrepreneur in Residence Ingrid Vanderveldt offers her view of trends that are going to take the main stage in 2014.
Contently's New $9 Million Crown Proves Content Is King
Marketing

Contently's New $9 Million Crown Proves Content Is King

Contently, a startup transforming the way journalists and marketing companies do business, has raised $9 million in Series B funding.
Crowdfunding Seen Providing $65 Billion Boost to the Global Economy in 2014 (Infographic)
Finance

Crowdfunding Seen Providing $65 Billion Boost to the Global Economy in 2014 (Infographic)

Fundable, the online platform for both donation and equity-based crowdfunding, has helped startups raise $50 million in 8 months. Here are its projections for the future of crowdfunding.