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.

Catchafire CEO: If I Don't Use My Time Well, My Employees Won't Either
Productivity

Catchafire CEO: If I Don't Use My Time Well, My Employees Won't Either

Rachael Chong is a busy, New York City-based social entrepreneur who has learned that setting priorities and sticking to them is her most critical mission.
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Obama Picks Maria Contreras-Sweet to Lead the SBA
Growth Strategies

Obama Picks Maria Contreras-Sweet to Lead the SBA

Maria Contreras-Sweet, the founder of ProAmerica Bank, is the White House's pick as head of the government's Small Business Administration.
U.S. Court of Appeals Overturns Net Neutrality
Technology

U.S. Court of Appeals Overturns Net Neutrality

In a ruling published Tuesday, a Washington D.C. court struck down portions of the Federal Communications Commission's rules.
Groupon Scoops Up Fashion Flash-Sale Site Ideeli for a Cool $43 Million
Technology

Groupon Scoops Up Fashion Flash-Sale Site Ideeli for a Cool $43 Million

The Chicago-based daily deal giant takes another step in its quest to become your go-to destination for doing or buying 'anything, anytime, anywhere.'
Still in the Doghouse: Lululemon Lowers Q4 Guidance
Growth Strategies

Still in the Doghouse: Lululemon Lowers Q4 Guidance

The Canadian yoga-clothing company, whose chairman announced his resignation in December following his controversial remarks about women, says it has seen sales 'decelerate meaningfully' since the start of the new year.
Indiegogo Co-Founder: When We Started, the Word 'Crowdfunding' Didn't Exist
Entrepreneurs

Indiegogo Co-Founder: When We Started, the Word 'Crowdfunding' Didn't Exist

Danae Ringelmann shares how she helped bring the concept of crowdfunding to life.
How's Your Heart Rate? The Most and Least Stressful Jobs of 2014
Starting a Business

How's Your Heart Rate? The Most and Least Stressful Jobs of 2014

Job search website CareerCast released a list of occupations ranked by how taxing they are both mentally and physically.
The Hottest Ecommerce Businesses to Start in 2014 (Infographic)
Starting a Business

The Hottest Ecommerce Businesses to Start in 2014 (Infographic)

A look at the areas in ecommerce where the little guys have the most potential to make a big splash.
From Gum to the Grammys: How Artist-Entrepreneur Kenna Bulldozed the Status Quo
Entrepreneurs

From Gum to the Grammys: How Artist-Entrepreneur Kenna Bulldozed the Status Quo

Kenna Zemedkun has launched television shows, carved out his own music genre, created new ways of raising money for the issues he cares about and helped overhaul a social networking site.
You Can Now Embed Your Indiegogo Campaign on Your Website
Finance

You Can Now Embed Your Indiegogo Campaign on Your Website

With 'Indiegogo Outpost,' you can raise money from the crowd without having to direct any web traffic away from your own website.
3-D Printers Take a Step Toward the Mainstream
Technology

3-D Printers Take a Step Toward the Mainstream

MakerBot announced at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas that it will have a 3-D printer available for sale this spring for just over $1,000.
Why Google, Facebook and Twitter Execs Are Meeting With a Monk
Growth Strategies

Why Google, Facebook and Twitter Execs Are Meeting With a Monk

The Wisdom 2.0 conference in San Francisco next month aims to teach people how to work and live within the demands of technology more effectively.
Let Go, Keep it Simple, Move Quickly: Secrets to Being a Productive Entrepreneur (Infographic)
Productivity

Let Go, Keep it Simple, Move Quickly: Secrets to Being a Productive Entrepreneur (Infographic)

To launch and grow your own company, your whole life is going to have to become more efficient. Here's how.
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Retailers Not Giving Up the Battle Over Credit-Card Swipe Fees
Finance

Retailers Not Giving Up the Battle Over Credit-Card Swipe Fees

The National Retail Federation appeals $5.7 billion Visa, MasterCard settlement that was approved in December.
100 Things You Should Be Talking About in 2014
Starting a Business

100 Things You Should Be Talking About in 2014

Here's advertising agency powerhouse JWT's annual list of what's going to be on the top of everyone's tongue this year.