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.

Solar-Powered Plane Halts Its Around-the-World Journey Due to Battery Problems
Solar Energy

Solar-Powered Plane Halts Its Around-the-World Journey Due to Battery Problems

The Solar Impulse 2 will continue its 12-leg journey in April of next year.
Why This New Filament for 3-D Printers Could Make the Production Process Easier
3D Printers

Why This New Filament for 3-D Printers Could Make the Production Process Easier

3D Systems today unveiled a new support filament that dissolves in water as opposed to chemicals.
By the Numbers: Amazon vs. Alibaba (Infographic)
Infographics

By the Numbers: Amazon vs. Alibaba (Infographic)

As Amazon prepares to celebrate its 20th birthday, here's a look at how it stacks up against the Chinese ecommerce giant.
3 Amazing Technologies That Could Be Part of Your New Smartphone
Smartphones

3 Amazing Technologies That Could Be Part of Your New Smartphone

From being able to diagnose skin conditions to knowing your location down to the centimeter, the computer in your pocket is only going to get more and more mindboggling.
How 3-D Printing Is Sweetening Your Eating Experience (VIDEO)
3-D Printing

How 3-D Printing Is Sweetening Your Eating Experience (VIDEO)

With the newest at-home machines, chefs can decorate their culinary creations with sugar art.
These 'Dressy' Sweatpants Are Killing It on Kickstarter
Kickstarter

These 'Dressy' Sweatpants Are Killing It on Kickstarter

The menswear brand Public Rec was launched by a sweatpants aficionado on a mission to make loungewear look less like PJs.
Google Pilots Carpooling Program That Could Challenge Uber
Ridesharing Apps

Google Pilots Carpooling Program That Could Challenge Uber

Israel-based, Google-owned Waze announced a carpooling app RideWith.
What the Color of Your Logo Says About Your Company (Infographic)
Infographics

What the Color of Your Logo Says About Your Company (Infographic)

The Golden Arches just wouldn't communicate the same thing if they were purple.
What You Can Learn From Misty Copeland About Achieving the Impossible
Inspiration

What You Can Learn From Misty Copeland About Achieving the Impossible

The American Ballet Theater promoted the unlikely ballerina to the highest rank this week, making her the first black principal dancer in the company's 75-year history.
Girl Scouts Raise $250,000 After Rejecting Donor Who Didn't Want Funds to Go to Transgender Scouts
Crowdfunding

Girl Scouts Raise $250,000 After Rejecting Donor Who Didn't Want Funds to Go to Transgender Scouts

The Western Washington state chapter of the youth organization has piggy-backed on growing awareness and acceptance of what it means to be transgender.
Square Is Rolling Out a Payroll Product
Square

Square Is Rolling Out a Payroll Product

Employees can check in and out from the same dashboard where the business processes payments.
Explorer Attempts Longest Solo Trip in a Solar-Powered Aircraft
Solar Energy

Explorer Attempts Longest Solo Trip in a Solar-Powered Aircraft

The Solar Impulse 2 is currently in flight from Nagoya, Japan, to Hawaii.
Chaos Unfolds in France as Uber and Taxi Drivers Riot
Uber

Chaos Unfolds in France as Uber and Taxi Drivers Riot

Drivers of the highly regulated taxi system in France say they are unable to compete with the peer-to-peer UberPOP model.
This Startup Is Building a Tinder for Athletes
Online Dating

This Startup Is Building a Tinder for Athletes

Sportsbuddy helps users find partners for soccer, tennis and other sports and allows them to coordinate group sporting events.
Your 8-Year-Old Can Hail a Ride Uber-Style With This App
Ridesharing Apps

Your 8-Year-Old Can Hail a Ride Uber-Style With This App

San Francisco-based ridesharing company Shuddle today announced a new app that allows kids to order their own rides.