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.

10 Up-And-Coming Startups You Need to Know About
Startups

10 Up-And-Coming Startups You Need to Know About

Handpicked by Entrepreneur and Social Media Week, these young companies are fundamentally reinventing how we live, work and play.
The 8 Most Troubled Industries in the U.S.
Trends

The 8 Most Troubled Industries in the U.S.

Enter at Your Own Risk: From video game rentals to solar panel manufacturing, these sectors are losing business to new technology and international competitors.
20 Motivational Quotes from Legendary Entrepreneurs, Leaders and Visionaries (Infographic)
Infographics

20 Motivational Quotes from Legendary Entrepreneurs, Leaders and Visionaries (Infographic)

Feeling like a failure? Gain some perspective with help from these famous quotes.
Uber Just Bought Mapping Startup deCarta
Uber

Uber Just Bought Mapping Startup deCarta

The ridesharing tech company says geolocation and navigation technology is a big part of what keeps it running efficiently.
Shyp Wants to Make Online Shopping Returns Easy Peasy
Shipping Center

Shyp Wants to Make Online Shopping Returns Easy Peasy

The San Francisco-based shipping startup is unveiling a new product today that aims to make the process of returning items you buy online hassle free.
Real-Estate Crowdfunding Set to Top $2.5 Billion This Year
Crowdfunding

Real-Estate Crowdfunding Set to Top $2.5 Billion This Year

With crowdfunding, investors are able to pool their resources to buy or finance both commercial and residential real-estate investments and purchases.
Martha Stewart Is Way More Into Tech Than You Ever Realized
Martha Stewart

Martha Stewart Is Way More Into Tech Than You Ever Realized

From flying drones around her farm to collecting old computers to being one of the first investors in Google, the iconic domestic goddess has a penchant for technology.
Why Business That Use 'Big Data' Make More Money (Infographic)
Infographics

Why Business That Use 'Big Data' Make More Money (Infographic)

You have probably heard people talk about 'big data.' If your eyes start to glaze over when that term is mentioned, get your Big Data 101 Intro lesson here.
Use These Social-Media Keyboard Shortcuts to Improve Your Productivity (Infographic)
Social Media

Use These Social-Media Keyboard Shortcuts to Improve Your Productivity (Infographic)

For example, as you are reading through Facebook, you can press "j" to get to the next post.
Secrets to Being Both an Executive and a Mom
Work-Life Balance

Secrets to Being Both an Executive and a Mom

Kira Wampler is the new chief marketing officer of the San Francisco ridesharing company Lyft. She is also a mother of two. Here's how she manages both roles.
Martha Stewart and Jack Ma Powwow About Global Domination
Martha Stewart

Martha Stewart and Jack Ma Powwow About Global Domination

The woman at the head of the U.S. home decor empire and the man at the head of the gigantic Chinese ecommerce platform have risen to become titans of business by bowing at the altar of the middle class.
Visa Europe Paves the Way to Bring Apple Pay Across the Pond
Apple Pay

Visa Europe Paves the Way to Bring Apple Pay Across the Pond

The London-based payment processing company announced a new 'tokenisation' service that allows customers to pay on a mobile device without credit card information being disclosed.
The Companies That Apply for the Most Patents and Trademarks (Infographic)
Infographics

The Companies That Apply for the Most Patents and Trademarks (Infographic)

Legal startup SmartUp generated this infographic summarizing who is getting patents, where and how long it is taking the application process to complete.
Long Live the Coffee Drinker: Why You Shouldn't Feel Bad for Being a Coffee Addict
Coffee

Long Live the Coffee Drinker: Why You Shouldn't Feel Bad for Being a Coffee Addict

A new report from the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee suggests that three to five cups of coffee is good for your heart.
Business Bacchanal: Sex, Booze and the Work Trip
Business Travel

Business Bacchanal: Sex, Booze and the Work Trip

One-third of men admit to binge drinking while they are away on work trips. And that's just the percentage who 'fessed up.