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.

Not Toying Around, Mattel Ousts CEO
Mattel

Not Toying Around, Mattel Ousts CEO

Just weeks ahead of Toyfair 2015, Bryan G. Stockton resigns as chairman and CEO of the toy-making giant.
The 100 U.S. Cities Where Businesses Received the Most VC Funding
Venture Capital

The 100 U.S. Cities Where Businesses Received the Most VC Funding

In 2014, investment deals closed in a dozen cities that haven't seen VC money in at least five years.
Your Online Content Should Deliver 'Cognitive Ecstasy'
Inspiration

Your Online Content Should Deliver 'Cognitive Ecstasy'

Jason Silva, host of National Geographic's TV show 'Brain Games' and futurist with YouTube series 'Shots of Awe,' explains what makes great content online.
Who Exactly Are Uber's Drivers?
Uber

Who Exactly Are Uber's Drivers?

As the ridesharing technology megalith continues to add billions to its coffers, here's a breakdown on Uber's drivers and what motivates them to work for the service.
Lyft Ditches Its Fluffy Pink Mustache for a Glowstache. Good Move or Bad?
Lyft

Lyft Ditches Its Fluffy Pink Mustache for a Glowstache. Good Move or Bad?

The ridesharing service is changing its most iconic corporate identifying marker in its third year out of the gate.
The Best Entrepreneurs Get Out of Their Heads and Open Their Ears
Starting a Business

The Best Entrepreneurs Get Out of Their Heads and Open Their Ears

Successful innovators are those who are willing to take off their blinders, put aside their ego and listen to what consumers are already telling them.
For This Cat Cafe, Crowdfunding With Kickstarter 'Was Never About the Money'
Crowdfunding

For This Cat Cafe, Crowdfunding With Kickstarter 'Was Never About the Money'

The co-founders of Meow Parlour raised three times as much cash as they set out to raise with a Kickstarter campaign. But that wasn't the best part of their crowdfunding success.
Healthy Restaurant Chain Dig Inn Raises $15 Million, Looks to Expand Beyond NYC
Grow Your Business

Healthy Restaurant Chain Dig Inn Raises $15 Million, Looks to Expand Beyond NYC

As the vegetable-forward eatery looks to increase its store count by at least 50 percent, its founder is also looking for ways to preserve company culture.
Urban Planning in Boston Is Getting the Uber Bump
Uber

Urban Planning in Boston Is Getting the Uber Bump

Anonymized trip data from the transportation giant will help metropolitan authorities make more informed planning decisions and better policy.
A Cafe Where You Can Cuddle With Kittens: How These Entrepreneurs Brought Their Dream to Life
Starting a Business

A Cafe Where You Can Cuddle With Kittens: How These Entrepreneurs Brought Their Dream to Life

Christina Ha and Emilie Legrand fantasized about opening a cat cafe in New York City. Then, they stopped dreaming and made it happen.
Want to Be a Web Developer? Here's Where the Best Opportunities Are. (Infographic)
Infographics

Want to Be a Web Developer? Here's Where the Best Opportunities Are. (Infographic)

From where to set up shop to the most lucrative programming languages, here is a snapshot of the web developer landscape.
Ecommerce Giant Amazon Wants to Woo the Inventor Entrepreneurs
Amazon

Ecommerce Giant Amazon Wants to Woo the Inventor Entrepreneurs

The Seattle-based tech company is hiring to build an 'end-to-end platform for startups.'
Facebook Is Going to Know Even More About You Now
Facebook

Facebook Is Going to Know Even More About You Now

With the social media juggernaut's acquisition of voice-recognition software startup Wit.ai, Mark Zuckerberg's empire is going to have access to data about how you sound.
Regulation Jiu-Jitsu: How These Two Ladies Made an Illegal Business Legal
Trep Talk

Regulation Jiu-Jitsu: How These Two Ladies Made an Illegal Business Legal

Co-founders Christina Ha and Emilie Legrand knew that opening a cat cafe in New York City was going to violate regulations. That didn't stop them.
Indiegogo Launches Commerce Option for Successful Crowdfunding Campaign Owners
Crowdfunding

Indiegogo Launches Commerce Option for Successful Crowdfunding Campaign Owners

The InDemand 'forever funding' program gives entrepreneurs a way to grow their business from their crowdfunding campaign website.