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.

'Competition Is the Greatest Thing That Can Happen in Business'
Competition

'Competition Is the Greatest Thing That Can Happen in Business'

The president of consumer-product invention company Quirky says startups should embrace competition, not ignore it.
This Horribly Insensitive Marketing Campaign Is Everything Marketing Shouldn't Be
Marketing

This Horribly Insensitive Marketing Campaign Is Everything Marketing Shouldn't Be

An airport parking reservations site recently used the death of a man at Chicago's O'Hare airport as an opportunity to promote its service. Customers were outraged. As they should have been.
Why This Entrepreneur Launched in Record Time, But Kept Her Company a Secret Until Blastoff
Trep Talk

Why This Entrepreneur Launched in Record Time, But Kept Her Company a Secret Until Blastoff

Normal Founder Nikki Kaufman went from having an idea for a 3-D printed earphone company to opening the doors of her flagship store in New York City in less than a year.
UPS Makes 3-D Printers Available in Nearly 100 Stores Nationwide
3-D printing

UPS Makes 3-D Printers Available in Nearly 100 Stores Nationwide

The shipping giant launched a pilot program a year ago where it put six printers in select UPS stores. Now, the program is expanding.
Entrepreneurship Is a High-Stakes Game. Know Your Odds Going In. (Infographic)
Infographics

Entrepreneurship Is a High-Stakes Game. Know Your Odds Going In. (Infographic)

A snapshot of how many businesses start every month and where they get their funding.
Why Americans Hate Their Internet Service Providers (Infographic)
Internet

Why Americans Hate Their Internet Service Providers (Infographic)

Americans are obsessed with their Internet, which makes it sting all the worse that the companies that provide Internet are expensive, unresponsive and because of their relative monopoly, in no hurry to improve their operations.
Indiegogo Pilots New Program Allowing Crowdfunding Campaigns to Stay Open Indefinitely
IndieGoGo

Indiegogo Pilots New Program Allowing Crowdfunding Campaigns to Stay Open Indefinitely

The new functionality will allow users to deepen their connection with funders, in addition to giving them a way to keep raising money, the company says.
How Long Before Your Customers Trust You? Two Years.
Trust

How Long Before Your Customers Trust You? Two Years.

Your ability to earn customer trust is what's going to separate you from the competition -- so don't slack.
Dreams of Being a Billionaire? Get Your Entrepreneurial Hustle On.
Billionaires

Dreams of Being a Billionaire? Get Your Entrepreneurial Hustle On.

A new report shows that most of the world's billionaires made the majority of their wealth themselves.
After the Kickstarter Campaign: 3 Lessons for Startup Newbies
Kickstarter

After the Kickstarter Campaign: 3 Lessons for Startup Newbies

For the last year, college buddies Jake Huston and Vincent Ko have been building a startup together. Here's a look at what they have learned and where they are going.
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Why Entrepreneurs Will Find GoDaddy's New Commercials Hilarious
GoDaddy

Why Entrepreneurs Will Find GoDaddy's New Commercials Hilarious

Who hasn't wanted to tell all of the doubters in their life to “stick it!”? These new ads capture moments of entrepreneurial triumph.
Richard Branson Gets Into Carpooling
Sidecar

Richard Branson Gets Into Carpooling

Ridesharing service Sidecar announced a $15 million Series B round from the Virgin co-founder and some top VC houses, including Avalon Ventures and Union Square Ventures.
Tasty Turnaround: How Restaurant Chain Dig Inn Wants to Change the Way America Eats
Trep Talk

Tasty Turnaround: How Restaurant Chain Dig Inn Wants to Change the Way America Eats

Adam Eskin took over a gym-rat focused food chain and has turned it into a farm-to-table restaurant with nine locations and counting.
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Employees Don't Think Their Bosses Can Hack It -- And Other Global Workforce Trends (Infographic)
Infographics

Employees Don't Think Their Bosses Can Hack It -- And Other Global Workforce Trends (Infographic)

A look at what employees care about the most in the workplace, how millennials are being misunderstood around the office and how leaders are perceived by their workers.
How to Grow Your Art Into a Business: Move Beyond the One-Off Model
Young Influencers

How to Grow Your Art Into a Business: Move Beyond the One-Off Model

Jessica Banks, the founder of RockPaperRobot, a kinetic furniture business, explains how she has transitioned from artist to entrepreneur.