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.

A Poor, Sleepy Border Town Just Won Billionaire Entrepreneur Elon Musk's Business
Elon Musk

A Poor, Sleepy Border Town Just Won Billionaire Entrepreneur Elon Musk's Business

Brownsville, Texas, will be home to the world's first commercial rocket launch complex, built by SpaceX.
Dinner Lab Founder: Email Sucks and Other Advice on Building Company Culture
Company Culture

Dinner Lab Founder: Email Sucks and Other Advice on Building Company Culture

When your employees are scattered across the country, catalyzing a sense of camaraderie among them can be a challenge. Here's how one startup does it.
The Web Is a Content War. Here's How to Win. (Infographic)
Infographics

The Web Is a Content War. Here's How to Win. (Infographic)

A look at the relative effectiveness of videos, blog posts, infographics, case studies and other online storytelling tools.
Why the Founder of Papa John's Doesn't Believe in Managing Employees
National Small Business Week

Why the Founder of Papa John's Doesn't Believe in Managing Employees

John Schnatter, father of the global billion-dollar pizza franchise, explains how he builds a ‘culture of entrepreneurship' that encourages employees to motivate themselves.
What Does a Multibillion-Dollar Corporation Want With Crowdfunding?
Crowdfunding

What Does a Multibillion-Dollar Corporation Want With Crowdfunding?

Equity crowdfunding company Circle Up announces a partnership with the behemoth Johnson & Johnson.
Staples Wants You to Crowdfund Your Way Onto Its Shelves
Crowdfunding

Staples Wants You to Crowdfund Your Way Onto Its Shelves

Staples and crowdfunding site Fundable have teamed up to launch a contest for entrepreneurs.
The 'Aha!' Moments of Famous Inventors (Infographic)
Infographics

The 'Aha!' Moments of Famous Inventors (Infographic)

A look at the realizations that inspired the founders of Apple, Ikea, WhatsApp and other massively successful businesses.
Sam Adams Founder: To Compete With Giants, 'Bring Your Small-Business Game'
National Small Business Week

Sam Adams Founder: To Compete With Giants, 'Bring Your Small-Business Game'

Boston Beer Company, the maker of Samuel Adams, is the leader of the craft beer movement. But founder Jim Koch is also playing against beer titans such as MillerCoors and Anheuser-Busch InBev.
Wait For Perfect or Charge Forward? Lessons From Lyft's Controversial NYC Launch.
Expansion

Wait For Perfect or Charge Forward? Lessons From Lyft's Controversial NYC Launch.

The San Francisco-based peer-to-peer ridesharing app has suffered a few setbacks in its launch into the New York City market. Here's what other entrepreneurs can learn from Lyft's Big Apple rollout.
Customized Ecommerce Meets 3-D Printing in Amazon's New Online Store
3-D printing

Customized Ecommerce Meets 3-D Printing in Amazon's New Online Store

Customers can design and create their own products in a new online shop announced by the Seattle-based ecommerce giant today.
This Food-Tech Startup's Secret Sauce: Employees First, Customers Second
Restaurants

This Food-Tech Startup's Secret Sauce: Employees First, Customers Second

Dinner Lab, which hosts pop-up dinners in overlooked, underused spaces across the country, empowers its staff with an important sense of ownership.
Ride-Sharing Startup Lyft Is Coming to NYC (Yes, For Real This Time)
Ridesharing Apps

Ride-Sharing Startup Lyft Is Coming to NYC (Yes, For Real This Time)

After its first launch was held up by New York State Supreme Court, the San Francisco-based company is set to hit the streets in the Big Apple starting tonight.
A Device to Help You Sleep Better Raises Almost $500K in Two Days on Kickstarter
Kickstarter

A Device to Help You Sleep Better Raises Almost $500K in Two Days on Kickstarter

James Proud, a former Thiel Fellow, has come up with a sleep-tracking system that is getting lots of love from the crowd.
Your Answer to Lackluster Customer and Employee Engagement: Add Fun.
Infographics

Your Answer to Lackluster Customer and Employee Engagement: Add Fun.

Turning business processes into games -- the idea behind the trendy buzzword “gamification” -- encourages frequent participation and makes mundane tasks entertaining.
Struggling to Write? Take a Break from Modern Tech, Like These Famous Writers Do (Infographic)
Infographics

Struggling to Write? Take a Break from Modern Tech, Like These Famous Writers Do (Infographic)

Perhaps your greatest creative ideas will happen away from the keyboard, pen in hand.