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.

This Hard Rock Hotel Just Raised $1.5 Million Through Crowdfunding
Crowdfunding

This Hard Rock Hotel Just Raised $1.5 Million Through Crowdfunding

Eighty-five investors can now say they own part of The Hard Rock Hotel in downtown Palm Springs, Calif.
What Keeps the Founder of Sam Adams Going After 30 Years
National Small Business Week

What Keeps the Founder of Sam Adams Going After 30 Years

Jim Koch has had the same title for the last three decades, but he's as excited as ever to go to work each day. Here's why.
This Faceless Watch Has Raised $400,000 on Indiegogo
Crowdfunding

This Faceless Watch Has Raised $400,000 on Indiegogo

The Ritot team set out to raise $50,000 through crowdfunding and has earned it almost eight times over.
This New Orleans Food-Tech Startup Is Turning the Tables on the Restaurant Industry
Restaurants

This New Orleans Food-Tech Startup Is Turning the Tables on the Restaurant Industry

New Orleans-based meal-experience company Dinner Lab depends on participants giving their honest feedback on every course.
Kickstarter Wrote a Computer Program For Its 'Lunch Roulette.' And Now It's Sharing the Code.
Company Culture

Kickstarter Wrote a Computer Program For Its 'Lunch Roulette.' And Now It's Sharing the Code.

The crowdfunding platform got organized and made its lunchtime team-building routine into a few lines of computer code.
The Top 10 Most Innovative Countries in the World
Innovation

The Top 10 Most Innovative Countries in the World

This European country has reigned supreme as the most innovative in the world for the past four years, according to a new report.
Social Media Is Hot But Email Packs Digital Marketing Power (Infographic)
Infographics

Social Media Is Hot But Email Packs Digital Marketing Power (Infographic)

If you are looking to build engagement with customers, email addresses are gold.
Airbnb, Why the New Logo?
Airbnb

Airbnb, Why the New Logo?

The accommodation-rental site relaunched its website and rolled out a new logo. The logo, in particular, has been met with some pretty vitriolic feedback.
Who Should Be Deemed 'Sophisticated' Enough to Be an Investor?
Angel Investors

Who Should Be Deemed 'Sophisticated' Enough to Be an Investor?

Regulators argue that the income requirements for accredited investors -- which were set in 1982 -- are in desperate need of an adjustment. Entrepreneurs and investors, meanwhile, don't want to see access to capital limited.
Working Endless Hours Does Not Make You a Hero (Infographic)
Productivity

Working Endless Hours Does Not Make You a Hero (Infographic)

Comparing hours worked with output across countries shows that putting in more time does not necessarily equate to more revenue.
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How Sam Adams Is Thriving as a Pony Among Clydesdales
National Small Business Week

How Sam Adams Is Thriving as a Pony Among Clydesdales

Jim Koch, the founder of Boston Beer Company, explains how his brewery came to be the biggest of the little beer houses.
Finland's Capital Wants to Do Away With Car Ownership
Ridesharing Apps

Finland's Capital Wants to Do Away With Car Ownership

By 2025, Helsinki aims to have residents get around on trains, bikes, and with car-sharing rides. Nobody will own their own car.
Lyft's NYC Launch Party Goes Off Without a Hitch. The Launch? Not So Much.
Ridesharing Apps

Lyft's NYC Launch Party Goes Off Without a Hitch. The Launch? Not So Much.

Lyft's New York City launch party became a pre-launch party in a matter of hours as New York State's attorney general slammed the breaks on the ridesharing app.
New Messaging App 'Tap' Aims to Be Even Simpler Than 'Yo'
Apps

New Messaging App 'Tap' Aims to Be Even Simpler Than 'Yo'

A decorated tech inventor enters the context-based messaging service market, claiming his app is four times faster than the viral messaging app Yo.
FTC Sues Amazon Over Kids' Unauthorized In-App Purchases
Amazon

FTC Sues Amazon Over Kids' Unauthorized In-App Purchases

The Federal Trade Commission filed a complaint today arguing that the ecommerce giant allowed children to rack up charges on their parents' accounts without consent.