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.

How 2 Brothers Revived Their Family's Tennessee Whiskey Distillery
Whiskey

How 2 Brothers Revived Their Family's Tennessee Whiskey Distillery

Andy and Charlie Nelson were just out of college, with no experience or money, when they discovered the ruins of their great-great-great grandfather's whiskey distillery, Nelson's Green Brier.
These Entrepreneurs Hope to Use Garbage to Change the Way America Grows its Food
Radicals & Visionaries

These Entrepreneurs Hope to Use Garbage to Change the Way America Grows its Food

California Safe Soil's technology turns organic food waste into an ultra-nutritious crop fertilizer.
Arianna Huffington: 'It Really Makes No Sense' to Think You Can Sleep Less and Get More Done
Sleep

Arianna Huffington: 'It Really Makes No Sense' to Think You Can Sleep Less and Get More Done

After a dramatic breakdown that was the result of burnout, the media mogul did deep research on why sleep matters and ultimately wrote the book, 'The Sleep Revolution.'
Indiegogo Expanding Beyond Crowdfunding to Be a 'Springboard' for Entrepreneurs
Radicals & Visionaries

Indiegogo Expanding Beyond Crowdfunding to Be a 'Springboard' for Entrepreneurs

The San Francisco-based fundraising platform is pushing into new territory under its new CEO, David Mandelbrot.
House Passes 2 Bills Aimed at Making It Easier for Entrepreneurs to Get Access to Cash
Equity Crowdfunding

House Passes 2 Bills Aimed at Making It Easier for Entrepreneurs to Get Access to Cash

Both bills sailed through Congress last night with strong bipartisan support, a rare sighting in the current political climate.
Arianna Huffington's Dramatic Lesson After 'Coming to in a Pool of Blood and Realizing Nobody Had Shot Me'
Arianna Huffington

Arianna Huffington's Dramatic Lesson After 'Coming to in a Pool of Blood and Realizing Nobody Had Shot Me'

The media mogul and entrepreneur started her investigation into sleep because she herself wasn't getting enough rest.
3 Crowdfunding Secrets From an Entrepreneur Who Raised $11.5 Million
Crowdfunding

3 Crowdfunding Secrets From an Entrepreneur Who Raised $11.5 Million

Hiral Sanghavi successfully manufactured and shipped a travel jacket with funds raised on Kickstarter and Indiegogo. He's learned a thing or two -- or three.
This Recent Immigrant Entrepreneur Is Living the American Dream Thanks to Crowdfunding
Radicals & Visionaries

This Recent Immigrant Entrepreneur Is Living the American Dream Thanks to Crowdfunding

Hiral Sanghavi and his wife raised more than $11 million to design and manufacture a jacket that aims to solve logistical pain points for road warriors.
Watch Our 8-Episode Crash Course on Crowdfunding
Ready To Launch

Watch Our 8-Episode Crash Course on Crowdfunding

Here's the complete first season of our new web series, 'Crowdfund with Cat.'
Legendary Leaders Are Inspirational, Empathetic Master Psychologists
Leadership

Legendary Leaders Are Inspirational, Empathetic Master Psychologists

'In today's crazy world, leadership is about inspiring everyone you touch to be the best they can be,' says Kevin Roberts, global chairman of ad house Saatchi & Saatchi.
Olympic Athletes Turn to Crowdfunding for Travel Expenses, Training Gear and a Ticket to Their Dreams in Rio
Olympics

Olympic Athletes Turn to Crowdfunding for Travel Expenses, Training Gear and a Ticket to Their Dreams in Rio

More than $400,000 has been raised on almost 90 crowdfunding campaigns to help athletes from around the world take the final step to the summer games.
A Terrifying Public Speaking Moment Taught the Co-Founder of Square to Honor a Rebellious Spirit of Skepticism
Radicals & Visionaries

A Terrifying Public Speaking Moment Taught the Co-Founder of Square to Honor a Rebellious Spirit of Skepticism

Jim McKelvey advises aspirational entrepreneurs to listen to the stories of accomplished people with a healthy dose of skepticism. Listen and learn, to be sure, but don't take anyone else's journey as gospel.
There Are New 'Pools of Money' Available for Entrepreneurs. Listen in as This Startup Finance Braintrust Talks What, Why and How.
Ready To Launch

There Are New 'Pools of Money' Available for Entrepreneurs. Listen in as This Startup Finance Braintrust Talks What, Why and How.

A roundtable of experts sit down in Nashville, Tenn., to break down what the new laws for equity crowdfunding mean and why they are important.
Women Are Better Crowdfunders Than Men. Here's Why.
Crowdfund with Cat

Women Are Better Crowdfunders Than Men. Here's Why.

It all comes down to the different tendencies that women and men have in communicating.
Elite Venture Capital Firm Andreessen Horowitz Looks for These 3 Things in Startups
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Elite Venture Capital Firm Andreessen Horowitz Looks for These 3 Things in Startups

Managing partner Scott Kupor spoke in Nashville recently about what the Silicon Valley staple looks for when it researches potential investment opportunities.