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.

The Inventors of This Travel Jacket Set Out to Raise $20,000 With Crowdfunding and Ended Up Raising More Than $10 Million. Here's What Happened Next.
Crowdfunding

The Inventors of This Travel Jacket Set Out to Raise $20,000 With Crowdfunding and Ended Up Raising More Than $10 Million. Here's What Happened Next.

This is what it looks like to get 80,000 jackets sourced and manufactured in six months. Hint: It's one long, intense hustle.
Your Internet Signal Is Going To Be Transmitted Through Light
Performance Ignited

Your Internet Signal Is Going To Be Transmitted Through Light

Next generation wi-fi, called 'li-fi,' has the potential to be 100 times faster than current data transmission.
Meet Goodshop Sunday, the Event That's Trying to Squeeze Between Black Friday and Cyber Monday
Marketing Bootcamp

Meet Goodshop Sunday, the Event That's Trying to Squeeze Between Black Friday and Cyber Monday

The event gives consumers exclusive savings while also offering them a way to donate to charities of their choosing.
Richard Branson, Sara Blakely and Other Entrepreneurial Stars Are Auctioning Themselves for Charity
Mentors

Richard Branson, Sara Blakely and Other Entrepreneurial Stars Are Auctioning Themselves for Charity

If you've ever wanted to pick the brain of a business mogul, now's your chance. But you're going to have to pay up.
Which Country Spends the Most Online? (Infographic)
Marketing Bootcamp

Which Country Spends the Most Online? (Infographic)

Consumers are buying more online than ever before. Here's a breakdown of what ecommerce spending looks like across the globe.
How Much Does a Person Typically Donate to a Kickstarter Campaign? Here's Your Answer.
Kickstarter

How Much Does a Person Typically Donate to a Kickstarter Campaign? Here's Your Answer.

The crowdfunding giant, which has seen more than $2 billion in donations to projects on its platform, released a slew of data about user activity.
Uber Competitor to Give Customers Up to $100 in Trip Credit for Surge Pricing
Uber

Uber Competitor to Give Customers Up to $100 in Trip Credit for Surge Pricing

Gett, the ridesharing underdog, is going after its larger competitors in the war to win the prized New York City market.
Why This $34 Billion Company Is Dipping a Toe Into Crowdfunding
Equity Crowdfunding

Why This $34 Billion Company Is Dipping a Toe Into Crowdfunding

Consumer product behemoth General Mills is looking to invest in early stage consumer product startups on the equity-crowdfunding platform CircleUp.
The SEC Just Approved Rules Opening Up Equity Crowdfunding to the General Public In a 3-1 Vote
Equity Crowdfunding

The SEC Just Approved Rules Opening Up Equity Crowdfunding to the General Public In a 3-1 Vote

The new rules give entrepreneurs and small-business owners a new way to access capital to launch and grow their businesses.
Equity Crowdfunding Rules Are Finally Coming to a Vote On Friday. Here's What You Need to Know.
Ready To Launch

Equity Crowdfunding Rules Are Finally Coming to a Vote On Friday. Here's What You Need to Know.

The Securities and Exchange Commission will consider long-awaited rules to set in motion the next generation of crowdfunding.
Drone Delivery Is Coming to Wal-Mart. But Are Consumers Ready?
Drones

Drone Delivery Is Coming to Wal-Mart. But Are Consumers Ready?

More and more retailers are preparing themselves to be able to deliver packages in tiny unmanned flying machines. Zoom!
Indiegogo Makes a Push to Court Nonprofits
Indiegogo

Indiegogo Makes a Push to Court Nonprofits

Nonprofits can now raise money on the crowdfunding platform without paying the typical 5 percent service fee.
Dinner Lab Drops Its Membership Paywall as It Looks to Triple Attendance
Dinner Lab

Dinner Lab Drops Its Membership Paywall as It Looks to Triple Attendance

The fast-growing dinner party startup will no longer require an annual membership fee.
What You Can Learn From Misty Copeland About Achieving the Impossible
Inspiration

What You Can Learn From Misty Copeland About Achieving the Impossible

The American Ballet Theater promoted the unlikely ballerina to the highest rank, making her the first black principal dancer in the company's 75-year history.
Why You Might Want to Hold Your Next Business Meeting on a Boat
Sailo

Why You Might Want to Hold Your Next Business Meeting on a Boat

Sailo, a peer-to-peer marketplace for renting boats, has plenty of customers who rent boats to enjoy a sunset sail with a lover, but it also has corporate clients.