Catherine Clifford

Catherine Clifford

Frequently covers crowdfunding, the sharing economy and social entrepreneurship.

Catherine Clifford is a reporter for CNBC. She was formerly a senior writer at Entrepreneur.com, the small business reporter at CNNMoney and an assistant in the New York bureau for CNN. Clifford attended Columbia University where she earned a bachelor's degree. She lives in Brooklyn, N.Y. You can follow her on Twitter at @CatClifford.

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.
Why Uber's Latest Move Could Be Good News for Your Business
Uber

Why Uber's Latest Move Could Be Good News for Your Business

The transportation technology giant today officially launched UberRUSH, an on-demand delivery service.
The Top 25 Self-Made Billionaires In the World
Ready To Launch

The Top 25 Self-Made Billionaires In the World

Bill Gates, Warren Buffett and Amancio Ortega are at the top of a new list released by research firm Wealth-X.
Court Puts the Bikram Hot-Yoga Empire On Ice
Yoga

Court Puts the Bikram Hot-Yoga Empire On Ice

A federal appeals court ruled that yoga postures cannot be copyrighted.
In the War to Win Drivers, Lyft Sweetens Its Sell With a Few Clutch Offerings
Lyft

In the War to Win Drivers, Lyft Sweetens Its Sell With a Few Clutch Offerings

The San Francisco-based ridesharing service is hustling to put pressure on Uber.
Amazon Launches a Maker Marketplace That Will Compete With Etsy
Amazon

Amazon Launches a Maker Marketplace That Will Compete With Etsy

The new online store is called Handmade at Amazon.
What You Need to Know to Compete With the Surging Sharing Economy
Sharing Economy

What You Need to Know to Compete With the Surging Sharing Economy

By 2017, 80 percent of U.S. consumers will be using services from peer-to-peer collaborative companies. Here's what you need to know if you aren't Uber or Airbnb.
Google Just Got a Patent for Adding Holograms to a Google-Glass-Type Headset
Google

Google Just Got a Patent for Adding Holograms to a Google-Glass-Type Headset

The United States Patent and Trademark Office approved the tech giant's patent for technology that would overlay holograms onto the wearer's real world view.
This Bladeless Razor Has Raised More Than $2 Million On Kickstarter
Kickstarter

This Bladeless Razor Has Raised More Than $2 Million On Kickstarter

The Skarp razor cuts hair with a little laser.
How the Airbnb of Yachting Was Born
Radicals & Visionaries

How the Airbnb of Yachting Was Born

Sailo makes it possible for you to rent a stranger's boat for the afternoon.
Rent the Runway Just Launched a Competition and Mentorship Program for Women Entrepreneurs
Rent the Runway

Rent the Runway Just Launched a Competition and Mentorship Program for Women Entrepreneurs

The women-led fashion tech company is partnering with UBS Americas to educate and empower women business owners.
This Guy Makes Hipster Shoes in Africa. But Don't Call Him a Social Entrepreneur.
Social Entrepreneurs

This Guy Makes Hipster Shoes in Africa. But Don't Call Him a Social Entrepreneur.

Oliberte founder Tal Dehtiar sells handmade stylish sneaker-shoes. At the same time, he is demonstrating a new model of 'charity.'
Pebble Skips Kickstarter in Search of Bigger Pond
Pebble

Pebble Skips Kickstarter in Search of Bigger Pond

Pebble's first two products were blockbuster hits on Kickstarter. But with its latest product, the smartwatch maker is bypassing crowdfunding altogether.