Catherine Clifford

Catherine Clifford

Senior Entrepreneurship Writer at CNBC

Catherine Clifford is senior entrepreneurship writer at 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.

How the Airbnb of Yachting Was Born
Sailo

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.
Make More Happen

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.
Consumers View 5-Star Reviews as Too Good to Be True
Marketing Bootcamp

Consumers View 5-Star Reviews as Too Good to Be True

Northwestern University's Spiegel Research Center analyzed how user reviews affect consumer purchasing decisions, and what they found may surprise you.
Kickstarter CEO: Why We're a Benefits Corporation, Not a Nonprofit
Kickstarter

Kickstarter CEO: Why We're a Benefits Corporation, Not a Nonprofit

Yancey Strickler explains why the for-profit model works for his mission-driven crowdfunding platform.
Zenefits Rolls Out Free Software to Help Businesses Comply With Health-Care Requirements
Zenefits

Zenefits Rolls Out Free Software to Help Businesses Comply With Health-Care Requirements

With employers facing new Affordable Care Act reporting requirements in 2016, one human-resources tech company is automating the process.
Kickstarter Boldly Locks Its Mission Into Its Legal Framework
Kickstarter

Kickstarter Boldly Locks Its Mission Into Its Legal Framework

The Brooklyn, N.Y.-based crowdfunding platform announced that it is now a public benefit corporation.
As Your Startup Grows, Here Is Who to Hire When (Infographic)
Infographics

As Your Startup Grows, Here Is Who to Hire When (Infographic)

Should you hire an head of marketing, operations director or HR manager first?
ZenPayroll Moves Into Benefits, Changes Name to Gusto
Human Resources

ZenPayroll Moves Into Benefits, Changes Name to Gusto

The expansion puts the online human-resources startup squarely in competition with larger rival Zenefits.
How You Know You've Created the Company of Your Dreams
Sharing Economy

How You Know You've Created the Company of Your Dreams

The co-founders of Sailo describe the moments when they knew, deep down inside, that they were proud of their work.
How to Create a Productive Workplace (Infographic)
Infographics

How to Create a Productive Workplace (Infographic)

A breakdown of the work conditions that affect employee productivity.
Google Hires Longtime Car Exec to Head Up Its Driverless Car Division
Driverless Cars

Google Hires Longtime Car Exec to Head Up Its Driverless Car Division

John Krafcik has previously worked at Ford, Hyundai and online car sales company TrueCar.
This 29-Year Old Tailor Is Relentlessly Working to Overhaul the Menswear Fashion Industry
Ecommerce

This 29-Year Old Tailor Is Relentlessly Working to Overhaul the Menswear Fashion Industry

Combat Gent founder Vishaal Melwani is proving that high fashion and high tech don't have to mean high prices.
European Court Rules That Commuting Time Is Part of the Workday
Make More Happen

European Court Rules That Commuting Time Is Part of the Workday

The EU's top court has ruled that, for employees who don't work out of an office, time spent commuting to and from worksites counts as part of the workday.