Catherine Clifford

Catherine Clifford

Entrepreneur Staff / 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.

Sleep

Look Out, Casper: Another Mattress Startup Is Joining the $15 Billion Pillow Fight

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Medicine

Ebola Vaccine Shown to Be 'Highly Effective'

Interim analysis of a trial to protect against the deadly disease has been shown to, thus far, be successful.
Kickstarter

The Smithsonian and Kickstarter Partner Up to Preserve Neil Armstrong's Spacesuit

More than 7,000 campaign backers have already contributed $550,000 to the preservation project.
Crowdfunding

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Automakers

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Innovation

A Small Business in Montana Just Won $1.5 Million for Ocean Health Technology

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3-D Printing

For This Artist-Entrepreneur, 3-D Printing Expands Opportunities for Creativity and Professional Exposure

New York artist Rachel Goldsmith launched her professional career working with water-based and permanent inks but her recent work with the 3Doodler pen has opened up new horizons for her.
Kickstarter

This All-in-One Travel Jacket Is Approaching $1 Million on Kickstarter

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Uber

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Uber

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Social Entrepreneurs

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Solar Energy

Solar-Powered Plane Halts Its Around-the-World Journey Due to Battery Problems

The Solar Impulse 2 will continue its 12-leg journey in April of next year.
3D Printers

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3D Systems today unveiled a new support filament that dissolves in water as opposed to chemicals.
Infographics

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