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.

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

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

As carbon dioxide is burned to fuel our lives, a percentage of that carbon ends up in the world's oceans. The first step in fixing the problem is being able to accurately measure it. That's what Sunburst Sensors is doing.
For This Artist-Entrepreneur, 3-D Printing Expands Opportunities for Creativity and Professional Exposure
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.
This All-in-One Travel Jacket Is Approaching $1 Million on Kickstarter
Kickstarter

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

Available as a sweatshirt, blazer, windbreaker or bomber, BauBax has everything from a built-in neck pillow and gloves to earphone holders and a drink pocket.
What Uber Has Learned About Expansion, Hurdles and Growing Pains
Uber

What Uber Has Learned About Expansion, Hurdles and Growing Pains

In this video, Uber East Coast general manager Meghan Verena Joyce talks about the company's road to success.
Uber Takes Swipe at NYC Regulators With Clever 'De Blasio' Feature
Uber

Uber Takes Swipe at NYC Regulators With Clever 'De Blasio' Feature

The ride-hailing transportation giant has updated its app with a special message for residents of the Big Apple.
When More Is Less: This Social Entrepreneur Says Social Entrepreneurship Is Often Smoke and Mirrors
Social Entrepreneurs

When More Is Less: This Social Entrepreneur Says Social Entrepreneurship Is Often Smoke and Mirrors

At a time when social entrepreneurs are hungry for eye-popping numbers -- things donated, lives changed -- Jacob Lief is going against the grain.
Solar-Powered Plane Halts Its Around-the-World Journey Due to Battery Problems
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.
Why This New Filament for 3-D Printers Could Make the Production Process Easier
3D Printers

Why This New Filament for 3-D Printers Could Make the Production Process Easier

3D Systems today unveiled a new support filament that dissolves in water as opposed to chemicals.
By the Numbers: Amazon vs. Alibaba (Infographic)
Infographics

By the Numbers: Amazon vs. Alibaba (Infographic)

As Amazon prepares to celebrate its 20th birthday, here's a look at how it stacks up against the Chinese ecommerce giant.
3 Amazing Technologies That Could Be Part of Your New Smartphone
Smartphones

3 Amazing Technologies That Could Be Part of Your New Smartphone

From being able to diagnose skin conditions to knowing your location down to the centimeter, the computer in your pocket is only going to get more and more mindboggling.
How 3-D Printing Is Sweetening Your Eating Experience (VIDEO)
3-D Printing

How 3-D Printing Is Sweetening Your Eating Experience (VIDEO)

With the newest at-home machines, chefs can decorate their culinary creations with sugar art.
These 'Dressy' Sweatpants Are Killing It on Kickstarter
Kickstarter

These 'Dressy' Sweatpants Are Killing It on Kickstarter

The menswear brand Public Rec was launched by a sweatpants aficionado on a mission to make loungewear look less like PJs.
Google Pilots Carpooling Program That Could Challenge Uber
Ridesharing Apps

Google Pilots Carpooling Program That Could Challenge Uber

Israel-based, Google-owned Waze announced a carpooling app RideWith.
Girl Scouts Raise $250,000 After Rejecting Donor Who Didn't Want Funds to Go to Transgender Scouts
Crowdfunding

Girl Scouts Raise $250,000 After Rejecting Donor Who Didn't Want Funds to Go to Transgender Scouts

The Western Washington state chapter of the youth organization has piggy-backed on growing awareness and acceptance of what it means to be transgender.
Square Is Rolling Out a Payroll Product
Square

Square Is Rolling Out a Payroll Product

Employees can check in and out from the same dashboard where the business processes payments.