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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.

Solar Energy

Explorer Attempts Longest Solo Trip in a Solar-Powered Aircraft

The Solar Impulse 2 is currently in flight from Nagoya, Japan, to Hawaii.
Uber

Chaos Unfolds in France as Uber and Taxi Drivers Riot

Drivers of the highly regulated taxi system in France say they are unable to compete with the peer-to-peer UberPOP model.
Online Dating

This Startup Is Building a Tinder for Athletes

Sportsbuddy helps users find partners for soccer, tennis and other sports and allows them to coordinate group sporting events.
Ridesharing Apps

Your 8-Year-Old Can Hail a Ride Uber-Style With This App

San Francisco-based ridesharing company Shuddle today announced a new app that allows kids to order their own rides.
Take It From The Pros

Trademarks: The First Line of Defense Protecting Your Brand (Infographic)

From Apple to Coca-Cola to Yves Saint Laurent, a look at the big business behind those little images, symbols and words that make up a company's brand.
Currency

The Next $10 Bill Will Feature a Woman

Set for release in 2020, the note will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote.
Etsy

Etsy Dips a Toe Into Crowdfunding for Makers

The Brooklyn-based online craft marketplace is testing out a pilot program that allows makers to raise money for production costs.
worth-knowing

GitHub Is Said to Hit $2 Billion Valuation With New Investment Round

The San Francisco-based social coding platform is looking to raise another $200 million.
Uber

Taxi App War: Uber's Competitor in China Raises $1.5 Billion

Days after news leaked that Uber would be investing $1 billion in China, reports claim the newly merged Uber competitor Didi Kuaidi is raising its own, bigger round.
worth-knowing

5 Entrepreneurial Lessons From Uber on Its 5-Year Anniversary

To mark Uber's five-year anniversary,CEO and founder Travis Kalanick spoke about his experience as the leader of the transportation technology company juggernaut. Here's a few pieces of advice owners...
Inventing

The Maker of This Invention Kit Wants You to See the World as Your Playground

Jay Silver's first Makey Makey invention kit raised more than half a million dollars on Kickstarter. His second kit, called the Makey Makey GO, has raised more than $120,000 so far.
Managing Employees

This Business Owner Is Paying for His Employees' Kids to Go to College

The co-founder and CEO of bulk shopping app Boxed put his own money on the line to be able to provide for his corporate family as his own.
Entrepreneurs

For the First Time Since the Great Recession, U.S. Startup Activity Is Strengthening

A new report from the Kauffman Foundation shows a rebound in entrepreneurship.
Commutes

10 U.S. Cities With the Longest Commute Times

Transportation researchers analyzed how long it takes workers in the biggest cities to get to and from work.
Apps

Meet Wag, an App to Help You Find a Dog Walker

During each walk, Wag provides owners with a photo of their dog, a map of the walk, and a 'pee-poop' status update.