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.

Crowdfunding

This Recent Immigrant Entrepreneur Is Living the American Dream Thanks to Crowdfunding

Hiral Sanghavi and his wife raised more than $11 million to design and manufacture a jacket that aims to solve logistical pain points for road warriors.
Crowdfund with Cat

Watch Our 8-Episode Crash Course on Crowdfunding

Here's the complete first season of our new web series, 'Crowdfund with Cat.'
Take It From The Pros

Legendary Leaders Are Inspirational, Empathetic Master Psychologists

'In today's crazy world, leadership is about inspiring everyone you touch to be the best they can be,' says Kevin Roberts, global chairman of ad house Saatchi & Saatchi.
Olympics

Olympic Athletes Turn to Crowdfunding for Travel Expenses, Training Gear and a Ticket to Their Dreams in Rio

More than $400,000 has been raised on almost 90 crowdfunding campaigns to help athletes from around the world take the final step to the summer games.
Take It From The Pros

A Terrifying Public Speaking Moment Taught the Co-Founder of Square to Honor a Rebellious Spirit of Skepticism

Jim McKelvey advises aspirational entrepreneurs to listen to the stories of accomplished people with a healthy dose of skepticism. Listen and learn, to be sure, but don't take anyone else's journey as...
Crowdfund with Cat

There Are New 'Pools of Money' Available for Entrepreneurs. Listen in as This Startup Finance Braintrust Talks What, Why and How.

A roundtable of experts sit down in Nashville, Tenn., to break down what the new laws for equity crowdfunding mean and why they are important.
Crowdfund with Cat

Women Are Better Crowdfunders Than Men. Here's Why.

It all comes down to the different tendencies that women and men have in communicating.
Venture Capital

Elite Venture Capital Firm Andreessen Horowitz Looks for These 3 Things in Startups

Managing partner Scott Kupor spoke in Nashville recently about what the Silicon Valley staple looks for when it researches potential investment opportunities.
Productivity

If You Push Hard Nonstop, You Will Not Become Superhuman. You Will Burn Out.

A former corporate venture capitalist turned professional adventurer says that rest is the key to a successful and creative career.
Take It From The Pros

There Is No Such Thing as Raw Talent. Greatness Is a Product of Quality Training and Hard Work, Experts Say.

In their new book, 'Peak – Secrets from the New Science of Expertise,' Anders Ericsson and Robert Pool break down the science behind what it takes to be a true master.
Sleep

Arianna Huffington: 'Sleep Deprivation Is the New Smoking'

The media mogul is on a mission to change the way people think about shuteye.
Apps

Why This Startup That Raised $1 Million Stopped at a High School Before Releasing Its App

The new version of the Wheel Video app launches in the app store today, but it's first group of beta users were teenagers in Oklahoma.
Crowdfund with Cat

Here's Your Game Plan for When and How to Communicate With Your Crowdfunding Backers

Brian Meece, the co-founder of crowdfunding platform RocketHub, outlines a strategy for reaching out to your investors during and after a campaign.
Investors

Whiskey War: This High-Flying Entrepreneur Is Now Facing the Fight of His Life

WhistlePig founder Raj Peter Bhakta may lose his whiskey farm to the very investors that helped it grow.
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