Catherine Clifford

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Senior Entrepreneurship Writer at CNBC

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3 Crowdfunding Secrets From an Entrepreneur Who Raised $11.5 Million

Hiral Sanghavi successfully manufactured and shipped a travel jacket with funds raised on Kickstarter and Indiegogo. He's learned a thing or two -- or three.

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.

Watch Our 8-Episode Crash Course on Crowdfunding

Here's the complete first season of our new web series, 'Crowdfund with Cat.'

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.

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.

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 gospel.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

Arianna Huffington: 'Sleep Deprivation Is the New Smoking'

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

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.

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.

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.