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.

How Does an Investor Make Money With Equity Crowdfunding?
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How Does an Investor Make Money With Equity Crowdfunding?

Alon Hillel-Tuch, a co-founder of the crowdfunding platform RocketHub, explains the four ways that an investor can make money off of an equity crowdfunding asset.
This Eyewear Startup Was Turned Away by 10 Factories. Two Years Later, Its Frames Will Be in 500 Stores.
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This Eyewear Startup Was Turned Away by 10 Factories. Two Years Later, Its Frames Will Be in 500 Stores.

Frameri is a Cincinnati-based eyewear company that wants consumers to never throw out their frames.
Who Is Equity Crowdfunding Right For?
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Who Is Equity Crowdfunding Right For?

Co-founder of crowdfunding platform RocketHub, Alon Hillel-Tuch, explains what is involved in raising money for and investing in a startup with equity crowdfunding.
Investing in Startups Is Opening Up to the '99 Percent'
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Investing in Startups Is Opening Up to the '99 Percent'

The co-founder of crowdfunding platform RocketHub explains what the new generation of equity crowdfunding will look like and why it's important.
Starting Today, There Is a New Way for Entrepreneurs to Raise Money. Here's the Good, the Great, the Bad and the Ugly.
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Starting Today, There Is a New Way for Entrepreneurs to Raise Money. Here's the Good, the Great, the Bad and the Ugly.

Equity crowdfunding has historically only been open to accredited investors. As of May 16, anyone can invest in a startup with equity crowdfunding.
Equity Crowdfunding Explained -- Jargon Free
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Equity Crowdfunding Explained -- Jargon Free

A co-founder of crowdfunding platform RocketHub, Alon Hillel-Tuch, explains the difference between equity crowdfunding and more tradition donation-based crowdfunding.
The Rise of the 6-Figure Freelancer
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The Rise of the 6-Figure Freelancer

There will be almost 4 million independent contract workers in the U.S. by 2020, according to research from MBO Partners.
Next Generation Crowdfunding Starts May 16. Expect Opportunity and Growing Pains.
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Next Generation Crowdfunding Starts May 16. Expect Opportunity and Growing Pains.

Any long-lasting sea change in the landscape of startup capital will happen gradually with countless hiccups.
Which Entrepreneurs Will Benefit Most From the New Era of Crowdfunding?
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Which Entrepreneurs Will Benefit Most From the New Era of Crowdfunding?

As of May 16, new rules go into effect opening up a new form of startup finance. Here's a rundown of what kind of startup is likely to be best suited to equity crowdfunding 2.0.
Your Guide to the High-Risk, High-Reward World of Investing in Startups When Fundamental Finance Law Changes Go Into Effect May 16
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Your Guide to the High-Risk, High-Reward World of Investing in Startups When Fundamental Finance Law Changes Go Into Effect May 16

New rules for equity crowdfunding mean that nonprofessional investors can now buy pieces of a business.
An Entrepreneur's Essential Guide to the New Wild West of Funding Opening on May 16
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An Entrepreneur's Essential Guide to the New Wild West of Funding Opening on May 16

The new rules for equity crowdfunding will soon go into effect, giving entrepreneurs looking to start or grow their business a new way to access capital.
Secrets to Being Both an Executive and a Mom
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Secrets to Being Both an Executive and a Mom

Kira Wampler is the new chief marketing officer of the San Francisco ridesharing company Lyft. She is also a mother of two. Here's how she manages both roles.
5 Essential Skills New Working Moms Need to Know to Keep Their Career in High Gear
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5 Essential Skills New Working Moms Need to Know to Keep Their Career in High Gear

Allyson Downey's new book, 'Here's The Plan. Your Practical, Tactical Guide to Advancing Your Career During Pregnancy and Parenting,' releases today.
Arianna Huffington: Talk to Your Children About Your Struggles. It Allows Them to Understand Failure as a Stepping Stone to Success.
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Arianna Huffington: Talk to Your Children About Your Struggles. It Allows Them to Understand Failure as a Stepping Stone to Success.

The iconic author and media mogul talks to Entrepreneur about how her mother raised her to be fearless, and how she passed that philosophy to her daughters.
Starting May 16, Entrepreneurs Can Raise Money in a Whole New Way. Here's What You Need to Know.
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Starting May 16, Entrepreneurs Can Raise Money in a Whole New Way. Here's What You Need to Know.

The rules for equity crowdfunding will finally go into effect, allowing companies to raise money from anyone.