Catherine Clifford

Catherine Clifford

Frequently covers crowdfunding, the sharing economy and social entrepreneurship.

Catherine Clifford is a reporter for 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.

Sharing Economy Showdown: The Airbnbs of the World Will Be Bigger Than the Ubers by 2019, Report Says
Sharing Economy

Sharing Economy Showdown: The Airbnbs of the World Will Be Bigger Than the Ubers by 2019, Report Says

Juniper Research compares the growth of two segments of the exploding sharing economy.
The Complex Emotions of Mourning The Death of Your Startup, But Not Giving Up on Entrepreneurship
Ready To Launch

The Complex Emotions of Mourning The Death of Your Startup, But Not Giving Up on Entrepreneurship

Brian Bordainick spent three and a half years building Dinner Lab. A couple of weeks ago, he had to pull the plug on it. It hurts, he says, but he already knows he will try again.
This 29-Year-Old Entrepreneur Was Rejected by 35 Potential Employers. Now, He's the Co-Founder of a $1 Billion Startup. Here's How.
Ready To Launch

This 29-Year-Old Entrepreneur Was Rejected by 35 Potential Employers. Now, He's the Co-Founder of a $1 Billion Startup. Here's How.

Dan Kan, the lesser known co-founder of autonomous driving startup Cruise Automation, which was recently purchased by GM, took a windy road from college to Silicon Valley.
Lyft's First National TV Ad Makes a Statement About Ridesharing. It Also Reminds Us TV Still Matters.
Marketing Bootcamp

Lyft's First National TV Ad Makes a Statement About Ridesharing. It Also Reminds Us TV Still Matters.

The commercial makes commuting look like Dante's 10th circle of Hell, replete with a wandering giraffe and zebra.
How Squarespace Went From a Dorm-Room Project to a $100 Million Web Publishing Platform
Growth Strategies

How Squarespace Went From a Dorm-Room Project to a $100 Million Web Publishing Platform

CEO and founder Anthony Casalena started what would become Squarespace to solve his own problem back in 2003. Now it's used by more than 1 million entrepreneurs and creatives.
More Than 13,000 People Are on the Waitlist for This Tiny Pop-up London Restaurant Where You Can Eat Naked
Radicals & Visionaries

More Than 13,000 People Are on the Waitlist for This Tiny Pop-up London Restaurant Where You Can Eat Naked

No joke: The Bunyadi opens in June and will serve grilled meats by candlelight in an effort to recreate a caveman dining experience.
These 5 Robotics Startups Are Changing The Way Work Gets Done
Robots

These 5 Robotics Startups Are Changing The Way Work Gets Done

Industrial robots don't always get as much attention as their humanoid counterparts, but they are changing the life of humans just as much, if not more.
Food Tech Startup Dinner Lab Shuts Down
Dinner Lab

Food Tech Startup Dinner Lab Shuts Down

The New Orleans startup says it couldn't make pop-up dinner parties all that profitable.
Why You Need to Talk About Mental Health in the Workplace and How Technology Is Changing the Way It's Treated
Mental Health

Why You Need to Talk About Mental Health in the Workplace and How Technology Is Changing the Way It's Treated

Watch four leaders in the evolving space of employee health benefits talk about the changing landscape of mental health and associated insurance benefits in this panel discussion.
This Crowdfunding Platform's New Tool Lets 'The Crowd' Invest Alongside Elite Venture Capitalists
Equity Crowdfunding

This Crowdfunding Platform's New Tool Lets 'The Crowd' Invest Alongside Elite Venture Capitalists

Equity crowdfunding platform Crowdfunder today announced its new Venture Capital Index Fund.
The World on Demand: 23 Startups That Deliver Everything From Sexy Man Servants to Marijuana
On-Demand

The World on Demand: 23 Startups That Deliver Everything From Sexy Man Servants to Marijuana

Entrepreneurs have been fueled by an explosive enthusiasm for Uber-of-X on-demand services in recent years.
An Unlikely Romance Between a Venture Capital Fund and a Crowdfunding Platform Promises to Shake Up Startup Financing
Ready To Launch

An Unlikely Romance Between a Venture Capital Fund and a Crowdfunding Platform Promises to Shake Up Startup Financing

VC firm Collaborative Fund and crowdfunding platform CircleUp announce a partnership, portending a future where the two industries increasingly sit together at the same table.
Unlimited Deliveries for $9.99 a Month Sounds Insane. For Postmates, It's the Future.
Postmates

Unlimited Deliveries for $9.99 a Month Sounds Insane. For Postmates, It's the Future.

The San Francisco-based service just rolled out a subscription service that's impressively cheap. Here's how it plans to use it to grow.
Ready, Set, Hack: Pentagon Invites Hackers to Break Into its Computer Systems
Hackers

Ready, Set, Hack: Pentagon Invites Hackers to Break Into its Computer Systems

The public bug bounty program is the government's first.
This Startup Aims to Lead the Drone Takeover at the World's Biggest Companies
Drones

This Startup Aims to Lead the Drone Takeover at the World's Biggest Companies

San Francisco-based Airware brings the former CEO of Cisco on board and partners with insurance giant State Farm.