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.

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.
Having a Lot of Facebook Friends Can Help You Land a New Job
Facebook

Having a Lot of Facebook Friends Can Help You Land a New Job

New research from Tufts University, Stony Brook University and Facebook shows how social networking affects professional networking.
Powerful Tech CEOs -- More Than Politicians, Advocates or Religious Leaders -- Are Driving the Debate Over LGBT Laws
Leadership

Powerful Tech CEOs -- More Than Politicians, Advocates or Religious Leaders -- Are Driving the Debate Over LGBT Laws

Salesforce came in and pushed the governor of Georgia up against a wall over a anti-gay legislation, and this week, Apple, Google and Facebook are among the companies putting serious pressure on North Carolina's governor over anti-transgender laws.
Rest Well, Live Well: 10 Sleep Hacks to Help You Live Your Best Life
Make More Happen

Rest Well, Live Well: 10 Sleep Hacks to Help You Live Your Best Life

These tricks and strategies will help you get the most out of your time in bed.
San Francisco Rent Is So Insane, This Guy Lives in a Box for $508 a Month
Make More Happen

San Francisco Rent Is So Insane, This Guy Lives in a Box for $508 a Month

This illustrator tapped his creativity to create 'a solution that works for me.'
Tinder Aims to Make Matching More 'Humin' With New Acquisition
Augmented Reality

Tinder Aims to Make Matching More 'Humin' With New Acquisition

'We both were trying to solve the problem of how do we use technology to get people to meet and connect in the physical world.'
Meet the Middlemen Who Connect Hackers for Hire With Corporate America
Hackers

Meet the Middlemen Who Connect Hackers for Hire With Corporate America

Hackers are a company's best last line of defense, and paying them to find security vulnerabilities is an increasingly common practice among all manner of companies, from Uber to GM.
What This On-Demand Startup CEO Thinks the Sector Should Really Be Called
On-Demand

What This On-Demand Startup CEO Thinks the Sector Should Really Be Called

Handy's Oisin Hanrahan says the conversation about the new economy needs to change.
Analysis of 170,000 Kickstarter Campaigns Reveals 3 Fundamentals of a Crowdfunding Success
Crowdfunding

Analysis of 170,000 Kickstarter Campaigns Reveals 3 Fundamentals of a Crowdfunding Success

Professors from the University of Buffalo School of Management researched the anatomy of a crowdfunding campaign that reaches its fundraising goal.
More Than Half of America's $1 Billion Startups Were Started by Immigrants
Immigration

More Than Half of America's $1 Billion Startups Were Started by Immigrants

The collective value of these 44 startups is $168 billion, according to a new report.
Kickstarter Makes First Acquisition, Saves Independent Music Community Drip From Closing
Kickstarter

Kickstarter Makes First Acquisition, Saves Independent Music Community Drip From Closing

Terms of the deal weren't disclosed, but it was a lifesaver for Drip, which just a few weeks back announced it had to shut its doors.