Catherine Clifford

Catherine Clifford

Frequently covers crowdfunding, the sharing economy and social entrepreneurship.

Catherine Clifford is a senior writer at Entrepreneur.com. Previously, she was the small business reporter at CNNMoney and an assistant in the New York bureau for CNN. Catherine attended Columbia University where she earned a bachelor's degree. She lives in Brooklyn, N.Y. Email her at CClifford@entrepreneur.com. You can follow her on Twitter at @CatClifford.

When Kickstarter Hit Its Tipping Point
Kickstarter

When Kickstarter Hit Its Tipping Point

Co-founder and CEO Yancey Strickler can pinpoint, to the day, exactly when things blew up for the company.
Kickstarter Wants to Be More Than a Crowdfunding Platform
Kickstarter

Kickstarter Wants to Be More Than a Crowdfunding Platform

'Our mission statement does not contain the word crowdfunding,' says Yancey Strickler, a co-founder and CEO of the company.
Ray Kurzweil: Computers Will Not Rob Us of Our Humanity. They Will Make Us More Profoundly Human.
Artificial Intelligence

Ray Kurzweil: Computers Will Not Rob Us of Our Humanity. They Will Make Us More Profoundly Human.

The futurist sat down with Neil deGrasse Tyson to discuss what it means to think and create in a near-future where knowledge and expertise are downloadable.
Only 1 in 3 Americans Have Heard of Equity Crowdfunding
Equity Crowdfunding

Only 1 in 3 Americans Have Heard of Equity Crowdfunding

But nearly three-quarters of Americans would consider making an investment in equity crowdfunding, according to a new survey.
The Robots Will Take Our Jobs. Here's Why Futurist Ray Kurzweil Isn't Worried.
Robots

The Robots Will Take Our Jobs. Here's Why Futurist Ray Kurzweil Isn't Worried.

'We are going to have new types of jobs creating new types of dollars that don't exist yet,' says the inventor and futurist.
Crowdfunding Isn't Just for Cool Tech Gadgets. Just Ask Bernie Sanders. (Infographic)
Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding Isn't Just for Cool Tech Gadgets. Just Ask Bernie Sanders. (Infographic)

Love him or hate him, the senator from Vermont has almost entirely powered his bid for president much the same way the Pebble smartwatch was funded on Kickstarter.
The One Tip for Success Shared by Ray Kurzweil and Neil deGrasse Tyson
Radicals & Visionaries

The One Tip for Success Shared by Ray Kurzweil and Neil deGrasse Tyson

The famed and brilliant inventor, author and futurist and similarly famed and brilliant astrophysicist share their insights on how to prepare for the future.
Millennial Entrepreneurs Make More Money Than Their Older Peers
Radicals & Visionaries

Millennial Entrepreneurs Make More Money Than Their Older Peers

A new report from HSBC analyzes the culture and motivation of generations of entrepreneurs around the world.
The 12 Trends That Will Drive the Tech Conversation Over the Next Year
Technology

The 12 Trends That Will Drive the Tech Conversation Over the Next Year

Here's your guide to what everybody was talking about and gawking at during Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this year.
Code School Is Offering Free Classes Today! Sign Up Here.
Coding

Code School Is Offering Free Classes Today! Sign Up Here.

In honor of 2 million learners using its platform, Code School is opening up all its learn-to-code courses from March 4 to 6.
The Sharing Economy Is Absolutely Blowing Up in China
Performance Ignited

The Sharing Economy Is Absolutely Blowing Up in China

Its value is estimated to be almost $300 billion, according to data recently released by a government agency.
Get Your Burning Crowdfunding Questions Answered on Kickstarter's Version of Reddit
Kickstarter

Get Your Burning Crowdfunding Questions Answered on Kickstarter's Version of Reddit

Called Campus, the online forum gives crowdfunders a place to get support and feedback about how to launch and run a campaign.
One-to-One Teaching Platform Savvy Launches, Tapping a $105 Billion Market
Online Education

One-to-One Teaching Platform Savvy Launches, Tapping a $105 Billion Market

Students and teachers schedule appointments and join live video chats through the platform.
Is the Sharing Economy High Over?
Sharing Economy

Is the Sharing Economy High Over?

A slate of startup closures could signal that the hangover has finally arrived.
Carpooling Startup Tripda Runs Out of Gas, to Shut Down
Sharing Economy

Carpooling Startup Tripda Runs Out of Gas, to Shut Down

The transportation technology company says that its 'operating costs became too high.'