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 a Former Social Worker Took a Nights-and-Weekends Hobby and Turned It Into a Tech Startup
Starting a Business

How a Former Social Worker Took a Nights-and-Weekends Hobby and Turned It Into a Tech Startup

Liz Salcedo is the founder and CEO of Everpurse, which integrates smartphone charging technology into designer handbags.
If You Don't Think You Were Born to Be an Entrepreneur, Fret Not. You Can Learn to Be One, New Study Says.
Make More Happen

If You Don't Think You Were Born to Be an Entrepreneur, Fret Not. You Can Learn to Be One, New Study Says.

New research from the New York University Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development sheds light on this iteration of the classic nature vs. nurture debate.
For 100 Years, General Motors Was All About Cars. Now, It's All About People.
General Motors

For 100 Years, General Motors Was All About Cars. Now, It's All About People.

The big three Detroit auto maker is broadening its mission, which means the brand has to tell a new story.
Uber and Lyft Will Collaborate With Public Transportation So You Don't Have to Own a Car
Transportation

Uber and Lyft Will Collaborate With Public Transportation So You Don't Have to Own a Car

Ridesourcing companies are planning to be an extension of your local subway and bus route.
Alcohol Drives Use of Uber and Lyft
Sharing Economy

Alcohol Drives Use of Uber and Lyft

Meanwhile, the ridesourcing technology platforms are the least used sort of shared mobility transportation on weekdays.
Transportation 'Supersharers' Are Also Supersavers
Sharing Economy

Transportation 'Supersharers' Are Also Supersavers

These individuals use an ecosystem of buses, trains, Uber, Lyft, bikesharing and Zipcar to get where they need to go.
New Partnership With Shyp Looks to Make eBay Selling Way Easier
Shyp

New Partnership With Shyp Looks to Make eBay Selling Way Easier

From now through June 30, pickup and packaging fees are waived for eBay sellers.
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
Passion

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
Millennials

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.