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.

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
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
Sharing Economy

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.