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 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.
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.'
Menial Tasks Eat Up the Majority of the Workday for Most Employees
Productivity

Menial Tasks Eat Up the Majority of the Workday for Most Employees

Employees in the U.S. spend the majority of their time at work scheduling and organizing, instead of engaging in meaningful, creative tasks, a new study finds.
If You're Going to Sit at Work, Make Sure You're Doing It Right (Infographic)
Infographics

If You're Going to Sit at Work, Make Sure You're Doing It Right (Infographic)

While it has become popular to call sitting the new smoking, standing all day is not without its health risks. Here's how you can make sure that when you are sitting, you are sitting ergonomically.
You Can Now Get a College Minor in Drone Aviation
Drones

You Can Now Get a College Minor in Drone Aviation

Dowling College School of Aviation's new drone aviation course prepares pilots to get a job piloting the vehicles.
These New Under Armour Ads Will Remind You That Glory Is a Result of Focus
Inspiration

These New Under Armour Ads Will Remind You That Glory Is a Result of Focus

The RULE YOURSELF campaign speaks to both entrepreneurs and elite athletes with its message of, 'It's what you do in the dark that puts you in the light.'
This New App Lets You Summon Your Grandma (or Tinder Date) Via a Prepaid Uber Ride
Apps

This New App Lets You Summon Your Grandma (or Tinder Date) Via a Prepaid Uber Ride

Teleport, which is built on Uber's API, lets you order and pay for someone else's car ride.
The Different Ways Tech Startups in San Francisco and New York Spend Money (Infographic)
Infographics

The Different Ways Tech Startups in San Francisco and New York Spend Money (Infographic)

Expense management startup Abacus broke down where companies' dollars are going.
$2 Billion Has Been Raised on GoFundMe
Crowdfunding

$2 Billion Has Been Raised on GoFundMe

It took the personal crowdfunding site five years go get to the first billion-dollar mark and only nine months to hit that second billion.
Within 10 Years, the Number of Accelerator Programs in the U.S. Has Increased Tenfold
Accelerators

Within 10 Years, the Number of Accelerator Programs in the U.S. Has Increased Tenfold

The growth rate is especially impressive considering the country went through the Great Recession.