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.

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
Radicals & Visionaries

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.
Why Single Women Are Quicker to Jump Into Entrepreneurship
Radicals & Visionaries

Why Single Women Are Quicker to Jump Into Entrepreneurship

Single women and married women make the decision to be self-employed for different reasons, according to a new study. Here's a breakdown of their relative motivations.
Zocdoc Ditches $80 Logo for a Kinda Cute 'Z'
Marketing Bootcamp

Zocdoc Ditches $80 Logo for a Kinda Cute 'Z'

Eight years after launching, the online healthcare marketplace unveils its first top-to-bottom rebrand.
Quartz to Text You the News, Joining Other SMS-Based Services
Texting

Quartz to Text You the News, Joining Other SMS-Based Services

The digital news outlet will offers users a reading experience similar to a text-message conversation. It's the latest in a string of startups and tech companies that are emulating the most basic digital communication format.
Look What Has Thought Leaders Including Alexis Ohanian and Will.I.Am Drooling
Virtual Reality

Look What Has Thought Leaders Including Alexis Ohanian and Will.I.Am Drooling

Google Glass and Oculus Rift competitor Meta has a star-studded list of tech elites and celebrities singing the praises of its new product.
Why Facebook Says Your Video Ads Should Be Silent
Marketing Bootcamp

Why Facebook Says Your Video Ads Should Be Silent

The social-media giant has new features and recommendations to help businesses make videos that can be watched without sound.
Check Out the 4 Original Shows YouTube Is Launching
YouTube

Check Out the 4 Original Shows YouTube Is Launching

The video streaming site is going up against Netflix by rolling out new original series behind a $9.99-a-month paywall.
The First 100,000 Successful Kickstarter Campaigns, in 10 Numbers
Kickstarter

The First 100,000 Successful Kickstarter Campaigns, in 10 Numbers

The crowdfunding platform released a mountain of data to celebrate its latest milestone. We pulled out a handful of the most interesting bits.