Entrepreneur: Latest from Vanessa Richardson http://www.entrepreneur.com The latest small business tips and advice from Entrepreneur.com. en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Wed, 09 Apr 2014 16:00:00 GMT This Site Lets You Get Backers for Your Crowdfunding Project Before It Launches Prefundia offers investors a sneak peek at your idea before the funding search begins. Wed, 09 Apr 2014 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231400 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231400 Prefundia offers investors a sneak peek at your idea before the funding search begins. Analytics Platform Focuses on the Only Stat That Matters: Revenue Mixpanel offers a Revenue Analytics tool that allows businesses to measure a customer's "lifetime value." Mon, 21 Oct 2013 18:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226743 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226743 Mixpanel offers a Revenue Analytics tool that allows businesses to measure a customer's "lifetime value." Startup Fills Unused Office Areas With Like-Minded Tenants PivotDesk wants to play matchmaker for office space, helping fledgling companies find the right digs by connecting them with other businesses that are locked into long-term leases and have floor space to spare. Mon, 21 Oct 2013 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227896 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227896 PivotDesk wants to play matchmaker for office space, helping fledgling companies find the right digs by connecting them with other businesses that are locked into long-term leases and have floor space to spare. How Established Businesses Can Benefit From Crowdfunding Call it crowdfunding 2.0. Established companies are using Kickstarter and the like to launch new products, paid for by a built-in customer base before they hit the production line. Mon, 16 Sep 2013 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227374 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227374 Call it crowdfunding 2.0. Established companies are using Kickstarter and the like to launch new products, paid for by a built-in customer base before they hit the production line. Funding Options For Keeping Control of Your Business If you don't want to give up control of your business to outside investors, consider crowdfunding and bootstrapping. Wed, 17 Jul 2013 17:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226857 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226857 If you don't want to give up control of your business to outside investors, consider crowdfunding and bootstrapping. Online VC Service Lets More Investors Into the Game FundersClub helps facilitate financing in early-stage companies for small investors who want to make small investments. Mon, 10 Jun 2013 09:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226353 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226353 FundersClub helps facilitate financing in early-stage companies for small investors who want to make small investments. Insider's Guide to How to Fund Your Startup How you fund your startup will play a deciding role in the company you build. Mon, 29 Oct 2012 06:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/224537 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/224537 How you fund your startup will play a deciding role in the company you build. Betaworks Uses Creative Methods to Find and Fund the Next Big Idea Betaworks calls itself a 'maker,' and so far they have helped build some of the social web's biggest companies including TweetDeck, Kickstarter and Tumblr. Mon, 01 Oct 2012 09:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/224446 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/224446 Betaworks calls itself a 'maker,' and so far they have helped build some of the social web's biggest companies including TweetDeck, Kickstarter and Tumblr. Revenue-Based Financing Offers a Flexible Route for Cash A loan that provides capital in exchange for a fixed percentage of gross monthly revenue is gaining new traction among startups. For some borrowers, it can be an attractive alternative to a traditional bank loan. Mon, 01 Oct 2012 08:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/224294 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/224294 A loan that provides capital in exchange for a fixed percentage of gross monthly revenue is gaining new traction among startups. For some borrowers, it can be an attractive alternative to a traditional bank loan.