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Mr. Mathew D. Driscoll, CFP®
(319) 266-6270
2302 West 1st Street
Cedar Falls, IA
Firm
Principal Financial Group
Areas of Specialization
Asset Allocation, Business Succession Planning, Charitable Giving, Comprehensive Financial Planning, Divorce Issues, Education Planning, Elder Care
Key Considerations
Average Net Worth: Not Applicable

Average Income: Not Applicable

Profession: Not Applicable

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Mr. H. Richard Dobson Sr., CFP®
(319) 277-3553
6003 University Ave Ste C
Cedar Falls, IA
Firm
Investors Professional Service

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Mr. Henry Maidan, CFP®
2712 Orchard Dr Ste A
Cedar Falls, IA
Firm
Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc.
Areas of Specialization
Business Succession Planning, Comprehensive Financial Planning, Education Planning, Estate Planning, General Financial Planning, Insurance Planning, Investment Management

Data Provided By:
Mr. Richard A. Yantis, CFP®
(319) 277-3787
4600 University Ave Ste 2
Cedar Falls, IA
Firm
Yantis & Associates Financial
Areas of Specialization
Comprehensive Financial Planning
Key Considerations
Average Net Worth: $100,001 - $250,000

Average Income: $50,001 - $100,000

Profession: Self-Employed Business Owners

Data Provided By:
Ms. Erica B. Jacobson, CFP®
(319) 266-2445
411 Clay Street
Cedar Falls, IA
Firm
Jacobson Financial Services, LLC
Areas of Specialization
Asset Allocation, Comprehensive Financial Planning, General Financial Planning, Investment Management, Investment Planning, Life Planning, Life Transitions

Data Provided By:
Mr. Steven E. Peters, CFP®
(319) 277-2020
4807 University Ave Ste 101
Cedar Falls, IA
Firm
Ameriprise Financial Services

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Mr. Scott J Sernett, CFP®
(319) 235-3356
1025 Technology Pkwy Ste B
Cedar Falls, IA
Firm
Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Company
Areas of Specialization
Business Succession Planning, Comprehensive Financial Planning, Education Planning, Estate Planning, Insurance Planning, Intergenerational Planning, Investment Management
Key Considerations
Average Net Worth: $5,000,001 or more

Average Income: $250,001 - $500,000

Profession: Self-Employed Business Owners

Data Provided By:
Ms. Cindy S. Gleason, CFP®
(319) 234-1213
721 W 1st St Ste B
Cedar Falls, IA
Firm
Gleason Financial Group
Areas of Specialization
Asset Allocation, Comprehensive Financial Planning, Divorce Issues, Employee and Employer Plan Benefits, Estate Planning, General Financial Planning, Government and Military
Key Considerations
Average Net Worth: $250,001 - $500,000

Average Income: $50,001 - $100,000

Profession: Not Applicable

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Mr. Brian E. Power, CFP®
(319) 277-2020
4807 University Ave.
Cedar Falls, IA
Firm
Ameriprise Financial Advisors
Areas of Specialization
Comprehensive Financial Planning
Key Considerations
Average Net Worth: $500,001 - $1,000,000

Average Income: $50,001 - $100,000

Profession: Not Applicable

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Stephanie L. Arensdorf, CFP®
(319) 268-4334
4600 University Ave
Cedar Falls, IA
Firm
Ameriprise Financial
Areas of Specialization
Comprehensive Financial Planning, Education Planning, Estate Planning, Insurance Planning, Intergenerational Planning, Investment Management, Life Transitions
Key Considerations
Average Net Worth: $500,001 - $1,000,000

Average Income: $100,001 - $250,000

Profession: Not Applicable

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Five Tips To Help Entrepreneurs Find Early Stage Capital in a Tough (But Improving) Market:


How the Venture Capitalists Nationwide Say to Do It
By Brian Hill

Profit Dynamics Inc., a research firm in Fountain Hills, Arizona,  recently conducted a survey of 74 venture capital firms from all regions of the United States. They were asked their views about the outlook for the early stage capital market in the upcoming year. On the whole, the VCs responded with at least a moderate degree of optimism, the overall theme being--the worst may be over. They were then asked this question:

What advice would you give to entrepreneurs looking for early stage capital?

Here's what they told us:

1. Be Prepared

In both good times and bad, this is good advice: Be thoroughly prepared for the presentation to VCs and focus on why your business will make money for investors.

2. Conserve Capital

In the late 1990's, capital was much more plentiful and in some cases, management teams looked at the term "burn rate" to literally mean they had investors' money to burn, and when one round of financing ran out, they could easily go out and get more. From 2000 and up to today, a massive reality check occurred in the market for early stage capital. The emphasis now is on conserving capital and reaching as many milestones as you can on your own without investors' money.

3. Be Committed

In the due diligence process, investors try to determine the level of commitment the management team has to the business. Will the team exhaust themselves trying to make this business succeed? Part of that commitment can be financial, both in terms of willingness to commit personal resources to the venture, and the willingness to forego compensation until the cash flow of the venture becomes positive.

4. Have An Outstanding Management Team

One way investors mitigate risk is to only put money behind the very finest management teams. An ever-viable maxim applies (and you imagine VCs carry this around in their wallets): a great team with a mediocre idea succeeds more often than a great idea with a mediocre team. The strength of the management team is even more critical to them when the new venture will be trying to gain a foothold in tough economic times.

5. Be Patient and Persevere

Even in the exhilarating days of the Internet boom, entrepreneurs were sometimes shocked by how long it took them to obtain seed stage or first round capital. For one thing, they did not take into account the incredible number of ventures that were begun...

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