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Rebecca Preston
Preston Financial Planning
(401) 421-1777
251 Olney Street
Providence, RI
Expertises
Middle Income Client Needs, Women's Financial Planning Issues
Certifications
NAPFA Registered Financial Advisor, CFP®

Maxine Johnson
Foresight Personal Financial Planning, LLC
(508) 728-9454
P.O. Box 1059
Attleboro, MA
Expertises
Estate & Generational Planning Issues, Ongoing Investment Management, Investment Advice without Ongoing Management, Socially Responsible Investments, Retirement Planning & Distribution Rules, Planning Concerns for Corporate Executives
Certifications
NAPFA Registered Financial Advisor, CFP®, CTFA, MBA

Mr. Thomas J. Bottone Jr., CFP®
(401) 943-0384
2000 Chapel View Blvd Ste 380
Cranston, RI
Firm
Oceanstate Financial Services

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Mr. Gerald Edward Long, CFP®
(401) 615-8647
17 Red Barn Court
Cranston, RI
Firm
Long Wealth Management
Areas of Specialization
Asset Allocation, Business Succession Planning, Charitable Giving, Comprehensive Financial Planning, Divorce Issues, Education Planning, Elder Care

Data Provided By:
Mr. Clifford J. Deck, CFP®
(401) 781-1040
63 Sockanosset Cross Rd
Cranston, RI
Firm
Clifford J. Deck, CPA, Inc.
Areas of Specialization
Accounting, Asset Allocation, Comprehensive Financial Planning, Estate Planning, General Financial Planning, Insurance Planning, Investment Management
Key Considerations
Average Net Worth: $100,001 - $250,000

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

Profession: Not Applicable

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Angela Thomson
Coastal Financial Planning, Inc.
(401) 727-8151
12 Breakneck Hill Road, Suite 100
Lincoln, RI
Expertises
Retirement Plan Investment Advice, Ongoing Investment Management, Retirement Planning & Distribution Rules, Women's Financial Planning Issues
Certifications
NAPFA Registered Financial Advisor, BA, CFP®

Mr. Michael A. Langlois, CFP®
(401) 463-3150
55 Bald Hill Rd
Cranston, RI
Firm
Strategic Financial Group

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Mr. Paul J. Di Palma, CFP®
(401) 946-9905
1000 Chapel View Boulevard
Cranston, RI
Firm
Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc.
Areas of Specialization
Comprehensive Financial Planning, Retirement Income Management, Retirement Planning, Wealth Management, Women's Finances
Key Considerations
Average Net Worth: $250,001 - $500,000

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

Profession: Business Executives

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Mrs. Heather L Kendra, CFP®
(401) 572-3759
1150 New London Ave
Cranston, RI
Firm
AMERIPRISE FINANCIAL
Areas of Specialization
Asset Allocation, Budget Development, Comprehensive Financial Planning, Divorce Issues, Education Planning, Elder Care, Estate Planning
Key Considerations
Average Net Worth: Not Applicable

Average Income: Not Applicable

Profession: Not Applicable

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Mr. Joseph A. Reidy Jr., CFP®
(401) 714-0999
1150 New London Ave
Cranston, RI
Firm
Ameriprise Financial Services,
Areas of Specialization
Comprehensive Financial Planning, Divorce Issues, Education Planning, Elder Care, Estate Planning, General Financial Planning, Healthcare Planning
Key Considerations
Average Net Worth: Not Applicable

Average Income: Not Applicable

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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