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Mr. Daniel M. Smith, CFP®
(563) 557-7600
PO Box 179
Dubuque, IA
Firm
Dupaco Credit Union

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Mr. Michael G. Fleege, CFP®
(563) 690-0727
1605 Associates Drive
Dubuque, IA
Firm
Ameriprise Financial Services,

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Mrs. Suzan M Martin-Hallahan, CFP®
(563) 557-7600
5865 Saratoga Rd
Dubuque, IA
Firm
Dupaco Financial Services

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Mr. Brian Kallback, CFP®
(563) 587-4079
3553 Keystone Dr
Dubuque, IA
Firm
Dubuque Bank & Trust
Areas of Specialization
Accounting, Asset Allocation, Banking, Budget Development, Comprehensive Financial Planning, Debt Management, Education Planning
Key Considerations
Average Net Worth: $1,000,001 - $5,000,000

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



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Bryan J. Knudson, CFP®
(563) 557-7965
3100 Cedar Crest Rdg Ste 8
Dubuque, IA
Firm
Ameriprise Financial
Areas of Specialization
Asset Allocation, Charitable Giving, Comprehensive Financial Planning, Education Planning, Employee and Employer Plan Benefits, Estate Planning, Insurance Planning
Key Considerations
Average Net Worth: $500,001 - $1,000,000

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



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Jamie W. Mcdonald, CFP®
(563) 585-1400
1635 Associates Dr Ste 103
Dubuque, IA
Firm
Heacock and Jones Financial Services, Inc.
Areas of Specialization
Asset Allocation, Comprehensive Financial Planning, Education Planning, General Financial Planning, Insurance Planning, Investment Planning, Life Planning

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Mr. Brian D. Cose, CFP®
(563) 582-2855
3390 Asbury Rd
Dubuque, IA
Firm
Honkamp Krueger Financial
Areas of Specialization
Business Succession Planning, Estate Planning, General Financial Planning, Insurance Planning, Investment Management, Investment Planning, Long-Term Care
Key Considerations
Average Net Worth: $1,000,001 - $5,000,000

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

Profession: Not Applicable

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Mr. Richard Thomas Fury, CFP®
(563) 583-5086
1660 Embassy West Dr Ste 200
Dubuque, IA
Firm
Fury Financial Services Inc.

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Mr. Michael J. Kircher, CFP®
(563) 556-3392
815 Century Dr
Dubuque, IA
Firm
Jim Kircher & Associates PC

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Mr. John R. Darrah, CFP®
(563) 582-2855
3390 Asbury Road
Dubuque, IA
Firm
Honkamp Krueger Financial Svc

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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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