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John Liechty
Integrated Financial Planning Solutions, LLC
(574) 975-3682
203 South Main Street
Goshen, IN
Expertises
Retirement Plan Investment Advice, Retirement Planning & Distribution Rules, Socially Responsible Investments, Insurance Related Issues, including Annuities, Investment Advice without Ongoing Management, Charitable Giving - Trusts & Foundations
Certifications
NAPFA Registered Financial Advisor, CFP®, ChFc, CLU

Mr. Paul D. Reasoner, CFP®
(574) 522-3738
100 S Main St
Elkhart, IN
Firm
Compass Wealth Advisors

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Mr. Tony A Bails, CFP®
(877) 792-7267
358 S Elkhart Ave
Elkhart, IN
Firm
B2 Financial, Inc.
Areas of Specialization
Estate Planning, Investment Management, Retirement Income Management, Tax Planning
Key Considerations
Average Net Worth: $1,000,001 - $5,000,000

Average Income: Not Applicable

Profession: Not Applicable

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Deborah A. Dehoff, CFP®
(574) 522-3738
100 S Main St
Elkhart, IN
Firm
Compass Wealth Advisors
Areas of Specialization
Asset Allocation, Estate Planning, General Financial Planning, Investment Management, Retirement Planning, Women's Finances
Key Considerations
Average Net Worth: $250,001 - $500,000

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



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Mr. Gregory L. Schoenfeld, CFP®
(574) 522-3738
100 S Main St
Elkhart, IN
Firm
Compass Wealth Advisors
Areas of Specialization
Retirement Income Management
Key Considerations
Average Net Worth: $500,001 - $1,000,000

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

Profession: Not Applicable

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Aaron Coates
Valeo Financial Advisors, LLC
(574) 206-4454
18709 Taft Court
Goshen, IN
Expertises
Advising Medical Professionals, Advising Entrepreneurs, High Net Worth Client Needs, Planning Issues for Business Owners, Retirement Planning & Distribution Rules, Estate & Generational Planning Issues
Certifications
NAPFA Registered Financial Advisor, CFP®, CIMA

Mr. Larry L. Lyon, CFP®
(219) 294-2578
204 S Main St
Elkhart, IN
Firm
Lyon Investment Services Co

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Mr. Jason R Hessler, CFP®
(574) 522-8761
131 E. Franklin Suite 17
Elkhart, IN
Firm
1st Source Bank
Areas of Specialization
Business Succession Planning, Charitable Giving, Comprehensive Financial Planning, Debt Management, Estate Planning, General Financial Planning, Government and Military
Key Considerations
Average Net Worth: $1,000,001 - $5,000,000

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



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Mr. Donald G. Stohler, CFP®
(574) 294-3700
825 E Jackson Blvd
Elkhart, IN
Firm
Northwestern Mutual Financial Network

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Mr. John E. Klehfoth, CFP®
(574) 294-3500
307 S Main St Ste 311
Elkhart, IN
Firm
Indiana Trust and Investment Management Company
Areas of Specialization
Asset Allocation, Employee and Employer Plan Benefits, Estate Planning, Investment Management, Investment Planning, Wealth Management
Key Considerations
Average Net Worth: $1,000,001 - $5,000,000

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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